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Houghton College

Overview
Type of school: Private institution
Year founded: 1883
Affiliation: The Wesleyan Church
Academic calendar: Semester
Undergraduate student body: 1,417
Environment: Rural
Endowment: $35,542,336
Admissions Address

1 Willard Avenue
Houghton, NY 14744

Website

http://www.houghton.edu

Admissions E-mail

admission@houghton.edu


 

QuickFacts
Selectivity: More Selective
Average high school GPA: 3.5
Send application by: Rolling
Admissions Contact Information
Admissions director: Matthew Reitnour
Admissions office telephone: (800) 777-2556
Fall 2008 Admissions Deadlines Regular decision
Send application by: Rolling
Decision sent by: Accept offer by: May 1 (or within 4 weeks if notified thereafter)
Early decision
Not offered
Early action
Not offered Application fee: $40
Is the fee refundable? No
Can fee be waived for students with financial need? Yes
Does school have a waiting list? No
Can admission be deferred? Yes
Accepted application formats:
Applications on floppy disks: No
Applications via E-mail: No
Tuition deposit: $300 (Nonrefundable)
Room deposit: $300 (Nonrefundable)
Admissions Requirements
High school completion requirement: High school diploma is required and GED is accepted
General college-preparatory program: Recommended
Distribution of high school units required and/or recommended*
  Units Required Units Recommended
English N/A 4
Mathematics N/A 3
Science N/A 2
Lab N/A 2
Foreign language N/A 2
Social studies N/A 1
History N/A 2
Academic electives N/A N/A
Total academic units N/A 16

*One unit equals one year of study or its equivalent.
 
Campus visit: Recommended
Admissions interview: Recommended
Off-campus interview: Not available
 
Does the college use SAT or ACT scores in admissions decisions for first-time, first-year applicants? Yes
SAT/ACT requirements: Either SAT or ACT required.
SAT/ACT scores must be received by: September 1
Tests accepted for Fall 2008 entering class: ACT with writing, ACT without writing
SAT Subject Test scores must be received by: N/A
 
Open admission policy? No
What is the relative importance of specific academic factors in admission decisions?
Rigor of secondary school record: Very important
 
Class rank: Important
Academic GPA: Very important
Standardized test scores: Important
Application essay: Important
Recommendation: Important
What is the relative importance of specific nonacademic factors in admission decisions?
Interview: Considered
Extracurricular activities: Considered
Talent/ability: Considered
Character/personal qualities: Very important
First generation: Considered
Alumni/ae relation: Considered
Geographical residence: Not considered
State residency: Not considered
Religious affiliation/commitment: Very important
Racial/ethnic status: Considered
Volunteer work: Considered
Work experience: Considered
Level of applicant's interest: Considered
2006-2007 Admissions Statistics
Selectivity: More Selective
Overall acceptance rate: 93%
Early-decision acceptance rate: N/A
Early-action acceptance rate: N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early-action and early-decision students): 93%
Total applicants: 983
Total acceptances: 910
Total freshman enrollment: 307
 
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision: N/A
 
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision is not available for graphing.

 
Male applicants: 307
Male acceptances: 280
Male freshman enrollment: 112
 
Female applicants: 676
Female acceptances: 630
Female freshman enrollment: 195
Out-of-state freshmen: 38%
 
Qualified applicants offered a place on waiting list: N/A
Applicants accepting a place on waiting list: N/A
Students enrolled from waiting list: N/A

 2006-2007 Freshman Class Profile
Top 10 percent of high school class: 31%
Top 25 percent of high school class: 64%
Top 50 percent of high school class: 90%
 
First-year students submitting high school class standing: 68%
Average high school GPA: 3.5
 
First-year students submitting GPA: 92%
 
First-year students submitting SAT scores: 90%
SAT scores (25/75 percentile):
Critical Reading: 520 – 670
Math: 520 – 630
Combined: 1040 – 1300

 Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  SAT Critical Reading SAT Math
700-800 18.0% 8.0%
600-699 33.0% 33.0%
500-599 34.0% 41.0%
400-499 14.0% 16.0%
300-399 1.0% 2.0%
200-299 N/A N/A

 
First-year students submitting ACT scores: 27%
ACT scores (25/75 percentile):
English: N/A
Math: N/A
Composite: 23 – 29

 Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  ACT Composite ACT English ACT Math
30-36 18.0% N/A N/A
24-29 47.0% N/A N/A
18-23 31.0% N/A N/A
12-17 4.0% N/A N/A
6-11 N/A N/A N/A
Below 6 N/A N/A N/A

 



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