Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

Cooper Union Demographics & Diversity Report

Who is the typical student at Cooper Union? College Factual wanted to know the facts so we crunched the numbers. We analyzed racial diversity, gender ratios, age and geographic origins of college campuses accross the U.S. See how Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art fared in our 2021 diversity report.

Cooper Union Student Population

How Many Students Attend Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art?

Cooper Union total enrollment is approximately 952 students.

854 are undergraduates and 52 are graduate students.

Cooper Union Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Cooper Union undergraduate population is made up of 42% women, and 58% men.

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Cooper Union Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 265
Asian 202
International 149
Hispanic 101
Unknown 64
Black or African American 39
Multi-Ethnic 34
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Cooper Union Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 19% of full-time grad students are women, and 81% men.

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Cooper Union Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 19
Asian 16
International 9
Multi-Ethnic 6
Black or African American 1
Unknown 1
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

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High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Cooper Union achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #389 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  389 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  88.96 out of 100
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High overall diversity means a high variety of students of different races, ethnicities, ages, and genders, from all parts of the country and abroad.

How Does Cooper Union Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Cooper Union is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Extremely Racially/Ethnically Diverse

45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Cooper Union is ranked 372 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  372 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  90.21 out of 100
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High racial/ethnic diversity in the student body means plenty of opportunities to interact with and learn from students with different backgrounds and cultures than you.

Cooper Union Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 292
Asian 238
International 160
Hispanic 107
Unknown 73
Multi-Ethnic 42
Black or African American 40
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 268
Asian 28
Black or African American 18
Multi-Ethnic 2
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Average Male/Female Ratio

More Male Students

Cooper Union ranks 1,877 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1877 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  50.49 out of 100
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This school is more popular with men than with women.

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There are approximately 375 female students and 577 male students at Cooper Union.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Cooper Union is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  86.87 out of 100.
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There are more male teachers than female teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 182 female teachers and 237 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

47.87% Out of State
15.62% Out of the Country

Cooper Union ranks 523 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

47.87% of Cooper Union students come from out of state, and 15.62% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  76 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 18 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
New York 98
New Jersey 27
Florida 17
California 9
Maryland 8

International Students at Cooper Union

Students from 46 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, South Korea, and India.

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Above Average Student Age Diversity

Above Average Student Age Diversity
75.79% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  56.42 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Cooper Union, 75.79% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
20-21 377
18-19 340
22-24 159
25-29 38
30-34 9
35 and over 0
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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