Houghton College Rankings

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In the World#4156 of 14178
In North America#1172 of 2629
In the United States#1099 of 2528
In New York State#106 of 221
In Houghton#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
Wesleyan
Acceptance rate
81%
Average SAT
1190
Average ACT
25
Avg. cost to attend
$23,992 /y
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
940
Graduates
29
Male:Female Ratio
39:61
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Houghton College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate81%76%83%
Applicants1,005350655
Admissions811267544
Freshmen enrolled full time22881147

103 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

73 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
178 or 78%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1060
or below

75% of them
had 1320
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Houghton College are 1060-1320 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
54 or 24%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 21
or below

75% of them
had 28
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Houghton College are 21-28 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White717 (74%)
Black or African American62 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown52 (5%)
Two or more races48 (5%)
Nonresident Alien37 (4%)
Asian36 (4%)
Hispanic12 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native3 (0.3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$23,992/year
Average aid awarded
$20,114
Students receiving aid
99%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$23,764
$30-48K$20,347
$48-75K$20,944
$75-110K$21,309
$110K+$23,076

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$32,930$13,360
Tuition in-state$32,930$13,360
Tuition out-of-state$32,930$13,360
Fee in-district$528$2,274
Fee in-state$528$2,274
Fee out-of-state$528$2,274

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,015
Combined charge for room and board$9,568
Room charge$5,134
Meal charge$4,434

Houghton College Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General40
Biology & Biological Sciences, General26
Elementary Education and Teaching21
Psychology, General20
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies17
Regional Studies (U.S., Canadian, Foreign)16
Speech Communication and Rhetoric14
Art & Art Studies, General12
Theology & Theological Studies18
Music, Other62
Environmental Biology7
Equestrian & Equine Studies7
Music Performance, General42
Physics, General5
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies5
Writing, General5
Accounting5
Secondary Education and Teaching4
Human Resources Development4
Marketing & Marketing Management, General4
Information Science & Studies3
Music Teacher Education3
Computer and Information Sciences, General3
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General3
English Language and Literature, General3
Design and Visual Communications, General3
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General3
History, General2
Spanish Language and Literature2
Mathematics, General2
Philosophy2
Biochemistry1
Music, General1
Chemistry, General1
Political Science and Government, General1
Development Economics and International Development1
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor1
Conducting1
Grand Total182476
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate75%71%77%
  • Full-time retention rate - 79%

Publications & Citations

Publications
156
Citations
3,984

Publication count by topic

Biology
42
Psychology
20
Mathematics
15
Computer science
14
Sociology
13
Art
6
Materials science
6
History
5
Political science
5
Chemistry
4
Medicine
4
Philosophy
3
Engineering
3
Economics
3
Physics
3
Business
2
Geography
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Political science1857208
Psychology20392,107
Philosophy21928
Art24165
History27344
Geography323283
Computer science3448453
Business353692
Sociology354932
Physics365187
Materials science3715283
Economics410423
Engineering413270
Biology4289322
Mathematics479141
Medicine549035
Chemistry587211

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199007
199125
199219
199329
199413
199532
199616
199739
199826
1999213
2000130
2001132
2002238
2003040
2004046
2005147
2006234
2007577
20082104
20092106
201014122
201111211
201210208
201318311
201412289
20157292
20165282
20176300
20181282
20198437
20207334

General info

Alternative namesHoughton
Founded1883
WikipediaHoughton College
MottoFounded on the Rock
Colorspurple, gold
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff213
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address1 Willard Ave
Houghton, New York, 14744
United States
City population2,000
Phone5855679200
Fax+1 (585) 567 9522

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