Project Focus

Project Focus

Project Focus is a collaborative effort which establishes a dual admissions program between Coppin State University and all Maryland community colleges. It is designed to encourage high school seniors who seek enrollment at Coppin State University to take the advantage of the collaborative opportunity to enroll at a local community college. Project Focus prepares students to transfer to Coppin.


Project Focus advantages are many, with student success as the top priority.


  • Students benefit from a specially prescribed curriculum designed by Coppin and community college faculty
  • Students participate in a 1 credit orientation course
  • Students completing the program's 25 credits at the community college (including English 101 and all developmental courses) with at least a 2.0 gpa and are in good academic standing are automatically admissible to Coppin

Support Services

  • Academic tutoring facilities
  • Individual counseling opportunities
  • Access to Coppin library

Student Life

Project Focus
  • Access to cultural and social activities and campus events
  • Entrance to athletic events
  • Use of recreational facilities

Admission Requirements for Project Focus

  • Graduation from high school with a 2.0 gpa, or completion of GED
  • Submission of SAT or ACT scores
  • Completion of a community college admission application

For more information, contact Ms. Deborah Childs in the Office of Admissions at

Project Focus Community College Partners

Baltimore City Community College
Office of Student Development
2901 Liberty Heights Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215
Contact: Mr. Jeffrey Sams
Phone: 410-462-8409

Community College of Baltimore County
Dundalk Campus

Advising Center
7200 Sollers Point Road
Dundalk, MD 21222
Contact: Ms. Lesley Fagu
Phone: 443-840-3215

Prince George's Community College
Student Development Services – Bladen Hall 124G
301 Largo Road
Largo, MD 20744
Contact: Dr. Reyhaneh Razavi
Phone: 301-341-3039

Community College of Baltimore County
Catonsville Campus

Advising Center
800 South Rolling Road
Catonsville, MD 21238
Contact: Ms. Judith Moton
Phone: 410-455-4714

Community College of Baltimore County
Essex Campus

Advising Center
7201 Rossville Blvd
Baltimore, MD 21237
Contact: Ms. Courtney Topolski
Phone: 443-840-1973