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Hartwick College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Hartwick College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you’ll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Hartwick College Ranked?

2022 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 60 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is general psychology.

Overall Quality

Hartwick is ranked #878 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

Hartwick is also ranked #91 out of 160 schools in New York.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Hartwick?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Hartwick College is 93%, which is higher than many other schools to which you may be applying. But don't think getting into Hartwick is a sure thing. The admissions staff is still going to review your application to see if you are a good fit for the school.

Average Test Scores

About 40% 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 510 and 590. Math scores were between 510 and 590.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Hartwick College  ( 510 to 590 )

SAT Math Scores for Hartwick College  ( 510 to 590 )
Hartwick received ACT scores from 10% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 20 and 25.

ACT Composite Scores for Hartwick College  ( 20 to 25 )

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Hartwick College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Hartwick is an impressive 9 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

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

Hartwick College has a freshmen retention rate of 74%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  74 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Hartwick the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 52%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  52 out of 100

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Hartwick College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,207 undergraduates at Hartwick with 1,190 being full-time and 17 being part-time.

How Much Does Hartwick College Cost?

The overall average net price of Hartwick is $23,101. 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 +
$18,338 $19,944 $22,558 $25,544 $26,872

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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Hartwick, approximately 64% of students took out student loans averaging $8,599 a year. That adds up to $34,396 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Hartwick is 5.9%. 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?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Hartwick make about $45,800 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. That's great news for Hartwick students 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

Hartwick College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Oneonta, New York. The surrounding location of Oneonta is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

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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
Nursing 55 $64,885
Business Administration & Management 37 $37,856
General Biology 20 $31,941
General Psychology 17 $36,560
Sociology 13 $29,995
Public Health 11 NA
Political Science & Government 10 $32,162
Criminal Justice & Corrections 9 NA
Fine & Studio Arts 6 $25,194
Economics 6 $43,798

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

Online Learning at Hartwick

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2019-2020, 1,207 students took at least one online class at Hartwick College. This is an increase from the 17 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 1,207 2
2018-2019 17 0
2017-2018 34 0
2016-2017 25 0
2015-2016 74 0

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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