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Higher Education Resource Guide releases the Best Programs for 2023, a trusted resource for program rankings and higher education planning, has included Charter Oak State College in its list of top online institutions assessed for 2023. The research is based on flexibility, faculty, course strength, cost, and reputation. implemented a unique methodology that ranks each institution on a scale from 0 to 100 across six categories. The scoring system compares each school according to tuition costs, admission, retention and graduation rates, faculty, reputation, and student resources provided for online students.

Studies show that obtaining a degree increases income substantially, with graduates earning 84% more than those with only high school diplomas or those without a completed GED. The percentage difference in earnings continues to grow with higher learning degrees such as master’s, doctoral or professional degrees, with the unemployment rate decreasing to as much as 1.6% for those with a doctorate.

Charter Oak State College has been recognized for the following awards:

Best Online Bachelor’s in Healthcare Administration Programs | Ranked #2:

Most Affordable Online Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education Programs | Ranked #4:

Best Online Bachelor’s in Behavioral Psychology Programs | Ranked #11:

Best Online Bachelor’s in Business Administration Programs | Ranked #13:

Best Certificate Programs | Ranked #14:


Charter Oak State College ( is Connecticut’s public online college, offering associate and bachelor’s degrees in high-demand fields including Health Information Management, Nursing, Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Education, Social Work and Business Administration. The College offers master’s degrees in Health Informatics, Health Care Administration and Organizational Effectiveness and Leadership.  Charter Oak is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education and governed by Connecticut’s Board of Regents for Higher Education.


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