Coppin State University Transfer Agreement

Students can save up to


by completing their associate degree at College of Southern Maryland and then finishing up at Coppin State University (based on average costs 2019-20).

Coppin State University, a Historically Black Institution in a dynamic urban setting, serves a multi-generational student population and provides education opportunities while promoting lifelong learning. The university fosters leadership, social responsibility, civic and community engagement, cultural diversity and inclusion, and economic development.

Articulated Program Requirements:

  • Guaranteed Admissions for CSM students who have:
    • Earned the Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Arts in Teaching, Associate of Science in Engineering, or Associate of Applied Science degree.
    • Submit the CSU Application for Admission at least six months prior to the start of the semester they wish to transfer to Coppin State University.
    • Satisfy all other CSU admissions requirements.
    • Graduate from CSM with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.
    • Understand that for some professional programs, there is a secondary admissions process, and that admission to CSU does not guarantee admissions to a specific program.
  • Reverse Transfer is available for students who have:
    • Transferred a minimum of 45 credits. A minimum of 15 of those credits must be earned at CSM.
    • CSM students must express interest in the program when filling out their transcript request form at CSM with the intent to transfer to CSU.
    • Earned a minimum of a 2.0 GPA at both CSU and CSM or the minimum GPA required for CSM's program of study. 

Articulated Program Benefits:

  • The transcript fee will be waived by CSU when transcripts are sent in conjunction with the Reverse Transfer agreement. 

View our Guaranteed Admission Agreement

View our Reverse Transfer Agreement