#35 Best Private Colleges in New York

Houghton College

Houghton, New York

 2 Reviews


Student Population
Houghton College overview
Location Houghton, New York
Online houghton.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Remote Rural
Religious Affiliation Wesleyan
Houghton College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
Will you get accepted?

Find out how likely you are to get accepted at Houghton College based on your GPA, test scores, and even extracurricular activities. Then, get custom recommendations for how to improve your odds - completely for free.

Calculate My Chances

Sponsored by CollegeVine

Located in Houghton, New York, Houghton College is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Wesleyan faith. In the most recent statistical year 1,005 prospective students applied, and 811 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 228 enrolled in the school.  937 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 64 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $32,930 plus fees of $528. Houghton College is ranked 405 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Houghton College is rated within the top 42% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


Rankings for Houghton College within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

View the CollegeSimply ranking methodology.

Getting In

Admission Standards
Houghton College overview
SAT 1060/1320
ACT 21/28
GPA 3.53
Applications Accepted
Houghton College overview
Applications Due Mar 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $40

Explore admissions requirements

Connect with Houghton College

Let Houghton College know that you're interested in learning more about the school.

Sponsored by CollegeXpress

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Houghton College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$528
Room and Board $9,568
Budget for Other Expenses$2,850
Total One Year Cost$46,876

Tuition and financial aid details


Average Salary After 10 Years
$44,300 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
68% within 6 years

Explore Post Graduation Outcomes

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Houghton College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 23%
Education 15%
Visual and Performing Arts 7%
Biology 7%
Psychology 7%

View All 35 Majors

Other Colleges to Consider

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=191676 IPEDS survey data for Houghton College.

Current students may use the Houghton College GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.