Houghton College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very GoodCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Houghton College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,085 students enrolled. This school was established in 1883 and is the only college located in Houghton, New York.

Houghton College is affiliated with Wesleyan Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
44
Fair
Associate's degree, bachelor's degree, and master's degree are available at Houghton College.

Houghton College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 44 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Education, Biology, and Music. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
84%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Houghton College student retention rate is high at 84% (above New York average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Houghton College is good: 74%. Roughly 24% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Houghton College is pretty good - 12:1. Learn more details regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$29,500
High
Average tuition costs are very high - $29,300 a year. The additional fees at Houghton College (not included in tuition costs) are about $200, which totals $29,500 a year.

Read the details about Houghton College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
95%
Easy
As reported in recent government data, 773 applications were submitted and 731 were accepted; so it is very easy to get admitted at this school.

Houghton College will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Houghton College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,600
Medium
Houghton College offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Houghton College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Houghton College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 1,200 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low - about $4,600 annually.

Army ROTC programs are available at Houghton College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Houghton College appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Houghton College Location and Maps



Post Address: Houghton College, 1 Willard Ave, Houghton, New York 14744, USA
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