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What Scores Does Cooper Union Want?

chowkmchowkm Registered User Posts: 35 Junior Member
I'm wondering what SAT score Cooper Union is looking for in an Engineering applicant. Due to the change in the SAT to a new 1600 scale, I'm not sure how to compare the school's old admission statistics (along the fact that their info confuses me).

I found these statistics on previously admitted classes online:


I know the SAT score are based off the 2400 pt (because of the dates) test but theyre out of a 1600 max score?

So if anyone can help me interpret them that'd be great :)

Replies to: What Scores Does Cooper Union Want?

  • mommymetalmommymetal Registered User Posts: 36 Junior Member
    Those statistics you see for 2014 are based off the 1600 scale. Cooper didn't factor in the writing score. They are looking for 750 to 800 in math and on the math and science subject tests. There's a little more wriggle room in the critical reading so the 1500 shown in the 75th percentile may have been an 800 in math and 700 in critical reading.

    Demonstrated interest is also a factor, so if you can attend the engineering preview day in the fall and tour the campus on another visit it will help you with the 'why cooper' questions on the application.
  • stones3stones3 Registered User Posts: 852 Member
    our experience is that absolutely no consideration is truly given to level of interest at all. I know they claim it is, but our
    experience was quite different .
  • chowkmchowkm Registered User Posts: 35 Junior Member
    thank you both for the help! I'll be sure to visit Cooper Union soon
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