Excellence for the Glory of God
At Houghton College, you’ll get a tailor-made, one-of-a-kind Christian education experience that supports your individual interests, dreams, and goals. We not only prepare you for a job after you graduate—we lay the groundwork for an amazing rest of your life.
At Houghton, you will...
...pursue your calling
Take your unique blend of interests, talents, and abilities and translate them into the meaningful work that God intends for you to do in the world.
...do life together
Join a community of motivated and passionate students from 36 states, 35 countries, and 30 different Christian denominations. For a school with just under 1,000 students, Houghton’s student body is surprisingly diverse—and that’s what makes our community life so special.
...love where you live
Hike the trails or splash in the creek that runs through campus. Our stunning outdoor setting makes it easy to find a place to pray, think, study, and play. Houghton’s 1,300-acre campus, located in the scenic Genesee Valley of western New York State, is yours to explore!
...and prepare for life!
Be transformed day by day into the person God wants you to be and embrace the purpose God has for your life more fully. With over 40 majors and programs and an innovative core curriculum, a Houghton education will prepare you to meet the challenges of the 21st century. Prepare to fulfill your God-given purpose through mentoring relationships with faculty and staff, incredible opportunities for hands-on learning, and significant extracurricular experiences, including NCAA Division III athletics.