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Coppin State University Quick Facts

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The University offers a multigenerational learning environment, nationally recognized for community engagement. Serving Baltimore residents as well as students from around the world, Coppin State proudly produces analytical, socially responsible, lifelong learners. An historically black institution founded in 1900, Coppin offers 32 undergraduate and 11 graduate degrees, along with nine certificate programs and one doctorate degree.

Coppin prepares its students to be competitive in regional and global markets through its commitment to quality programs in teacher education, criminal justice, business, social and behavioral sciences, information technology, nursing, allied health, health information management, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), fine and performing arts, and liberal arts. The University's state-of-the-art Science and Technology Center (STC) houses STEM programs, and provides facilities for research through a technology-based learning environment anchored in West Baltimore. Coppin's partnerships generate graduates who make lasting impact on Baltimore communities and regions beyond. The University manages Coppin Academy High School, a chartered public school in Baltimore City.

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Coppin State participates in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I. Men's varsity teams compete in baseball, basketball, cross country, tennis and indoor and outdoor track and field. Women's teams compete in basketball, bowling, cross country, softball, tennis, indoor and outdoor track and field and volleyball.


Coppin State University is nationally accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The institution also ranks as a Carnegie master's Comprehensive (MA-I) institution. The University program reflects excellence in the discipline-specific accreditations from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) the Commission on Nursing Education (CCNE), the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE), the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), and the Commission on Accreditation of Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). Additionally, the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) accredits the College of Business.

Student Demographics

Graduate: 341 (13%)
Undergraduate: 2,383 (87%)
Full-time: 1,917 (70%)
Part-time: 807 (30%)
Male: 621 (23%)
Female: 2,103 (77%)
% of 1st Generation: 56% (As a percentage of undergraduate students who received Financial Aid)
Living on campus: 637
Average SAT: 906 (Math & Evidence Based Reading & Writing)
Average Student Age: 28
No. of Pell Recipients: UGRD 1,371 (58%), FTFT 300 (70%)
Recipients of Aid: 89% Merit/Need-Based
Student to Faculty Ratio: 13:1

Faculty and Staff Race/Ethnicity, Fall 2019

  • Black/AA - 485
  • American Indian or Alaskan - 2
  • Asian - 29
  • Hispanic - 8
  • White - 56
  • Foreign - Non-resident - 18
  • Multi-Race - 4

Selected Pass Rates

  • PRAXIS II Pass Rate: 100%
  • NCLEX Pass Rate: 79.10%

Extramural Funding

Federal $5,597,728.64
State $779,799.21
Corporate $362,577.00
Foundations $1,510,633.00
Other $205,223.00
TOTAL $8,455,960.85