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Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art (Cooper)

7 East 7th Street, New York, NY

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Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art provides a variety of educational opportunities for students to guide them in their growth and development. The school is located in New York, New York and operated as a private institution. Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, with only about 1000 students enrolled, has smaller class sizes and hands on instruction as part of its commitment to students.

Students may pick from a few areas of study, including:

  • Fine Studio Arts
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Civil Engineering

To be considered for admissions, you may be asked to fill out an application, write a personal statement, and submit high school records and test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions office. The most common scores among applicants accepted to Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art are within the range of 29 to 33 on the ACT, or 1880 to 2230 on the SAT. Admission to Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art is considered highly competitive, with only 8% of applicants on average being admitted each year. More information from the admissions office can be found here.

The cost of tuition is close to $43,000 annually. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and that is why students should visit the school's net price calculator to identify their cost of attendance. Housing is available for students and costs approximately $11,000 annually. Students at this school may qualify for aid which is generally loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

To see a full list of programs offered, enrollment information, admissions information, and more, please take a look at the school's website at http://www.cooper.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may provide a better idea of the candidates Cooper accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art is about 970. The student body is made up of 92% undergraduate students and 24% graduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $41,000-$49,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • For part-time students, charges are between $1,700-$2,000 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$16,482
Receiving Student Loans17%$2,565
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art may provide student services like those listed below:

  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Helping students find work after graduation

Graduation Rates

With a very high graduation rate of around 83%, Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art is among the most successful schools in the area.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years67%
Graduating in 5 Years14%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Art and Design Program
    • * Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation (since 1948)
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Visual and Performing Arts

Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art for official up-to-date information.

Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

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