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Houghton College

Campus Life and Facilities

Houghton Students Say...

Since Houghton is located in a very secluded area of New York State, there is quite literally NOTHING to do around town, and students have to "make our own fun" out in "the middle of nowhere." "And make our own fun; we do!" one student declares. "There are movie showings, game nights, themed parties (such as superhero parties, Pop-Tart parties, ‘Sc... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

PO Box 128

Houghton, NY 14744

United States

Phone: 585-567-9353

Fax: 716-567-9522


Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 84
Fire Safety Rating: 71
Green Rating: 78
Environment:Rural (population under 5,000)
Campus size: (number of acres): 1,300.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://www.houghton.edu/students/safety-and-securi...

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 87.00
Housing Options:Special housing for disabled student
Men's dorms
Special housing for international students
Women's dorms
Apartments for married students
Cooperative housing
Apartments for single students
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:Yes
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:34
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Chamber Orchestra
Humor Magazine
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Team Managers
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:2
Number of Social Sororities:0
Number of Social Fraternities:0
Number of Religious Organizations:12
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Student Services
Other Services:Health
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Minority Support Groups: Yes
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Athletic Division:3
Men's Sports Team Name:Highlanders
Women's Sports Team Name:Highlanders
Team Mascot:Highlander
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Army ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: St. Bonaventure University
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 4
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 10.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: No
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: Yes
Partnerships with Technology Companies: No
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Recommend: Laptop
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 99.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Lenovo and Apple.
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: No
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: No
Special Facilities:Electron microscope, Art Gallery, Greenhouse.
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