37.2 percent of Houghton College students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018


In 2017-2018, 37.2 percent of Houghton College students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Houghton College has 988 undergraduate students, of which 60 percent are women and 40 percent are men, and a total student body of 1,001 students. Of these students, 168 men and 204 women represented the school by participating in one or more of the sports with teams at the school.

This total does not include students playing intramural sports.

According to NCES, 8.7 percent of students enrolled at institutions of higher education with sports teams were on teams.

The sports at Houghton College with the most participants are all track combined (145), soccer (61) and basketball (30).

Sports popularity
Type of sport
Men
Women
Total
All Track Combined
69
76
145
Soccer
30
31
61
Basketball
15
15
30
Lacrosse
15
14
29
Baseball
25
0
25
Field Hockey
0
25
25
Tennis
14
10
24
Softball
0
20
20
Volleyball
0
13
13

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