Oneonta, New York

Hartwick College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Hartwick College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Hartwick College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Hartwick College and can I get accepted? The school has a 83% acceptance rate ranking it #123 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,471 out of 4,165 applicants were admitted making Hartwick College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 45 percent. Hartwick College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Hartwick College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Hartwick College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 560
SAT Composite 25th 1070
SAT Scores for Hartwick College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1190
Average SAT Score 1130

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Hartwick College?

Hartwick College typically requires applicants to be in the top 47 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1070 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1010. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1130 out of 1600. The school ranks #57 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. 51 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Hartwick College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1190 and Above Good >89%
1130 to 1190 Avg + 83%-89%
1070 to 1130 Avg - 74%-83%
1010 to 1070 Reach 63%-74%
Less than 1010 Low <63%
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Hartwick College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Hartwick College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Hartwick College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Hartwick College?

Admission data indicates that Hartwick College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #54 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 16 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Hartwick College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Hartwick College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >90%
23 to 26 Avg + 83%-90%
21 to 23 Avg - 76%-83%
19 to 21 Reach 68%-76%
Less than 19 Low <68%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You will need about average high school grades to get into Hartwick College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Hartwick College was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #78 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.2 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Hartwick College accepts 83% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted Hartwick College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 13% Good
3.50 to 3.75 23% Good
3.25 to 3.50 18% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 16% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 22% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 6% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 2% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

86% of Hartwick College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Hartwick College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 20%
Top 25% of class 47%
Top 50% of class 86%
Bottom 50% of class 14%
Bottom 25% of class 4%

Admission Statistics

Hartwick College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,669 1,496 4,165
Accepted 2,289 1,182 3,471
Acceptance Rate 86% 79% 83%
Enrolled 240 167 407
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 10% 14% 12%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Hartwick College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Hartwick College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Required

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Hartwick College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=191533 IPEDS survey data for Hartwick College.

Frequently Asked Questions

51% of students submit their SAT scores to Hartwick College. 16% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

83% of those who apply are granted admission to Hartwick College. Admission competition is and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1070 and 1190. 51% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 26. 16% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.