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Commencement 2015 student speaker April Cox
Barrington, RI resident named Charter Oak student speaker

Commencement 2015 speaker Colin McEnroe
Columnist and radio personality to speak at graduation

Commencement 2015 on May 31st
Over 550 students will comprise the Class of 2015, with 200 attending the ceremony

Charter Oak State College Enrollment Up 38%
The College's current enrollment is now at 2,836 students with over 2,000 of those students registered for online courses.

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

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

Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education
Our offices will be closed on Monday, September 7 for Labor Day.
Navy College Program Distance Learning Partnership (NCPDLP)

Welcome to Charter Oak State College!

We are Connecticut's accredited public online college serving adult students since 1973. As an approved participating member in the Navy College Program Distance Learning Partnership (NCPDLP) - and recognized as one of Military Advanced Education Magazine's "Top Military Friendly Colleges" - we look forward to assisting you on the road to degree completion!

The Charter Oak Advantages:

  • Convenient.

    Our courses are online and you can earn credit whenever and wherever it is convenient for you.
  • Flexible.

    We will work with you to maximize your existing credit including giving you maximum consideration for your military education and experience, and we also accept college level equivalency testing such as CLEP and DANTES.
  • Affordable.

    Servicemembers can take advantage of our special military rates!
  • Accredited.

    We are regionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.