Houghton College – A College In New York

Houghton CollegeHoughton 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.


Some of the programs offered by the college are:-
Accounting,Biochemistry,Mathematics,Music,Political Science,Spanish

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.


To revamp the campus life of the college, it operates lots of students organizations and clubs including:-
Allegany County Outreach – connects students with local children to mentor them

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.

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