U.S. News Ranks Hartwick 21st in Nation for Study Abroad

September 26, 2011

U.S. News & World Report ranks Hartwick College 21st in the nation for the number of students who study abroad: 62 percent.

The College has been repeatedly recognized for excellence in international study, and has been consistently ranked in the top 10 nationally by the International Education Exchange.

"Experiential learning is at the core of a Hartwick education, and international study is a vital component of that commitment," Hartwick College President Margaret L. Drugovich said. "Studying abroad is an invaluable experience. It allows our students to fathom how a new context can shape their understanding. This is in the best tradition of Hartwick's fine liberal arts education, and we are  pleased that our program benefits so many of our students."

U.S. News & World Report also recently ranked Hartwick College among the first-tier Best National Liberal Arts Colleges, with a ranking of 171, up three places from last year.

Earlier this year, The Princeton Review named Hartwick a "Best in the Northeast" college and Forbes continued Hartwick's inclusion in its list of the top 20 percent of colleges and universities in the nation. Among Hartwick's noted strengths are affordability, academic programs, internships, study-abroad opportunities, and the three-year-degree program. Students also praise Hartwick's small class sizes, double and triple majors, and collaboration with faculty.

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Hartwick College is a private liberal arts and sciences college of 1,500 students, located in Oneonta, NY, in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains. Hartwick's 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

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