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Your chances of getting into Coppin State University

Admission Rate & Difficulty

Percent Admitted 

Admission Difficulty for Coppin State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Extremely Easy 
Applicant Competition Average 

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Coppin is 45%.  Its admission rate is the 3rd lowest in Maryland and the 196th lowest the nation.

Admission Selectivity

How hard is it to get into Coppin and can you get accepted?

Coppin is a more competitive school to get into. You have a good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission criteria. Last year, 1,483 out of the 3,299 who applied were admitted.

Coppin State University typically accepts and attracts "C+" average high school students with an average GPA around 2.62. 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Can you get into Coppin?

45% are accepted, can you get in? Use the admission calculator to see if you have the grades and test scores needed to get in. See your admission chances based on your extracurriculars, intended major, background, and more.

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Admission Requirements in Brief

To have the best chance of getting into to Coppin State University you should:

  • Have a high school GPA of 2.62 or better
  • Earn C+ grades in high school
  • Score 950 on the SAT

Coppin GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 


Typical High School Grades 


What GPA do you need to get into Coppin State University?

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into Coppin are to have around a 2.62 high school GPA. You can get into Coppin with below average high school grades.

Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Coppin will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at Coppin is 2.62 on the 4.0 scale. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn C+ letter grades and regularly score around 77-79 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #26 in Maryland for highest average GPA.

See additional colleges accepting applicants in the 2.6 GPA range.

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

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Coppin SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 


Applicants Submitting SAT 

SAT Scores for Coppin State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 450
Math 25th Percentile 410
Composite 25th Percentile 860
SAT Scores for Coppin State University
SAT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 520
Math 75th Percentile 520
Composite 75th Percentile 1040
Average SAT Score 950

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for you to be admitted to Coppin State University?

Average Score & Range

The average SAT score at Coppin is 950 out of 1600 and the range for the middle 50% of accepted students is 860-1040. Students who get into Coppin State University score in the top 83 percent of all SAT test takers..  Coppin ranks #17 in the state of Maryland for highest average SAT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

You should target scoring 950 or above to be most competitive with other applicants. Coppin regularly admits students with SAT scores down to 860 on a 1600 scale. However, three quarter of admitted students score higher. If you score below a 860, admission should be considered a reach. Some students may be accepted with minimum SAT's as low as 770, but scores this low are outside the normal range. 4 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

View other colleges which accept students in the 950 SAT score range.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

The table below outlines your predicted admission chances based on SAT score alone. If you are an average applicant with a score of 950, you have around a 45% chance of being admitted. A 1040 places you well ahead of most other applicants and gives you about a 61% chance of getting in.

Coppin State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1040 and Above Good >61%
950 to 1040 Avg + 45%-61%
860 to 950 Avg - 30%-45%
770 to 860 Reach 18%-30%
Less than 770 Low <18%
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Coppin ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

Not Reported

Applicants Submitting ACT 

ACT Scores for Coppin State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile N/A
Math 25th Percentile N/A
Composite 25th Percentile N/A
ACT Scores for Coppin State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile N/A
Math 75th Percentile N/A
Composite 75th Percentile N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class


Admission Statistics

Admission and enrollment rates by gender are detailed the the table below.

Coppin State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,368 931 3,299
Accepted 1,089 394 1,483
Acceptance Rate 46% 42% 45%
Enrolled 252 95 347
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 23% 24% 23%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Fall 2024 Application Deadline

Applications Due

Jul 15, 2024

Days left to Apply


The application deadline for Fall 2024 has passed. Applications were due on Jul 15, 2024.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Coppin State University is $50.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Coppin State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Coppin State University Application Requirements
Test Scores Required to be considered for admission
High School GPA Required to be considered for admission
High School Class Rank Not considered for admission, even if submitted
Completion of College Preparatory Program Not considered for admission, even if submitted
Recommendations Not considered for admission, even if submitted
Demonstration of Competencies Not considered for admission, even if submitted

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Coppin State University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

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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.

Last updated February 24, 2024


Does Coppin State University prefer SAT or ACT?

4% of students submit their SAT scores to Coppin. 1% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Coppin State University?

45% of those who apply are granted admission to Coppin. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Coppin State University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 860 and 1040. The average SAT score is 950. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.