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Houghton College Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Houghton, NY

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$41,776
Tuition and Fees
$32,488
Room and Board
$9,288
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning December 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002734
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
259 (93.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
239 (92.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
235 (98.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
53 (22.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
60%
Average Award
$24,619
Need-Based Gift
Received by 230 (97.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $21,175
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 156 (66.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,969
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 199 (84.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
20 (7.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,112

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
840 (91.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
785 (93.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
778 (99.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
193 (24.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
59%
Average Award
$25,049
Need-Based Gift
Received by 746 (95.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $20,986
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 499 (64.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,149
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 671 (86.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
56 (6.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,518

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
75%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$47,183
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
13.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Creative Writing, Music, Performing Arts
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,205

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