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Coppin State University Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Coppin State University, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Coppin State University Ranked?

2021 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 10 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is health professions.

Overall Quality

Coppin is ranked #1,420 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list.

Coppin is also ranked #24 out of 26 schools in Maryland.

See all of the rankings for Coppin State University.

Is It Hard to Get Into Coppin?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Coppin State University is a competitive 37%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

Average Test Scores

About 87% 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 430 and 510. Math scores were between 420 and 500.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Coppin State University  ( 430 to 510 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for Coppin State University  ( 420 to 500 )
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Coppin received ACT scores from 13% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 16 and 19.

ACT Composite Scores for Coppin State University  ( 16 to 19 )
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Learn more about Coppin State University admissions.

Coppin State University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Coppin State University is about average at 14 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

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 48%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  48 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Coppin State University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Coppin State University is 66%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  66 out of 100
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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 5% for first-time, full-time students at Coppin, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  5 out of 100
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Coppin State University Is Not Very Diverse

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,383 undergraduates at Coppin with 1,804 being full-time and 579 being part-time.

Coppin Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

With an overall score of 18.25 out of 100, Coppin is one of the least diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  18.25 out of 100
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How Much Does Coppin State University Cost?

The overall average net price of Coppin is $10,422. 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 67% of students took out student loans averaging $5,524 a year. That adds up to $22,096 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Coppin is 15.8%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Coppin Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Coppin with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $38,100 in their early years. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.

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See which majors at Coppin State University make the most money.

Location of Coppin State University

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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Location of Coppin State University

Contact details for Coppin are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2500 West North Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21216-3698
Phone: 410-951-3000
Website: www.coppin.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/coppinstateuniversity
Twitter: http://twitter.com/coppinstateuniv

Coppin State University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 37 majors graduated from Coppin State University. Of these students, 382 received undergraduate degrees and 70 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 71 $71,200
General Psychology 45 $34,200
Social Work 38 $30,200
Criminal Justice & Corrections 31 $31,500
Business Administration & Management 28 NA
Health & Medical Administrative Services 27 NA
Health/Medical Prep Programs 23 NA
General Biology 22 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 20 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 15 NA

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

Online Learning at Coppin

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 2017-2018, 1,178 students took at least one online class at Coppin State University. This is a decrease from the 1,191 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,178 123
2016-2017 1,191 141
2015-2016 1,260 133
2014-2015 1,169 125
2013-2014 1,072 125

Learn more about online learning at Coppin State University.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

References

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