Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art: Statistics

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#2286 of 14,131 In the World
#672 of 2,597 In North America
#617 of 2,496 In the United States
#61 of 221 In New York State
#20 of 92 In New York City
#813 of 1,091 For Firefighting and Fire Science

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
18%
Average SAT
1415
Average ACT
32
Avg. cost to attend
$25,005 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
806
Graduates
81
Male:Female Ratio
58:42
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
cooper.edu

Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 18% 19% 16%
Applicants 2,358 1,223 1,135
Admissions 413 230 183
Freshmen enrolled full time 208 119 89

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
153 or 74%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1330
or below

75% of them
had 1500
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art are 1330-1500 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
37 or 18%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 30
or below

75% of them
had 34
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art are 30-34 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 282 (32%)
Asian 241 (27%)
Nonresident Alien 124 (14%)
Hispanic 98 (11%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 69 (8%)
Two or more races 36 (4%)
Black or African American 36 (4%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$25,005/year
Average aid awarded
$37,861
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $5,064
$30-48K $6,146
$48-75K $8,576
$75-110K $13,198
$110K+ $29,034

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $44,550$36,145
Tuition in-state $44,550$36,145
Tuition out-of-state $44,550$36,145
Fee in-district $2,270$2,270
Fee in-state $2,270$2,270
Fee out-of-state $2,270$2,270

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 170
Room charge $13,410

Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's
Fine & Studio Arts, General 61
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 37 8
Mechanical Engineering 28 11
Civil Engineering, General 27 10
Chemical Engineering 21 7
Architecture 15 7
Engineering, General 6
Grand Total 195 43
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 79% 79% 79%
  • Full-time retention rate - 85%

Publications & Citations

Publications
539
Citations
10,505

Publication / Citation count by topic

Engineering
228 / 5,140
Chemistry
123 / 3,464
Physics
112 / 2,742
Materials Science
95 / 2,466
Computer Science
76 / 2,577
Medicine
74 / 2,307
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
58 / 783
Art & Design
39 / 111
Environmental Science
33 / 181
Biology
26 / 1,213
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
22 / 855
Biomedical Engineering
20 / 883
Mathematics
19 / 272
Business
18 / 629
Structural Engineering
17 / 266
Psychology
17 / 621
Art History
16 / 69
Sociology
14 / 18
Chemical Engineering
14 / 174
Anatomy and Physiology
14 / 811
Automation and Control engineering
14 / 475
Cardiology
14 / 138
Electrical Engineering
13 / 27
Nanotechnology
12 / 228
Environmental Management
12 / 84
Economics
11 / 320
Computer Networking
11 / 340
Electronic Engineering
10 / 59
Geology
9 / 48
History
9 / 8
Neuroscience
9 / 569
Environmental Engineering
8 / 18
Surgery
8 / 200
Computer Engineering
7 / 220
Machine Learning
7 / 248
Inorganic Chemistry
7 / 389
Automotive Engineering
7 / 14
Math Teachers
7 / 23
Fashion Design
7 / 10
Anesthesiology
7 / 221

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 6 115
1992 6 93
1993 4 94
1994 7 95
1995 5 81
1996 6 96
1997 8 101
1998 7 138
1999 10 122
2000 8 125
2001 9 167
2002 9 179
2003 7 219
2004 7 249
2005 6 240
2006 17 284
2007 22 292
2008 28 364
2009 27 407
2010 38 452
2011 27 520
2012 22 479
2013 22 661
2014 22 658
2015 28 667
2016 26 620
2017 19 585
2018 21 656
2019 26 737
2020 22 792
2021 41 900

Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art alumni

  1. Thomas Alva Edison

    Thomas Alva Edison
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1847-1931 (aged 84)
    Enrolled in Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
    1875-1879 studied chemistry
    Occupations
    engineerinventormathematicianentrepreneurscreenwriter
    Biography

    Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman. He developed many devices in fields such as electric power generation, mass communication, sound recording, and motion pictures. These inventions, which include the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and early versions of the electric light bulb, have had a widespread impact on the modern industrialized world. He was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of organized science and teamwork to the process of invention, working with many researchers and employees. He established the first industrial research laboratory.

  2. Patty Jenkins

    Patty Jenkins
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    film directorscreenwriterwritertelevision director
    Biography

    Patricia Lea Jenkins is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. She has directed the feature films Monster (2003), Wonder Woman (2017), and Wonder Woman 1984 (2020). For the film Monster, she won the Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature and the Franklin J. Schaffner Award from the American Film Institute (AFI). For the pilot episode of the series The Killing (2011), she received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination and the Directors Guild of America award for Best Directing in a Drama Series. In 2017, she occupied the sixth place for Time's Person of the Year.

  3. Bob Kane

    Bob Kane
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1915-1998 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    comics artistpencillerartistwriterscreenwriter
    Biography

    Robert Kane was an American comic book writer, animator and artist who co-created, with Bill Finger, the DC Comics character Batman. Kane also co-created the animated series Cool McCool. He was inducted into the comic book industry's Jack Kirby Hall of Fame in 1993 and into the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 1996.

  4. Daniel Libeskind

    Daniel Libeskind
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    architect
    Biography

    Daniel Libeskind is a Polish-American architect, artist, professor and set designer. Libeskind founded Studio Daniel Libeskind in 1989 with his wife, Nina, and is its principal design architect.

General info

Alternative names The Cooper Union
Cooper
Founded 1859
Colors maroon, gold
Academic Calendar September to May (September - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff 289
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address 7 East 7th Street
New York, New York, 10003-7120
United States
City population 8,399,000
Phone 2123534100
Fax +1 (212) 353 4271

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