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Coppin State University (Coppin)

2500 West North Avenue, Baltimore, MD

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Coppin State University is a public historically black institution located in Baltimore, MD. Most historically black colleges and universities (also known as HBCUs) were founded after the civil war to provide newly freed African Americans with educational opportunities. Approximately 3,800 students are enrolled annually at Coppin State University.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Psychology
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences
  • Security And Protective Services

The admissions process will include the submission of an application, transcripts, and standardized test scores, which are then reviewed by admissions officials. The majority of students at this school scored between 790 - 920 on the SAT. 54% of those who apply are accepted to Coppin State University, of which 27 percent choose to enroll. More information regarding admissions can be found at coppin.edu.

The cost of tuition varies for in-state and out-of-state residents. In-state residents pay nearly $6,300 and out-of-state residents pay $11,000 for the year. The cost of on-campus housing is about $5,600 per year. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the required requirements in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

The Coppin State University "Eagles" compete in a number of intercollegiate sports through participation in the NCAA. Athletic programs available:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division I-AAA)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division I-AAA)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division I-AAA)
  • Softball (NCAA Division I-AAA)

Students who would like to see more about this school may visit their website at http://www.coppin.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give an overview of the candidates Coppin accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Coppin State University has a total student population of about 3,100. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 8% enrolling as graduate students and 86% as undergraduate students.

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Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $9,000. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $50 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • In-State: $4,300-$5,200
    • Out-of-State: $9,800-$11,780
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • State Residents: $180-$220 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $550-$660 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid96%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships96%$7,556
Receiving Student Loans69%$6,288
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Coppin State University may offer services to students like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Student employment
  • Assistance to find work
  • Child care

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Coppin State University is around 14%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years4%
Graduating in 5 Years5%
Graduating in 6 Years4%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
  • Registered Nurse (RN) Program
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

Coppin State University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division I-AAA classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference)
  • Track and Field (Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference)
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Bowling
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Coppin State University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Philosophy and Religious Studies

    Psychology

    Public Administration and Social Services

    Recreation and Fitness Studies

    Science Technology

      Security and Protective Services

      Social Sciences

      Visual and Performing Arts

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      ACCEPTANCE RATE
      37.19%

      FINANCIAL AID RATE
      96%

      STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
      13:1

      DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
      6

      FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
      $5,754