Apply to The Cooper Union

Application Fee
$75
Graduate Application Fee
$75
Acceptance Rate
15%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)
50%
Freshmen Enrollment
186
SAT Scores
1,418
ACT Scores
33

2020 Acceptance Rate

Total 2,388 students have applied and 369 students have allowed to admit to Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art (acceptance rate: 15.45%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 50.41 % where 186 students have finally enrolled out of 369 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art is lower (tighter to admit) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Cazenovia College and Concordia College-New York, its acceptance rate is very lower (extremely difficult to get in) (average acceptance rate of the schools is 76.90%).
The yield of Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art is higher (more admitted-students enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is very lower (admitted, but not enrolled) (average yield is 21.10%).

Admission Statistics Charts

2020 Test Scores Comparison

For academic year 2019-2020, the average SAT score is 1,418 and the average ACT score is 33 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art is extremely competitive scores than the schools (average score is 1,031). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art1,41833
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,01021
All U.S. Colleges112368
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges113269
4-Years or High Colleges112468
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York120677

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, 151 students submitted SAT scores (81% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,418 and it is average than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York. Next table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing650740
Mathematics655790
Total1,3051,530
At Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, 49 students submitted ACT scores (26% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 33 and it is lower than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York. Next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art ACT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Reading3035
English3035
Mathematics2935
Total89105
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Admission Requirements

Next table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. The school requires 6 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Recommendations, Formal demonstration of competencies, Admission test scores and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 1 items are recommended to submit - Completion of college-preparatory program and .
Admission Requirements for Applying to Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankConsidered but not required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRequired
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended

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