Overall Houghton College Acceptance Rate
Accepted Applicants Profile
- SAT Scores: 955 - 1240
- ACT Scores: 21 - 29
- Average GPA: 3.5
How Hard Is It to Get into Houghton College
Applicant Selectivity: Moderately Selective
The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Houghton is considered moderately selective. Many accepted applicants score in the mid-range on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having a solid high school GPA and number of college prep courses.
How Does Houghton College Compare to Other Liberal Arts Colleges in NY
General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions
Prospective students must complete the Houghton College Application or the Common Application. Students must have their high school transcript sent to the admissions office. The submission of SAT, ACT or CLT scores are recommended but not required.
Applicants are required to submit one recommendation from a non-related adult detailing the student’s personal qualities and character. Students must write a personal statement in response to an essay prompt provided by the college.
Number of Applicants, Percent Admitted, and Enrolled Students
Average Standardized Test Scores
|SAT Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||485 - 630|
|Math||470 - 610|
|Total Score:||955 - 1240|
|ACT Section||Score Range|
|English||21 - 28|
|Math||21 - 27|
|Composite Score:||21 - 29|