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Enrollment

Students Registered in
Courses, FY 2017-18
2,270
Fall 2017 Enrollment
Head Count
FT
296
PT
1,204
Total
1,500
GenderFTPTTotal
Female69%67%68%
Male31%33%32%
Race/EthnicityFTPTTotal
American Indian or
Alaska Native
2%< 1%< 1%
Asian3%2%2%
Black or
African-American
20%16%17%
Hispanic12%15%15%
Native Hawaiian or
Other Pacific Islander
0%0%0%
White55%55%55%
Two or More Races3%3%3%
Nonresident Alien1%< 1%< 1%
Race/Ethnicity
Unknown
4%9%8%
ResidencyFTPTTotal
Connecticut Resident78%81%80%
Out-of-State22%19%20%
Pell Grant RecipientFTPTTotal
Yes54%27%32%
No46%73%68%
AgeFTPTTotal
Average Age363939
Age Range16-5918-7516-75
Student LevelFTPTTotal
Undergraduate98%94%94%
Graduate2%6%6%

Note: Fall enrollment figures above are based on IPEDS definitions. An additional 422 degree and certificate students were matriculated at Charter Oak in Fall 2017. These are self-paced students pursuing credits by way of transfer courses, exams, life experience portfolios, and other prior learning pathways.

Graduates

Total Degrees and Certificates Awarded Since Founding in 197316,318
Students Completing Degrees and Certificates, FY 2017-18558
Gender
Female71%
Male29%
Race/Ethnicity
American Indian or
Alaska Native
< 1%
Asian1%
Black or
African-American
13%
Hispanic14%
Native Hawaiian or
Other Pacific Islander
0%
White61%
Two or More Races3%
Nonresident Alien2%
Race/Ethnicity
Unknown
6%
Residency
Connecticut Resident70%
Out-of-State30%
Total Awards, FY 2017-18578
Certificates61
Associate Degrees64
Bachelor's Degrees446
Master's Degrees7
Bachelor's Degree Completions by Program
Business Administration16%
Individualized Study16%
Child Studies13%
Liberal Studies9%
Health Care Administration8%
Psychology7%
Health Information Management4%
Other Programs27%

Student Success

Six-Year Graduation Rates for Bachelor's Degree Students,
Entry Dates April 1 - March 31

Acad. YearOverallWhiteBlackHispanicAll Others
CohortTotalGradRateTotalGradRateTotalGradRateTotalGradRateTotalGradRate
2007-0862037861%40325964%964547%482348%735170%
2008-0965138960%44828263%1024948%563563%452351%
2009-1073842457%51430960%1034544%854958%362158%
2010-1192251155%60135759%1546341%1045351%633860%
2011-1279339049%53328153%1425942%662944%522140%

Three-Year Graduation Rates for Associate Degree Students,
Entry Dates April 1 - March 31

Acad. YearOverallWhiteBlackHispanicAll Others
CohortTotalGradRateTotalGradRateTotalGradRateTotalGradRateTotalGradRate
2010-11711014%34515%19211%1100%7343%
2011-12511224%28830%1318%600%5360%
2012-13761824%431535%21210%9111%300%
2013-14711927%461635%14214%900%2150%
2014-15942426%581933%1500%14321%7229%

Fall-to-Fall Persistence Rates, Course Registration or Graduation,
Matriculants from April - October

Acad. YearOverallWhiteBlackHispanicAll Others
CohortTotalPersRateTotalPersRateTotalPersRateTotalPersRateTotalPersRate
201254931758%31019663%813847%774052%814353%
201358231354%33717753%1095651%653655%714462%
201476644758%44327161%1467149%1076359%704260%
201553832661%31720364%965254%794456%462759%
201643324456%24113656%693957%623556%613456%

Spring-to-Spring Persistence Rates, Course Registration or Graduation,
Matriculants from November - March

Acad. YearOverallWhiteBlackHispanicAll Others
CohortTotalPersRateTotalPersRateTotalPersRateTotalPersRateTotalPersRate
201335919454%23013257%572747%331752%391846%
201438521857%23114161%542750%572442%432660%
201539820552%24713555%632844%462657%421638%
201632817353%1799955%552749%553055%391744%
201729419466%18912667%423276%362158%271556%

Thirteen-Month Persistence Rates, Still Enrolled or Graduated at 13 Months,
Entry Dates April 1 - March 31

Acad. YearOverallWhiteBlackHispanicAll Others
CohortTotalPersRateTotalPersRateTotalPersRateTotalPersRateTotalPersRate
2012-1390875984%54046887%1389670%1109082%12010588%
2013-1496780483%56848886%16313180%1229074%1149583%
2014-15116488276%69054779%20913766%15312078%1127870%
2015-1686665175%49640281%15110167%1349067%855868%
2016-1772754375%43033778%1117467%987071%886270%

IPEDS Financial Metrics
State Support (in millions)
Fiscal YearTotal BudgetState AppropriationPercent Support
2013$11.51$2.4721%
2014$13.34$2.7020%
2015$14.93$3.0620%
2016$15.99$3.3721%
2017$15.55$3.8425%
Cost Per Registered Student FTE
Fiscal
Year
Credit
Hours
Student
FTE
Budget
(in M)
Cost per
FTE
201327,521917$11.51$12,550
201427,183906$13.34$14,728
201532,0981,070$14.93$13,949
201628,499950$15.99$16,834
201727,568926$15.55$16,790
Cost Per Associate, Bachelor's, and Master's Degree
Fiscal
Year
Num. of
Degrees
Budget
(in M)
Cost per
Degree
2013495$11.51$23,250
2014484$13.34$27,569
2015535$14.93$27,898
2016607$15.99$26,346
2017524$15.55$29,671
Three-Year Default Rates on Federal Student Loans
MetricFY
2013
FY
2014
FY
2015
Number in repayment361372437
Number in default192233
Default rate5.2%5.9%7.5%

Student Satisfaction

Percent of 2017-18 degree and certificate recipients who were satisfied or very satisfied overall with Charter Oak State College97%

Employment Information

Of the 2015-16 graduates who are Connecticut residents:
Entered employment in the first quarter following graduation80%
Retained employment for six months98%
Average earnings in first quarter after graduation$14,310
Gain in average quarterly earnings (pre-admission to post-graduation)$2,717