Charter Oak State College

Charter Oak State College

Charter Oak State College was established in 1973 by the Connecticut Legislature. This 4-year public liberal arts institute is located in New Britain, Connecticut. Charter Oak State College's recent enrollments have been close to 2,000 every year.

Charter Oak State College offers a large number of associate's and bachelor's degrees as well as certificate and credential programs and health care courses. Students can choose from courses in the fields of applied arts, applied behavioral science, economics, engineering, music, mathematics, technology studies, and foreign languages, among others. In addition, there are over 150 online courses available at Charter Oak State College.

Students of the college are members of the Charter Oak State College Student Association, and the Charter Oak State College Alumni Association. The alumni association and the alumni board contribute to an undergraduate and a graduate study scholarship.

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Contacting Charter Oak

Charter Oak State College
55 Paul J Manafort Dr
New Britain , CT 06053-2142
General Phone: (860) 832-3800

Charter Oak Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts481liberal arts and sciences
Education and Teaching481early childhood education

Number of programs and degrees for Charter Oak in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Postbaccalaureate certificate4811
Associate's degree521
Bachelor's degree4291

Charter Oak Student Body

In 2007-2008, Charter Oak had a total enrollment of 1,577 students (766 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 67%
Black 13%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 11%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 0%
20-21 1%
22-24 4%
25-29 12%
30-34 14%
35-39 16%
40-49 32%
50-64 19%
65+ 1%

Charter Oak Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of New Britain, Connecticut for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Connecticut Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Charter Oak Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

Years of College Work Before Admittancerequired

Charter Oak Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
Charter Oak participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3234300)

Charter Oak Degree Programs (2007)

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

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Charter Oak Highlights

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What Sets Charter Oak Apart:

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