Admissions

With more than 1,200 degree and certificate programs and the lowest sticker price for higher education in the state, explore your passion at any of the 17 Connecticut State College & Universities.

Admission
Charter Oak

Charter Oak State College (COSC), the state's only public, fully online, college is an option for many students. Please visit their website www.charteroak.edu for more information about programs and credit aggregation.

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Questions

If you have general questions about COSC, please call 860-515-3701, or e-mail admissions@charteroak.edu.

New England Regional Tuition Compact

By agreement with the New England Board of Education (NEBHE), a Connecticut student may choose to study at an out-of-state public institution at a discount when a study program is not offered at an in-state institution. At certain colleges, students may also qualify when the out-of-state college is closer to home than the in-state college offering the same program. For more information visit the New England Board for Higher Education website.

Residency

If you have questions about whether you qualify as an in-state or out-of-state student for tuition purposes, please review the Connecticut General Statutes regarding residency (pdf).

Admission
State Universities

Admission to the Connecticut State Universities is competitive, and each university has its own application and admissions process. Please visit the admission pages below for more details.

Admission Office Contact Info

Website Phone Email
Central Admissions Office 860-832-2278 admissions@ccsu.edu
Eastern Admissions Office 860-465-5286 admissions@easternct.edu
Southern Admissions Office 203-392-5644 admissions@southernct.edu
Western Admissions Office 203-837-9000 admissions@wcsu.edu

New England Regional Tuition Compact

By agreement with the New England Board of Education (NEBHE), a Connecticut student may choose to study at an out-of-state public institution at a discount when a study program is not offered at an in-state institution. At certain colleges, students may also qualify when the out-of-state college is closer to home than the in-state college offering the same program. For more information visit the New England Board for Higher Education website.

Residency

If you have questions about whether you qualify as an in-state or out-of-state student for tuition purposes, please review the Connecticut General Statutes regarding residency (pdf).

Admission
Community Colleges

Community College
Open Door Admissions

The open door admissions policy offers admission to every high school graduate or anyone holding a high school equivalency diploma (GED) without requiring Scholastic Aptitude Tests. Some programs may have special requirements. Applications accepted year-round.

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Admission Office Contact Info

College Website Phone
Asnuntuck Admissions Office 860-253-3010
Capital Admissions Office 860-906-5140
Gateway Admissions Office 203-285-2010
Housatonic Admissions Office 203-332-5100
Manchester Admissions Office 860-512-3210
Middlesex Admissions Office 860-343-5719
Naugatuck Valley Admissions Office 203-575-8040
Northwestern CT Admissions Office 860-738-6330
Norwalk Admissions Office 203-857-7060
Quinebaug Valley Admissions Office 860-932-4002
Three Rivers Admissions Office 860-215-9016
Tunxis Admissions Office 860-773-1490

New England Regional Tuition Compact

By agreement with the New England Board of Education (NEBHE), a Connecticut student may choose to study at an out-of-state public institution at a discount when a study program is not offered at an in-state institution. At certain colleges, students may also qualify when the out-of-state college is closer to home than the in-state college offering the same program. For more information visit the New England Board for Higher Education website.

Residency

If you have questions about whether you qualify as an in-state or out-of-state student for tuition purposes, please review the Connecticut General Statutes regarding residency (pdf).