Houghton College Utica | Applying

Application Requirements

In order to have your application for admission reviewed by the Admission Committee, the following items must be submitted.  

Required documents:

  • Application for admission
  • High school transcript
  • Recommendation form
  • Personal essay
  • SAT/ACT (optional)

Houghton will accept either SAT or ACT scores.  If multiple scores are sent, we will re-calculate your score using the highest sub-scores.  When looking at the SAT, your critical reading and math scores will be used primarily.

Application instructions

You can complete the application online or download and print the required documents.


Fill out this form to apply for admission to Houghton College Utica.


As part of the application process, we ask that you submit a recommendation or letter of reference from a non-related adult about your character and personal qualities.

Transcript Request

Use this form to request that your high school or college transcripts be sent to Houghton College.