Houghton College Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Houghton, NY, Houghton College is one of the best universities in the state of New York. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Houghton College in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Houghton College.

1 Willard Avenue Houghton, NY 14744
Phone: (800) 777-2556
Email: admission@houghton.edu
Web site: http://www.houghton.edu

Rankings: Houghton College

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.5
Graduation and retention ranking: 109
Average freshman retention rate: 83.2%
6-year graduation rate: 72.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 67%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): 5
Faculty resources ranking: 157
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 65.1%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 2.9%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 12:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 81.7%
Student selectivity ranking: 124
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 1030-1270
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 39%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 66%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 89.0%
Financial resources rank: 145
Alumni giving rank: 140
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 23.3%

Houghton College History

Essential Facts: Houghton College

Ranking: #144 National Liberal Arts College (2017)
Acceptance rate: 95.00% (2019-20)
Tuition: $31,970 (2019)
School colors: Gold · Purple
Founded: 1883
President: Wayne D. Lewis, Jr.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 86%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 0%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 0%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 67%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 51%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? No
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, smoking prohibited, other
Collegiate athletic association: NAIA
Men’s scholarship sports: basketball, cross country, soccer, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, cross country, field hockey, soccer, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball
Student activities: choral groups, concert band, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, yearbook