Hartwick College

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Hartwick College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Oneonta, NY, a predominately rural area. Hartwick College has an enrollment of over 1,200 students.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores between 1030 (25th percentile) - 1210 (75th percentile) on the SAT and between 20 (25th percentile) - 25 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is common among applicants admitted to Hartwick College. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Hartwick College average GPA ranges from 3.06 to 3.33 for accepted students. 80% of all those who apply are granted admission to Hartwick College, from which 10 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at hartwick.edu.

Overall Hartwick College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Hartwick College was reported as 80.2% in Fall 2020 with over 4,450 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 20 - 25
  • Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Hartwick College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Hartwick College is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Hartwick College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 86.5%
  • 2017-2018: 88.6%
  • 2018-2019: 83.3%
  • 2019-2020: 80.2%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 77.6%

How Does Hartwick College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Hartwick College is forty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
SUNY College of Technology at Delhi72.0%
SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill53.7%
Colgate University22.6%
Morrisville State College74.9%
Hamilton College16.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Hartwick College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading520 - 610
Math510 - 600
Total Score1030 - 1210
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score20 - 25
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