With an average enrollment of about 550 students, The Albert Nerken School of Engineering is the largest of Cooper Union's schools. The Nerken School maintains small class and laboratory enrollment to ensure personal attention.
Top-ranked in undergraduate engineering, the Nerken School offers degree programs in civil, chemical, mechanical and electrical engineering, which are individually accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.
Graduates are recruited regularly by companies nationwide. Alumni are found in the top management and research leadership of many American corporations, hold key positions in federal, state and city agencies, and distinguish themselves on university faculties and administrations nationwide. Through their many and varied professional accomplishments, they exemplify Cooper Union's reputation for excellence.