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Ecole Polytechnique

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3,030
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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 their website.

Programs available

Undergraduate - Faculties/Departments and Programs

University Highlights

Total students - 3,030

78%
22%

International students - 1,215

22%
78%

Total faculty staff - 636

245
391

Total students - 3,030

78%
22%

International students - 1,215

22%
78%

Total faculty staff - 636

391
245

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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