Go on to Complete Your Bachelor's at Charter Oak.

Are you a recent CT State Community College Grad?

You may be eligible to complete your bachelor's degree at the CT State Community Colleges rate. Learn more.

We're glad you're considering Charter Oak State College where more than 16,000 happy alums have completed their bachelor's degrees.

Transfer to Charter Oak State College

We welcome community college transfer students from every state!

We have one of the most generous transfer policies accepting up to 87 credits from your two-year degree. And our tuition is the same whether you are from Connecticut or any other state

Why Choose Charter Oak State College?


All of our programs are online. In fact, we are Connecticut's ONLY public online college. We offer hundreds of online courses and the ability to complete your bachelor's in marketable areas like Public Safety Administration, Health Care Administration, Early Childhood Education and Information Systems to name a few.

Online equals flexibility! Most of our students are working. Many have families. Being able to log on at any time of the day or night to accomplish your coursework can be just the balance you need to manage your life. Through your courses, our online chats, discussion threads, and online networking groups, you'll engage with others who are also living their lives while completing their degrees!


Many of you attended community college because of its affordability - and you want to finish your bachelor's by accumulating as little debt as possible. If you compare us with others across the state and the country, you will be surprised by how much you can save at Charter Oak - particularly if you are a Connecticut resident. Please see our Tuition and Fees for your low-cost comparison!

Credit Transfer

At Charter Oak, we want you to succeed. We accept up to 87 credits from accredited community colleges, and you can use mostly all of those credits in your bachelor's degree program. That's a great advantage!


We are regionally accredited by NECHE (New England Commission of Higher Education), the same governing body that provides accreditation to major colleges and universities throughout New England. This should be an important factor in your decision-making.