Hartwick College

Campus Description

Hartwick College is a private liberal arts and sciences college of 1,400 students, located in Oneonta, NY, in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains. 

1 Hartwick Dr., Oneonta, NY 13820

Toll-free 888.HARTWICK or 607.431.4150

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Hartwick College Admissions

Degrees Offered



Varsity Sports: NCAA Division I: Men's: soccer. Women's: water polo. Division III: Women's: basketball, cross-country, equestrian, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, swimming/diving, tennis, volleyball. Men's: basketball, cross-country, football, lacrosse, swimming/diving, tennis; Intramurals: basketball, dodgeball, flag football, indoor soccer, soccer, softball, sand volleyball, water polo.

Clubs and Activities

Honor societies: Alpha Kappa Delta (sociology), Alpha Psi Omega (dramatics), Beta Beta Beta (biology), Computer Honor Society (computer & information sciences), Delta Delta G (geology), The Hartwick College Honor Society, Kappa Mu Epsilon (mathematics), Lambda Alpha (anthropology), Omicron Delta Epsilon (economics), Phi Alpha Theta (history), Phi Lambda Upsilan (chemistry), Phi Sigma Tau (philosophy), Pi Delta Epsilon (journalism), Pi Kappa Lambda (music), Pi Sigma Alpha (political science), Psi Chi (psychology), Sigma Beta Delta (accounting & management), Sigma Delta Pi (Spanish), Sigma Pi Sigma (physics), Sigma Tau Delta (English), Sigma Theta Tau International, Omicron Rho Chapter (nursing).

Special Interest Organizations: Accounting Society, All-Greek Council, Alternative Realities (Gaming), Anthropology Club, Art Club, Ballroom Dancing Club, Campus Ambassadors Christian Fellowship, Cardboard Alley Players, Cheerleaders, Chemistry Club, Circle K, Clay Club, College Against Cancer, Craft Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Forces (promoting NYS Park useage), French Club, Guiding Eyes for the Blind (puppy raising), Habitat for Humanity, Hartwick Campus Activities Board, Hartwick Identity Alliance, Hartwick L.E.A.D., International Club, Latino Unidos Con Honor y Alma, Mixed Martial Arts Union, Model UN, Multisport Club, Newman Club, Nursing Students Without Borders, Orchesis Dance Club, Outdoor Club, Oyaron (the College yearbook), Panhellenic Council, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia (men's music fraternity), Pine Lake Club, Pluralism Associate League for Students (PALS), Praxis (Sociology) Club, Psychology Club, Rifle Club, Rugby Club, Sigma Alpha Iota (women's music fraternity), Ski & Snowboard Club, Soccer Club, Society for the Enrichment & Education of Children, Society of Sisters United-Brothers United, Softball Club, Student Athlete Advisory Board, Student Senate, The Women's Center, Wick Student Alumni Association, Hartwick Association of Student Nurses.

Student Media: Hilltops (a weekly student newspaper), WRHO-FM.

Featured Programs

January Term; Top-Ranked Study Abroad Program; Student/Faculty Collaboration; Service Learning; Pine Lake Environmental Campus; Internships; Metro-Link Career Shadowing; 3-year Bachelor's Degree Program.

Enrollment for Fall 2015

Undergraduate (Matriculated): 1,392 (Full-time: 540 men, 813 women; Part-time: 16 men, 23 women)
25% enrolled in top quarter of high school class
6% enrolled in top 10% of high school class
SAT verbal range: 450 – 560
SAT math range: 460 – 550
ACT range: 21 – 26
70% have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
29% have a high school GPA of 2.0 to less than 3.0

Campus Demographics

 Undergraduate StudentsGraduate Students
% Black / African American9.0%n/a
% Asian2.0%n/a
% Hispanic / Latino7.0%n/a
% White, Non-Hispanic67.0%n/a
% American Indian / Alaskan Native0.4%n/a
% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander0.07%n/a
% International / Nonresident Alien3.0%n/a
% Two or more races0%n/a
% Unknown Race / Ethnicity12.0%n/a

Tuition Information for 2015-2016

Tuition & Fees:
$41,440 per year (plus $400 matriculation fee for new students), or $1,305 per credit
Tuition Only:
$40,630 per year
Room & Board:
Room Only:

Admission/Application Deadlines

Freshmen Applications:
fall- rolling, early decision November 1; spring- rolling
Transfer Applications:
fall- August 1; spring- January 1

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Deadlines for Freshmen:
fall- November 1 for early decision, as soon as possible after January 1 for regular admission; spring- rolling
Financial Aid Deadlines for Transfers:
fall- August 1; spring- January 1

Application Requirements

HS transcript; SAT or ACT (optional except for nursing majors and home-schooled applicants); counselor and teacher recommendations (optional); essay (optional); interview (optional).
Average Financial Aid Package:
Average Non-Need-Based Scholarship or Grant Aid:
Types of Non-Need Aid Awarded:
Direct Loan