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Hartwick College Admission Requirements

Oneonta, New York

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Chances of getting into Hartwick College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
80.2%
Admission Difficulty for Hartwick College
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Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into Hartwick College and can I get accepted? The school has a 80% acceptance rate ranking it #113 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,566 out of 4,449 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 moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 52 percent. Hartwick College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 10% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Hartwick College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 51% of students submit SAT scores and 16% submit ACT scores.

Hartwick College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1030-1210
Applicants Submitting SAT
51%
SAT Scores for Hartwick College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for Hartwick College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1210
Average SAT Score 1120

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Hartwick College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. The school ranks #62 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. 51 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Hartwick College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1210 and Above Good >87%
1120 to 1210 Avg + 80%-87%
1030 to 1120 Avg - 70%-80%
940 to 1030 Reach 58%-70%
Less than 940 Low <58%
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Hartwick College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
16%
ACT Scores for Hartwick College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Hartwick College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

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 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #58 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 16 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Hartwick College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Hartwick College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >88%
22 to 25 Avg + 80%-88%
20 to 22 Avg - 72%-80%
18 to 20 Reach 63%-72%
Less than 18 Low <63%
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Hartwick College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.2
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Hartwick College?

Applicants 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 80% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

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

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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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%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

Hartwick College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,846 1,603 4,449
Accepted 2,344 1,222 3,566
Acceptance Rate 82% 76% 80%
Enrolled 216 154 370
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 9% 13% 10%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Feb 15, 2022
Days left to Apply
117

Applicants have 117 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Feb 15, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Hartwick College is $0.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Hartwick College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Hartwick College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Considered but not required
Recommendations Considered but not required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

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.

FAQs

Does Hartwick College prefer SAT or ACT?

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

What is my chance of getting into Hartwick College?

80% of those who apply are granted admission to Hartwick College. Admission competition is and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Hartwick College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1030 and 1210. 51% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Hartwick College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 25. 16% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.