Welcome to Houghton College

More than 1,000 diverse and deeply curious students – from 39 states, 31 countries, and 30 Christian denominations – call us home. Since 1883, Houghton has been educating men and women in the liberal arts and sciences, focused on preparing students to serve God fully and faithfully in the 21st century.

Houghton has been named a "Best National" Liberal Arts College
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How it All Began

God is always surprising our world by starting large things in small places. Houghton College is one of those small places where, for more than 130 years, God has been doing very large things.

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Who We Are

Houghton is a place where close-knit, highly relational Christian community meets transformative learning experiences. Our small size and nationally recognized academics give you a top-notch Christian education, while our stellar alumni placement rate indicates how prepared our students are for the next step in their careers.

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