Administrative Offices, 30 Cooper Square New York, NY 10003 212-353-4100
http://www.cooper.edu admissions@cooper.edu
About Cooper Union
  • Year of Foundation 1859
  • Size of Campus N/A
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 955
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state
Application
  • App. Deadlines Fafsa
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 31,500
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Most selective
  • Application Fee 50
  • Enrollment No.
The College admits undergraduates solely on merit and awards full scholarships to all enrolled students. The institution provides close contact with a distinguished, creative faculty and fosters rigorous, humanistic learning that is enhanced by the process of design and augmented by the urban setting. Founded in 1859 by Peter Cooper, industrialist and philanthropist, The Cooper Union offers public programs for the civic, cultural and practicable enrichment of New York City. Through outstanding academic programs in architecture, art and engineering, and a Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art prepares talented students to make enlightened contributions to society.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frats 2
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, smoking prohibited, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Asian Cultural Show/Drama Society/Ski Trip/Pro Musica Jam
  • Number of students in fraternities 2
  • Percent students who are frat members 10%
  • Number of honor societies Tau Beta Pi/Eta Kappa Nu, National Society of Collegiate Scholars
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 1
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Muslim Student Association/Campus Crusade for Christ/Hillel
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 5%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) South Asian Student Association, Black Student Union, Enclave, Chinese Student Association, Filipino Student Association, Korean Student Association
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
Transportation
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Queens - La Guardia (15), Queens - JFK (20)
  • Distance to nearest train Manhattan - Penn Station (3)
  • Distance to nearest bus Manhattan - Port Authority (3)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability No
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 100%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (100%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 1
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 20%
Campus Services
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 66,297
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 1
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 1,057
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 1
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities 5480 Electronic Journals, Cooper Archives - 471 Linear Feet.
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Number Of Books in Library 103,289
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi No
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Museums Herb Lubalin Center for Design and Typography.
  • Campus Safety controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 286
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 24,052
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help writing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 1
  • Student Computer Availability No
Student Employment and Career
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 989
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 57%
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
  • Employed Students after 1 year 62%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years 80%
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Exxon Mobil, Lucent Tech, Barclays Capital, Credit Suisse, Pepsico, Merck & Co., Lehman Brothers, General Dynamics, Bloomberg, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Microsoft
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 70%