C
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    B-
  4. Campus
    C+
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    B+
  7. Professors
    C
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    C
  10. Campus Food
    C
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    C+
Coppin State University is ...
Public, HBCU
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-AAA
Athletic Conference
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
Address
2500 West North Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21216
Website

Coppin State University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Will You Get In?

Test Scores and GPA for Coppin State University

Cost

Net Price
$9,407/ year
National
$15,431
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $9,340/ year
  • $30-48k
    $12,889/ year
  • $49-75k
    $16,147/ year
  • $76-110k
    $6,741/ year
  • $110k+
    $7,692/ year

Academics

Professors
C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
67%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.36 responses
46%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.35 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.35 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,046Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
32%
Pell Grant
73%
Varsity Athletes
7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 17 responses
Report
  • Motivated
    59%
  • Lazy
    24%
  • Balanced
    6%
  • Determined
    6%
  • Smart
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
52%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.44 responses
Poll
62%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.61 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 20 responses
Report
  • CoppinProud
    80%
  • Efficient
    10%
  • Fun
    5%
  • Hbcu
    5%

After Coppin State University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$37,600/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
18%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
81%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.21 responses
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Coppin State University Reviews

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I am truly blessed and grateful to be apart of such an extraordinary HBCU. My experience here has been nothing short of amazing. The students and staff here do everything in their power so that as a whole , the entire university can be successful. I have grew a bond with several staff and students here at Coppin State University that I would have never expected. The teachers are wonderful and humble, and the classes aren't packed where as though it makes it difficult to get the best learning experience there is for yourself. In my opinion Coppin State University is the best HBCU hands down! We know our history, are true to our legacy, and we are moving nowhere but forward. So in closing, my experience here at Coppin State University has filled me with unexplainable joy and undefining hope for the future.
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To rate a school in the simplest form one would need to evaluate three aspects of the college: the academic offerings and teaching, the facilities, and the social atmosphere. The top-rated schools are those which excel in those three departments, however, only the larger schools are taken into consideration for these ratings, which then disadvantages smaller colleges like Coppin State University. Most colleges offer the necessary academics, that goes without saying; if it were anything other than that the college would not be registered and accredited. What we really need to look at are the remaining two aspects- facilities and social atmosphere. To summarize what could be a long explanation as to why some of the higher rated school are actually disadvantaged (as compared to smaller colleges like Coppin) an economist would use the most basic concept of scarcity. Schools like Harvard may be huge and be multi-campus, however, the facilities are still too scarce to accommodate, with the highest efficiency possible, the student population, and one may find the dropout and fail rate of such schools amusing. Classrooms are huge and so student-professor interactions are limited, gyms require scheduling in order to find a space, and clubs and organizations are not concentrated and focused. My experience at Coppin so far has shown me that the smaller classroom setting is the better option, in addition to the smaller school population. Because it is small, there is always the ability to upgrade and modernize facilities as necessary without having to consider too much of the large scale expense, so students at Coppin have the most state of the art equipment at their fingertips and in there classrooms. There is also greater access to the school's resources, both human and material. If I were to give my own subjective opinion at this point, I'd say that students at Coppin and other small colleges have a greater chance of gaining a worthwhile and beneficial experience.
I like Coppin State University because it has been a chance for me to learn a lot about our history as African Americans. Coming from Kenya, I did not know much about the American history but getting to learn more about it is interesting because the professors are quite passionate about it. However, one thing I would like to see change is the way the administration, the people working in the offices interact with the students and with the parents. They may not mean to, but sometimes the way they work, makes them seem negligent to the students needs. This needs to change.