International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO)
Welcome to The International Students and Scholars Office!
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Please see the COVID-19 & International Students FAQ for pertinent information regarding the impact of COVID-19 on international students in the US.
The Cooper Union is proud to have a robust international community, comprising approximately 14% of our student body and representing more than 30 countries. Each year The Cooper Union welcomes international students from around the world to study in our undergraduate and graduate programs. If you are interested in attending The Cooper Union, learn more here about our programs and application process.
The International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) supports our diverse and talented international community at The Cooper Union through a variety of programs and services. The ISSO also works with multiple offices across The Cooper Union to ensure that our international community is adequately supported both in and out of the classroom; prior to your arrival and through post-graduation.
International Students (non-U.S. citizens and permanent residents) may have additional deadlines and steps to follow. All international students must take time to review all the applicable information below about becoming or being a student at The Cooper Union. Click the links that apply to you.
Due to COVID-19, all in-office visits are suspended until further notice.
Please view or download an e-version of our International publication.