Cooper Union has been cited as one of the preeminient schools of its kind and one of the most selective colleges in the country. Each of its three Schools of Architecture, Art and Engineering adhere strongly to providing a design-centered, problem-solving education. The workload is demanding and the school fosters an intimate atmosphere for students and faculty to form close working relationships.
30 Cooper Square, Suite 300, New York, NY 10003
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Varsity Sports: Women's: basketball, cross-country, soccer, tennis, volleyball. Men's: basketball, cross-country, soccer, tennis, volleyball.
Clubs and Activities
Enrollment for Fall 2015
92% enrolled in top 10% of high school class
SAT verbal range: 610 – 720
SAT math range: 630 – 790
ACT range: 29 – 33
SAT/ACT Special Note: We will recalculate using the highest combined sections of the SAT (if a student takes the exam multiple times) and will accept either SAT I or ACT. However, we will not combine the highest scores across the old and new versions of the SAT 1. We will only superscore from the same version of the exam.
75% have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
15% have a high school GPA of 2.0 to less than 3.0
|Undergraduate Students||Graduate Students|
|% Black / African American||3%||4%|
|% Hispanic / Latino||9%||3%|
|% White, Non-Hispanic||32%||30%|
|% International / Nonresident Alien||16%||19%|
|% Two or more races||10%||3%|
|% Unknown Race / Ethnicity||12%||15%|
Tuition Information for 2015-2016
$1,200 per credit (some graduate students are offered generous merit scholarships to help cover tuition costs). http://cooper.edu/admissions/tuition-fees
Financial Aid Deadlines
Transfers: Also, college transcripts.