BALTIMORE – Coppin State University (CSU) has been awarded top national ranking status for two degree programs by, a higher education resource guide that ranks institutions annually.

CSU was ranked in the top 40 universities, nationwide, for its master’s in adult and continuing education degree program (37th)  and its business management degree program, with course offerings in small business (38th).

CSU was listed among thousands of public institutions in the nation.’s comprehensive research guide is based on an assessment of 2,277 accredited colleges and universities. Each program is evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation, and post-graduate employment.

The 2021 rankings are calculated through a unique scoring system which includes student engagement, potential return on investment, and leading third-party evaluations. analyzed thousands of schools with comparable programs on a scale of 0 to 100, with Coppin State University making the final list for two degree programs. The methodology uses an algorithm that collects and analyzes multiple rankings into one score to easily compare each university’s degree program.