Profile of the Class of 2017
What are Hartwick students like? They tend to be curious, adventurous, independent, and thoughtful. But there's no one way to be a student at Hartwick. There are as many choices as there are students, and the College fosters that independent spirit through hands-on learning, international and other off-campus experiences, and lots of opportunities to work on collaborative projects with our expert faculty.
The Class of 2017 numbered 528 first-year students. Read on for more facts:
- Residents of 23 states and 12 countries
- 16% are in National Honor Society
- 43% participated in community service
- 55% participated in varsity athletics; 22% served as team captains
- Many are world travelers, having visited Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Costa Rica, England, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, India, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama , Philippines, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Spain, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey
- Many have taken part in foreign-exchange experiences, having studied in Canada, France, Germany, India, and Slovakia
- 23 served as student-body or class presidents
- 53 made all-star, all-state, or all-region in musical groups; another 19 performed a lead role or directed a drama production
The Class of 2017 includes writers, editors, musicians, actors and painters, Eagle Scouts, Girl Scout Gold Award recipients, an Arctic Circle explorer, Broadway performer, lab analyst at Chobani yogurt, published novelist, and a student who possesses an 1898 Hartwick Seminary Commencement Program.