#41 Best Private Colleges in New York

Hartwick College

Oneonta, New York

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Hartwick College overview
Location Oneonta, New York
Online hartwick.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Remote Town
Hartwick College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Founded in 1797, Hartwick College is a private liberal arts and sciences college located in Oneonta, New York, nestled within the Susquehanna River valley. Despite its serene, 425-acre hilltop campus with rural surroundings, Hartwick remains within easy reach of the state capital, Albany, approximately one and a half hours away by road. Hartwick College is characterized by its historically rich stone architecture, offering students a blend of traditional and modern facilities, including on-campus housing options for all undergraduates. Academically, the institution is known for its strong programs in nursing, business administration, and biology, among others. While Hartwick maintains a selective admissions process, it is accessible to a diverse applicant pool. Alongside academics, Hartwick's NCAA Division III athletics includes notable programs in sports such as soccer and lacrosse, but the emphasis remains on the college?s commitment to comprehensive education and preparation for a breadth of professional paths post-graduation.

In the most recent statistical year 3,553 prospective students applied, and 2,122 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 340 enrolled in the school.  1,079 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 24 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $50,254 plus fees of $1,055. Hartwick College is ranked 417 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












Hartwick College is rated within the top 42% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

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SAT 1020/1210
ACT 10/27
Estimated GPA 3.36

Applications Accepted

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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Hartwick College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$700
Other Fees$1,055
Room and Board $14,028
Budget for Other Expenses$700
Total One Year Cost$66,737

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$45,100 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

54% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Hartwick College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 19%
Social Sciences 18%
Visual and Performing Arts 11%
Health Professions 11%
English and Literature 8%

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Last updated February 24, 2024