Academics at Houghton

Your Academic Journey

At Houghton, we take your unique blend of interests, talents, and abilities and help you translate them into meaningful work that God has for you to do in the world.

You will be stretched in unexpected ways through life-changing experiences and learning opportunities, led by accomplished and caring faculty and staff who are intentionally invested in you – in your growth, your dreams, your success.

Houghton has been named a "Best National" Liberal Arts College
US News & World Report

Majors and Programs


Majors offered


Majors that can be completed in 3 years


Minors offered
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A Transforming Education

An honors semester in London in your first year. Hands-on learning at the Super Bowl. Building a vehicle powered by alternative energy. Recording and mixing your own album. Amazing and innovative experiential learning opportunities await you at Houghton.

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Inspiring Mentors

Houghton faculty members are dedicated to seeing students succeed, both in the workforce and in a diverse world. They offer more than lectures and textbook curriculum; - they provide personal advisement, mentoring, and teaching that take students directly into their fields.

Meet the Faculty