Coppin State University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,380

2% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$8,786

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

17%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

39.6%

4,612 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

2,939

68.8% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

17.4%

89 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 (85 degrees awarded), General Psychology (64 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (63 degrees).

In 2016, 542 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Coppin State University. 76.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 23.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (441 degrees), 29.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (15 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Coppin State University is $4,380, which is $-15,780 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Coppin State University is $4,380, which is $-15,780 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,786.

In 2016, 74% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 66% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,380

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Coppin State University was $4,380. The cost of tuition at Coppin State University is $-15,780 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$8,786

2016 Value

2.84%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Coppin State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,786. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Coppin State University grew by 2.84%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,057

Room and Board

$800

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Coppin State University was of $8,057 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of room and board increased by 1.77% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

74%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

66%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

74% of undergraduate students at Coppin State University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 17.8% with respect to 2015, when 90% 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.

17%

2015 Default Rate

186

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Coppin State University was 17%, which represents 186 out of the 1094 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 4,612 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 3.57% annual growth. Out of those 4,612 applicants, 1,827 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 39.6% acceptance rate.

There were 2,939 students enrolled at Coppin State University in 2016, and 81% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Coppin State University has an overall enrollment yield of 21.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

39.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

1,827

Accepted Out of 4,612

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Coppin State University was 39.6% (1,827 admissions from 4,612 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 37.2%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 3.57%, while admissions grew by 10.3%.

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SAT Scores

81%

Submission Percentage

318

Scores Submitted

81% of enrolled first-time students at Coppin State University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Coppin State University has a total enrollment of 2,939 students. The full-time enrollment at Coppin State University is 2,021 students and the part-time enrollment is 918. This means that 68.8% of students enrolled at Coppin State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Coppin State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 77.5% Black or African American, 1.91% Hispanic or Latino, 1.63% Two or More Races, 1.5% White, 0.715% Asian, 0.102% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.034% 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%), followed by Black or African American Male (18.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (1.59%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (51.1%), followed by Black or African American Male (19.5%) and Asian Female (0.752%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

68.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Coppin State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,939 students. The full-time enrollment at Coppin State University is 2,021 and the part-time enrollment is 918. This means that 68.8% of students enrolled at Coppin State University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%

2016 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 61%. 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

    2,278

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    56

  3. Two or More Races

    48

The enrolled student population at Coppin State University is 77.5% Black or African American, 1.91% Hispanic or Latino, 1.63% Two or More Races, 1.5% White, 0.715% Asian, 0.102% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.034% 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 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 40 students (1.36%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 290 more women than men received degrees from Coppin State University. The majority of degree recipients at Coppin State University are black or african american (441 degrees awarded). There were 29.4 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (15 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Coppin State University is Registered Nursing (85 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (64 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (63 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 (55 degrees awarded), Protective Services (76 degrees), and Psychology (64 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

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 (344,830 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (293,161 people), Counselors (233,484 people), Miscellaneous managers (227,679 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (149,710 people).

The most specialized majors at Coppin State University are Public Administration and Social Service (55 degrees awarded), Protective Services (76 degrees), Psychology (64 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (23 degrees), and English (10 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Coppin State University are Public relations specialists, Physicians & surgeons, Financial analysts, Dentists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Coppin State University are Public Administration and Social Service (55 degrees awarded), Protective Services (76 degrees), Psychology (64 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (23 degrees), and English (10 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 (655,440 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (420,682 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (332,360 people), Hospitals (329,692 people), and Individual & family services (252,698 people).

The most specialized majors at Coppin State University are Public Administration and Social Service (55 degrees awarded), Protective Services (76 degrees), Psychology (64 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (23 degrees), and English (10 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. 85 degrees awarded

  2. 64 degrees awarded

  3. 63 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Coppin State University was Registered Nursing with 85 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 126

  2. 416

In 2016, 126 degrees were awarded to men at Coppin State University, which is 0.303 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (416).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 18 degrees were awarded to men at Coppin State University in Criminal Justice - Safety Studies, which is 0.4 times less than the 45 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 76 degrees were awarded to women at Coppin State University in Registered Nursing, which is 8.44 times more than the 9 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

5%

100% Completion Time

20%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 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, 20% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 24% 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.

Black or African American Female

Highest Graduation Rate (18.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Coppin State University is Female and Black or African American (18.8% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 4.49% of graduates (4 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

    441 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    15 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Coppin State University is black or african american (441 degrees awarded). There were 29.4 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (15 degrees).

2.58% of degree recipients (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    337 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    104 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Coppin State University is black or african american female (337 degrees awarded). There were 3.24 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (104 degrees).

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Operations

Coppin State University has an endowment valued at nearly $1.58M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $147k (9.31%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Coppin State University had a total expenditure of $76.5M. Of that $76.5M, they spent $35.3M on salaries and $76.5M on benefits.

Coppin State University employs 58 Assistant professors, 40 Associate professors, and 24 Professors. Most academics at Coppin State University are Female Assistant professors (36), Male Associate professors(23), and Male Assistant professors (22).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Coppin State University are: Management, with 85 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 76 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 57 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.58M

2015 Endowment

0.0461%

decline from 2014

Coppin State University has an endowment valued at about $1.58M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Coppin State University declined 0.0461% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $27.3M 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. $5.57M - Federal

  2. $696k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Coppin State University received $5.57M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $696k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$35.3M

Salary Expenditure

$76.5M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Coppin State University had a total expenditure of $76.5M. Of that $76.5M, they spent $35.3M on salaries and $76.5M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Coppin State University as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$35.3M

2015 Salaries

1.24%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Coppin State University paid a median of $35.3M in salaries, which represents 46.2% of their overall expenditure ($76.5M) and a 1.24% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.43% decline from 2013 and a 7.4% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9.58M

Instructional Salaries

128

Number of Employees

In 2015, Coppin State University paid a total of $9.58M to 128 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

58 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

85 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Coppin State University were Assistant professor with 58 employees; Associate professor with 40 employees; and Associate professor with 24 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Coppin State University were Management with 85 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 76 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 57 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 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Coppin State University was Female Assistant professor with 36 employees, Male Associate professor with 23 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 22 employees.

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

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