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!
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.
Applying to the undergraduate music program at the Greatbatch School of Music?
You'll need to complete the standard Houghton College application as well as application to the Greatbatch School of Music
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.
October 7, 2016
Priority I - Application Fee Waiver
|Have the application fee waived if you apply by October 7, 2016|
|October 15, 2016||Fee Waiver I + Commerative "50 Years of Athletics" Shirt||All students who submit an application by this date will have the $40 application fee waived and the first 500 will receive a free shirt commemorating 50 years of intercollegiate athletics at Houghton|
|November 15, 2016||Fee Waiver II + Honors Priority I||All students who submit an application by this date will have the $40 application fee waived and those seeking consideration for Honors at Houghton should complete their honors application by this date|
|December 15, 2016||Honors Priority II + Top Scholarship Priority||Those seeking admission to Honors at Houghton should plan to complete their Honors application by this date. All students seeking consideration for Houghton's top scholarships should apply and complete their applications by this date.|
|January 15, 2017||Financial Aid Priority I||Students who apply and complete applications for admission by this date will receive an admission decision and financial aid letter by March 1, 2017.|
|March 1, 2017||Financial Aid Priority II||Students who apply and complete applications for admission by this date will receive an admission decision and financial aid letter by April 1, 2017.|
Have questions about what application documents are required for admission? View the list of Application Documents.
Office of Admission
1 Willard Ave
PO Box 128
Houghton, NY 14744-0128