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
|Houghton College||New York Private Colleges||Statewide Overall|
|Liberal Arts & Sciences Test||100%||86%||85%|
|Teaching Skills - Elementary||100%||95%||95%|
|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|