A Christian College of the Liberal Arts & Sciences

After Houghton

Reports from the New York State Department of Education demonstrate that Houghton students' success rates on the New York State Teacher certification Examinations exceed overall statewide rates and private sector rates:

New York State Teacher Certification Examinations
(% passing)
Calendar Year 2013
  Houghton College New York Private Colleges Statewide Overall
Liberal Arts & Sciences Test 100% 78% 77%
Teaching Skills - Elementary 100% 94% 94%
Teaching Skills - Secondary 100% 97% 95%

Recent graduates are teaching across the United States in Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, and Wyoming.

Positions held by graduates Graduate schools attended
  • Elementary and high school teachers
  • ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers
  • Guidance counselors
  • Pre-school teachers
  • School administrators
  • School business administrators
  • School psychologists
  • Special education teachers
  • Alfred University
  • Boston College
  • Buffalo State
  • Harvard University
  • Mansfield State University
  • Millersville University
  • Nazareth College
  • Penn State
  • Regent University
  • Sage College
  • St Bonaventure University
  • SUNY Albany
  • SUNY Brockport
  • SUNY Geneseo
  • University of Buffalo
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of South Carolina
  • Utica College