New to Charter Oak State College?

Welcome! If this is your first visit to the website of Connecticut's public online college, please be aware that Charter Oak is a regionally accredited institution that offers you a variety of options through which to complete the associate and/or bachelor's degrees that will assist you in achieving career success and personal fulfillment.

As you navigate this site, you'll discover that degree completion at Charter Oak is more convenient and flexible and more affordable than at traditional colleges. Connecticut-based Charter Oak has earned national recognition as the college that offers 'degrees without boundaries,' Our alumni come from all 50 states and more than a dozen countries ' representative of the positive influence of Charter Oak's distance (online) learning programs. Since its inception in 1973, the College has helped meet the unique needs of adult learners by awarding over 11,000 degrees.

We eagerly look forward to helping you realize your educational goals. For more detailed information about Charter Oak, our online courses and the advantages we offer, please click the links to the left, or visit our Prospective Students Directory and FAQ pages.

My sincerest wishes for your successful future,

Ed Klonoski

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