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Charter Oak State College Encourages Voter Registration
Please register to vote in the upcoming election on Tuesday, November 4th. Get information on deadlines and how to register.

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.

Charter Oak State College Celebrates Constitution Day
September 17th is Constitution Day! Take this opportunity to learn more about this document.

Seeking New Student Alternate Rep to CT's Statewide Student Advisory Committee
Great opportunity to network with students from other institutions and to be part of the discussion on public higher education in CT

Go Back to Get Ahead Registration Event on 8/13
Admissions and financial aid representatives from Charter Oak State College will host a registration event for Go Back to Get Ahead prospective students on Wednesday, August 13th from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

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

Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education
Eligible CT residents can get up to three FREE 3-credit courses to return & finish a college degree at one of the 17 Connecticut State Colleges & Universities! Visit for details & to apply!

We offer multiple ways to earn credit.

With our online degree programs, there is no need to travel to a campus after work or on the weekends. We're accessible to you wherever, whenever. Plus, earn credit through alternate sources such as testing and exams, military training, lifelong learning through our portfolio program, credit evaluated by ACE, National CCRS, or the Connecticut Credit Assessment Program (CCAP), credential evaluation, and by transferring credit earned from other regionally accredited colleges and universities.

Saving money.

It's important to you and to us. As a result, our students find the cost per credit of our online courses one of the lowest around. Plus, we accept most credits for transfer, and award credit for your work and life experience through testing and portfolio assessment. Great value and low cost. Isn't that what you've been searching for? Learn about our tuition and fees.

We take our accreditation seriously.

And so should you. Charter Oak is regionally accredited by NEASC, the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. We are a Connecticut state public college governed by the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities Board of Regents for Higher Education. Founded in 1973, we have been awarding degrees for over 40 years!

Our counselors enjoy working with adult learners like you.

Adult-friendly admissions and academic counselors are experts at helping you plan how to use past course work, testing and prior learning assessment to earn your degree. They can help you decide if you should do an individualized studies or subject area concentration. You will have our help from "Hello" to "Congratulations, Graduate!"

Military Education

Military Education

Programs for Active Duty Servicemembers, Veterans & Military Spouses; where you are & when it is convenient for you.

Information Systems

Info Systems Studies

Designed to equip you as a leader in the field of information technology! Read how: more>

Two Healthcare Administrators

Health Information Management Major

Your home for online health care programs including our new Health Information Management major. more>

Early Childhood Education

Childhood Education

Check out our Early Childhood & Youth Education Certificate and Credential Programs