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Houghton College – Tuition & Success Analysis

Houghton, NY

Houghton College – Snapshot

Four-Year Private University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 1,037

Average annual cost of attendance: $21,124

(National Median: $15,523)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $23,649

Campus Setting: Rural

Religious Affiliation: Wesleyan

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Houghton College Tuition based on Family Income

For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $20,384

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $18,593

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $18,984

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $22,039

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $23,859

The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by Houghton College. This average is based on the students who receive grant or scholarship aid. In-state tuition is used for public schools.

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Houghton College Graduate Success

Graduation rate: 72%

(National Median: 49%)

Students returning after first year: 85%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $37,400

(National Median: $33,028. The salary data measures salaries of students who received federal student aid. The Salary data does not break down earnings or graduation rates by major, or by state—an important consideration, since salaries can vary widely depending on geographical region. )

Percentage earning above a high school graduate (6 years after first enrolled): 61%

Houghton College Admissions

Houghton College Acceptance Rate: 79%

Half of the recent accepted students had test scores in the range of:

SAT Math: 483 to 610

SAT Critical Reading: 480 to 630

SAT Writing: N/A to N/A

ACT English: 20 to 27

ACT Math: 20 to 27

ACT Writing: N/A to N/A

Twenty-five percent of students accepted to Houghton College actually performed better than the range reported above.  Another twenty-five percent had scores below the reported range.

Houghton College Student Debt

Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 42%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 81%

Typical student debt: $23,649

Typical monthly loan payment: $251

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Majors at Houghton College

These are the most popular areas of study offered at Houghton College:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences – 2%
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies – 3%
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences – 14%
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services – 22%
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs – 6%
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services – 1%
  • Education – 21%
  • English Language and Literature/Letters – 1%
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics – 1%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities – 1%
  • Mathematics and Statistics – 1%
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies – 1%
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies – 1%
  • Physical Sciences – 2%
  • Psychology – 7%
  • Social Sciences – 4%
  • Theology and Religious Vocations – 4%
  • Visual and Performing Arts – 9%

For more information about the various majors at Houghton College, visit their website.

Houghton College Diversity

Overall Composition at Houghton College

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Houghton College full time:  96%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Houghton College part time:  4%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at Houghton College:  6%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 0%

Asian: 3%

Black: 3%

Hispanic: 1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 12%

Two or more races: 4%

Unknown: 3%

White: 73%

Houghton College Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools

Earnings to Debt Ratio: 1.6

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median federal debt of borrowers who graduated. TUN found an average of 2.5 based on data of 3,210 schools.

Earnings to Tuition Ratio: 1.8

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the average annual cost of attendance that financial aid recipients incurred.  TUN found an average of 3.0 based on data of 3,337 schools.

Monthly Liquidity Ratio: 12.4

The median monthly gross earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median monthly debt payment that borrowers who graduated experience with a 10-year repayment schedule. TUN found an average of 19.3 based on data of 3,210 schools.