Institutional Profile

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 197317,762
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

Graduation rates for students first registering in Fall 2014 and planning to earn a bachelor's degree. Success is defined as completing a degree or certificate within 150% of the normal time by August 31, 2020. This equates to completing a bachelor's degree within six years, an associate degree within three years, or most certificates within a year and a half. The number of students in some categories may be too small to be statistically reliable.

Student TypeGraduation Rate
All First-Time StudentsN/A
     Full-Time, First-TimeN/A
     Part-Time, First-TimeN/A
All Transfer Students57%
     Full-Time, Transfer72%
     Part-Time, Transfer53%
Overall Graduation Rate57%
GenderGraduation Rate
Female56%
Male59%
Overall Graduation Rate57%
Race/EthnicityGraduation Rate
American Indian or Alaska Native50%
Asian29%
Black or African American47%
Hispanic or Latino52%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander100%
White61%
Two or More Races53%
Non-Resident Alien100%
Race/Ethnicity Unknown75%
Overall Graduation Rate57%
Financial Aid StatusGraduation Rate
Recipients of a Pell Grant (within entering year)57%
Recipients of a Direct Subsidized Loan (within entering year) that did not receive a Pell Grant65%
Did not receive either a Pell Grant or Direct Subsidized Loan (within entering year)54%
Overall Graduation Rate57%

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Retention Rates

One-year retention rates for bachelor's degree students first registering for courses in Fall 2019 and still taking courses or graduated by the end of Fall 2020. The number of students in some categories may be too small to be statistically reliable.

Student TypeRetention Rate
All First-Time Students58%
     Full-Time, First-Time50%
     Part-Time, First-Time59%
All Transfer Students67%
     Full-Time, Transfer83%
     Part-Time, Transfer61%
Overall Retention Rate66%
GenderRetention Rate
Female67%
Male63%
Overall Retention Rate66%
Race/EthnicityRetention Rate
American Indian or Alaska Native100%
Asian73%
Black or African American60%
Hispanic or Latino67%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific IslanderN/A
White68%
Two or More Races78%
Non-Resident Alien25%
Race/Ethnicity Unknown73%
Overall Retention Rate66%

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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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