Location: Baltimore
President: Anthony L. Jenkins
Founded: 1900
Undergraduate Students: 1,810
Graduate Students: 291
For More Information: 410.951.3000

Coppin State University was named one of the nation's top 50 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) by U.S. News & World Report, and was recognized for having top adult degree programs by Abound.College.

Founded in 1900, Coppin State University is a comprehensive historically black institution in an urban environment, dedicated to providing students with a high-quality education and transformational experiences at an affordable cost. The university leverages its location within the City of Baltimore to offer academic and professional opportunities for students that will help shape their futures. Coppin State University is an anchor institution in West Baltimore with a rich history of providing resources and educational opportunities to its neighboring communities, and communities throughout Greater Baltimore.

At Coppin, students can study a wide array of academic disciplines, including the arts, sciences, technology, teacher education, business, social and behavioral sciences, nursing, and health information management. The university offers 61 academic programs, including bachelor’s and master’s degrees, certificate programs, and one doctorate program. Courses are offered during the day and evening, on weekends, and online to fit the needs of both traditional college students and adult learners balancing careers and personal responsibilities.