Applying to Houghton

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!

Apply Online to Houghton's Residential Campus:

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Fall 2015 - Admission Deadlines

Note: all admission deadline are non-binding.


Deadline Type


March 1, 2015

Priority financial aid consideration - First-year and transfer

Regular decision - Transfer

All applications submitted and complete by March 1, 2015 will receive priority consideration for financial aid.

All transfer applications completed by this date will receive an admission decision by April 1, 2015.

After March 1, 2015

Rolling admission

All applications submitted after March 1, 2015 will receive admission and financial aid consideration on a rolling basis.

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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