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.
Pathway Plan and Minor in American Language and Culture
The Pathway Plan prepares students whose first language is not English for the completion of Houghton College degree. The students take a semester of Intensive Academic English for college language credit and have the opportunity to receive minor in American Language and Culture.
TCKs and Internationals at a Glance
Number of TCKs and Internationals
Countries represented by citizenship
Countries lived in for at least one year
Languages spoken fluently
Most popular majors for TCKs and Internationals
- Intercultural Studies
- International Relations
Over 22 missionary organizations are represented
- Wycliffe Bible Translators
- Christian Missionary Alliance
- Africa Inland Mission
- 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!