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Coppin State University

Baltimore, MD 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate54%

Coppin State University Admissions

Coppin State University is moderately difficult to get into. The university admitted 54% of all applicants in 2015. Out of 3,767 applications received in 2023, 2,016 students were offered admission.

If you are considering submitting an application to Coppin State University, the regular decision application deadline is July 15 and the fee for the application is $35.

Coppin State University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Coppin State University's admissions stats.

Coppin State University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 2.6
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 70%
Waitlist No

Coppin State University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Coppin State University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action Info Not Available
Regular Decision Yes 7 15

Applying Early to Coppin State University?

**Coppin State University does not offer early decision **

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Transferring to Coppin State University

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Coppin State University

Coppin State University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Coppin State University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Coppin State University

What does Coppin State University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Recommendation(s) Important
Standardized Test Scores Important
Talent/Ability Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Application Essay Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Geographical Residence Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
State Residency Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered

Make sure to check with Coppin State University for more information on admission factors.

Coppin State University Application Requirements

To apply to Coppin State University, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Coppin State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Coppin State University?

Students admitted to Coppin State University have an average unweighted GPA of 2.6.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Coppin State University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2015, 70% of Coppin State University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application.

More Information on Transferring to Coppin State University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Coppin State University.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is July 15.

Transfer students can enroll in Coppin State University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

Coppin State University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Coppin State University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Coppin State University.

Do I have to submit test scores to Coppin State University?

✅ Coppin State University is not test optional.

What is Coppin State University's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Coppin State University is 54%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Coppin State University?

❌ Coppin State University does not offer early decision.

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Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Coppin State University? Coppin State University is a somewhat selective institution. The Coppin State University acceptance rate is 54%. This means that the institution accepts 53 out of every 100 applicants.


Coppin State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Coppin State University is Jul 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Coppin State University is Jul 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Coppin State University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Coppin State University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Coppin State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.62. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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