Chat Button
News & EventsSubscribe via RSS

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
On Tuesday, July 28, a network security upgrade will impact our services.
On that day, our websites & phones will be offline from 6 a.m. until approximately noon.

Choosing where to complete your bachelor's is a big step.

We are glad you are considering Charter Oak State College where more than 10,000 happy alums have completed their bachelor's degrees.
Get info on our $1000 community college scholarship for just students transferring from a community college!

Transfer to Charter Oak

We have transfer articulation agreements with many community colleges. A transfer articulation agreement is a way for students to see how course credits earned at their institution can be applied at Charter Oak. Even if we do not have a transfer articulation agreement with your community college, we still will accept most credits from any accredited community colleges.

Choose your College to see our Transfer Articulation Agreement:

Community Colleges and Junior Colleges in Connecticut

Community Colleges and Junior Colleges outside of Connecticut
  • Arizona Western College
  • Cochise College
  • Eastern Arizona College
  • Frederick Community College
  • Hillsborough Community College
  • Northern Virginia Community College
  • Pikes Peak Community College
  • Valencia Community College
  • West Valley Community College
  • Yavapai College

Other Accredited Community College or Junior College


 

Why choose Charter Oak?

We're Online

All of our programs are online. In fact, we are Connecticut's ONLY public online college. We offer hundreds of online courses and the ability to complete your bachelor's in marketable areas like Public Safety Administration, Health Care Administration, Early Childhood Study and Information Systems to name a few. Online equals flexibility!Most of our students are working. Many have families. Being able to log on at any time of the day or night to accomplish your coursework can be just the balance you need to manage your life. Through your courses, our online chats, student elounge and online networking groups, you'll engage with others who are also living their lives while completing their degrees!

We're Affordable

Many of you attended community college because of its affordability - and you want to finish your bachelor's by accumulating as little debt as possible. If you compare us with others across the state and the country, you will be surprised by how much you can save at Charter Oak - particularly if you are a Connecticut resident. Please see our Tuition and Fees for your low-cost comparison!

We have a Flexible Credit Transfer Policy

At Charter Oak, we want you to succeed. We accept up to 87 credits from accredited community colleges, and you can use mostly all of those credits in your bachelor's degree program. That's a great advantage!

We're Accredited

We are regionally accreditedby the NEASC (New England Association of Schools and Colleges), the same governing body that provides accreditation to major colleges and universities throughout New England. This should be an important factor in your decision-making.

READY TO APPLY?

Apply to Charter Oak with our online application form!