Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

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Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art can be found in New York, NY, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The smaller size of enrollment, which is around 1000 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

Students can report either the ACT or SAT scores to Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. A score in the range of 1305 to 1530 on the SAT exam, or 30 to 35 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.75 - 4. The acceptance rate of Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art is considered highly competitive, with only 20 percent of students which applied being admitted. You can get more information from the admissions office website at cooper.edu.

Overall Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020

15.5%

The overall acceptance rate for Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art was reported as 15.5% in Fall 2020 with over 2,390 applications submitted to Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 30 - 35
  • Average GPA: 3.75 - 4

How Hard Is It to Get into Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art?

Applicant Selectivity: High

The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art is considered high, with many applicants scoring in the top percentiles on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having an excellent high school GPA.

How Does Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art Compare?

15.5%
This School
56.7%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art is more than 100% lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Metropolitan College of New York32.2%
The King?s College41.7%
The Juilliard School6.9%
New York School of Interior Design24.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants2,38850.3%49.7%
Admitted36954.7%45.3%
Enrolled18648.9%51.1%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading650 - 740
Math655 - 790
Total Score1305 - 1530
ACT®Score Range
English30 - 35
Math29 - 35
Composite Score30 - 35
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