Houghton College Buffalo – Symphony Circle

Houghton College Buffalo: Symphony Circle combines liberal arts content with a focus on workplace readiness.

Students come from a broad range of cultural backgrounds, most are first generation college students and graduate from Buffalo Public Schools.

Houghton Students in Buffalo

Program of Study

We offer an education grounded in the Christian tradition, leading to an Associate of Arts degree, granted through our residential campus in Houghton, NY.  Benefit from a varied course of study; our liberal arts emphasis means academic growth in a variety of subjects.

Houghton Buffalo Symphony Circle


We are centrally located in Buffalo’s west side near I-Prep School and Kleinhans Music Hall.  Convenient access from NFTA bus routes

Houghton Students in Buffalo Class

Designed for You

Small class sizes encourage a community feel and really let you get to know your fellow students and instructors.  ESL Support, Study Resources, and On-Site Tutoring are available for English language learners. Daily on-site tutoring is provided and textbook, transportation and laptops are provided at no additional cost. All financially qualified students attend debt-free.

Houghton Student

Preparation for the Future

Qualified students will complete a semester-long internship in their field of study. Our courses fulfill general education requirements that can be transferred to four-year colleges or universities for a bachelor’s degree.  An agreement with Buffalo State College allows students to transfer seamlessly into more than 170 programs.