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New York, New York

Cooper Union Demographics & Diversity

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Cooper Union are predominantly White with a smaller Asian population. The school has very high racial diversity. 68% percent of students are minorities or students of color.

Racial demographics of Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art students
Race Percent of Students
White 32%
Black 3%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 18%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 9%
International 16%
Race Unknown 12%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 72% more male students than female students enrolled at Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art with a gender ratio of 63% men to 37% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Cooper Union has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of females.

Gender ratio of Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 63%
Women 37%
Enrollment by gender for Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art students
Gender Number of Students
Men 602
Women 350

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

Cooper Union serves a low number of students outside of New York, with 51 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 51%
Out of State 34%
Foreign 15%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$71,862 per year

25% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
952
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 4.8%
Part time Undergrads 0.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190372 IPEDS survey data for Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art.