Applying to Houghton

Where will your Houghton application take you?

Houghton students and alumni are learning, serving and making a difference near and far in places like Rwanda, New Zealand, Boston and Western New York.  And it all started with an application to Houghton College!  Watch their stories and catch a glimpse of where a Houghton application can take you.

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Where will your Houghton application take you?  Apply today and find out!

How to apply

You can apply to Houghton online or on paper.  The choice is yours!

Complete your entire application online. Save your application in progress and finish at your leisure.

Download and print copies of the application documents.

Call (800-777-2556) to request a paper copy of the application, or use the application request form.

Please contact the Admission Office with any questions. We look forward to receiving your application soon!

When to Apply

Note: all admission deadlines are non-binding.

Fall 2016
DateDeadline TypeNotes

August 15

Last Chance

Applicants seeking admission for fall 2016 should apply and complete the application for admission no later than August 15, although earlier is strongly encouraged.
Spring 2017
DateDeadline TypeNotes

October 7, 2016

Priority I - Application Fee Waiver Have the application fee waived if you apply by October 7, 2016
Fall 2017
DateDeadline TypeNotes
October 15, 2016 Fee Waiver I Have your $40 application fee waived when you apply before October 15. Receive a priority admission decision.
November 15, 2016 Fee Waiver II Have your $40 application fee waived when you apply before November 15.

December 15, 2016 Honors & Top Scholarship Priority Apply and complete your application file by December 15 to receive priority consideration for Honors at Houghton and Top Scholarships.
March 1, 2017 Priority Financial Aid Apply and complete your application file to be among the first to receive an official financial aid award letter.

Required documents

Have questions about what application documents are required for admission?  Take a look at our list here.

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Office of Admission
Houghton College
1 Willard Ave
PO Box 128
Houghton, NY 14744-0128

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