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Houghton College (Houghton, NY)


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Houghton College is ranked 87 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 201 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 89%
Applicants who took ACT 29%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+9%
600-69927%
600+36%

SAT Math Score

700+6%
600-69931%
600+36%

ACT Score

30-3614%
24-2941%
24+55%

Students applied792
Students admitted743
Admission rate94%

Students per faculty11

4-year graduation rate66%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$29,258
Fees$200
Room and board$8,498
Estimated book expense$1,000
Total cost$38,956

Cost after need-based aid$27,373
Cost after non-need-based aid$29,910

Average debt at graduation$26,923

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$39,200

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met52%
Average need-based aid$11,583
Average non-need-based aid$9,046

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment1,048

Full-Time

Men351
Women643

Part-Time

Men21
Women33

Freshmen retained87%

# - 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. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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