Welcome to The Cooper Union!
We are thrilled that you have chosen to attend Cooper, and we welcome you to the Cooper community. This web page is for incoming undergraduate, First Year and Transfer, students for Fall 2017.
You will find a timeline below which details specific forms, applications, etc. that must be submitted by their respective deadlines to ensure your registration. Failure to adhere to these deadlines may result in fines. Please contact the Office of Admissions with any questions or concerns at 212-353-4120 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to check this web page often for updates and additional information.
Page Contents Quick Links
- Early Decision Compliance Instruction Sheet (Engineering)
- Early Decision Acceptance Form
- Citizenship Status Verification Form
- New Student Health Forms
Submit your Deposit
EARLY DECISION ENGINEERING COMPLIANCE DEADLINE: JANUARY 27TH
Submit online or mail all of the below to Office of Admissions, 30 Cooper Square, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10003:
- Early Decision Acceptance Form OR Regular Decision Acceptance/Decline of Acceptance Form
- Nonrefundable deposit for $925. Checks should be made payable to The Cooper Union. (See our budget guide). To wire your deposit electronically, please use our Flywire service.
- Citizenship Status Verification Form
Student Health Insurance
The Cooper Union requires that all students show proof of and maintain healthcare coverage. International students are required to purchase The Cooper Union Student Health Insurance. You will receive details about this in June. In the meantime, you may view details at cirstudenthealth.com/cooper. We estimate the health insurance cost at $1,500. Note that all students must be covered by health insurance before attending class in the fall.
Student Health Forms
DEADLINE: JULY 1ST
Student Health Forms are required by law and must be returned to The Cooper Union on time. For questions regarding the health forms, please contact Lisa Ng at 212-353-4116.
Students requesting accommodations, academic or otherwise, due to a documented disability, should contact the Dean of Students, Christopher Chamberlin, at email@example.com as soon as possible to begin planning for your needs on campus.
Submit Proof of Graduation
DEADLINE: JULY 15TH
Send your final OFFICIAL transcript from high school or any college. Final transcripts may be submitted via the Common App or mailed directly to Office of Admissions, 30 Cooper Square, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10003.
Please Note: All official transcripts must be translated into English with the date of graduation clearly indicated. An official transcript includes a signature from a school official and a school stamp/seal.
International Student Fee (If Applicable)
DEADLINE: AUGUST 15TH
If you are an International Student – neither a citizen nor a permanent resident – you are required to pay an additional International Student Fee of $1,005 per semester to be paid prior to August 15, 2017. Please note: All fees are subject to change pending the Board of Trustees meeting in the spring semester.
Please check your cooper.edu email address for information on how to access and pay your bill.
Save the date! Move-In Day and New Student Orientation begin Sunday, August 27, 2017.
You can find more information about Orientation on the Student Affairs page.
If you are interested in living in the Cooper Union Residence Hall, please read through the Residence Hall FAQ.
The 2017-2018 housing application will be available beginning March 1, 2017. The application can be found here.
Attend your First Day of Class
Fall semester courses begin Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Click here for the 2017-2018 Academic Calendar.
Stay in Touch
- Follow us on Twitter and Instagram
- Get to know your classmates via Facebook
- Check out current student video testimonials
Office of Admissions - 212-353-4120 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Office of Financial Aid - 212-353-4113 or email@example.com
Office of Student Affairs - 212-353-4116
Housing & Residential Education - 212-353-4099 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Center for Career Development - 212-353-4377
Registrar - 212-353-4125
For questions regarding tuition payments or to waive your Student Health Insurance, please contact the Student Account Managers at email@example.com, 212-353-4154 or 212-353-4396.
For questions regarding health forms and Student Health Insurance, please contact Lisa Ng at firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-353-4116.
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