Coppin State University is a model urban, residential liberal arts university located in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. It is part of the University System of Maryland.

Coppin State University is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The Helene Fuld School of Nursing is an agency member of the Council of Baccalaureate and Higher Degree Programs of the National League for Nursing. The undergraduate and graduate academic programs are also accredited by a number of specialized agencies.

The teacher education programs are accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education and are approved by the Maryland State Department of Education. The Social Work Program is accredited by the National Council on Social Work Education. The Rehabilitation Counselor Education Program is accredited by the Council of Rehabilitation Counseling Education. Both the undergraduate and graduate nursing programs are accredited by the Maryland State Board of Examiners of Nurses and the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC).

The School of Management Science and Economics (SMSE) at Coppin offers a Bachelor of Science degree in management science (with concentration in accounting, banking and finance, economics, management, marketing, and management information systems); and a Bachelor Science degree in entertainment management (with concentrations in general entertainment management, music entertainment management, etc).

Notable Coppin alumni include: Bishop L. Robinson (first African American Police Commissioner of Baltimore City), Stephanie Ready (first female head coach in professional men's basketball), Larry Stewart (former NBA player for the Washington Bullets and Seattle SuperSonics), Margaret "Peggy" Murphy (first black woman to chair the Baltimore City Delegation), etc.

Ranking Profile:

- Coppin State University is placed in Tier 2 in the category "Regional Universities (North)" by US News 2012.

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