Charter Oak State College Ranked #2 - Best College for Returning Adults

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College Factual Ranking Reported Today by Forbes.com

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"It speaks to the flexibility of and demand for our workforce relevant programs, such as our new Master of Science in Organizational Effectiveness..."

Charter Oak State College (http://www.CharterOak.edu), Connecticut’s public online college, has been ranked #2 of 100 colleges for Best College for Returning Adults. The national rank was awarded by College Factual and announced today by Forbes.com - http://www.forbes.com/sites/karstenstrauss/2016/05/23/10-great-colleges-for-adults-returning-to-school/#5f2af2d34208.

Ed Klonoski, President, Charter Oak State College said, “We are very proud of this ranking. It speaks to the flexibility of and demand for our online workforce relevant programs, such as our new Master of Science in Organizational Effectiveness and Leadership, and the intense and successful focus on our mission of helping adults complete college degrees.”

College Factual’s rankings are unique in that they specifically address “non-traditional students who actually make up the majority of degree-seekers” and include the following categories: students returning to college after dropping out or transferring; working adults seeking flexible options; students seeking distance learning options; and professional who want to utilize life experience to earn college credit.

Factors deemed as “high importance” by College Factual were accreditation and early career salary boost. For more information on the ranking - http://www.forbes.com/sites/karstenstrauss/2016/05/23/10-great-colleges-for-adults-returning-to-school/#31ea25ad4208.

About Charter Oak State College
Founded in 1973, Charter Oak State College (http://www.CharterOak.edu) is Connecticut’s only public online college, offering associate and bachelor’s degree completion programs in high-demand fields including Health Information Management, Health Care Administration, Cyber Security and Business Administration. The College offers a Master of Science in Organizational Effectiveness and Leadership. Charter Oak is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and governed by Connecticut’s Board of Regents for Higher Education.

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