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Coppin State University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Baltimore, MD

This school is more affordable than other public schools.

Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$4,741

Avg in-state tuition

$11,266

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Coppin State University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

HBCU: YesHistorically Black Colleges and Universities are accredited schools established prior to 1965 whose principal mission was, and is, the education of Black Americans. Explore our HBCU resource hub to learn more.

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Coppin State University is a small public university located on an urban campus in Baltimore, Maryland. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,845, and admissions are very selective, with an acceptance rate of 48%. The university offers 32 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 26%, and a student-faculty ratio of 10:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $4,741, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $11,266.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a competitive acceptance rate.

This school is a little more selective about its students. Competitive acceptance schools welcome 15-50% of all applicants.

48% of students were accepted during the 2021-2022 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

57% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2020 and returned in Fall 2021.

Graduation Rate Insight

26% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2015. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Required

High school transcript Not required or recommended

High school rank Not required or recommended

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Not required or recommended

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Not required or recommended

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Yes

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 780-1060

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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2k

Students enrolled

57%

Online student enrollment

10:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

Black

82%

Non-U.S. Citizen

8%

Two or more races

3%

White

2%

Unknown

2%

Hispanic

2%

Asian

0%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

77%

Socio-economic diversity

67% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

1

Total Online Enrollment

1,201

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

98% On-campus

2% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's Check Bold 3% online

Graduate Certificate X Bold Not offered

Master's X Bold Not offered

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $4,741 $11,266
Graduate $6,318 $11,628

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2021–2022 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $800
On-campus room and board $11,141
On-campus other expenses $3,386
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $13,141
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $3,686
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $3,686

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $20,068 $26,593
Off-campus without family $22,368 $28,893
Off-campus with family $9,227 $15,752

Financial Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

88%

State Grant Aid

36%

Institution Grant Aid

34%

Pell Grant

67%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,917
State Grant Aid $4,255
Institution Grant Aid $4,959
Pell Grant Aid $4,588

Financial Outlook

$25k

Average student debt after graduation

$32k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

Varsity Athletic Teams

NCAA Division I without football

of the overall student body is a member of an athletic team.

Participation

Men Women
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • All Track Combined

Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees given for the 2021-2022 academic year.

1

Biological And Biomedical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

2

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

3

Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

4

Education

BA

MA

DOC

5

English Language And Literature/Letters

BA

MA

DOC

6

Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

7

Health Professions And Related Programs

BA

MA

DOC

8

History

BA

MA

DOC

9

History

BA

MA

DOC

10

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services

BA

MA

DOC

11

Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities

BA

MA

DOC

12

Mathematics And Statistics

BA

MA

DOC

13

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies

BA

MA

DOC

14

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, Fitness, And Kinesiology

BA

MA

DOC

15

Psychology

BA

MA

DOC

16

Public Administration And Social Service Professions

BA

MA

DOC

17

Security And Protective Services

BA

MA

DOC