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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

Credit Requirements

All Charter Oak degrees require a minimum number of credits depending on the level of the degree (associate or bachelor's) as indicated in the chart below:

Charter Oak Degree Credit Requirements

Degree Credit Requirements
Associate in Arts 60 credits (with a minimum of 45 liberal arts credits)
Associate in Science 60 credits (with a minimum of 30 liberal arts credits)
Bachelor of Arts 120 credits (with a minimum of 90 liberal arts credits and a concentration consisting of a minimum of 36 credits)
Bachelor of Science 120 credits (with a minimum of 60 liberal arts and a concentration consisting of a minimum of 36 credits)

In addition, every degree must fulfill General Education and Liberal Arts requirements.

All matriculated (enrolled) students will be given an evaluation to assist them in seeing how their prior credits fulfill credit requirements. If you have questions on credit requirements, please contact your Academic Counselor.