Check out the story of Cooper Union - as told by its students

WhyCooper.org | Our Mission

What would you do if there were a place where your economic situation didn't limit your opportunities? What would happen if hundreds of people were put in an environment like this and their success was only determined by their own effort? There is one last place that offers this, but you might not yet know it. The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art is one of the last free colleges in the US. WhyCooper.org was made to show the world what can come from such an environment and why we are so proud to be students at this institution. To learn more, please read our statement.

FEATURED STUDENT PROJECT

Let There Be Lights

Matthew Lee (ME 2015)

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FEATURED COOPER ALUMNUS

Milton Glaser

Graphic Designer founder New York Magazine, Creator of the I Love New York logo

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FEATURED COOPER EXPERIENCE

"I come in to Cooper to work on projects during weekends and breaks not because I need to, but because I want to. Undergraduates have the amazing opportunity to take graduate level electives, where theory is put to practice and students become engineers."

— May Chum

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