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Houghton College Admission Requirements

Houghton, New York

Chances of getting into Houghton College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
95.1%
Admission Difficulty for Houghton College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Houghton College and can I get accepted? The school has a 95% acceptance rate ranking it #145 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 774 out of 814 applicants were admitted making Houghton College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Houghton College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 33% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

Can you get in?

Find out which students are getting accepted at Houghton College, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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Houghton College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Houghton College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Houghton College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Houghton College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Houghton College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Houghton College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Houghton College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.53
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Houghton College?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Houghton College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Houghton College was 3.53 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #34 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.53 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Houghton College accepts 95% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Houghton College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 36% Good
3.50 to 3.75 32% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 14% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 9% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 9% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 1% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

High School Class Rank

61% of Houghton College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Houghton College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 35%
Top 25% of class 61%
Top 50% of class 88%
Bottom 50% of class 12%
Bottom 25% of class 2%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Houghton College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 536 278 814
Accepted 516 258 774
Acceptance Rate 96% 93% 95%
Enrolled 154 103 257
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 30% 40% 33%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Houghton College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Houghton College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Houghton College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
W
Wesley College

Dover, Delaware

V
Virginia Union University

Richmond, Virginia

K
Kentucky Christian University

Grayson, Kentucky

A
Averett University

Danville, Virginia

C
Chowan University

Murfreesboro, North Carolina

A
Alice Lloyd College

Pippa Passes, Kentucky

K
Kentucky Mountain Bible College

Vancleve, Kentucky

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

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Houghton College?

95% of those who apply are granted admission to Houghton College. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.


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