Houghton Ranked Among Best in New York State and the Nation by College Factual

Houghton College has been ranked as one of the best schools for the money in the U.S. by College Factual.

Houghton is ranked #19 out of 1,510 colleges nationwide in the “Best for the Money” ranking. This places Houghton in the top 5% nationally of all colleges reviewed by College Factual for value. Houghton improved its ranking position 17 slots over the previous year’s ranking of 36.

In addition, Houghton is ranked #17 out of 116 colleges in the state of New York for value. This puts Houghton in the top 15% of all schools in the state in the “Best Colleges for the Money” category.

College Factual’s “Best for the Money” ranking takes into account the average yearly cost of the school, the average time students take to graduate and the quality the school provides. This means schools who rank highly are offering a good value for the money that students pay to attend.

Seven individual programs at Houghton College ranked in the top 15% or higher in the “Best for the Money” category.

The Communication program at Houghton is ranked #1 out of 508 programs at colleges and universities in the United States reviewed as “Best for the Money.” This makes Houghton’s Communications program the best of all those at U.S. colleges and universities reviewed by College Factual for value. In addition, Houghton’s Communications program ranked #1 out of 39 colleges in New York for value.

The Music program at Houghton is ranked #3 out of 365 nationally and #1 out of 22 colleges in New York for value.

Houghton’s Business Administration program is ranked #86 out of 711 programs at colleges and universities in the United States and #13 out of 49 colleges in the state.

The Psychology program at Houghton is ranked #9 out of 814 and #3 out of 69 colleges in New York.

Houghton’s Biology program is ranked #12 out of 803 programs nationwide and #2 out of 66 colleges in New York state for value.

The Fine Arts program at Houghton is ranked #6 out of 501 programs in the U.S. and #3 out of 46 colleges in New York for value.

College Factual, located in Troy, New York, is a leading source of data analytics and insights on college outcomes. It provides in-depth coverage for over 2,500 colleges and universities and over 350 college majors. These insights are available to students from over 200 countries interested in pursuing accredited college degree programs in the United States.

Houghton College is a liberal arts institution that challenges students to academic excellence – in the context of a relevant Christian community – and empowers them to enrich the world. The college of 1,000 students is located in Western New York, just 65 miles from Rochester and Buffalo.