The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

country rank  481
world rank  1312

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University Overview

Founded in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of New York City (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art (Cooper) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art (Cooper) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 159 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this US higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. Cooper also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym Cooper
Founded 1859
Colours Maroon and gold

University Location

Address 7 East 7Th Street
New York City (population range: over 5,000,000)
10003-7120 New York
United States
T +1 (212) 353 4100
F +1 (212) 353 4271

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office 30 Cooper Square, Suite 300
New York City 10003-7183
+1 (212) 353 4120

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 500-999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 50-99
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation
1946


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)
  • National Association for Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)

Affiliations

  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC)
  • Association of Independent Technological Universities (AITU)
  • Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU)
  • College Board
  • Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD)
  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)

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Site last updated: Sunday, 4 February 2018