Chances of getting into Coppin State University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Coppin State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionHigh

How hard is it to get into Coppin and can I get accepted? The school has a 38% acceptance rate ranking it #4 in Maryland for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,352 out of 6,156 applicants were admitted making Coppin a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 78 percent. Coppin State University typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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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
SAT Reading 25th 450
SAT Math 25th 430
SAT Composite 25th 880
SAT Scores for Coppin State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 520
SAT Math 75th 510
SAT Composite 75th 1030
Average SAT Score 960

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

Coppin State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 81 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 880 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 800. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 960 out of 1600. The school ranks #20 in Maryland for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 85 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Coppin State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1030 and Above Good >51%
955 to 1030 Avg + 38%-51%
880 to 955 Avg - 26%-38%
805 to 880 Reach 17%-26%
Less than 805 Low <17%
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Coppin ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Coppin State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 15
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for Coppin State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 18
ACT Composite 75th 20
Average ACT Score 18

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Coppin?

Admission data indicates that Coppin regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 20 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #16 in Maryland for highest average ACT composite score. 12 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Coppin State University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Coppin State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
20 and Above Good >51%
18 to 20 Avg + 38%-51%
16 to 18 Avg - 26%-38%
14 to 16 Reach 17%-26%
Less than 14 Low <17%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You can get into Coppin State University with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Coppin State University was 2.91 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #23 in Maryland for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Coppin will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

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Admission Statistics

Coppin State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 4,314 1,842 6,156
Accepted 1,725 627 2,352
Acceptance Rate 40% 34% 38%
Enrolled 309 99 408
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 16% 17%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 15, 2020
Days left to Apply

Applicants have 106 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jul 15, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Coppin before the Jul 15 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
May 2 May 15
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Apr 4 Apr 14
Jun 13 Jun 23

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Coppin State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Coppin State University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

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

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education IPEDS survey data for Coppin State University.

Frequently Asked Questions

85% of students submit their SAT scores to Coppin. 12% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

38% of those who apply are granted admission to Coppin. Admission competition is high and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 880 and 1030. 85% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 16 and 20. 12% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.