The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, founded by Peter Cooper in 1859, is committed to preparing students for a career in architecture, art, and engineering.
In this day and age, higher education is becoming more and more important to have a successful career. Fortunately, living at our apartments near east village makes attending The Cooper Union, a top notch school, extremely convenient.
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, founded by Peter Cooper in 1859, is committed to preparing students for a career in architecture, art, and engineering. In addition, courses are offered in the social sciences and humanities.
The Cooper Union, located by our apartments near the East Village, admits undergraduate students exclusively on excellence and even awards a tuition scholarship to every enrolled student. In fact, the minimum tuition scholarship granted is 50% and is valued at about $20,000 per academic year.
The class sizes are small, allowing students to foster relationships with their teachers and receive more individual attention. The student to teacher ratio on average is 8.5:1.
The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture offers a five year program that leads to obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree. A one year post-professional degree program, Master of Architecture II is also offered.
This school is the smallest of the schools at The Cooper Union, with only about 150 undergraduate students and 10 graduate students. With this program, there is a special emphasis on personal development and individual research.
The School of Art offers a four year program leading to a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Students receive not only general visual arts education, but also focused preparation for a successful career as a designer or artist in the future.
The Albert Nerken School of Engineering has approximately 500 students enrolled, though small classes and laboratories are still a priority. Degree programs are offered in mechanical, civil, chemical, and electrical engineering. There is also an integrated master's degree program that allows students to earn a bachelor's and master's degree in just four or five years. It is common for students to continue on to earn a Ph.D. degree at a prestigious graduate school after studying at The Cooper Union.
The Faculty of Humanities and Social Services is intended to help students enrolled at The Cooper Union to better understand the world and to more effectively think, write, and speak. All students at The Cooper Union must take a core curriculum of required social sciences and humanities classes in the first two years.
If you would like more information about The Cooper Union, located by our apartments near the East Village, please do not hesitate to contact us. Tours are also available.