Tuition and Fees - Affordable Degree Completion
Use our Net Cost Calculator to estimate the total cost of attending Charter Oak State College. (Cost of attendance is based upon Fall 2014 tuition and fees.)
Since every student comes to us with a unique set of circumstances, the cost of completing
a degree varies for each individual.
To assist you in managing costs, a Payment Plan may be utilized for a tuition and fees balance in excess of $500 (not including admissions
or testing fees). You may also apply for other forms of Financial Aid.
Fees below applicable as of July 1, 2014
The application includes an evaluation of how your credits may fit into a degree plan.
More information on the application fee and process can be found in FAQs and How to Apply.
Student Services Fee
|Associate and Bachelor's Degree
The College Fee was replaced by the Student Services Fee on 07/01/2014. The Student
Services fee supports advising staff resources along with computer software and maintenance
to deliver the institution's personal and technologically supported services. The
fee is charged once per semester with course enrollment and students are automatically
billed the fee each semester after becoming degree seeking. (3 times/year)
The Technology Fee is only assessed to course taking students and covers all of the
expenses related to the automated registration process and supporting maintenance
of the system. The fee also supports data security processes and staff assigned to
The graduation fee covers faculty evaluation and validation of your academic record.
Degrees are awarded three times per year.
Tuition & Fees - Credit Earning
The following fees are not required of every student; however, depending on your needs,
|Online Course Fees
|Connecticut resident Student Services Fee per semester
|Nonresident Student Services Fee per semester
|Technology Fee per semester with course registration
|Online Course Tuition
|Connecticut resident per credit
|Nonresident per credit
If you or your spouse is a military service member, please visit the Military Tuition and Fees page.
Credit Course Refund Schedule
Refunds apply to tuition charges only. Fees are non-refundable. Charter Oak has a
100% and 50% refund policy for each 15 week, 8 week and 5 week terms. Please refer
to the Academic Calendar for the dates of the refund period for each term.
For information and the current rates of our Non-Credit course offerings, please visit:
|Testing Administration Fees
|Charter Oak Exams
Please see the Test Administration Schedule page for more information on standardized testing.
Charter Oak Portfolio Assessment
|Course IDS102 (Prior Learning Portfolio Development)
|Connecticut Resident (3 credit tuition)
|Nonresident (3 credit tuition)
|After Completing IDS102 Course
|Enrolled Student per single course portfolio
|Unenrolled Student per single course portfolio
Please visit Portfolio Overview for additional information.
NOTE: You may also choose to complete courses at other regionally accredited colleges
and universities. In that case, you will pay tuition directly to the institution where
the credit is earned.
The above information represents the majority of fees, but may not include every program
or service offered. Please view the Official Catalog for a complete listing.