Charter Oak State College (also called COSC) is one of "The Big Three" schools (the other two being Excelsior College and Thomas Edison State University) that offer generous credit transfer policies with very low residency requirements (and no physical, on-campus requirement). COSC is a regionally accredited public state school in Connecticut. From Wikipedia:
- Charter Oak State College is a public liberal arts college in New Britain, Connecticut and is named for Connecticut's famous Charter Oak. The college is located across Paul Manafort Drive from Central Connecticut State University. The college was founded in 1973 by the Connecticut Legislature to provide an alternative way for working students to earn Baccalaureate and Associate degrees.