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Coppin State University

Baltimore, Maryland

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Coppin State University overview
Location Baltimore, Maryland
Online coppin.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large City
Coppin State University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Coppin State University, established in 1900, is a public historically black university located in Baltimore, Maryland, providing a suburban campus environment within a major city setting. Known for its strong programs in nursing, education, and social sciences, Coppin State plays a pivotal role in professional workforce development. The university offers a range of undergraduate and graduate programs, attracting students with its moderately selective admissions process. The Coppin State Eagles, while not primarily known for athletic prowess, compete in the NCAA Division I Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. On-campus housing is available, accommodating a substantial portion of the student body and contributing to the university's supportive academic atmosphere.

In the most recent statistical year 3,299 prospective students applied, and 1,483 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 347 enrolled in the school.  1,410 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 596 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $4,836 plus fees of $2,068. Coppin is ranked 795 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Coppin State University is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.
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Coppin is rated within the lower 40% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

Extremely Easy
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SAT 860/1040
GPA 2.62

Applications Accepted

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Applications Due Jul 15, 2024
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

Maryland Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Coppin State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$800
Other Fees$2,068
Room and Board $11,746
Budget for Other Expenses$3,386
Total One Year Cost$22,836

Out of State Resident Tuition

Out of State Costs for Coppin State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$800
Other Fees$2,068
Room and Board $11,746
Budget for Other Expenses$3,386
Total One Year Cost$29,492

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$38,300 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

15% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Coppin State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 25%
Psychology 13%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 13%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 11%
Business 11%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=162283 IPEDS survey data for Coppin State University.

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