Admission—Houghton, NY

Bring your Fearless Dreams to Life at the Best Priced Christian College in the Nation

Your future is full of potential—get equipped to face the unknown with courage! Feel the freedom as you pursue your goals without the fear of financial burdens after graduation at the best-priced Christian university in the nation. Choose the path that fits your goals and passions in one of Houghton’s renowned programs.

Discover your fearless ambition at Houghton University.

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For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.

2 Timothy 1:7

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Our dedicated team would love to meet you! Let us answer your questions and help you explore the possibilities of a Houghton University education.

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Test Optional

For some, standardized test scores may not always be the best representation of their fit for Houghton. You may choose whether or not to submit standardized test scores. Have confidence in knowing that your application will be read in its entirety.

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Five Reasons Houghton University is Right For You

1. Rooted in Christ

You will integrate your professional development with an unapologetic Christian faith through numerous opportunities for worship, prayer, and Bible study.

Spiritual Life at Houghton

2. Affordability

Your Christ-centered, high-quality education will be surprisingly affordable following Houghton’s dramatic tuition reset that reduced Houghton’s price to its lowest point in 20 years.

Best Priced Christian College in the Nation based on the most recent tuition survey by the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities
Best Priced Christian University Education

3. Quality Education

You will benefit from Houghton excellence, which is repeatedly recognized in key areas from academic reputation to social mobility.

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4. Hands-on Experience

Your studies will be enhanced with at least one global experience, internship, original research project or senior signature work, preparing you to meet the demands of today’s employers.

Alumni Success and Career Outcomes

5. Lifelong Success

Your Houghton education will prepare you for lifelong success. If you are not offered employment in your chosen field or accepted into graduate school, you can come back for a bonus year tuition-free.

Houghton's Promise
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You are invited to schedule a personalized visit to Houghton's campus as well as virtual tours and events!

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