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Location and Setting


Houghton Population
1,693
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Buffalo, Rochester
Campus Size
1,300 acres

Weather

Temperature
17 average low in January, 75.3 average high in September
Rain
169 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
60 mile(s) from campus in Buffalo
Nearest Train Station
70 mile(s) from campus in Rochester

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing
Students in College Housing
89% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through senior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
10%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
Emergency phone number rings directly to cell phone carried by officer on duty 24/7, automatic fire alarms throughout campus

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III, National Christian College Athletic Association
Mascot
 
School Colors
Purple and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Field Hockey x      
Lacrosse x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Field Hockey x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Field Hockey    
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
baseball, basketball, football, racquetball, soccer, table tennis, volleyball, water polo

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, global christian fellowship, student government association, mercy seat, allegany county outreach, kairos (formerly intercultural student association)
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus

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