Charter Oak State College

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55 Paul Manafort Drive

New Britain, CT 06053-2142

Phone: (860) 832-3800
2013-2014 Tuition
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Charter Oak State College is a public institution. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,644 and its setting is suburban. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its in-state tuition and fees are $8,100 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $10,530 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

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 associate and bachelor's degrees. These degree programs enable students to meet career, educational, and personal goals. 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 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 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.

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School type public, coed college
Year founded N/A
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting suburban
2012 Endowment N/A


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.

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Fall 2012 acceptance rate N/A
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by N/A

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Charter Oak State College is 14:1.

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Student-faculty ratio 14:1
4-year graduation rate N/A
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Student Life

Charter Oak State College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,644, with a gender distribution of 32.8 percent male students and 67.2 percent female students.

Total enrollment 1,644
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
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Collegiate athletic association N/A

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Campus Info & Services

Charter Oak State College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring.

Students who have cars on campus N/A
Health insurance offered No

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Paying for School

At Charter Oak State College, 72.1 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $3,937.

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In-state tuition and fees $8,100 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $10,530 (2013-14)
Room and board N/A
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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