Tuition and Fees

When evaluating college costs, it's important to compare the sticker price (how much a college charges) with the net price that you will pay after receiving financial aid.

99% of Houghton students are awarded financial aid each year.  The average amount of Houghton financial aid a Houghton student receives is approximately $19,000.  This figure does not include loans, federal, state or other forms of aid–it only includes scholarships and grants from Houghton College!

2020 – 2021 Academic Year Price

Average Annual Full Time Undergraduate Tuition and Fees
Tuition $33,920
Fees $546
Room Rent $5,288
Board $4,568
Total Price $44,322
Average Houghton Aid $19,000
Average Federal Aid, State Aid and Loans $7,668
Total Average Aid
Average Total Expenses $17,654

*Students should also anticipate course-related fees, textbooks and general college expenses.

Featured Testimonial

What makes it worth it is the friendships I’ve made here. I’m investing financially but people are investing in me emotionally, spiritually and academically

Gwendolyn Pryor '21

What Will I Pay?

Less than 1 percent of students pay the full sticker price to attend Houghton.


Covered by Houghton Grants and Scholarships


Covered by Federal and State Grants


Average amount a family pays

2019-2020 Academic Year

Financial Aid Stats

99% The percent of Houghton students who receive financial aid

$19k Average Houghton financial aid awarded per student