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Hartwick College

Oneonta, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate96%
Acceptance Rate96%

Hartwick College Admissions

If you are considering submitting an application to Hartwick College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Hartwick College Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Hartwick College's admissions stats.

Hartwick College 2022 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 11%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 4%
Waitlist No

Hartwick College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Hartwick College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I Yes November 1 November 15
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Applying Early to Hartwick College?

Hartwick College offers early decision but not early action. Early decision is binding, which means you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.

🗓️ Early Decision I applications are due by November 1 EDI applicants should receive a decision by November 15.

Some students apply to college early because they hope it will increase their chances of getting in. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase your chance of being admitted, since it shows your interest in a school.

➡️ See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Hartwick College Admissions

Transferring to Hartwick College

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Hartwick College

Hartwick College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Hartwick College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Hartwick College

What does Hartwick College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Important
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Work Experience Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Volunteer Work Important
Class Rank Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Considered
Interview Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered

Make sure to check with Hartwick College for more information on admission factors.

Hartwick College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Hartwick College, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Hartwick College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.5
Other Requirements audition for music program, portfolio for art majors
Transcript(S) of College Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Hartwick College?

Hartwick College has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Hartwick College considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Hartwick College is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 11% of Hartwick College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 4% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Hartwick College?

To be competitive with other Hartwick College applicants, you should strive to score between 970 and 1200 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Hartwick College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1200 and 25% of scored lower than 970, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Hartwick College students scored 610 or higher and 75% of students scored 520 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Hartwick College students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 520 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for Hartwick College?

To be most competitive at Hartwick College, you should strive to earn between 22 and 28 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 28 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Hartwick College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 28, and three out of four students scored lower than 28 on the ACT.

A 22 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Hartwick College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 22.

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More Information on Transferring to Hartwick College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Hartwick College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Hartwick College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

Hartwick College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Hartwick College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Hartwick College.

Does Hartwick College accept transfer credits?

✅ Hartwick College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Hartwick College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests

Does Hartwick College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Hartwick College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Hartwick College?

❌ No, Hartwick College is test optional, so you can decide if you want to to submit your test scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is Hartwick College's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Hartwick College is 96%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Hartwick College?

✅ Hartwick College offers early decision but the school has not provided an acceptance rate.

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Hartwick College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Hartwick College? Hartwick College is a somewhat selective institution. The Hartwick College acceptance rate is 96%. This means that the institution accepts 95 out of every 100 applicants.


Hartwick College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Hartwick College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Hartwick College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Hartwick College ACT Scores


ACT Range

22 - 28

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

28 and Above


22 to 28


22 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Hartwick College is 24. Students with an ACT score of 28 and above have a good chance of getting into Hartwick College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 22 and 28 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 22 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Hartwick College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

970 - 1200


Math SAT Range

480 - 610


Reading SAT Range

520 - 610

Hartwick College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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