International Students

Hartwick values a campus environment with a global perspective. That’s why we offer international students scholarships of $25,000 – $37,000 per year.

We offer our students $32 million in institutional aid to help make this personalized education affordable. Awards are based on a variety of factors, and limited amounts of need-based financial aid are also available every year. Hartwick is a smart choice.

Four more reasons to apply:

  1. There is no application fee.
  2. Official test scores are required from just one of the following exams: SAT, ACT, TOEFL or IELTS.
  3. You’ll find students from 20 different countries on our campus.
  4. The Admissions process and the educational experience at Hartwick are highly personal.


Minimum Test Scores

TOEFL (Internet-based) 80
TOEFL (Paper-based) 550
SAT (Critical Reading) 420
ACT (Composite) 21

Optional: Set up a virtual chat with your admissions counselor.

We’d love to give you the opportunity to tell us more about yourself!

At Hartwick, We’re committed to considering the whole student, and this is a great way for you to tell us your story to help us get a holistic view of your application. Set up an online chat with your personal admissions counselor today!

Music and Art Majors

Hartwick College offers fine academic programs in music and art, as well as a range of extracurricular activities in both fields, and a lively array of cultural events and organizations (including our own museum — with a gallery that shows student art!).

In addition to our regular admission criteria, students planning to major in music are required to have an audition, and students wishing to major in art should submit a portfolio of slides or original work.

Find out more about music auditions.

Find out more about art portfolios.

Nursing Majors

Hartwick is test optional for Fall 2022. SAT/ACT is optional but recommended.

  • Submit SAT scores to Hartwick using institution code: 2288
  • Submit ACT scores to Hartwick using institution code: 2756

Home-schooled Students

In addition to meeting all stated applications requirements, home-schooled students must submit the following:

  • Transcripts that are accompanied by course descriptions and/or syllabi
  • At least one recommendation from an outside instructor or employer
  • SAT I or ACT test (students are strongly encouraged to take at least three SAT II subject tests)
    • Submit SAT scores to Hartwick using institution code: 2288
    • Submit ACT scores to Hartwick using institution code: 2756

Contact Us:

Phone: 888-HARTWICK (888-427-8942)
Fax: 607-431-4102 or 607-431-4154

Mail: Hartwick College
Office of Admissions
P.O. Box 4022
Oneonta, NY 13820