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Study at Cooper Union For The Advancement of Science and Art

Profile of Cooper Union For The Advancement of Science and Art

Cooper Union is in New York, NY. New York is a large city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Cooper Union issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Master s degree.

Course Topics

Fields of study in vogue at the school include engineering, art studies, and architecture and planning.

Cooper Union Selectivity

Not all applicants to Cooper Union are accepted. Just 11% of applicants in 2007 were accepted at the school. The top quarter of students at Cooper Union scored at least 700 on the verbal SAT test. Students' math SAT scores were most often in the range 640 to 770 in 2007. People seek out the school, and many students are from other states.


The most successful professors at Cooper Union are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time. The the school teaching staff is well compensated compared to other schools.

Student enrolment

Approximately 957 students study at Cooper Union . The school is essentially a male school.

Student Life

Very few students at Cooper Union attend part-time.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"The Cooper Union will provide the highest quality education in the disciplines of art, design, architecture, engineering and related studies, to those gifted students who may most benefit from its academic scholarships, location, size, and supportive environment, and, in addition, will offer relevant programs to its various publics. "

Cooper Union Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Engineering132electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, engineering, chemical engineering
Art Studies69visual and performing arts
Architecture and Planning19architecture
Fine Arts0fine arts

Contact: Cooper Union

Cooper Union For The Advancement of Science and Art

7 East 7th Street

New York, NY 10003-7120

General Phone: (212) 353-4000


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