Charter Oak State College Overview
Located in New Britain, Connecticut, Charter Oak State College is a public institution. The suburban atmosphere of New Britain makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.
What Is Charter Oak State College Known For?
- Students at Charter Oak State College have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 4%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
- Although it may not be available for every major, the master's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Charter Oak State College.
Charter Oak State College Rankings
We have ranked Charter Oak State College as #174 out of 2,587 colleges and universities in the country in our 2022 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. Charter Oak State College also holds the #7 spot on the Best Colleges in Connecticut ranking.
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Charter Oak State College has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Charter Oak State College.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Charter Oak State College has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Charter Oak State College?
Contact details for Charter Oak State College are given below.
|Address:||55 Paul Manafort Drive, New Britain, CT 06053|
How Do I Get Into Charter Oak State College?
You can apply to Charter Oak State College online at: https://www.charteroak.edu/Prospective/Apply
Can I Afford Charter Oak State College?
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Charter Oak State College, approximately 29% of students took out student loans averaging $7,761 a year. That adds up to $31,044 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Charter Oak State College is 4.1%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Charter Oak State College Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 96 graduate students at the school.
Of the 401 full-time undergraduates at Charter Oak State College, 23% are male and 77% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Charter Oak State College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||71|
|Hispanic or Latino||73|
Connecticut students aren't the only ones who study at Charter Oak State College. At this time, 6 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Online Learning at Charter Oak State College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Charter Oak State College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 2nd most popular in Connecticut for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of Charter Oak State College Rankings
The following table shows how Charter Oak State College is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|Security Science and Technology||#1||#2|
|Human Development & Family Studies||#8||#16|
|Business, Management & Marketing||#10||#4|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||#10||#10|
|Family, Consumer & Human Sciences||#11||#14|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#28||#19|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#28||#19|
|Business Administration & Management||#34||#22|
Online Growth Rankings of Charter Oak State College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Charter Oak State College was 0.9%. This is the #836 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Charter Oak State College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Charter Oak State College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services||80%|
|Business Administration & Management||34%|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||34%|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||49%|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||71%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Charter Oak State College ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Security Science and Technology||#4|
|Human Development & Family Studies||#131|
|Family, Consumer & Human Sciences||#160|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||#363|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Charter Oak State College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Major||Basic Certificate||Associate’s||Undergraduate Certificate||Bachelor’s||Graduate Certificate||Master’s||TOTAL|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||0||44||0||188||0||0||232|
|Business Administration & Management||6||0||0||74||1||17||98|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||12||0||4||58||0||0||74|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||1||0||0||40||0||0||41|
|Human Development & Family Studies||22||0||0||1||0||0||23|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||0||4||0||17||0||0||21|
|Security Science and Technology||1||0||0||13||0||0||14|
|Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services||5||0||0||0||0||0||5|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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