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August 28, 2013

Dorms, classes fill at local colleges


Hartwick received more than 6,400 applications for its entering class, including an application from every state in the U.S. except North Dakota and South Dakota. The Class of 2017 is one of the most geographically diverse to date, with 30 percent of Hartwick’s incoming class coming from outside New York state. They represent 23 states and come from 12 different countries

“High school students and their families continue to find what they’re looking for in Hartwick’s focus on melding a traditional liberal arts curriculum with experience-based opportunities inside and outside of the classroom,” Vice President of Enrollment Management and Marketing David Conway, said in a prepared statement.

SUNY Delhi

At the State University College of Technology at Delhi, about 3,725 students are expected, including about 995 freshmen, officials said.

The college plans an official opening of Sanford Hall, new community conference room, café and state-of-the-art learning laboratories for business and nursing, they said, and among successes is that the criminal justice program is full to capacity

SUNY Cobleskill

The State University College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill has more than 1,000 freshman and transfer students and a total enrollment of just more than 2,500, college officials said. A notable development is a growing interest in bachelor’s degrees, with about 45 percent of students currently seeking the four-year degrees.

The college expects to enroll more than 70 students who are veterans, the most in 10 years, officials said. And the campus has many renovation projects on-going.

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