The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

New York, NY

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

New York, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$46,820

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

58%

male

42%

female

6

students

1

faculty

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Extremely Selective

17%

acceptance rate

Accepted 413
Declined 1,945
Total Received 2,358
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Private

881

undergraduate students

104

graduate students

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School Facts

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, founded in 1859, is a private, multipurpose institution located in lower Manhattan.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 985
Established in 1859
Coeducational Coeducational

Urban campus of five buildings in Manhattan (New York City population: 8,622,698). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

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

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
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
710
25th
630
75th
790
25th
700
75th
35
25th
29
75th
35
25th
29
75th
34
25th
30

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) December 1 (November 1 early decision architecture)
Application deadline (final deadline) January 7
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 11 (architecture program)
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Required of some

Extremely Selective

17%

acceptance rate

Accepted 413
Declined 1,945
Total Received 2,358

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Other
  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

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

  • Note-taking services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

98%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$36,116

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $44,550
Additional fees $2,270
Books & supplies $1,800
Total $48,620
Average Financial Aid - $36,116
Total with Avg. Aid $12,504

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $535,688
State $209,734
Institutional $14,271,978
Other external $181,660
Total $15,199,060

Non-need-based

Federal
State $1,000
Institutional $169,005
Other external $106,407
Total $276,412
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 212 353-4113
F: 212 353-4193
financialaid@cooper.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Architecture.
Chemical Engineering.
Civil Engineering, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Engineering, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Fine Art
  2. Electrical Engineering
  3. Mechanical Engineering

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Independent study
  • Weekend College

985

total students

62%

in-state

38%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

89%

881
students

Female
42%
371

Male
58%
510

11%

104
students

Female
19%
20

Male
81%
84

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

100%

879
students

Female
42%
371

Male
58%
508

0%

2
students

Female
0%
0

Male
100%
2

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Student Break-down

17%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
23%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
30%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

19%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: January 7

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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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 English lab
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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