CSU Quick Facts

Coppin State University Quick Facts 2017-2018

Institutional Profile

Science & Technology Building Science and Technology Center

President: Dr. Maria Thompson
Founded: 1900
Operating Budget: $94.3 Million
Fall 2017 Enrollment: 2,893
Degrees Awarded: 508 - Spring 2017

  • Baccalaureate: 428
  • Master’s: 78
  • Doctorate: 2

Tuition and Fees:

  • $7,474 In-State
  • $13,622 Out-of-State


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, STEM and liberal arts. Ranked among the most “innovative small college business departments” by Business Research Guide, Coppin has a focus on experiential learning.

The university’s state-of-the-art Science and Technology Center houses sciences programs, and provides a technology-based learning environment anchored in west Baltimore. Coppin’s Cradle-to-Career continuum is viewed as smart, affordable and relevant; generating real-world graduates who are making a lasting impact on Baltimore communities and beyond.

The University also has oversight the Coppin Academy, a chartered public high school, and manages Rosemont Elementary/Middle School, a public charter school of the Baltimore City Public Schools System.


Coppin State participates in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference and the National Collegiate Athletic Association 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.


The excellence of CSU's programs is evidenced by accreditation from Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the Commission on Accreditation of Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM), the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE), the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), and the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Student Demographics

Graduate: 386 (13%)
Undergraduate: 2,507 (87%)
Full-time: 2,004 (69%)
Part-time: 889 (31%)
Male: 506 (17%)
Female: 1,497 (83%)
No. and % 1st Generation: 1,912 (61%)
Living on campus: 610 (Fall Semester 2016)
Average SAT: 895 (Math & Verbal) Fall 17
Average Student Age: 26-Undergraduate, 40-Graduate
No. of Pell Recipients: 1,789 (67% UG) – Fall 16
Recipients of Aid: 88% Merit/Need-Based

Percent Race/Ethnicity Fall 2017 - 2018

Pie chart showing CSU race/ethnicity for fall 2017 to 2018

77% - African American
3% - Hispanic
1% - Asian
1% - Caucasian
1% - Multi-Racial
15% - Foreign
2% - Other

The Faculty

Total Faculty – Fall 2016: 257
No. Full-time and %: 128 (49%)
No. Part-time and %: 129 (51%)
Student to Faculty Ratio: 13:1

Selected Pass Rates

PRAXIS II Pass Rate: 100%
NCLEX Pass Rate: 79.17%

Extramural Funding

Federal $5,411,138.80
State $1,461,307.00
Corporate $459,767.80
Foundations $433,650.20
Other $170,000.00
TOTAL $7,935,863.30