Hartwick College graduates from the Class of 2023 on Founders' Way for Last Walk before Commencement

Graduate in 3 Years!

Hartwick’s Three-Year Bachelor’s Degree Program is available for most majors. It’s a full degree that you can earn a year ahead of the typical schedule. It is perfect for highly-motivated students who either enter Hartwick with college credit or take more than the minimum number of credits per semester.

You’ll save time and money while getting the full college experience. Be an athlete, lead a club, complete an internship (or two), conduct research with a professor, study abroad. Our Three-Year Bachelor’s Degree students do it all, just faster.

You’ll sharpen your creative and critical thinking skills and learn how to apply them to make a lasting impact — in three-fourths the time, for three-fourths the cost.

Three-Year Bachelor's Degree Program Requirements

  • Complete 120 academic credits, two physical education credits and one WICK 101 credit in the course of three years at Hartwick.
  • Complete 40 credits per year (averaging 18 credits in the fall, four credits January Term, and 18 credits in the spring).

Admission Qualifications

To be considered for the Three-Year Bachelor's Degree program, a student needs to have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA (out of a 4.0 scale, or an 85 average) except for the nursing program which requires a minimum of a 3.5 GPA (out of a 4.0 scale, or an 90 average).


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