Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Coppin are mostly Black with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has very low racial diversity. 98% percent of students are minorities or students of color.

Coppin State University is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.

Racial demographics of Coppin State University students
Race Percent of Students
White 2%
Black 82%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 9%
Race Unknown 2%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very Low

There are 266% more female students than male students enrolled at Coppin State University with a gender ratio of 79% women to 21% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Coppin has a much lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is much less inclusive of males.

Gender ratio of Coppin State University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 21%
Women 79%
Enrollment by gender for Coppin State University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 587
Women 2,151

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Coppin serves a very low number of students outside of Maryland, with 75 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Coppin State University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 75%
Out of State 21%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$54,222 per year

67% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,738
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 46.9%
Part time Undergrads 23.9%

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