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New CT Education Academy to Launch
Academy will provide training for CT state workforce

Charter Oak Offers New Non-Credit Cybersecurity Courses
Courses teach latest cybersecurity skills

Charter Oak Ranked First for Affordability
College offers most affordable online degree program in state.

Four Join College Staff
Academic and leadership staff additions.

Charter Oak Launches Health Care Major
New major focuses on health care workforce

Charter Oak awards 2013 Community College Transfer Scholarship
Charlene Hill of Meriden, CT is awarded annual scholarship

Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education

Standardized Exam / Testing Resources

Test Providers

Charter Oak State College accepts credits from faculty-approved exams offered through the following testing providers:

Additional Test Providers

These providers test credits are accepted, but not administered through Charter Oak.

Provider Name Provider Web site / Contact Info Notes
GRE Graduate Record Subject Examinations

GRE - Graduate Record Examinations

P.O. Box 6006
Princeton, NJ 08541-6006
Phone: (609) 771-7670

NYU New York University Proficiency Testing in Foreign Languages Foreign Languages, Translation, and Interpreting  
OHIO Ohio University End-of-Course Examinations Course Credit by Examination  
Other Your Academic Counselor can assist you in locating more information. Additional exams may be accepted as reviewed and approved by the Charter Oak Faculty of Consulting Examiners.
Please Note: If you take an exam with a provider other than Charter Oak, be sure to arrange to have your official scores sent to Charter Oak so that they can be entered into your record. You will receive an updated Status Report each time you have earned credit for exams.

Testing Guides

You can purchase the CLEP Official Study Guide at any local bookstore. Your counselor can help you find study guides for the DSST and Excelsior exams accepted by Charter Oak, or you can check the Web sites in the chart above. You can also purchase resource guides, including a workbook, software and a textbook for any exams through Ask your counselor for details.

Other Resources/Information

  • For more information on testing services please visit the Educational Testing Service network at
  • See your Official Catalog for the approved examinations and qualifying scores.
  • Additions or changes in the testing options are listed in the "Testing News" section of the Charter Oak newsletter, "Update."