Coppin State University Ranked As “Most Affordable” College in Maryland

Published Friday, June 28th, 2013

Coppin State University Among Affordable Maryland Colleges

Coppin State University was recently recognized as one of the top Maryland colleges with the highest financial return on investment for graduates by The College Database.

The College Database, a free, non-commercial website dedicated to providing current and future post-secondary students and their families with accurate and valuable college- and career-related information, ranked Coppin State number 12 for providing high quality education at an affordable price.

“With the cost of college a concern for many families, it's important for students to find a school that produces successful, well-paid graduates,” wrote Matt Davis, managing director of Communications and Partnerships for The College Database. “Therefore, it's equally important to recognize the colleges and universities that offer both quality and affordable post-secondary options."

Schools on the list have annual tuition rates below $20,000, and new graduates who earn more than $30,000 per year, on average. Coppin State students enter the workforce earned an estimated $36,300 per year after graduation, ranking it among the most financially effective of all Maryland post-secondary schools, according to the findings. Data sets for the ranking are from the federal government and the Carnegie Foundation.