A Christian College of the Liberal Arts & Sciences

Information for TCKs, MKs, and International Students

Houghton has a lot to offer you as an MK, TCK or international student!

Approximately 5 percent of our students are non-U.S. citizens. An additional 5 percent of our students are U.S. citizens who have grown up outside the United States.

We have years of experience in working with MKs, TCKs, and international students. 

TCKs and internationals at a Glance

Number of TCKs and Internationals

124

Countries represented by citizenship

25

Countries lived in for at least one year

65

Languages spoken fluently

35

Most popular majors for TCKs and Internationals

  • Intercultural Studies
  • Education
  • English
  • International Relations
  • Music

Over 22 missionary organizations are represented.

  • Wycliffe Bible Translators
  • Christian Missionary Alliance
  • Africa Inland Mission
  • OMF
  • YWAM
  • SIM
  • CURE International

Over 22 international schools are represented.

  • Chiang Mai International School (Thailand)
  • Rosslyn Academy (Kenya)
  • Rift Valley Academy (Kenya)
  • Grace International School (Thailand)
  • Faith Academy (Philippines)
  • Dakar Academy (Senegal)
  • Dalat Academy (Malaysia)
  • Christian Academy of Guatemala

We look forward to working with you as you embark upon your college experience in the United States!

Janyce Smithley
Intercultural Admission Counselor
800-777-2556
janyce.smithley@houghton.edu

Janyce works with intercultural students on all issues related to applying to Houghton, financial aid, and visiting campus.