A major opportunity.
Within the Three-Year Bachelor’s Degree Program, there are 24 major areas of studyleading to a bachelor of arts (B.A.) or bachelor of science (B.S.) degree. Courses of study include majors from the Humanities, Physical and Life Sciences, and Social andBehavioral Sciences divisions:
*General Accounting degree in 3 years; CPA possible in 4 years. **AP Calculus credit or equivalent required. ***Admissionto the Nursing Three-Year Degree Program is based on additional criteria. Students must have at minimum an 88 out of100 high school grade point average to be considered for the NursingThree-Year Degree Program.
, June 22, 2012“Hartwick, a small privateliberal arts college,is at the forefront of a recentupswing in colleges that,spurred by the recessionand concerns over crushing college debt, are encouraging students to save money byshortening the time it takesto earn a degree.”
,February 24, 2009“Hartwick says its programis distinctive, because itwon’t require online coursesor summer school(so students can still dointernships). Students willtake an expanded course loadeach semester, plus coursesduring Hartwick’s Januaryterm. Only a handful of majors are excluded.”
The Washington Post
PostLocal, June 16, 2011“Hartwick College launcheda three-year degree in fall2009, available in morethan two dozen majors.The program started with18 students, is up to 47students and is on target toadd 40 more in fall, making it possibly the largest suchprogram in the nation.”
The Chronicle of Higher Education
,February 24, 2009“Although designed to cutcosts, the Hartwick programwill also maintain its ‘richeducational experience’ …Students who participate willtake 40 rather than30 credits a year, keeping their summers free for studyabroad, internships, or em-ployment. Service learning,athletics, and other activitieswill still be accessible tothree-year students …”
People are talking:
Accounting*Art HistoryBiologyBusiness AdministrationChemistryComputer ScienceEconomicsEnglishFrenchGeology & Environmental SciencesGermanHistoryInformation ScienceIndividual Student Program (ISP)Mathematics*Nursing*PhilosophyPolitical SciencePsychologyReligious StudiesSociologySpanishStudio ArtTheatre Arts
Where they’re from.
Hartwick College Three-Year Degreestudents come from all walks of life,from near and far. Here’s a few highschools our students have attended:
Ballston Spa High SchoolBroadalbin-Perth High SchoolMohonasen Senior High SchoolNew Hartford Senior High SchoolOnteora Central Junior-SeniorHigh SchoolPenn Yan AcademyPine Bush Central High SchoolSaratoga Springs SeniorHigh SchoolSouth Glens Falls CentralHigh SchoolUnatego Junior-SeniorHigh SchoolVVS High School
The ne print.
To be considered for the Program, you should have a high school grade point average of at least 3.0 out of 4.0 or 85out of 100 in a challenging, college-preparatory curriculum. Nursing students must have a GPA of at least 88. Submission of SAT andACT scores is optional for admission to Hartwick and the Three-Year Degree Program, except for nursing applicants.
AP, IB, CLEP & College Credit:
Hartwick offers credit for a score of 3 or above on many of the AP tests, 4 or above onhigher level IB tests, and various credits for CLEP and college courses.