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Charter Oak State College is a public institution. It has a suburban setting. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its in-state tuition and fees are $5,829 (2011-12); out-of-state tuition and fees are $7,605 (2011-12).
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As a nontraditional 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 four degrees: Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science. These degree programs enable students to meet career, educational, and personal goals. Since many Charter Oak alumni continue their education in graduate school, the content of the bachelor's degree programs are structured to provide the foundations needed for advanced study. 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 successfully through Charter Oak and at other accredited institutions, academic instruction sponsored by non-collegiate organizations, military training evaluations, independent guided study, testing, portfolio assessment, contract learning, and for learning acquired through many licensure and certification programs.
Charter Oak State College is a virtual college offering online and video-based courses. Charter Oak provides a variety of academic support services for its students, including program planning, testing, online tutoring, technical support for online courses, and evaluation. The College also provides testing and credit registry services and information regarding other educational opportunities and services to the public. 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 pratica. To enhance its ability to facilitate the success of a diverse student population, the College actively seeks to identify professional educators who themselves reflect an awareness of the impact of broad and diverse experience.
When applying to Charter Oak State College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at Charter Oak State College is $75. It is selective.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
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|In-state tuition and fees||$5,829 (2011-12)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$7,605 (2011-12)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data