Hartwick College

Hartwick College

Hartwick College is a private, four-year, non-denominational college located in Oneonta, New York, United States. It was established in 1797 as the Hartwick Seminary. In 1928, the college was moved to the present location and was incorporated under the name of Hartwick College. Both of the 425-acre academic campus and the 920-acre environmental campus of Hartwick College stand on land donated by the state of Oneonta. The college offers a large number of courses, which are primarily focused on science and liberal arts.

The athletics teams of Hartwick College are known as the Hawks. The official mascot of the college is a blue hawk. The students of Hartwick College participate in intercollegiate basketball, equestrian, lacrosse, tennis, football, field hockey, swimming & diving, volleyball and water polo.

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Contacting Hartwick

Hartwick College
One Hartwick Drive
Oneonta , NY 13820-4020
General Phone: (607) 431-4000

Hartwick Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts115German language, French language, Spanish language, English, liberal arts and sciences, anthropology, economics, political science, sociology, ...
Business and Management52business management, accounting, accounting and related services
Science31biology, biochemistry, chemistry, geology, physics
Nursing and Emergency Medicine24various nursing
Art Studies17art studies
Therapy and Counseling16psychology
Computer Science and Engineering9computer and info science, information science
Education and Teaching8music teaching
Fine Arts8art history and criticism
Drama and Performing Arts3drama
Religion and Philosophy3philosophy, religion
Medical Support and Technology0clinical lab tech

Number of programs and degrees for Hartwick in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree29731

Hartwick Student Body

In 2007-2008, Hartwick had a total enrollment of 1,537 students (1,512 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 44%
Women 56%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 61%
Black 5%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 24%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 50%
20-21 36%
22-24 8%
25-29 1%
30-34 0%
35-39 0%
40-49 1%
50-64 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York62%
New Jersey6%
(International Students)3%
New Hampshire2%
Rhode Island1%

Hartwick Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 76 %

Hartwick Room and Board (2007)

Hartwick offers campus housing for 1,200 of its 1,512 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Oneonta, New York for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New York Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 21 meals per week.

Hartwick Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal490590
SAT Math500600
SAT Writing480580
ACT Composite2226

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT60%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT26%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Hartwick Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 31,900
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 31,900
Room and board $ 8,685
Room charge $ 4,500
Board (meal plan) charge $ 4,185
Books and supplies $ 700
Other expenses $ 700

Financial Aid:
Hartwick participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 272900)

Hartwick Faculty

Hartwick has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1613
Non-tenured and not on tenure track92

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year24$79,09715$77,133
Associate professoracademic year21$51,64219$53,171
Assistant professoracademic year22$45,47213$42,249
Instructoracademic year1*1*
No academic rankacademic year1*0*
All faculty totalacademic year69$58,95848$57,375

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Hartwick Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Empire Eight
Basketball Empire Eight
Track Empire Eight

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports201131

Hartwick Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Accounting and Related Services, Other
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Science/Studies

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Music Teacher Education

Fine Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation

Liberal Arts
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing, Other

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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What Sets Hartwick Apart:

% of degrees in art studies
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Dorm rooms per full-time student
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Top 5%Hartwick Dorm rooms per full-time student
Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 6%Hartwick Number of students
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 7%Hartwick Number of degree programs
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 14%Hartwick Salaries of full-time faculty
% of degrees in liberal arts
(colleges not offering open-admission)
Top 15%Hartwick % of degrees in liberal arts
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Hartwick Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in drama and performing arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Hartwick % of degrees in drama and performing arts
% of degrees in science
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Hartwick % of degrees in science

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