867
Students
Financial aid thermometer
47,735
Avg. Financial Aid
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Admission Difficulty
13
13%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art is a Comprehensive institution located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 30 Cooper Square
New York, NY  10003
United States
Contact Ms. Adrianne Greth
Associate Dean of Admissions
Email: admissions@cooper.edu
Phone: 212-353-4121
Fax: 212-353-4342

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,574
Applied
336
Accepted
867
Enrolled
13%
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Female Admissions

1,177
Females Applied
114
Females Accepted
10%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,397
Males Applied
222
Males Accepted
16%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

75
Application Fee
3.75
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Required for some programs A minimum high school GPA of 3.5
Interview
3 recommendations
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3
2 recommendations
Other requirements: Portfolio for art, studio test for architecture

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 8th March 31st
Early decision plan November 1st December 31st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer January 8th March 31st

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 683 650 740
SAT Math 710 660 790
ACT Composite 31 28 34

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

44,550
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Fees

1,800
Full-time student fees
12,638
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

47,735
Avg. Financial Aid Package
46,706
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
26,933
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,529
Avg. Loan Aid
24,338
Avg. Grant Aid
25,221
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
76%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
39%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

867
Total undergrad students
20%
International Students
50%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.92%
Black or African American 3.11%
White or Caucasian 30.33%
Asian 19.84%
Two or more races 7.38%
Other 9.46%

Gender

Male (65.4%)
Female (34.6%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 20%

Student Activities

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Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Campus events:
Fall Festival, Pro Musica Jam and Cultural Show and Food Festival

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark
More services
health referrals, career services

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
South Asian Society, Pro Musica, Chinese Student Association, Drama Society and Outdoors Club; Intervarsity Christian Fellowship

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
security guards

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No

Faculty

206
Total Faculty
8:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 57
Part-time - 149
Male - 143
Female - 63