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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Charter Oak State College

Type of Institution: 
Public 4 -Year External Degree
Degrees Available: 

(List of degree programs generally contains those that are designed to accommodate working adults and nontraditional students.) Associate in Arts and Associate in Science, both in General Studies; Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in General Studies. Baccalaureate concentrations include Liberal and Individualized Studies, Business Administration, Child Study, Communication, Computer Science, Engineering Studies, Fire Technology, Health Care Administration, Human Services, Public Safety Administration, and Technology Studies.

Forms of Credit: 
  • In addition to credit earned through courses taken at regionally accredited colleges and universities, the College will award credit based on the following measurements of noncollegiate learning: nationally standardized examinations in the DANTES, CLEP, Excelsior College Examination, AP and GRE Subject tests programs; formal noncollegiate course work for which credit recommendations have been established by NCCRS and the ACE-CCRS program; military national experiences recommended for credit by ACE; portfolio assessment; and contract learning.
  • There is no limit to any of these forms of credit.
Additional Information: 
  • Charter Oak offers approximately 250 distance learning courses.
  • Each student is assigned an academic counselor who helps to plan an individualized program of studies to complete degree requirements.

Contact Information

Jennifer Washington, Registrar
55 Paul J. Manafort Drive
New Britain, CT 06053-2150
United States
(860) 832-3820