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Ecole Polytechnique

Route de Saclay Palaiseau,
France View map
France
#=61
Public
Very High
2,850
Yes
633
1,248

Undergraduate Overview

École Polytechnique offers a Bachelor of Science degree, where you can choose between three double majors: mathematics and economics, mathematics and physics, mathematics and computer science.


Tuition fees
Tuition fees are currently €15,000 per academic year for non-EU students and €12,000 per academic year for EU students.

Scholarships and grants
There are merit-based and need based scholarships available for international students. Grants from École Polytechnique and the French government are also available, as well as other forms of financial aid, such as loans.

Please visit École Polytechnique website for more information.


Entry requirements
Candidates are selected on their strong academic background, especially in mathematics and science. École Polytechnique also values exemplary, extensive achievement in any intellectual or creative endeavor. This includes accomplishments in extracurricular activities such as performing arts or athletics, scientific competitions, internships, leadership in your school or community, volunteering, etc.

To be able to apply, applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • Currently be studying for a high school leaving certificate, recognised either internationally or in the candidate's home country (French Baccalaureate, OIB, International Baccalaureate, Swiss high-school maturité certificate, European high-school certificate…)
  • Or, currently be studying for a scientific university entrance certificate
  • Or, have already obtained an entrance certificate to study science at a higher education institution (scientific university, specialized institute, French preparatory class…)

Consistent with all of École Polytechnique’s academic programs, the Bachelor Program is designed for top students with very high potential, who are able to follow a rich and demanding curriculum.

Applicants should also meet the following specific requirements:

  • Have an overall strong academic average
  • Have taken advanced mathematics courses, and at least one advanced science course
  • Have a good level of English (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages level C1)

How to apply
If you wish to apply to study at École Polytechnique, you will need to complete an online application form which can be found on the website. Please check the full admission requirements and deadlines.

Programs available

Undergraduate - Faculties/Departments and Programs

University Highlights

Ecole Polytechnique is one of the top Public universities in Palaiseau, France. It is ranked #=61 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

Total students - 2,850

73%
27%

International students - 1,248

26%
74%

Total faculty staff - 633

253
380

Total students - 2,850

73%
27%

International students - 1,248

26%
74%

Total faculty staff - 633

380
253

Scholarships

Yes
The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.
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