Accreditation and Affiliations

Hartwick is an independent college operating under a charter granted by the Regents of the University of the State of New York. Control of the College is vested in its Board of Trustees, and its academic programs are registered with the New York State Department of Education, Office of Higher Education, Room 979, Education Building Annex, Albany, NY 12230, 518-474-5851.

The College is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The degree programs in art and art history are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. The bachelor of science degree program in chemistry is approved by the American Chemical Society. The degree programs in music and music education are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music and the music department has an active chapter of Pi Kappa Lambda, a national music honor society. The baccalaureate program in nursing at Hartwick is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington DC 20036, (202)887-6791. 

Hartwick is an institutional member of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, the American Council on Education, the Association of Colleges and Universities of the State of New York, the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities, the College Entrance Examination Board, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing  and Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, the American Chemical Society, the American Association of University Women, the Independent College Fund of New York, the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, the Council on International Educational Exchange, and the Higher Education Data Sharing Consortium, EduCAUSE.