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Contact Information
2 place de la Defense
PARIS-LA DEFENSE, 92053, France

Founded in 1907 by the Compagnie de Jésus (Jesuits) as a selective Grande Ecole with the objective of training commerce, finance and accounting professionals, ESSEC has grown and developed considerably over the last century. Today, while keeping its tradition as a French Grande Ecole, ESSEC has become an internationally recognized European, private, non-profit business school that offers programs from the undergraduate to doctoral and executive education level in three locations : 2 in France (Cergy-Pontoise, Paris La Défense) and 1 in Asia Pacific (Singapore). Its complete range of programs includes 2 specialized MBAs (Luxury Brand Management, Hospitality Management) welcoming each year more than 60 % international students, one Global MBA dedicated to young professionals and an Executive MBA designed for high potentials. Regularly ranked as ont of the top five best providers of business education on the national and international scene, ESSEC Business School was the first business school in Europe to be accredited AACSB in 1996. Enter ESSEC Business School and benefits from its 3,000 partner companies over the world, its 40 000 alumni network spread over 52 countries, its international faculty. Experience its unique way of rising each student to leadership by an innovative pedagogy based on individual coaching, multicural groups projects and a developed ability of learning from each other.

Quick Stats


About ESSEC Business School

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Open Enrollment Cost
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Individual Cost
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Individual Cost
22 Open enrollment executive non degree programs run in other countries 28 Custom executive non-degree programs
Custom Program Cost
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Company Cost
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Company Cost

Academics: What will I learn?

  • Full-Time Non-Tenured
  • Full-Time Tenured
  • Part-Time
35% 35
75% 75
Non-Degree Programs Offered
78 Open Enrollment Programs 165 Custom Programs

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
20% 20
Team project
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20% 20
More Information
Course Title Type Of Course Course Length Estimated Price Comments
General Management Certified level I degree (3rd cycle) If other, describe-The General Management Program is designed to support business executives as they evolve in their careers. 52 The General Management Program is designed to support business executives as they evolve in their careers.
General Management of Hospitals 44 This career-compatible program is designed to help private and public hospital managers and healthcare organization managers better anticipate the new challenges of the healthcare economy and manage large-scale projects.
Executive Master in International Business Strategy and Engineering 3rd cycle degree, accredited by the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles 56 $34,314 This is an interdisciplinary training program, giving high-level executives a chance to gain a global vision of the company in a context of international expansion, and thus increase their career opportunities.
Executive Master in Real Estate Management Level I degree (3rd cycle: Master) 42 The program’s goal is to provide the management training needed today for the real estate professions.
Executive Master in Financial Management and Auditing 3rd cycle degree accredited by the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles 56 The program aims to prepare professionals with financial duties to integrate their company’s strategic vision and to perform, in an international context, their key missions.
Executive Master in International Purchasing Management 3rd cycle degree accredited by the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles
Executive Master in Marketing Management 3rd cycle degree accredited by the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles 56 This program aims to train future marketing directors who are ready to grasp new paradigms, knowledgeable in both traditional economics and economy.com, operational, able to adapt quickly, and characterized by a strong will to transform.
Executive Master Strategy and Management of Health Industries 3rd cycle degree accredited by the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles 50 In partnership with University Paris-Descartes, the SMHI Master offers a unique part-time program that is compatible with a professional activity.
Class Offerings
Course Title Type Of Course Country Partners Year Established
MBA MBA Program Bahrain The Arabian Gulf University 2011

Students: Who are my classmates?

165 Companies that ran custom programs
45 Female Students 22 International Students
Ethnicity of Students
School Partners
  • Program Title Partner
  • Exec Master Strategy & Management of Health Industries Université Paris 5 - René Descartes
  • Executive Master in Real Estate Management Partner(s) IAE Poitiers
  • Course of study Information Systems Management (1-year) Telecom Paristech
  • Executive Master CENTRALE-ESSEC Entrepreneurs Centrale Paris

Alumni: How strong is my network?

3,191 Living MBA Alumni 52 Countries where alumni clubs exist
146 Active alumni clubs
No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.