Houghton College

Men's D3
1 / 10
988 Undergrads / 1,001 Students
7 / 10
$23,992 Net Price
2 / 10
81% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Skyline Conf.

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    Rural: Remote

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
11 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
66% / 75%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most games are played in New York. The team also travels to Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and New Jersey. In the past the team has traveled to Ohio and West Virginia.

Recruit Commits
Tom Woodward Clarence Clarence, NY Def
Quinn Hull Bow Concord, NH Mid
Mike-Anthony Kast Brockport Brockport, NY Att, Mid
Jorge Medina New Oxford New Oxford, PA Goal
Nathan Trouten Sussex Sussex Corner, ON Att
Kevin Bigham Franklinville Franklinville, NY Att, Mid
Austin Andryshak Horseheads Horseheads, NY Mid
Chad Strauss Union-Endicott Binghamton, NY Mid, Faceoff
Javian Brown Rockwall-Heath Rockwall, TX Def, LSM
Javia Ludgood Greece-Arcadia Rochester, NY Mid
Sam Pyo St. Anthony's Dix Hills, NY Def, LSM
Dominic Emmart Auburn Auburn, NY Def
Cole Chapman North Greenville Kemptville, ON Att
Bryce Bellan Medina Medina, NY Mid
Andrew Skahan Keene Keene, NH Def, LSM
Jake Middendorf Northport East Northport, NY Att, Mid
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
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Where Grads Live
  • Rochester New York Area
  • Buffalo/Niagara New York Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Jamestown New York Area
  • Syracuse New York Area
  • Albany New York Area
  • Canada
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Harrisburg Pennsylvania Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Lancaster Pennsylvania Area
Where Grads Work
  • The Salvation Army
  • Moog Inc.
  • University at Buffalo
  • US Army
  • Dresser-Rand Company
  • Sodexo
  • IBM
  • Bank of America
  • US Navy
  • Bryant & Stratton College
  • Catholic Health System
  • Roberts Wesleyan College
  • Zippo Manufacturing Company
  • Target
  • University of Rochester
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Community and Social Services
  • Operations
  • Sales
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Media and Communication
  • Administrative
  • Arts and Design
  • Healthcare Services
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Support
  • Human Resources
  • Consulting
  • Marketing
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
480 - 630
520 - 660
1120 - 1340
20 - 28
19 - 27
21 - 28

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 480 - 610 for SAT

SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 1,005 350 655
% Admitted 81% 76% 83%
% Admits That Enroll 28% 30% 27%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.25
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High School Rank
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TOEFL (English proficiency)
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Majors / Programs

Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

Business (23%)
Business Administration and Management, General (16%)
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (13%)
Education (11%)
Biology/Biological Sciences, General (10%)
Visual & Performing Arts (10%)
Elementary Education and Teaching (8%)
Psychology, General (8%)
Psychology (8%)
Regional Studies (U.S., Canadian, Foreign) (6%)
Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies (6%)
Communication & Journalism (5%)
Speech Communication and Rhetoric (5%)
Art/Art Studies, General (4%)
English Language & Literature (3%)
Theology (3%)
Theology/Theological Studies (3%)
Athlete graduation rate
Net Price

Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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Sticker Price

Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

On Campus
Tuition & Fees$33,458
Books & Supplies$1,000
Cost of Living$9,568
Personal Expenses$2,850
Sticker Price$46,876

Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

Financial Aid

99% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

Receiving Aid %
Avg. Aid Amount
Type of Aid
Grant or Scholarship98%$20,114
Federal Grants51%$4,490
Pell Grants51%$4,400
Other Federal4%$1,306
State & Local Grants50%$2,975
Institutional Grants92%$17,371
Student Loans66%$8,033
Federal Loans66%$5,332
Other Loans18%$10,203

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All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

Total Amount
Per Student
Financial Assets $56.2 Million $56,163

Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $23,649.

Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

Total Principal
Monthly Payment
10 Year Repayment $19,852 $251

Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 2.0%

Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 558 students.


Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $37,400

Earnings of former students working by percentile.

Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


How long until this college investment pays off: 6.67 years.

Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 66% of students graduate on time.

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Campus Safety
On Campus
In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
Criminal Offenses
Murder - -
Negligent Manslaughter - -
Rape - -
Fondling - -
Incest - -
Statutory Rape - -
Robbery - -
Aggravated Assault - -
Burglary 4 4
Motor Vehicle Theft - -
Arson - -

In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

Carnegie Classifications
Basic ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
Undergrad InstructionArts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Single program-Other
Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
Size and SettingFour-year, small, highly residential

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