Institutional Profile and Fact Sheet

Charter Oak State College Graduation

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Additional information can be found at Charter Oak's College Navigator site, which is maintained by the U.S. Department of Education.

 

Student Enrollment Characteristics

IPEDS 12-Month Enrollment, FY 2019-20Total
Unduplicated Head Count2,350
IPEDS Fall 2020 EnrollmentFTPTTotal
Head Count4101,2241,634
GenderFTPTTotal
Female77%72%73%
Male23%28%27%
Race/EthnicityFTPTTotal
American Indian or Alaska Native< 1%< 1%< 1%
Asian2%3%2%
Black or African-American18%17%18%
Hispanic18%17%17%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander0%< 1%< 1%
White55%54%54%
Two or More Races2%2%2%
Nonresident Alien< 1%< 1%< 1%
Race/Ethnicity Unknown3%7%6%
ResidencyFTPTTotal
Connecticut Resident88%84%85%
Out-of-State12%16%15%
AgeFTPTTotal
Average Age333837
Age Range16-6116-7316-73
Student LevelFTPTTotal
Undergraduate98%93%94%
Graduate2%7%6%
Undergraduate Pell Grant RecipientFTPTTotal
Yes51%31%36%
No49%69%64%

Note: Fall enrollment figures above are based on IPEDS definitions. An additional 458 degree and certificate students were matriculated at Charter Oak in Fall 2020. These are self-paced students pursuing credits by way of transfer courses, exams, portfolios, and other prior learning pathways.

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Student Graduation Characteristics

Degree and Certificate ConferralsTotal
Degrees and Certificates Awarded Since Founding in 197317,355
Students Completing Degrees and Certificates, FY 2019-20529
GenderTotal
Female70%
Male30%
Race/EthnicityTotal
American Indian or Alaska Native0%
Asian3%
Black or African-American13%
Hispanic11%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander< 1%
White65%
Two or More Races2%
Nonresident Alien1%
Race/Ethnicity Unknown5%
ResidencyTotal
Connecticut Resident69%
Out-of-State31%
Awards Conferred, FY 2019-20Total
Associate Degrees48
Bachelor's Degrees421
Master's Degrees17
Certificates, Undergraduate & Graduate53
Total Awards539
Bachelor's Degree ProgramsCompletionsPercent
Business Administration7418%
General Studies, Individualized Studies Concentration5513%
General Studies, Judaic Studies Concentration4411%
Health Care Administration358%
Psychology358%
General Studies, Child Studies Concentration276%
Health Information Management236%
Public Safety Administration215%
Early Childhood Education174%
Criminal Justice164%
Cyber Security133%
General Studies, Liberal Studies Concentration133%
Remaining 17 programs4811%
Total421100%

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Graduation Rates

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

Acad. YearOverallWhiteBlackHispanicAll Others
CohortTotalGradRateTotalGradRateTotalGradRateTotalGradRateTotalGradRate
2008-0965239060%44828263%1024948%573663%452351%
2009-1074042658%51631160%1034544%854958%362158%
2010-1192451255%60335859%1536241%1055451%633860%
2011-1279439049%53228153%1435941%672943%522140%
2012-1377139151%49726754%1214840%1005252%532445%

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%

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Persistence/Retention Rates

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%

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College Financial Metrics from IPEDS

State Support (in millions)
Fiscal YearTotal BudgetState AppropriationPercent Support
2015$14.93$3.0620.5%
2016$15.99$3.3721.1%
2017$15.55$3.8424.7%
2018$16.82$3.7322.2%
2019$21.66$3.1014.3%
Expenditure Per Student FTE
Fiscal YearCredit HoursStudent FTEBudget (in M)Cost Per FTE
201532,0981,070$14.93$13,949
201628,499950$15.99$16,834
201727,568926$15.55$16,790
201826,070878$16.82$19,157
201927,100912$21.66$23,745
Expenditure Per Associate, Bachelor's, and Master's Degree
Fiscal YearDegrees ConferredBudget (in M)Cost Per Degree
2015535$14.93$27,898
2016607$15.99$26,346
2017524$15.55$29,671
2018517$16.82$32,533
2019576$21.66$37,596

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Three-Year Default Rate on Federal Student Loans

MetricFY 2015
Cohort
FY 2016
Cohort
FY 2017
Cohort
Default rate7.57.54.1
Number in default333117
Number in repayment437413405

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Student Satisfaction

MetricValue
Percent of 2019-20 degree and certificate recipients who were satisfied or very satisfied overall with Charter Oak State College96%

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Post-Graduation Employment

Connecticut Residents Who Graduated in 2017-18Value
Entered employment in the first quarter following graduation77%
Retained employment for six months100%
Average earnings in first quarter after graduation$14,450
Gain in average quarterly earnings (pre-admission to post-graduation)$2,706

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