Established in 1883, Houghton College is a non-profit private liberal arts higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Houghton (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), New York. This institution also has a branch campus in Buffalo. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Houghton College (Houghton) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist religion. Houghton College (Houghton) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 137 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Houghton also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Motto||Founded on the Rock
|Colours||Purple and gold|
|Address||1 Willard Avenue
14744 New York
|Tel||+1 (585) 567 9200|
|Fax||+1 (585) 567 9522|
|over 20,000 US$
|over 20,000 US$
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||One Willard Avenue/Box 128
(585) 567 9353
800 777 2556
|Religious Affiliation||Christian-Methodist Wesleyan Church - www.wesleyan.org|
|Basic Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus|
|2000 Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, small, highly residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Very high undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Associate's Colleges: High Career & Technical|
Houghton College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 176,931 physical volumes, 19,615 physical media and 139 licensed digital/electronic databases. Houghton College's library has 1 branch.
Houghton College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 958 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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