Student sitting on the hill

Our time to rise.

A bold new future is on our horizon

We invite you to explore the 2020-2021 Hartwick College President’s Report, an immersive digital experience where you can read and learn about all of the new and exciting initiatives at Hartwick, including FlightPath, our unique approach to education.

What’s next starts here

Through FlightPath, Hartwick graduates will be ready. In fact, they will be just what the world needs. Partnering with their Guidance Team, each Hartwick student builds their own, individualized FlightPath.Their growing confidence and evolving interests take prominence as they define and prepare to realize their professional goals. Developed by our community for continual adaptation, FlightPath is an approach that will remain relevant, valuable, and at the forefront of education.

Hartwick faculty are addressing some of today’s most pressing issues

Hartwick’s committed faculty and staff are key to FlightPath’s success. Armed with competitive grants and funding, they engage students as they make strides in the academic sphere and the public sector. This funding fuels research, curriculum development, capital projects, outreach programs, and specific FlightPath-driven initiatives. Our people are increasingly recognized as thought leaders committed to addressing the world’s toughest challenges.

Raising the bar

The quality of a Hartwick education is getting noticed. Hartwick is being recognized by ranking agencies for everything from the value of this educational experience to students’ social mobility following graduation.

Ranked #22 and Top 150

US News & World Report ranked Hartwick among the top 150 National Liberal Arts Colleges in 2021. The publication also rated Hartwick a Top Performer on Social Mobility (tied for #22).




Ranked #83

Liberal Arts Colleges in 2022 according to Washington Monthly




Ranked #360

The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education put Hartwick in a tie with the U of Kentucky and Seton Hall in four areas: resources, engagement, outcomes, and environment.




Ranked #20

Pre-licensure BSN program in New York
Nursing Schools Almanac

Ranked #9

In providing merit aid and scholarships to students without financial need

Ranked #13

Best College for Getting a Job in New York
Zippia: The Career Expert

Hartwick in the News


October 29, 2021

Hartwick’s Political Science Expert Laurel Elder To Discuss The Gender Gap In Politics

The community is invited to join Hartwick College students when Professor of Political Science Laurel Elder speaks about her new…


October 6, 2021

Hartwick’s O’Connor Chair Lecture Guests to Address “Nursing Beyond the Bedside”

Three distinguished experts will provide their insights on a critical aspect of nursing during Hartwick’s College’s upcoming O’Connor Chair Lecture.…


September 27, 2021

Hartwick College Recognized in National Rankings

Hartwick College, and its innovative FlightPath initiative, has earned high marks in the latest national college and university rankings. Washington…


September 13, 2021

Hartwick College President Margaret L. Drugovich Announces Plan to Retire

The Board of Trustees of Hartwick College announced today that Dr. Margaret L. Drugovich will retire from the presidency of…


August 2, 2021

Hartwick College Alumni and Student Help Political Science Expert Publish Latest Book

Hartwick College alumni and a current student played major roles in helping a nationally renowned political science scholar publish her…