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Most Affordable College

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Hartwick College is among the most affordable top tier colleges on the East Coast.

$20K average annual cost. Maximize your scholarship by applying early.

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Visit Us

Summer is a great time to visit Hartwick! Oneonta was named a 2024 “50 Best places to live in the U.S.” by



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The average annual mid-career pay for Hartwick graduates is $120K.

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Almost 80% of students complete an internship.

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Career Coaching

100% of students are assigned a career coach.

Find Your Path

Here, you’ll find your way with a whole team of people and peers who care about your success.

Hartwick College student Nicole Chaora ‘24 during Silicon Valley Experience

Majors and Minors

Look through all of the majors and minors offered at Hartwick, and start planning your FlightPath today.

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Your FlightPath helps you discover your strengths, define and refine your path, and prepare for your future.

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Come Visit

See what life at Hartwick looks like and schedule your in-person or virtual visit today.

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Learn Why You Belong

Here, we’re committed to fostering an environment of thoughtful exchange and creating a space that’s safe, welcoming, and open.

The Hartwick student experience

Spending time in Oneonta is part of the Hartwick student experience. Learn about where you can live, what you can get involved with, and where you can start to explore as a Hartwick Student. 

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Live on campus

On a vibrant campus built for connection, you’ll find your people, your place, and your path.

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Get Involved

Join one of more than 60 clubs and organizations, compete in varsity athletics, or play intramural sports.

Explore the Home of Hartwick

A thriving small city at the edge of the Catskill Mountains, there’s always something to do or see in the college town of Oneonta.

Together, We Soar

Invest in our students; Invest in Hartwick.

Hartwick’s goal is not to simply evolve with the higher education landscape.

It’s to lead it.

What's New— Hartwick Stories

Spider Senses Tingling at Pine Lake

Bryn Haas '26 separates spiders from other insects and debris, identify species to create a diversity data set.
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The True Meaning Behind the Pine Lake Archeological Field School

Attending this field school is about much more than just earning college credits.
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Baker-Simpson Experience Ignites Student’s Passion

As a Baker-Simpson fellow, Chelsea Kotey '25 is now looking for an internship that will help her combine her passion for healthcare with her rediscovered love of technology.
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Prestigious Award Unlocks Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity for Student

Hartwick senior, awarded the 2022-23 Freedman Prize for Student-Faculty Research in Applied Geoscience, conducted her fieldwork.
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Happening on The Hill

FlightPath: Our Approach

Our future-focused approach to education that is designed just for you. A personalized experience with everything you need, you’ll be ready to soar.

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Breakthroughs & Rankings

See why Hartwick is being recognized by ranking agencies for everything from the value of this experience, to student’s social mobility following graduation.

Hartwick College students on Founders' Way

Financial Aid

We’re dedicated to making the financial aid process simple, and a Hartwick education affordable for every student.

Hear from current Hawks

Miyu Osawa Hartwick College exchange student

"Hartwick has been a very special place for me. I knew I wanted to study someplace that was safe, smaller and peaceful. I joined the History Club, the International Club, and the Asian Culture Club. Every day was different, and every day was memorable!”

Miyu Osawa

Exchange student from Gakushuin University in Tokyo, Japan

Hartwick College HartLand student Makenna Ventuleth '27

“I plan to go into the medical field, but those programs require such big loans. The HartLand Promise brought that cost down so far that I don’t need to take out loans for my undergraduate degree.”

Makenna Ventuleth '27

Biology Major

The world needs nurses more than ever.

At Hartwick, every accepted nursing student is guaranteed a minimum of $160,000 towards their tuition. By investing in you, we’re helping answer today’s crucial need for outstanding nurses.

Be a Student and Athlete

When you’re a Hawk, you’ll find the structure and the support you need to be a successful student and athlete.

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