Hartwick College is a non-denominational, private, four-year liberal arts and sciences college located in Oneonta, New York
Hartwick College is rooted in the founding of Hartwick Seminary in 1797 through the will of John Christopher Hartwick. In 1927, Hartwick Seminary moved to expand into a four-year college and was offered land by the city of Oneonta to move to Hartwick College’s current location. The school has 1,500 undergraduate students from 30 states and 22 countries, 187 faculty members and the student-faculty ratio is 11-1.
Hartwick College offers 31 majors leading to a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree. In addition, it offers 11 special minors (minors also are available in almost every major); pre-professional programs in law, medicine, engineering and allied health professions; and five cooperative programs in engineering, law, business, and physical and occupational therapy. Hartwick’s three-year bachelor’s degree program allows qualified students to receive a degree in three years, as opposed to the traditional four. Since its launch in 2009, the program has sparked national interest for cost savings and quality.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Hartwick College 161st in its 2013 National Liberal Arts College Rankings, with an overall score of 41 out of 100. U.S. News & World Report also ranked it in the first tier of Best National Liberal Arts Colleges[dubious ] and placed it 21st among all U.S. colleges and universities for the percentage of students who study abroad. Hartwick is also consistently featured in The Fiske Guide to Colleges and it is a Princeton Review Best Northeastern College.