Houghton College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

1 Willard Avenue/PO Box 128

Houghton, NY 14744-0128

(585) 567-9353

(800) 777-2556

Fax: (585) 567-9522



Contact: Wayne MacBeth

Vice President for Enrollment Management and Church Relations
Main Address

1 Willard Avenue/PO Box 128

Houghton, NY 14744

(585) 567-9200

www.houghton.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,381

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 328

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,330

Graduate enrollment: 38

Setting

Rural setting

Rural community (under 2,500)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 89%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 85%


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Equestrian/Equine Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music – Piano/Organ B
Music – Voice/Opera B
Music Theory/Composition B
Stringed Instruments B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B
Environmental Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Digital Communications/Multimedia B
Public Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Information Technology B

Education

Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
ESL Teacher Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Foreign Language Teacher Education B
French Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Physics Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B

Engineering

Engineering Physics B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prepharmacy B
Preveterinary Medicine B
Recreational Therapy B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities A

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Intercultural/Multicultural/Diversity Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Bible Studies B
Christian formation B
Christian ministries A
Missionary Studies B
Pre-Ministerial Studies B
Youth Ministry B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Houghton College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (585) 567-9200
Website: www.houghton.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.houghton.edu/admission/applying/apply-online/
Address: 1 Willard Ave, Houghton, NY 14744
Setting: Rural: Remote
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,001
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 71%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 939 (94% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $32,488
Out-of-state Tuition: $32,488
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $17,774

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Houghton College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Houghton College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 6
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 3
Education 7
Engineering 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
History 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 3
Theology and Religious Vocations 13
Visual and Performing Arts 86
Grand total 2506

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Houghton College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $32,488
Out-of-state $32,488
Books and supplies $1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $14,702
Out-of-state $14,702

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 263 99%
Grant or scholarship aid 263 99% $17,774
Student loan aid 163 61% $8,402

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 967 94% $18,133
Federal student loans 652 63% $7,050

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Houghton College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Houghton College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 814 278 536
Percent admitted 100% 93% 96%
Percent admitted who enrolled 32% 37% 29%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Houghton College Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 1,001
Undergraduate enrollment 988
Graduate enrollment 13

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Houghton College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
    • Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs

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