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Campus & Student Life at Coppin State University

Home to about 2,108 undergraduates in 2020, Coppin State University is a small, public university located in Baltimore, Maryland. This urban setting might be best suited for students who like the fast-paced city life. Should you tire of the campus however, Coppin State University offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by Coppin State University can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our Coppin State University Guide to Distance and Online Learning.

Coppin State University is an "Historically Black College or University" (HBCU)

The Higher Education Act of 1965 established historically black colleges and universities as institutions whose principal mission was the education of African-Americans. Today, the HBCU designation does not necessitate that Coppin State University is exclusively or even predominantly African-American (though it currently is). Thanks to integration efforts, there are HBCUs with non-black majorities and non-HBCUs with black majorities. For more information you can review the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

Coppin State University Has a Disability Services Site

Individuals with disabilities make up 6.0% of the student population at Coppin State University. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Coppin State University Disability Services.

Coppin State University for the Military

While not a "service academy", Coppin State University does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information, check out our Coppin State University for Veterans Guide.

Coppin State University offers On-Campus Day Care

For students with young families, Coppin State University does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Coppin State University

Coppin State University offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Coppin State University

* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.

Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Coppin State University

Coppin State University has a comparatively small, student body. There were 2,108 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 1,606 (76.2%). Part-time attendance was 502 (23.8%).


Coppin State University is Ranked #2,889 for Overall Diversity

Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Coppin State University has a very homogeneous student body. We rank Coppin State University #2889 out of 3,451.

The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.

Overall Diversity at Coppin State University

You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at Coppin State University by looking closer at the ethnic,  genderage, and geographic diversity metrics from the Coppin State University Diversity Guide.

Coppin State University Competes in the NCAA

Coppin State University has a total of 210 student athletes, 98 men and 112 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.

Athletics Financing

Total Revenue (all teams)$3,503,649
Total Expenses (all teams)$3,503,649

For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Coppin State University Athletics

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