Assignment of Credit Hours
Consistent with New York State guidelines, one credit earned at Cooper Union represents a minimum of 750 minutes of instructor supervised class time (50 minutes per week for 15 weeks.) Many courses exceed the 50 minute/week requirement determined as per the needs of each academic department.
In order to be considered full-time students, undergraduates must be registered for at least 12 credits each semester. Graduate students must be registered for at least 9 credits to be considered full-time.