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Coppin State University Data & Information Overview

200 awards Ranking Badges
Fair Price Value for Your Money
48% Acceptance Rate
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How Well Is Coppin State University Ranked?

#1,799 Best Colleges in Nation
#32 Best Colleges in MD
Criminal Justice & Corrections Highest Ranked Major

2024 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Coppin State University was awarded 200 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is criminal justice & corrections.

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Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Coppin as #1,799 out of 2,217 colleges and universities in the country on its 2024 Best Colleges list.

Coppin is also ranked #32 out of 36 schools in Maryland.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Coppin?

48% Acceptance Rate
74% Of Accepted Are Women
8% Submit SAT Scores

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Coppin State University you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 48%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 8% of students accepted to Coppin submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 410 and 530. Math scores were between 370 and 530.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Coppin State University  ( 410 to 530 )

SAT Math Scores for Coppin State University  ( 370 to 530 )
Coppin received ACT scores from 0% of accepted students.

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Coppin State University Faculty

10 to 1 Student to Faculty
51% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Coppin it is much better at 10 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Coppin State University is 51%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  51 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Coppin State University

57% Freshmen Retention
12% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Coppin State University this rate is 57%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  57 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 12% for first-time, full-time students at Coppin, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  12 out of 100

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Coppin State University Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,606 Full-Time Undergraduates
89.3% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
76.9% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,108 undergraduates at Coppin with 1,606 being full-time and 502 being part-time.

How Much Does Coppin State University Cost?

$10,105 Net Price
42% Take Out Loans
$22,184 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Coppin is $10,105. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Coppin, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Coppin, approximately 42% of students took out student loans averaging $5,546 a year. That adds up to $22,184 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Coppin is 11.5%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Coppin Graduates Make?

$41,709 Avg Salary of Grads
Average Earnings Boost
The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Coppin make about $41,709 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.


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Location of Coppin State University

Maryland State
1,606 Full-Time Undergraduates
Large City Campus Setting
Coppin State University is a public institution situated in Baltimore, Maryland. The city atmosphere of Baltimore makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Contact details for Coppin are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2500 West North Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21216-3698
Phone: 410-951-3000

Coppin State University Majors

34 Majors With Completions
336 Undergraduate Degrees
64 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 34 majors graduated from Coppin State University. Of these students, 336 received undergraduate degrees and 64 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 62 $68,850
Criminal Justice & Corrections 54 $40,850
Business Administration & Management 31 NA
Social Work 26 $35,991
Health/Medical Prep Programs 25 NA
General Psychology 25 $28,488
Health & Medical Administrative Services 20 $39,341
Accounting 13 NA
General Biology 11 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 11 $45,501

Learn more about the majors offered at Coppin State University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Coppin

57% Take At Least One Class Online
10% Take All Classes Online

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2020-2021, 1,201 students took at least one online class at Coppin State University. This is a decrease from the 1,253 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 1,201 215
2019-2020 1,253 140
2018-2019 1,230 163
2017-2018 1,178 123
2016-2017 1,191 141

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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