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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.

2015-2016 Reminder to Complete FAFSA for Upcoming Academic Year
The Office of Financial Aid at Charter Oak State College would like to remind you that the FAFSA for the 2015-2016 academic year is now available.

Transform CSCU 2020 Town Hall Meeting Held
On Monday 9/22, Charter Oak State College held our Transform CSCU 2020 Town Hall meeting at our campus and online.

Omar Rosario named Student Speaker for Charter Oak State College commencement
Omar Rosario named Student Speaker for Charter Oak State College commencement

U.S. Senator Christopher S. Murphy to Give 2014 Commencement Speech
Graduation to be held June 1

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

Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education

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.


Apply to Charter Oak with our online application form!