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!

Admission Deadlines

Note: all admission deadline are non-binding.

Fall 2015
Date Deadline Type Notes

After March 1, 2015

Rolling admission

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

Spring 2016
Date Deadline Type Notes

October 2, 2015

Rolling Admission

Fall 2016
Date Deadline Type Notes

November 6, 2015

Early Action I

Application Fee Waiver (receive admission decision by December 1)

December 4, 2015

Early Action II

Honors and Top Scholarship Priority (receive admission decision by January 1)

January 15, 2016

Regular Decision

receive admission decision by March 1, 2016

March 1, 2016

Rolling Admission

Required documents

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

Have questions?


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

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