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Get the facts about Hartwick College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Hartwick College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Hartwick College was awarded 35 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is health professions.

Overall Quality

Hartwick is ranked #604 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Hartwick held the #627 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Hartwick is also ranked #67 out of 132 schools in New York.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Hartwick?

Acceptance Rate

Because it has a high acceptance rate of 89%, some consider Hartwick to be a safety school. But don't just assume that admittance is in the bag. Make sure to spend enough time on your application so that it is in tip-top shape.

Average Test Scores

About 51% of students accepted to Hartwick submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 460 and 540. Math scores were between 460 and 560.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Hartwick College  ( 460 to 540 )

SAT Math Scores for Hartwick College  ( 460 to 560 )
Hartwick received ACT scores from 16% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 21 and 26.

ACT Composite Scores for Hartwick College  ( 21 to 26 )

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Hartwick College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Hartwick, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 10 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Hartwick College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Hartwick College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Hartwick College is 70%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  70 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Hartwick is 4%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  4 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at Hartwick

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,201 undergraduates at Hartwick with 1,180 being full-time and 21 being part-time.

Hartwick Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

The overall diversity score for Hartwick is 69.12 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  69.12 out of 100
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How Much Does Hartwick College Cost?

The overall average net price of Hartwick is $23,564. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Hartwick

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$18,692 $20,768 $22,189 $25,562 $27,544

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Hartwick, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Hartwick, approximately 82% of students took out student loans averaging $9,351 a year. That adds up to $37,404 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Hartwick is 5.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Hartwick Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Hartwick make around $45,800 per year during the early years of their employment. This is good news for future Hartwick graduates since it is 15% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


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Location of Hartwick College

Located in Oneonta, New York, Hartwick College is a private not-for-profit institution. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Oneonta draws many to the area.

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Location of Hartwick College

Contact details for Hartwick are given below.

Contact Details
Address: One Hartwick Drive, Oneonta, NY 13820-4020
Phone: 607-431-4000

Hartwick College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 42 $28,000
Nursing 38 $58,900
General Biology 20 $29,100
Sociology 19 $28,800
Political Science & Government 13 NA
Public Health 11 NA
Computer Information Systems 10 NA
History 9 NA
General Psychology 8 NA
General English Literature 7 $18,000

Learn more about the majors offered at Hartwick College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Hartwick

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 34 students took at least one online class at Hartwick College. This is an increase from the 25 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 34 0
2016-2017 25 0
2015-2016 74 0
2014-2015 0 0
2013-2014 59 0

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