Charter Oak State College is a public college founded in 1973 in New Britain, Connecticut. The school was created to provide working students with an opportunity to receive an education with flexible hours to obtain associates and bachelor's degrees. Since its founding the school has adopted online distance learning programs as its primary form of education.
Charter Oak State College offers various programs that conclude with a certificate, associate degree or bachelor's degree. There is no residency requirement to study, and COSC accepts credits from other institutions (upon review).
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Individuals interested in enrolling at Charter Oak State College should complete and submit the application form along with all pertinent test scores and transcripts from previous institutions. Once received the application will be reviewed for admission and the applicant will be informed of the decision. Financial aid is given to eligible students through a variety of programs. Students interested in receiving financial aid awards should contact the school's financial aid office as well as complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the students Charter Oak State College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Charter Oak State College has a total student population of about 1,700.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- The estimated tuition range is around $6,600-$7,900 per year
- For part-time students, charges are between $280-$330 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||48%||$3,304|
|Student Loans (Federal)||39%||$7,751|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo support students and graduates, Charter Oak State College may provide student services like:
- Online classes
- Counseling assistance
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Charter Oak State College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)