Coppin State University

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Coppin State University is a historically black college found in Baltimore, MD. Coppin State University has an enrollment of over 2,800 students.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores in the range of 820 (25th percentile) - 970 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and in the range of 15 (25th percentile) - 21 (75th percentile) on the ACT is typical among applicants that get into this school. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Coppin State University average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.64 - 3.04. Only 28 percent of applicants are admitted to this school due to the fair number of applicants for enrollment. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Coppin State University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Coppin State University was reported as 28.0% in Fall 2020 with over 9,790 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 15 - 21
  • Average GPA: 2.64 - 3.04

How Hard Is It to Get into Coppin State University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Coppin State University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Coppin State University has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 39.6%
  • 2017-2018: 36.5%
  • 2018-2019: 38.2%
  • 2019-2020: 28.0%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 31.6%

How Does Coppin State University Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Coppin State University is more than 100% lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Maryland Institute College of Art63.9%
University of Baltimore78.0%
Notre Dame of Maryland University61.7%
Goucher College81.3%
Stevenson University80.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Coppin State University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading420 - 490
Math400 - 480
Total Score820 - 970
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 22
Math15 - 20
Composite Score15 - 21
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