Save over 50% off tuition

Three Rivers graduates can attend Charter Oak and save over 50% off tuition!

Transfer to #1 ranked Charter Oak State College for your Bachelor’s degree.

Three Rivers Community College offers a Community College Tuition Match Scholarship Agreement with Charter Oak State College. This allows Three Rivers associate degree graduates to earn a bachelor’s degree at Charter Oak at the same tuition rate as at Three Rivers, a savings of over 50%.

  • Charter Oak has been named the #1 college for adult education in the United States by Best College Reviews. It’s noted for its unique transfer policy that makes it a highly sought after college for students looking to complete their bachelor’s degree.
  • You’ll save thousands in tuition! Charter Oak’s special agreement with Three Rivers allows you to complete your junior and senior year courses at Charter Oak for the community college tuition rate. At 2021-2022 rates, that’s a 52% savings. Pay Three Rivers tuition of $166 per credit instead of Charter Oak tuition of $319 per credit. And, that’s before you subtract financial aid!
  • Charter Oak is 100% online which offers students the flexibility to fit their studies into their work and family schedule
  • It will accept all of your credits from your Three Rivers associate degree.
  • The tuition scholarship is good for five years.
  • It is a member of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system.

Requirements for receiving this scholarship tuition discount

To apply for the scholarship, students need to meet the following requirements:

  • Complete the associate degree
  • Enroll at Charter Oak State College within 6 months of completing an associate degree

To maintain the scholarship, the student must enroll in a minimum of six Charter Oak credits in the fall and spring semesters. This would allow the student to graduate in five years, if attending part-time. Students can also graduate in as little as two years by taking additional courses or even taking courses in the summer.

Eligible students should apply for financial aid, including Federal Pell Grants, to help cover the costs of their college expenses. They will be responsible for books, a tech fee, and any other course related expenses. Students will also need to complete Charter Oak State College’s degree requirements for the bachelor’s degree.

Interested Three Rivers students should contact Charter Oak State College Admissions at