• Swoop, Hartwick College mascot
  • Hartwick students at Pine Lake
  • Rain Garden and Bresee Hall, Hartwick College
  • Bresee Hall, Hartwick College

What Others Say About Us

College rankings and guidebooks can’t tell you whether Hartwick’s the best fit for you, but they can give you some useful information. Decide for yourself by doing your own research, reading everything you can find, and especially by visiting the campus and talking with current students and faculty. But in the meantime, check out what others have said about us:

Hartwick College Logo U.S. News & World Report has once again ranked Hartwick College among the first-tier of Best National Liberal Arts Colleges in the 2014 edition of its "Best Colleges" guide. Hartwick is ranked 161 among liberal arts colleges overall, up three spots from the 2013 edition.
2015 Fiske Guide The 2015 Fiske Guide to Colleges: Hartwick is named one of the 300 best and most interesting U.S. colleges and universities.
Forbes Magazine

Forbes Magazine has again named Hartwick one of the best colleges in the United States. Hartwick placed 323rd overall in the 2013 Forbes ranking of the 650 best colleges and universities in the nation, an increase of 54 places over the 2012 list. Forbes also ranked Hartwick College as 122nd in the Northeast, and 230th among private colleges - up 51 spots from last year. Read more.

2014 Princeton Review

The Princeton Review 2015 Best Colleges in the Northeast: Hartwick is included among over 200 outstanding educational institutions for our excellent academic program and student satisfaction.

2013 Washington Monthly

Washington Monthly 2013 College Rankings-What Can Colleges Do for the Country?: Hartwick is ranked 152 out of a list of the top 255 liberal arts colleges in the nation. This year's rating has boosted Hartwick 15 spots higher than the 2012 rankings from Washington Monthly, and remains among the highest Hartwick has received to date in national or international listings of the best colleges and universities.

Business Insider

Hartwick has been included in Business Insider's "Complete Ranking Of America's 501 Smartest Colleges." Hartwick is ranked 274 out of a list of 501 colleges and universities across the nation.

Open Doors

Open Doors: Report on International Education Exchange: Hartwick is consistently ranked in the top 50 baccalaureate colleges nationwide in the percentage of students who study abroad.

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AffordableCollegesOnline.org recently identified Hartwick College as one of the 84 colleges in New York state where degrees pay off the most.

Business Journal News Network Multiple outlets within New York's Business Journal News Network have recently recognized Hartwick College. In 2013, Hartwick was named to The Greater Binghamton Business Journal's "Top Colleges & Universities" list, Buffalo Business First Magazine ranked Hartwick as one of the 50 most selective colleges within the Buffalo zone and The Central New York Business Journal named Hartwick to their "Largest Nursing Programs" list.
Newsweek Newsweek, October 2009: In "The Three-Year Solution: How the reinvention of higher education benefits parents, students, and schools," U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee lauds Hartwick's program as a "forward thinking" example of innovative measures being taken by colleges to help families and students cut costs.
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90The percentage of Hartwick young alumni employed or in grad school within a year of graduation.