Coppin State University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,468

2.01% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$8,685

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

15.8%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

36.5%

6,598 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

2,893

69.3% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

24.5%

117 Graduates

About

Coppin State University is a higher education institution located in Baltimore city, MD. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Coppin State University were Registered Nursing (68 degrees awarded), Other Psychology (66 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (46 degrees).

In 2017, 508 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Coppin State University. 76.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 23.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (419 degrees), 46.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (9 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Coppin State University is $4,468, which is $-16,265 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Coppin State University is $4,468, which is $-16,265 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,685.

In 2017, 70% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 68% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,468

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Coppin State University was $4,468. The cost of tuition at Coppin State University is $-16,265 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$8,685

2017 Value

1.15%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Coppin State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,685. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Coppin State University grew by 1.15%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,125

Room and Board

$800

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Coppin State University was of $8,125 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of room and board increased by 0.844% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

70%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

68%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

70% of undergraduate students at Coppin State University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 5.41% with respect to 2016, when 74% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

15.8%

2016 Default Rate

171

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Coppin State University was 15.8%, which represents 171 out of the 1079 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Coppin State University received 6,598 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 43.1% annual growth. Out of those 6,598 applicants, 2,409 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 36.5% acceptance rate.

There were 2,893 students enrolled at Coppin State University in 2017, and 87% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Coppin State University has an overall enrollment yield of 17.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

36.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

2,409

Accepted Out of 6,598

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Coppin State University was 36.5% (2,409 admissions from 6,598 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 39.6%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 43.1%, while admissions grew by 31.9%.

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SAT Scores

87%

Submission Percentage

359

Scores Submitted

87% of enrolled first-time students at Coppin State University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Coppin State University has a total enrollment of 2,893 students. The full-time enrollment at Coppin State University is 2,004 students and the part-time enrollment is 889. This means that 69.3% of students enrolled at Coppin State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Coppin State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 77% Black or African American, 2.11% Hispanic or Latino, 1.83% Two or More Races, 1.45% White, 0.553% Asian, 0.104% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0346% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Coppin State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (60.1%), followed by Black or African American Male (18%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (1.89%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (50.7%), followed by Black or African American Male (14.7%) and Two or More Races Female (0.667%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

69.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Coppin State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,893 students. The full-time enrollment at Coppin State University is 2,004 and the part-time enrollment is 889. This means that 69.3% of students enrolled at Coppin State University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

66%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Coppin State University was 66%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Coppin State University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    2,229

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    61

  3. Two or More Races

    53

The enrolled student population at Coppin State University is 77% Black or African American, 2.11% Hispanic or Latino, 1.83% Two or More Races, 1.45% White, 0.553% Asian, 0.104% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0346% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 46 students (1.59%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 268 more women than men received degrees from Coppin State University. The majority of degree recipients at Coppin State University are black or african american (419 degrees awarded). There were 46.6 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (9 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Coppin State University is Registered Nursing (68 degrees awarded), followed by Other Psychology (66 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (46 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Coppin State University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (43 degrees awarded), Psychology (66 degrees), and Protective Services (54 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Coppin State University are Social workers, all other (276,232 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (247,176 people), Other managers (183,408 people), Police officers (136,671 people), and Postsecondary teachers (120,570 people).

The most specialized majors at Coppin State University are Public Administration and Social Service (43 degrees awarded), Psychology (66 degrees), Protective Services (54 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (21 degrees), and Math & Statistics (7 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Coppin State University are Surgeons, Chemists & materials scientists, Dentists, Physicians, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Coppin State University are Public Administration and Social Service (43 degrees awarded), Psychology (66 degrees), Protective Services (54 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (21 degrees), and Math & Statistics (7 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Coppin State University are Elementary & secondary schools (583,407 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (379,175 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (300,767 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (294,690 people), and Individual & family services (225,600 people).

The most specialized majors at Coppin State University are Public Administration and Social Service (43 degrees awarded), Psychology (66 degrees), Protective Services (54 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (21 degrees), and Math & Statistics (7 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Coppin State University.

Most Common

  1. 68 degrees awarded

  2. 66 degrees awarded

  3. 46 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Coppin State University was Registered Nursing with 68 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 120

  2. 388

In 2017, 120 degrees were awarded to men at Coppin State University, which is 0.309 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (388).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 19 degrees were awarded to men at Coppin State University in Criminal Justice - Safety Studies, which is 0.704 times less than the 27 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 58 degrees were awarded to women at Coppin State University in Other Psychology, which is 7.25 times more than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

5%

100% Completion Time

18%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 5% of students graduating from Coppin State University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 18% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 22% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Hispanic or Latino Male

Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Coppin State University is Male and Hispanic or Latino (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4.27% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    419 degrees awarded

  2. Two or More Races

    9 degrees awarded

  3. White

    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Coppin State University is black or african american (419 degrees awarded). There were 46.6 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (9 degrees).

0.787% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    321 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    98 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races Female

    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Coppin State University is black or african american female (321 degrees awarded). There were 3.28 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (98 degrees).

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Operations

Coppin State University has an endowment valued at nearly $10.7M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $352k (3.3%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Coppin State University had a total salary expenditure of $88.7M. Coppin State University employs 52 Assistant professors, 38 Associate professors, and 23 Professors. Most academics at Coppin State University are Female Assistant professors (33), Male Associate professors(20), and Male Assistant professors (19).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Coppin State University are: Management, with 85 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 81 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 60 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$10.7M

2017 Endowment

6.64%

growth from 2016

Coppin State University has an endowment valued at about $10.7M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Coppin State University grew 6.64% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $22.4M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $4.93M - Federal

  2. $1.83M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Coppin State University received $4.93M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.83M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$34.1M

2017 Salaries

0.264%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Coppin State University paid a median of $34.1M in salaries, which represents 38.5% of their overall expenditure ($88.7M) and a 0.264% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.61% decline from 2015 and a 1.24% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9.48M

Instructional Salaries

121

Number of Employees

In 2017, Coppin State University paid a total of $9.48M to 121 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.62M (33.5%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

52 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

85 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Coppin State University were Assistant professor with 52 employees; Associate professor with 38 employees; and Associate professor with 23 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Coppin State University were Management with 85 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 81 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 60 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Coppin State University was Female Assistant professor with 33 employees, Male Associate professor with 20 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 19 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Coppin State University.

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