Houghton College: Admission & Tests

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Houghton College LogoBelow is a quick overview of Houghton College general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Houghton College admission criteria are rather easy; in 2013-14 this college accepted 73% of the applicants.

The school requires you to submit reference letters with your application but doesn't require admission test scores.

Houghton College generally will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • credits for life experience
    (for example, learned through independent study, non-credit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$40
Houghton College requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Houghton College is $40.00. The graduate application fee is $40.00.

SAT Test Scores

Scholastic Ability Test is a necessary step of the application procedure. 90 percent of applicants at Houghton College submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 510 to 660 on Critical Reading, from 490 to 640 on Math, and from 480 to 640 on Writing. Taking these numbers into account, if you got a score above 620 in SAT Critical Reading, 600 in SAT Math, and 600 in SAT Writing, this gives good chances to get accepted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
470
590
620

SAT Math
450
570
600

SAT Writing
450
560
600

ACT Test Scores

Taking American College Test is common part of the application at Houghton College. 33% of applicants submitted results of their ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 21 to 28 on Composite, from 20 to 31 on English, and from 20 to 27 on Math. Based off those numbers, if you have got above 26 in ACT Composite, 29 in ACT English, and 25 in ACT Math - this should make you safe for being admitted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
19
25
26

ACT English
18
26
29

ACT Math
18
24
25

Contact Admissions

Phone Number
(585)
567-9200
To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Houghton College, please contact this college directly.

You can call the school's general information office at (585) 567-9200 or check Houghton College Website

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