Office of Admissions
Apply by March 1st for the fall semester or December 1st for the spring semester. You are welcome to apply online, or complete and submit the printable application (see more details below). If you’re applying for re-admission to an undergraduate program, please complete the Undergraduate Re-Admit Application.
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Here are the basic requirements you’ll need to complete your undergraduate application.
Application for admission
You are welcome to apply online, or complete and submit the printable application.
If you were enrolled at Coppin State University and are now applying for re-admission to an undergraduate program, please work with the Office of Records and Registration and apply with the Undergraduate Re-Admit Application.
Official high school transcript
A high school transcript is an academic record of all your high school coursework. Official transcripts can be sent electronically or in paper form. For your transcript to be considered official, it must be sent directly from your high school or delivered (in person or by mail) in a sealed envelope. The transcript should have an official seal, stamp, signature from your high school. Your official transcript can also be emailed directly from your high school Registrar/Guidance Office to Admissions@coppin.edu.
Also make sure to send us your official scores if you’ve earned credit through Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), or College Level Examination Program (CLEP) tests.
If you have taken any college coursework or earned any college credits, please submit all official transcript(s) from all other institution(s) attended.
Official ACT or SAT scores
Students applying for Fall 2021, Spring 2022, or Fall 2022 are not required to submit American College Testing (ACT) or Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) scores, per our Test-Optional Policy. Also, if you are age 21 or older do not need to submit ACT or SAT scores.
If you are required or decide to submit ACT or SAT scores, Coppin State University’s school codes are:
- SAT: 5122 Coppin State University
- ACT: 1688 Coppin State College
Approved alternative credit scores
You may be able to earn college credit for scores received through:
- Advanced Placement (AP)
- College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
- International Baccalaureate (IB)
- Prior learning credit
Visit our resources on Advanced Placement (AP) and prior learning credit to learn more.
Undergraduate programs with additional requirements
Some programs require students to apply to both Coppin and their major. These programs have additional admission requirements and/or separate application process:
- Health Information Management
- Social Work
Please direct any questions about these programs and requirements to the specific program or department.