Houghton College is situated in Houghton, New York. It’s a liberal arts college affiliated with Wesleyan Church. It’s a private college. The college was established in 1883 as a coeducational institution. Student to faculty ratio of the college is 11:1. The college is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The college hosts students from 66 countries.
Pre professional programs- in Therapy, Dentistry, Law, Medical, Nursing, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Seminary, Veterinary etc
The college also offers a number of master’s, dual degree and adult degree programs.
The college offers various scholarships and grants for the students who can qualify for them. Excellence and James S. Luckey Scholarships, National Merit Scholarship, Alumni Grant, Timothy R. Fuller Grant, Missionary Kid, Campus Challenge and WBB scholarships, Willard J. Houghton Ministerial Scholarship are to name a few. People who don’t qualify for these scholarships don’t need to be sad, there are student loans for the purpose. The college is going to provide complete assistance in obtaining these loans on low finance cgarges.
Black Heritage Club- encouraging black students to have fun in the college
Climbing Club- for those who are interested in climbing
Encore- organizing dramas to be played in the college
Equestrian Society- for those who love to horse ride
Environmental Club – for enhancement of environmental conditions
Global Christian Fellowship- developing global outlook in students
Gospel Choir- a student operated choir
Imitators of Chris- for developing Christian faith in students
Intercultural Student Association– for those who want to celebrate diversity
Mercy Seat- a worship group led by the students
Paddle Sports- for those who are fond of water sports
Psychology Club- for better analyzation of human behavior
Gold Bar Club- developing discipline and commitment in students
Salvation Army Student Fellowship– for involvement with the salvation army
Shakespeare Players- organizing plays of Shakespeare
Sociology Club- for those who are interested in the field of sociology
Student Government Association- acts as liaison between students and administration
Teachers of Today and Tomorrow – for those who are pursuing education programs
Theological Society- for openly discussing issues related to Christian faith
Youth for Christ- providing opportunities to work with children of local schools
Young Life- supporting youth who need someone to pay attention to them
Career services of the college make sure that all the students and alumni choose good career and be successful in it. They provide students with information on latest job openings and internships. The college also prepares students for interviews. Alumni looking for some career assistance for promotion in current jobs or change in employment can contact the college.