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Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art – Tuition & Success Analysis

New York, NY

Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art – Snapshot


Four-Year Private University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 857

Average annual cost of attendance: $16,548

(National Median: $15,523)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $14,750

Campus Setting: Large City

Religious Affiliation: None

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Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art Tuition based on Family Income


For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $10,421

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $10,144

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $12,743

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $22,856

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $33,583


The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. This average is based on the students who receive grant or scholarship aid. In-state tuition is used for public schools.

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Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art Graduate Success


Graduation rate: 84%

(National Median: 49%)

Students returning after first year: 96%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $64,900

(National Median: $33,028. The salary data measures salaries of students who received federal student aid. The Salary data does not break down earnings or graduation rates by major, or by state—an important consideration, since salaries can vary widely depending on geographical region. )

Percentage earning above a high school graduate (6 years after first enrolled): 66%

Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art Admissions

Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art Acceptance Rate: N/A


Half of the recent accepted students had test scores in the range of:

SAT Math: N/A to N/A

SAT Critical Reading: N/A to N/A

SAT Writing: N/A to N/A

ACT English: N/A to N/A

ACT Math: N/A to N/A

ACT Writing: N/A to N/A

Twenty-five percent of students accepted to Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art actually performed better than the range reported above.  Another twenty-five percent had scores below the reported range.

Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art Student Debt


Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 22%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 16%

Typical student debt: $14,750

Typical monthly loan payment: $157

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Majors at Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art


These are the most popular areas of study offered at Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art:

  • Architecture and Related Services – 14%
  • Engineering – 54%
  • Visual and Performing Arts – 32%

For more information about the various majors at Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, visit their website.

Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art Diversity


Overall Composition at Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art full time:  99%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art part time:  1%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art:  5%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 0%

Asian: 20%

Black: 3%

Hispanic: 10%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 18%

Two or more races: 9%

Unknown: 10%

White: 30%

Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools


Earnings to Debt Ratio: 4.4

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median federal debt of borrowers who graduated. TUN found an average of 2.5 based on data of 3,210 schools.

Earnings to Tuition Ratio: 3.9

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the average annual cost of attendance that financial aid recipients incurred.  TUN found an average of 3.0 based on data of 3,337 schools.

Monthly Liquidity Ratio: 34.4

The median monthly gross earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median monthly debt payment that borrowers who graduated experience with a 10-year repayment schedule. TUN found an average of 19.3 based on data of 3,210 schools.