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The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

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Visiting And Contact Information

30 Cooper Square

Office of Admiss

New York, NY 10003

United States

Phone: 212-353-4120

Fax: 212-353-4342


Majors & Special Programs
Academic Rating: 87
Most Popular Majors: Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Fine and Studio Arts
Mechanical Engineering
All Majors: Architecture
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
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Degrees Offered: Certificate
Combined Degree Programs: Not Reported
Joint Engineering Program: BE/MEng
Other Joint Degree Programs: MEng/MD
Special Study Options: Cross Registration
Exchange Student
Student Designed Major
Study Abroad

Other Special Study Options:
Cooper Union is indeed an all-honors college. Research opportunities available. Students may take up to one year off during their studies with us to pursue other related interests.
Required Coursework: Computer literacy
English (including composition)
Sciences (biological or physical)
Social science

Other required coursework:
Every enrolled student must complete a core humanities and social science program. About 1/4 to 1/3 of each professional degree program involves liberal arts coursework.
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Online Courses
Online Courses Offered:Yes

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Faculty & Class Information
Student Faculty Ratio:7:1
Total Faculty:272
Full-time & part-time faculty with Phds:149
Classes Taught by TAs:0%
Most Frequent Class Size:10 - 19
Most Frequent Lab & Sub-Section Size:10 - 19
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