Student Population
National Rank
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Location Houghton, New York
Online houghton.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Wesleyan
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Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

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 821 prospective students applied, and 750 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 268 enrolled in the school.  981 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 62 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $31,040 plus fees of $500. Houghton College is ranked 382 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Very High 
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SAT 1130/1380
ACT 22/29
GPA 3.53
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Houghton College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$500
Room and Board $9,018
Budget for Other Expenses$2,850
Total One Year Cost$44,408


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

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%

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