A Christian College of the Liberal Arts & Sciences

Applying to Houghton


There is no better time to apply to Houghton College.  Take a moment to start your online application today.

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

Accepting applications for Spring 2015 (January) and Fall 2015:

Fall 2015 - Admission Deadlines





Priority 1

November 1, 2014

Fee waiver (non-binding)

All applications submitted online or postmarked by 11:59 p.m. on November 1, 2014 will have the $40.00 application fee waived.

Priority 2

December 1, 2014

Priority honors and top scholarship consideration (non-binding)

All applications submitted and complete (includes transcript(s), test score(s), recommendation(s)) will receive priority consideration for Honors at Houghton and top scholarships (up to full tuition).

Priority 3

March 1, 2015

Priority financial aid and priority transfer application

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

All transfer applications received by this date will receive priority admission consideration and file review.


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 2015 (January)

  • Priority application: November 1, 2014

  • Regular decision: January 5, 2015

How to apply

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

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

Print Application Documents
Download and print copies of the application, transcript request form and Christian character recommendation.

Request a paper application
Send us an email or call us (800-777-2556) to request a paper copy of the application.

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