Charter Oak State College

55 Paul Manafort Drive, New britain, CT 6053
Tel: (860)515-3800
Public | 1,427 students
Charter Oak State College was established in 1973 by the Connecticut Legislature to provide an alternative way for adults to earn associate and bachelor's (baccalaureate) degrees.

School Overview:

Charter Oak State College
CountyHartford County, CT
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPublic
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
51 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,427 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
251 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
1,176 students137 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
2%2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
9%3%
% Black
16%6%
% White
71%84%
% Two or more races
2%2%
 

School Notes:

  • Charter Oak is a distance learning college established in 1973 to assist adult learners in completing their college degree. Due to student demand, in 1998, the College began offering courses online. Today we offer more than 130 video and online courses – more than any other public college in the state. Courses can be taken for personal development or to earn credits that can be applied toward a degree or professional certificate.
  • The College offers four General Studies Degrees - Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees (requiring a minimum of 60 credits), and Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees (requiring at least 120 credits). Every degree awarded at Charter Oak is customized based on the student’s educational background and goals. There are also professional Certificate Programs (in Project Management, Computer Security, and Public Safety Administration), and more than 130 video and online courses.
  • Charter Oak is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and the Connecticut State Board for Higher Education.
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