Houghton College

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Houghton College


$20,400 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline


Application fee


Educational Resources


Ada M. Kidder Memorial Library, West Seneca, NYMusic Library, Center for the Arts, Houghton, NY

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 245,177 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 4,090 current serial subscriptions.
  • 47,148 microforms.
  • 2,612 Audio/Visual items.
  • 0 e-books.



  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 96 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 120 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 425 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 86 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 100 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 850 students can be on the network at once.



placement service, health service


career, academic, psychological, religious


on-campus job interviews, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 82% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 12% of housing units are Singles.
  • 71% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 8% of housing units are Triples.
  • 9% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 9 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 67% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • 67% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Coffee Houses
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 40 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Sigma Zeta; Pi Kappa Lambda; Psi Chi
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Allegany County outreach, Evangelicals for Social Action, Youth for Christ, Onething, Theological Society, Young Life, World Missions Fellowship, Salvation Army, Jesters for Jesus, Impressions, Voices for Soulful Praise
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) International Student Association, Gospel Choir
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Godspeed; Dayspring; Shakespeare Players; Gadfly Society
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Star (every week)


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Buffalo, NY (65), Rochester, NY (70)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Buffalo, NY (65)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Olean, NY (35)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 50% of students have a car on campus


  • School employment is available.
  • 47% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 2,000
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.
  • There are 0 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 0% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 0 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 0% of students are sorority members.


  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (St. Bonaventure University)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, smoking prohibited

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