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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.

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

Charter Oak Ranked First for Affordability
College offers most affordable online degree program in state.

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!"

Every course gets you closer to your degree. Register for Spring 2015 courses today!

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Early Childhood Education

Childhood Education

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

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>