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Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

New York, NY, USA
2.93 Average Rating

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art is a 4-year college comprised of four schools: the School of Architecture, School of Art, School of Engineering, and the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Since it was founded by Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union has focused on educating students in architecture, art, and engineering. The school is home to three galleries which support students in its programs, as well as other collections. It’s also home to several institutes and centers, including the Center for Urban Infrastructure, Maurice Kanbar Center for Biomedical Engineering, and the Center for Sustainable Engineering, Architecture, and Art—Materials, Manufacturing, and Minimalism, simply called SEA²M³.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
44%
Out of State Students
40%
0
100
13%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. December 3, 2018
Fall Regular Decision January 7, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
946
Total Number of Undergrads
868
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
0
100
73%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
83%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
9:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$28,494
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$42,000
Out-of-State Tuition
$42,000
0
100
74%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$24,870
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
65%
35%
Student Organizations
120
Size of Town
City: Large
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
New York
San Francisco
Los Angeles
Boston
Philadelphia
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
64%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$54,000
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What Students Are Saying

2.93 Average Rating
Can be challenging even to the smartest person.
It's a small school so literally everyone knows each other after a while.
The academic opportunities are endless
John from Brooklyn, NY

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