Charter Oak State College

Charter Oak State College is designed to provide adults with an alternative means to earn degrees. The College collaborates with and complements the missions of other Connecticut colleges and universities. Charter Oak awards associate, bachelors, and masters degrees. These degree programs enable students to meet career, educational, and personal goals. Undergraduate enrollment is open to any adult who demonstrates college-level achievement. The College endeavors to recognize the diversity and achievements of its entire community.Recognizing that learning takes place in many forms, Charter Oak provides a flexible approach to higher education. Academic credit may be awarded for course work completed at Charter Oak and other regionally accredited institutions, academic instruction sponsored by non-collegiate organizations, military training evaluations, independent study, testing, portfolio assessment, contract learning, and for learning acquired through many licensure and certification programs.Charter Oak State College offers many online courses and provides a variety of academic support services for students, including program planning, testing, online tutoring, technical support for online courses, and evaluation. The College also provides testing and credit registry services, plus information about alternative educational opportunities and services. The College recruits qualified faculty and other experts to assess academic achievement in areas not measured by standardized tests and to serve as mentors and instructors in distance learning courses, contract learning, and practica. To enhance its ability to facilitate the success of a diverse student population, the College seeks to identify professional educators who themselves reflect an awareness of the impact of broad and diverse experience.

Academic Grad Slug

School Details

school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Public, Coed 1973 N/A Semester $1.6 million + 55 Paul Manafort Drive, New Britain, CT 06053 (860) 515-3800
overall score total score state city online paying global
Connecticut New Britain