The Cooper Union
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, through outstanding academic programs in architecture, art and engineering, prepares gifted students admitted on merit to make enlightened contributions to society. Cooper Union provides all students will full-tuition scholarships , close contact with a distinquished and creative faculty, and a rigorous, humanistic learning environment stimulated by the process of design and enhanced by the urban setting. As an intellectual and cultural center, The Cooper Union offers public programs that enrich the civic and artistic life of New York City. Founded in 1859 by Peter Cooper, philanthropist, The Cooper Union advances its historic commitment to science and art through intellectual, practical and artistic applications for the future.