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Tuition & Fees

$43,600

$43,600

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
33%
600-699
43%
500-599
19%
400-499
5%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
66%
600-699
16%
500-599
11%
400-499
7%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
32%
600-699
46%
500-599
16%
400-499
5%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
75%
24-29
20%
18-23
5%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

66%

34%

male

female

1
8

teacher

students

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Extremely Selective

15%

acceptance rate

Accepted 382
Declined + 2,154
Total Received 2,536
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Private (nonprofit)

876

undergraduate students

73

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Fine Art
  2. Architecture
  3. Electrical Engineering
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Codes

SAT 2097
ACT 2724

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School Facts

The Cooper Union, founded in 1859, is a private, multipurpose institution offering tuition-free education. Its five-building campus, located in lower Manhattan, includes the Foundation Building, a Registered Historic Landmark.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 949
Established in 1859
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)

New York, NY

Urban campus of five buildings in Manhattan (New York City population: 8,405,837). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
30 Cooper Square
New York, NY 10003

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
20%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
80%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
88%
Top 1/4
90%
Top 1/2
95%
Bottom 1/2
5%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
33%
600-699
43%
500-599
19%
400-499
5%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
66%
600-699
16%
500-599
11%
400-499
7%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
32%
600-699
46%
500-599
16%
400-499
5%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
75%
24-29
20%
18-23
5%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
January 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline December 1
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Required of some
SAT or ACT Required

Extremely Selective

15%

acceptance rate

Accepted 382
Declined + 2,154
Total Received 2,536

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Volunteer Work

Considered

Class rank
Interview
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Mitchell Lipton
Registrar and Dean of Admissions and Records
P: 212 353-4120
F: 212 353-4342
admissions@cooper.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
soccer
tennis
volleyball
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Architecture
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Science
Electrical Engineering
Fine Arts
General Engineering
Interdisciplinary Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
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Undergraduate

92%

876
students

Female
34%
300

Male
66%
576

Graduate

8%

73
students

Female
26%
19

Male
74%
54

undergraduateFull-time

98%

866
students

Female
35%
295

Male
65%
571

undergraduatePart-time

2%

10
students

Female
50%
5

Male
50%
5

Student Break-down

13%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
20%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
32%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

6%

Transfer applicants accepted

68%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 3.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: January 12 for architecture, January 12 for fine arts, January 12 for engineering

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

70

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 25
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Israel
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Other
Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

John Falls
Associate Dean
212 353-4192
falls@cooper.edu

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