Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Houghton College (Houghton, NY)


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Houghton College is ranked 86 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 215 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 84%
Applicants who took ACT 32%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+9%
600-69929%
600+38%

SAT Math Score

700+2%
600-69931%
600+33%

ACT Score

30-3616%
24-2943%
24+60%

Students applied737
Students admitted696
Admission rate94%

Students per faculty11

4-year graduation rate66%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$30,136
Fees$200
Room and board$8,754
Estimated book expense$1,000
Total cost$40,090

Cost after need-based aid$28,739
Cost after non-need-based aid$26,704

Average debt at graduation$30,494

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$41,800

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met78%
Average need-based aid$11,351
Average non-need-based aid$13,386

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment1,014

Full-Time

Men354
Women636

Part-Time

Men10
Women14

Freshmen retained84%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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