Houghton College - Houghton, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sanders3
N 42° 25.376 W 078° 09.461
17T E 733837 N 4700650
Quick Description: Houghton College is a Christian College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 6/11/2008 4:23:37 PM
Waymark Code: WM3ZHM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 24

Long Description:
Houghton College is a 4-year Christian liberal arts college, affiliated with the Wesleyan Church. Houghton's main campus is in the Genesee Valley of southwestern New York (Houghton, New York), and a secondary suburban campus is in West Seneca, New York, a suburb of Buffalo, New York. It also has campus extensions in the Adirondack Park of New York, Australia, Tanzania, and London, England.

Houghton began as Houghton Seminary, offering high school-level work, in 1883, and began offering college level classes in 1899. The founder was Willard J. Houghton, a Wesleyan Methodist minister. It was chartered as a liberal arts college by New York State in 1923 and accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools in 1935.

Name: Houghton College

1 Willard St
Houghton, NY USA

Phone Number: 800-777-2556

Web Site: [Web Link]

Type of School: Graduate School (independent)

School Affiliation: Private -- Other (specify in description)

Date Founded: 1883

Enrollment: 1200

Nicknames/Mascots: Mascot - Highlanders

School Colors: Purple and Gold

Location of GPS Coordinates: Main entrance from Route 19

School Motto: Not listed

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