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Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

  • New York, NY
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 36%64%
    student ratio
  • 868
    total students
  • $39,600 | $39,600
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 1
    fall application deadline
  • 7%
    acceptance rate
  • Most Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 685
    sat math
  • 652
    sat reading
  • 650
    sat writing
  • 31
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Architecture
    • Architecture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Civil Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechanical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Visual and Performing Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

7% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied3,193
    • Accepted247
    • Acceptance Rate7%
    • Enrolled868
    • Female Applicants1,505
    • Females Accepted93
    • Female Acceptance Rate6%
    • Male Applicants1,688
    • Males Accepted154
    • Male Acceptance Rate9%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2
    • Required for Some Interview
      Letter(s) of recommendation
      Minimum high school GPA of 3.5
      portfolio, home examination for art and architecture applicants
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.60
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen January 1st April 1st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan December 24th December 24th --
    • Other early decision plan December 1st February 1st --
    • Transfer January 1st May 1st --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 652 610 710
    • SAT Math 685 610 780
    • SAT Writing 650 610 730
    • ACT Composite 31 28 33
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$39,600
    • Out-of-state tuition *$39,600
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,850.00
    • Room and board *$15,220.00
    • Room only *$11,220.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students868
    • Male Student Percentage64%
    • Female Student Percentage36%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino8.76%
    • Black or African American5.76%
    • White or Caucasian36.41%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.92%
    • Asian18.32%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.12%
    • Two or more races3.92%
    • Unknown15.9%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout9.91% representing 20 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students45% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 20%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic No
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations South Asian Society, Pro Musica, Chinese Student Association, Drama Society, Outdoors Club; Intervarsity Christian Fellowship
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Not Reported
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other security guards

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty272
    • Full-time Percentage18%
    • Part-time Percentage82%
    • Female Percentage33%
    • Male Percentage67%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio7:1 or 913 students to 124 faculty

Location & Contact

Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

30 Cooper Square
New York, NY 10003-7120
USA

Mr.Mitchell Lipton

Dean of Admissions and Records and Registrar

Phone: 212-353-4120
Fax: 212-353-4342
Email: admissions@cooper.edu



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