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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 college 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 College.

"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

Tuition & Aid

Houghton College dramatically reset tuition to offer the best price for a high-quality, Christ-centered education in the nation.

Best Priced Christian College in the Nation based on the most recent tuition survey by the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities
Tuition & Aid

Have Confidence In Your Investment

At Houghton, you will receive a high-quality education that puts God first and prepares you for the fast-paced and ever-changing world. That’s our promise to you, and we stand by it. 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

First-year Students

We look forward to getting to know YOU.

At Houghton, you will find a loving community. College is a journey, and we will be walking with God each step of the way.

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Important Dates

October 15

FAFSA Opens
Complete your FAFSA to apply for financial aid.
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October 15

Application Deadline
Complete your free application to Houghton to be among the first to receive a financial aid award and to be eligible for Honors at Houghton.
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December 1

Application Deadline
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Experience Houghton

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

Find out what option works best for you!

Plan Your Visit

Transfer Students

Ready for the next step?

Houghton offers a loving community for everyone. We look forward to having you join us to walk with God together!

Apply NowApplication Instructions

Important Dates

October 15

FAFSA Opens
Complete your FAFSA to apply for financial aid.
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October 15

Application Deadline
Complete your free application to Houghton to be among the first to receive a financial aid award and to be eligible for Honors at Houghton.
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December 1

Application Deadline
Complete your free application to Houghton to receive your financial aid award and be eligible for Honors at Houghton.
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National Recognition

From best value, to the safest campus, to academic reputation, there are rankings for everything these days when it comes to colleges and universities.

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