The Houghton College in Houghton, New York, challenges students to achieve academic excellence within a Christian community. The school strives to strengthen students both intellectually and spiritually.
Faith informs every aspect of student life at Houghton, from academics to athletics. The school offers many worship opportunities, including student organizations like Imitators of Christ, a mentoring ministry that pairs students with Christians from the community. Students may also participate in the school’s many outreach programs like the Gospel Choir, Global Christian Fellowship and Mercy Seat.
The area provides a number of churches that cater to all denominations. Students may become equipped for ministry through the school’s partnerships with local churches. The university has its own chapel and conducts services regularly.
Academics include a wide variety of undergraduate degrees, pre-professional programs and specialized programs like ROTC. Some bachelor’s programs include Christian Ministries, Health and Medicine, Philosophy and psychology. Pre-professional programs are in Law and Ministry. A graduate degree is available through the Greatbach School of Music.
Admissions require students to submit an application, official high school transcript and Christian character recommendations, available on the school’s website. Music students must also submit an audition registration.
Houghton awards merit-based scholarships to eligible students. Other forms of financial aid include need-based grants, loans and work-study programs.
Quick Facts about Houghton College
Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
On-Campus Housing Available
Ratings & Reviews
- Full-Time Undergrad Students
- Freshman Class
- Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
Undergraduate vs. Graduate
Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students
Gender of Students
- African American
- Unknown and Other
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