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Coppin State University Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Coppin State University Ranked?

2022 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 123 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is health and medical administrative services.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, Coppin is ranked #2,074 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Coppin also holds the #35 spot on the Best Colleges in Maryland ranking.

See all of the rankings for Coppin State University.

Is It Hard to Get Into Coppin?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Coppin State University you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 40%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 85% 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 420 and 490. Math scores were between 400 and 480.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Coppin State University  ( 420 to 490 )

SAT Math Scores for Coppin State University  ( 400 to 480 )
Coppin received ACT scores from 4% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 17 and 22.

ACT Composite Scores for Coppin State University  ( 17 to 22 )

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Coppin State University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Coppin is an impressive 12 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

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 50%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  50 out of 100

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 65%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  65 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

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?

The overall average net price of Coppin is $11,686. 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 66% of students took out student loans averaging $5,758 a year. That adds up to $23,032 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Coppin is 17.4%. 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.


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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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

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 34 majors graduated from Coppin State University. Of these students, 339 received undergraduate degrees and 76 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 66 $71,761
General Psychology 49 $32,925
Criminal Justice & Corrections 35 $39,729
Social Work 31 $30,616
Teacher Education Grade Specific 26 $41,789
Health & Medical Administrative Services 19 $38,289
Liberal Arts General Studies 15 $33,993
Business Administration & Management 15 $42,682
General Biology 15 $30,554
Health/Medical Prep Programs 14 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 2019-2020, 1,253 students took at least one online class at Coppin State University. This is an increase from the 1,230 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 1,253 140
2018-2019 1,230 163
2017-2018 1,178 123
2016-2017 1,191 141
2015-2016 1,260 133

Learn more about online learning at Coppin State University.

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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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