Fact SheetFact Sheet 2012-13
Hartwick College is a private liberal arts and sciences college of 1,558 students, located in Oneonta, NY, in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains. Hartwick's expansive curriculum emphasizes a uniquely experiential approach to liberal arts. Through personalized teaching, collaborative research, a unique January Term, a wide range of internships and 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.
1,558 students come from 30 states and 36 countries; 40% male, 60% female; 13% ALANA (African-American, Hispanic, Asian-American, Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, and Native American); 3% international students; 70% New York State residents. 1,495 full-time students, with 41% male, 59% female and 13% ALANA.
Three-year Degree Program: An accelerated program of study for 24 majors and allows the focused student to graduate in just three years. The program started in 2009. This year the College enrolled 39 (freshmen), 4 new Transfers in the program and they join 78 returning students.
Junior/Senior Major Enrollments: Social & Behavioral Sciences 32%; Humanities 18%; Physical and Life Sciences 21%; Business and Accounting 14%; Nursing & Medical Technology 12%; Interdisciplinary <1%. Largest enrollments are: Business & Accounting, Biology, Nursing, Sociology, and Psychology.
Student Organizations: More than 60 special interest student organizations are active on campus. Approximately 8% of students belong to Greek organizations, with two fraternities and three sororities.
Athletics: 432 (28%) of students participate in one or more sports. Affiliation: NCAA Division III for most sports programs, Division I for men's soccer and women's water polo. Intercollegiate sports for women: basketball, cross-country, equestrian, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, swimming & diving, tennis, volleyball, water polo. Intercollegiate sports for men: basketball, cross-country, football, lacrosse, soccer, swimming & diving, tennis.
Class of 2016 Admissions Profile:
Applications received 5,795
Numbering Entering: 446
25-75%-ile SAT (CR+M) 1020 - 1220*
Percent graduating in top 10% of high school class 20%**
* Students request SAT to be considered in Admissions decision
** Of those reporting rank
Financial Aid Profile - All Students
Receiving any aid 96.9%
Average institutional award $18,057
Percent of full-time students receiving Federal Pell Grants 33.5%
Majors: accounting (general & CPA), anthropology, art, art history, biochemistry, biology, business administration, chemistry, computer science, economics, English, environmental chemistry, French, geology and environmental sciences, German, history, information science, mathematics, medical tech¬nology, music, music education, nursing, philosophy, physics, political science, psychology, religious studies, sociology, Spanish, theatre arts. An Individual Student Program, a student-designed major, is offered for students whose interests lie outside an established major.
Minors: cognitive science, criminal justice, documentary photography, environmental science and policy, finance, graphic communications, Latin American and Caribbean studies, literature, museum studies, peace & conflict studies, U.S. ethnic studies, women's and gender studies, writing. Minors also are available in almost all majors (25 of 31 majors).
Special Programs: certification in elementary and secondary education, dual certification in childhood/special education and middle childhood and adolescence/special education, honors.
Pre-Professional Programs: pre-allied health professions, pre-engineering, pre-law, pre-medicine.
Cooperative Programs: engineering with Clarkson University and Columbia University; law with Albany Law School; MBA with Clarkson University and Union College; Partnership for Nursing Opportunities with Bassett Healthcare; physical and occupational therapy with Sage Graduate School.
187 faculty members, of which 109 are full-time; 95% of full-time faculty members hold the highest degree in their disciplines; the student to faculty ratio is 11.2:1.
OFF-CAMPUS STUDY/INSTITUTIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
Hartwick affiliations include: The American University Washington Semester; School for International Training; Central College Abroad; National Outdoor Leadership Seminar; Institute for Study Abroad - Butler,; International Studies Abroad; Academic Programs International; CIS Abroad; Globalinks; and University Studies Abroad Consortium.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & RESOURCES
The campus network provides everyone with voice mail, TV access, wired and wireless Internet access. The College's main computers are Hewlett-Packard systems. Hartwick's Stevens-German Library utilizes technology and the Internet to provide Hartwick students, faculty, and staff with a wide range of information and learning resources. The Library's collection includes more than 299,746 books, serial backfiles, and other paper materials; 13,112 serial subscriptions; 29,700 microforms; 4,987 audio-visual materials; and 3,866 e-books.
78% of Hartwick students live in College on-campus housing. Housing options include traditional residence halls, suites, and townhouse apartments. 35 additional students live at the College's Pine Lake Environmental Campus, located eight miles from main campus.
GRADUATES & ALUMNI/AE
Within six months of graduation, more than 96% of the students either are employed or enrolled in graduate or professional school, or in services (military, Peace Corps, etc.).
Graduates (2011-12) 295 (NYSED count)
Graduation Rate (6 years) 58% (For the Class entering Fall 2006)
Student Athlete Graduation Rate 36% (For the Class entering Fall 2005)
First Year to Sophomore Retention Rate 73.2% (For the Class entering Fall 2011)
2012 Graduates Top Five Majors: Business Administration, Nursing, Biology, English, Psychology
Alumni/ae of record (June 30, 2012) 16,147
Alumni/ae giving rate: 15.35%
Geographic distribution: 51% reside in the Mid-Atlantic region (New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Delaware), 23% in New England, 8% in the Southeast, and 1.5% reside abroad.
65% of alumni/ae graduated after 1980.
The most common professional field among Hartwick alumni/ae is management.
COSTS (Class of 2016)
Fees (matriculation, activity, wellness, Pine Lake, campus card) $ 1,210
Room (double occupancy) $ 5,305
Board (19 meals) $ 4,780
Personal expense allowance (books, travel, other) $ 1,400
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
28 members as of October 2012; 46% female, 54% male. 74% alumni/ae, 22% community members. Occupational areas represented include community service & development, consulting, education, entrepreneurship technology, facilities management, financial services, healthcare, insurance, legal services, marketing, and philanthropy.
Based on Fall 2012 cross-applications, Hartwick's primary overlap institutions included: SUNY Oneonta, Quinnipiac University, SUNY Binghamton, Ithaca College, University of Vermont, Siena College, SUNY Albany, and UMass-Amherst. (Source: Fall 2012 College Board Overlap)
CLASSIFICATION & ACCREDITATION
The 2010 Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education classifies Hartwick as follows:
Undergraduate Instructional Program: Arts & sciences plus professions, no graduate coexistence
Enrollment Profile: Exclusively undergraduate four-year
Undergraduate Profile: Full-time four-year, more selective, lower transfer-in
Size and Setting: Small four-year, highly residential
Basic Baccalaureate Colleges - Arts & Sciences
Hartwick College is an independent college operating under a charter granted by the Regents of the University of the State of New York. The College 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 Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The Bachelor of Science degree program in chemistry is approved by the American Chemical Society. The Hartwick College Teacher Education Program has been accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC).