Houghton College Overview

Student population

Address1 Willard Ave
Houghton, NY
School Websitewww.houghton.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Remote

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingNo
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Houghton College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Houghton, New York that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 814 students applied to Houghton College. Of those students, 774 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Houghton College was $31,972, in addition to fees of $516. This number excludes room and board. The school does not provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Houghton College.

Houghton College has a 71% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Houghton College Requirements

Academic standards

Very High

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Applicants admitted

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The Houghton College acceptance rate is 95%. To put this into perspective, 774 of the 814 students who applied to Houghton College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Houghton College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Houghton College had an SAT score between the range of 0 and 0. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Houghton College was between NaN and NaN in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Houghton College as part of their application.

Houghton College Cost

In-State resident tuition

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Out of State Tuition

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Houghton College, the tuition for in-state residents is $31,972. Combined with fees of $516, room and board costs of $9,288, other expenses of $2,850 and the $1,000 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $32,488 in tuition.

Students at Houghton College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Houghton College was $4,745 last year, with 53% of students being awarded federal aid.

Houghton College Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio11:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Houghton College.

Houghton College has a good gender split, with 60% of undergraduates being female and 40% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are New York residents; in fact, 69% of all students reside in New York. However, 27% of students come from out-of-state and 4% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Houghton College is 11:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Houghton College Popular Majors and Programs

BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
EDUCATION
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
PSYCHOLOGY
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS

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