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Hartwick College Admission Requirements

Oneonta, New York

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Chances of getting into Hartwick College

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
93%
Admission Difficulty for Hartwick College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Moderate 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Hartwick College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Hartwick College is 93%.  It ranks #148 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Hartwick College is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 3,360 out of 3,609 applicants were admitted.

The school has moderate admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 53 percent (SAT 1020/1180 ACT 20/25). Hartwick College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.1. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Hartwick College application fee is $0 and applications are due by Feb 15.

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 submitted SAT scores and 16% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

Hartwick College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
1020-1180
Applicants Submitting SAT 
51%
SAT Scores for Hartwick College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1020
SAT Scores for Hartwick College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1180
Average SAT Score 1100

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 57 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 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 average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. Hartwick College ranks #58 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. 51 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Hartwick College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1180 and Above Good >96%
1100 to 1180 Avg + 93%-96%
1020 to 1100 Avg - 87%-93%
940 to 1020 Reach 79%-87%
Less than 940 Low <79%
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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 #63 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 16 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Hartwick College.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 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 >97%
22 to 25 Avg + 93%-97%
20 to 22 Avg - 89%-93%
18 to 20 Reach 83%-89%
Less than 18 Low <83%
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Hartwick College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.1
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 3.1 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #99 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.1 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Hartwick College accepts 93% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted Hartwick College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 0.8% Good
3.75 to 3.99 12.6% Good
3.50 to 3.74 33.4% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 29.6% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 19.8% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 3.8% Low
2.00 to 2.49 0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

69% 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 8%
Top 25% of class 32%
Top 50% of class 69%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Hartwick College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,294 1,315 3,609
Accepted 2,181 1,179 3,360
Acceptance Rate 95% 90% 93%
Enrolled 206 183 389
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 9% 16% 12%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Feb 15, 2023
Days left to Apply
12

Applicants have 12 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Feb 15, 2023.

Application Fee

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

Application Requirements

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

Hartwick College Application 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?

93% 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 1020 and 1180. 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.