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  • Hartwick students giving a presentation in front of the class.
  • Professor discussed Botany with a Student.
  • Dewar Union, Hartwick College

Fast Facts

Hartwick is a four-year, private, nondenominational, coeducational liberal arts and sciences college. Our expansive curriculum emphasizes a uniquely experiential approach to the liberal arts. Through personalized teaching, collaborative research, a unique January Term, a wide range of internships, and vast study-abroad opportunities, Hartwick ensures that students are prepared for the world ahead. A Three-Year Bachelor's Degree Program and strong financial aid and scholarship offerings keep a Hartwick education affordable More about Hartwick's mission and philosophy . . .

Campus and Location
Hartwick's beautiful 425-acre campus is located in Oneonta, NY, in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains. The campus literally is built into the side of Oyaron Hill and has a breathtaking view of the Susquehanna River Valley. Our Pine Lake Environmental Campus is eight miles from the main campus. Oneonta has been ranked as a top ten college town in the nation.

Our Alumni
More than 18,000 Hartwick alumni live across the world, serving in every profession and industry imaginable. Hartwick alumni transform lives and the world around us every day. More about Hartwick alumni...

Our Student Body
1,507 students come from 26 states and 25 countries; 39% male, 61% female; 17% ALANA (African-American, Latino, Asian-American, and Native American); 4% international students. More about Hartwick students . . .

Our Faculty
200 faculty members, of whom 111 are full-time; 87% of full-time faculty members hold the highest degree in their disciplines.

Student-to-Faculty Ratio and Class Size
The student-faculty ratio is 10.8:1, and the average class size is 17.

There's lots of food for thought: 31 majors leading to a bachelor of arts or bachelor of science degree. In addition, 13 special minors (minors also are available in almost every major); pre-professional programs in law, medicine, engineering, and allied health professions; and five cooperative programs in engineering, law, business, and physical and occupational therapy. Hartwick’s Three-Year Bachelor’s Degree Program is a unique and exciting opportunity allowing qualified students to benefit from our strong liberal arts education and special experiential learning opportunities. More about Hartwick's academic programs . . .

Costs & Financial Aid
Costs for new students for 2014-15 include tuition: $39,260; housing (double occupancy): $5,680; meals: $5,210; fees: $1,210. 99.8% of our students receive financial aid. On average, students received more than $21,632 each in Hartwick funds, not including state and federal aid. More on financial aid . . .

Choose among 17 varsity teams, 8 male and 9 female. 29% of students participate in one or more sports. Among the facilities, a lighted all-weather playing field (home of Hartwick's Division I men's soccer team); Moyer Pool (home of Hartwick's Division I women's water polo team); a fitness center; and much more. More about Hartwick athletics . . .

Study Abroad and Off-Campus Study
Hartwick students travel everywhere, from Italy to India, for January Term, semester-long, or year-long programs. Hartwick is consistently ranked among the top institutions in percentage of students who study abroad.  More about Hartwick's nationally recognized off-campus programs . . .

Student Life
Hartwick offers the wide range of activities you'd find at a large school with the opportunities for creativity and leadership only a small school can offer. Our active student life is boosted by intramural sports and more than 70 student organizations, including sororities and fraternities; performing arts groups in dance, theatre, voice, and instrumental (classical and jazz); WRHO, the campus radio station; Hilltops, the student newspaper; community service opportunities. More about student life at Hartwick . . .

Residential Life
More than 81% of Hartwick students live in College housing. Students have a wide variety of options, from single-sex floors to substance-free theme houses, and townhouses. 33 students live at the College's Pine Lake Environmental Campus. Housing is guaranteed for all four years, although seniors may live off campus. More about residential life at Hartwick . . .

Our Connected Campus
On campus, the number of network devices per student grows every year. Both Ethernet and WiFi are available throughout campus (residence halls and academic buildings), including at the Pine Lake Environmental Campus. Cable TV and phone service is available at every pillow. More about campus technology . . .

Hartwick is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, the National Association of Schools of Music, and the Teacher Education Accreditation Council. The bachelor of science degree program in chemistry is approved by the American Chemical Society. The baccalaureate nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Additional information can be foung on Hartwick's Fact Sheet page under Institutional Research.

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