Transfer Students

"I'd like to make your transition to Houghton as easy and straightforward as possible. Contact me with any questions you have!"

Cindy Austin
Transfer Admission Counselor


Transfer Facts

Most popular majors for transfers

  • Education
  • Psychology
  • Recreation
  • Business
  • Biology
  • Art
  • Physical education
  • English
  • Intercultural studies

What types of colleges do students transfer from?

  • Community colleges = 55%
  • State colleges/universities = 15%
  • Private colleges = 25%
  • Bible colleges = 5%

Most transfer students say that the small classes, close-knit campus, and Christ-centered atmosphere helped them make a smooth transition to Houghton life. 

Houghton is a place where you can easily find your niche.


  • Over 40 majors and programs.

Co-curricular opportunities

With Houghton's student-to-faculty ratio of 12:1 and average class size of 21 students, you will benefit from faculty that are not only experts in their fields, but who are also committed Christians who integrate their faith into their classes. Houghton College students often develop strong mentoring relationships with their professors that continue long after graduation.

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