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#257 Overall Influence #62 Desirability Rank

Cooper Union

College in New York City

Featured Alumna

Karen Bausman ranks among our Top Influential Engineers Today.

From Wikipedia

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, commonly known as Cooper Union and informally referred to, especially during the 19th century, as the Cooper Institute, is a private college at Cooper Square in New York City. Inspired in 1830 when Peter Cooper learned about the government-supported École Polytechnique in France, Cooper Union was established in 1859. The school was built on a radical new model of American higher education based on founder Peter Cooper's fundamental belief that an education "equal to the best technology schools established" should be accessible to those who qualify, independent of their race, religion, sex, wealth or social status, and should be "open and free to all."

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

2,358

Acceptance

18%

Graduation Rate

79%

Median SAT Score

1417

Median ACT Score

32

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$44,550

Fees (in-state)

$2,270

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$8,481
30K - 48K$7,519
48K - 75K$12,314
75K - 110K$14,853
110K+$29,592

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$68,600

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

1K

Under-Grads

1K

Graduates

0K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

7 East 7th Street, New York NY 10003-7120

What is Cooper Union known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#55 World Rank
Engineering

Other areas of influence

#65 World Rank
Business
#128 World Rank
Communications
#285 World Rank
Physics
#357 World Rank
Education
#373 World Rank
History
#400 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#405 World Rank
Sociology
#444 World Rank
Mathematics
#496 World Rank
Literature
#548 World Rank
Political Science
#590 World Rank
Anthropology
#611 World Rank
Philosophy
#618 World Rank
Law
#656 World Rank
Psychology
#682 World Rank
Computer Science
#877 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#899 World Rank
Chemistry
#922 World Rank
Economics
#1006 World Rank
Medical
#1074 World Rank
Nursing
#1483 World Rank
Biology
#1488 World Rank
Social Work
#1759 World Rank
Religious Studies

Influential People

Who are Cooper Union's Most influential alumni?

Cooper Union 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Engineering, Business, and Communications

Conrad Marca-Relli

Conrad Marca-Relli

American artist

Randolph Perkins

Member of the United States House of Representatives from New Jersey

Caroline Woolard

American artist

Louis Waldman

American politician

Reynold Ruffins

Reynold Ruffins

American artist

Jennie Augusta Brownscombe

Jennie Augusta Brownscombe

American painter

Emily Oberman

American graphic designer

John Alcorn

Artist, designer, illustrator

Stan Vanderbeek

American film maker

Jack Whitten

American artist

Aviva Rahmani

American artist

Clara Fasano

Sculptor