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Charter Oak State College Enrollment Up 38%
The College's current enrollment is now at 2,836 students with over 2,000 of those students registered for online courses.

2015-2016 Reminder to Complete FAFSA for Upcoming Academic Year
The Office of Financial Aid at Charter Oak State College would like to remind you that the FAFSA for the 2015-2016 academic year is now available.

Transform CSCU 2020 Town Hall Meeting Held
On Monday 9/22, Charter Oak State College held our Transform CSCU 2020 Town Hall meeting at our campus and online.

Omar Rosario named Student Speaker for Charter Oak State College commencement
Omar Rosario named Student Speaker for Charter Oak State College commencement

U.S. Senator Christopher S. Murphy to Give 2014 Commencement Speech
Graduation to be held June 1

New CT Education Academy to Launch
Academy will provide training for CT state workforce

Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education

Excelsior College Examinations (ECE) Exams

Charter Oak State College is pleased to offer the opportunity for students to register for Excelsior College (ECE) exams. Charter Oak State College has partnered with Excelsior College to expand its exam for credit offerings. Through an agreement reached with Excelsior College, Charter Oak will offer registration for Excelsior exams from our website. Students who register for exams will take those exams at a Pearson VUE testing center.

Excelsior College exams provide flexible and relatively inexpensive opportunities for students to demonstrate their college-level knowledge in many academic areas. It is always suggested that you check with your academic advisor before taking an exam to ensure that it will meet your educational goals. All exams are offered at a secure Pearson test site.

  1. Use our ECE Exam Registration to review the exam you are seeking, then explore and obtain the preparation materials by clicking on View Details.
  2. Add exam to cart and Proceed to Checkout to purchase the exam.
  3. Once you have completed the check-out process, you will receive an email with your Excelsior College ID number and instructions to reserve a test date for the Exam at a Pearson VUE Testing Center. Please review all the instructions and guidelines on this email. The email will arrive the day after you register for an exam.
  4. Take the exam and send the results to:
    Charter Oak State College
    55 Paul J. Manafort Drive
    New Britain, CT 06053
    Attn: Registrar's Office

Exam Provider Contact Info

Excelsior College Examinations

Excelsior College Test Administration
7 Columbia Circle Albany, NY 12203-5159
Phone: (888) 647-2388 (toll free)
Fax: (518) 464-8777


These exams were formerly Regents, ACT PEP, CPE & REDE tests of The University of the State of New York.