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Houghton College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$36,740 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$27,578 tuition
$8,012 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$150 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$36,740 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$27,578 tuition
$8,012 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$150 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$14,011 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
100% of students receive aid
45% get federal aid ($4,641 avg)
47% get state aid ($2,839 avg)
100% get institn'l aid ($14,011 avg)
72% get loans ($8,381 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.02% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.02% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $17,416 100%
Federal Grant Aid $4,641 45%
Pell Grants $4,114 44%
Other Federal Grants $1,255 23%
Institution Grant Aid $14,011 100%
State Grant Aid $2,839 47%
Student Loans $8,381 72%
Federal Loans $6,314 71%
Other Loans $10,402 15%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$2,500 Y
$1,250 - $7,500 Y Y
$12,500 R
- R
$500 - $2,000
$500 - $10,800
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Financial Aid Contact Info
1 Willard Ave
Houghton, NY 14744
(585) 567-9200
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,159
Out of State $1,159


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Hannah from Grand Junction, CO
  • May-30-2014 I am a current student here

    Please understand: college is so expensive that the figures start to sound like monopoly money. But you are not going to find a better deal on a private, liberal arts school. The opportunities that you will find at Houghton are astonishing considering the size and location of the school. And check out some of the figures: Houghton students nearly all move on to grad school or find a job within a very short time after graduation.

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  • 5
  • Aaron from Houghton, NY
  • Oct-23-2013 I am a current student here

    It is a hefty debt that I will be going into, but this is the last step before graduate school prior to entering the workforce. I have no fear that I will be able to repay that debt soon after I get out of college.

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  • 5
  • A chica from Houghton, NY
  • May-18-2013 I am a current student here

    Seriously, I love Houghton College! But just a tip from someone who has gone through the selection process. If you're not in love with the campus, keep searching. Your perfect school, the place you belong, is out there somewhere! Don't settle!

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  • 5
  • Lisa from Attica, NY
  • Feb-15-2013 I am a current student here

    With great financial packages, I was able to attend Houghton for less than the State college

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  • 5
  • Talisa from Buffalo, NY
  • Jan-15-2013 I am a current student here

    The PACE program is definitely the Bang for the Buck. Due to its accelerated pace and class structure while also including the books as well.

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