Charter Oak State College
Official Catalog 2020-2021
State of Connecticut
A Public College in the Connecticut State System of Higher Education
Charter Oak State College is Connecticut's distance learning degree program under the governance of the Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education. It is accredited by the Connecticut Board of Governors for Higher Education and the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).
Letter from the President
Welcome to Charter Oak State College.
Your dream of finishing your College degree or starting Graduate School begins now!
Thank you for choosing Charter Oak to be your partner on the journey. As a regionally accredited institution and a member of the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities system, you can be assured of an academically rigorous and high quality education.
Our “Students First” philosophy places you at the center of our community. At Charter Oak you will engage with stimulating instructors and experienced advisors ready to guide you through the degree plan of your choosing. Plus, you have the flexibility to earn credit through testing or prior learning. Additionally, a myriad of student services are offered. This Catalog and the Student section of our website outline those options. I encourage you to avail yourself of any support services that you need.
Finally, I want to wish you well with your studies. I realize it is challenging to pursue your educational goals while balancing the competing demands of work, life, and family; however, I and the Charter Oak staff are committed to your success. I look forward to congratulating you on Graduation Day.