A Christian College of the Liberal Arts & Sciences

Confirm your enrollment

Yes!  You've decided to attend Houghton.  Now it's time to make it official.

Step 1: Complete the Confirmation of Enrollment/Roommate Selection Form

Confirmation of Enrollment/Roommate Selection form must be completed to confirm your intent to enroll.  Completion of this form will enable you to select classes and be assigned housing (if you are planning to live on campus). 

Step 2: Pay your enrollment deposit

A deposit is required ($300 for new students) in order to secure your enrollment at Houghton College ($100 for returning students). The deposit is non-refundable and goes directly toward the cost of attendance.

Payment Method

Payment Instructions

Pay with a check

Make your check payable to "Houghton College" and clearly list the name of the student.

Checks can be mailed to the following address:

Admission Office
Houghton College
PO Box 128
Houghton, NY 14744

Pay online from a checking or savings account

  1. Go to: houghton.afford.com
  2. Go to the “Make a Payment” section. Click “Make a One-Time Payment”.
  3. Enter student’s information as prompted and click “Continue”.
  4. Enter $300.00 in the “Tuition Deposit” line in the “Payment For” section.
    Click the “Add” button to the right. ($300.00 will show up in the “Total” box on the right side of the screen)
  5. Click the “Continue” button at the bottom of the “Item Information” section.
  6. Enter payment information.
    **If you do not have a US bank account you need to click the “International Bank Transfer” method**
  7. After payment information is entered, click the “Continue” button.
  8. Verify payment information and click the “Submit” button.

Important Notes:

  • Questions about the online payment system can be directed to the Student Financial Services Office at sfso@houghton.edu or 800.777.2556.