Profile Data from 2012
  • Program Cost
    $62,570
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Enrollment
    128
Contact Information
CNIT BP 230
2 place de La Défense
PARIS-LA DEFENSE, 92053, France
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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

  • Yield
    76%
  • Selectivity
    45%

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About ESSEC Business School

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 140
  • Middle 80% 72 to 216
Admissions Selectivity
45% ESSEC Business School 77% Average Across All Schools

Average GMAT Score
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 241
45% 45.0
76% 76.0
Re-Applicants
4% 4
0%
Wait-listed
100% 11
100 Minimum TOEFL Score
Pre-MBA Careers
General Management
27% 27
Marketing / Sales
21% 21
Operations
19% 19
Consulting
11% 11
Finance / Accounting
7% 7
Management
7% 7
Other
6% 6
Human Resources
2% 2
Consulting
17% 17
Technology
17% 17
Manufacturing
17% 17
Other
10% 10
Consumer Products
9% 9
Petroleum / Energy
9% 9
Pharma / Health Care
8% 8
Financial Services
6% 6
Media / Entertainment
5% 5
Non-Profit
2% 2
Real Estate
0% 0
Government
0% 0
$108,665 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • SAFRAN
  • PSA
  • EDF
  • SAP
  • BASF

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$62,570
Total Program Cost
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$62,570
Total Program Cost
Basic scholarships awarded
Loans
0% Percent that received aid
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • Faculty from Full-Time program
  • Faculty with at least 5 years corporate experience
15% 15
10% 10
Students in Core Classes
45 ESSEC Business School 36 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
40% 40
Team project
25% 25
Case study
20% 20
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Joint Degree Programs
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Leadership
  • Strategy
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • 0
  • Write a complete business plan
  • Present final company-specific project results to relevant parties
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 18
  • Distance learning No
  • Out of country or special trip/project Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Within the framework of ESSEC’s successful partnerships with Google and Apple, seven programmes and 250 students have been equipped with “ESSEC iCampus on iPad”, which offers new possibilities in terms of mobile learning and virtual teaching media. Several databases (Wharton Research Data Services, Bloomberg, etc.) are also available for researchers and ESSEC faculty throughout the world.

Students: Who are my classmates?

36 Average age of student 55% International Students
26% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
Not Reported
100% 100
Student Citizenship
Europe Free Trade Zone
78% 78
Dual Citizen
6% 6
Middle East and North Africa
6% 6
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Campus
  • Campus distance from airport 50 miles
  • Pre-program Orientation
  • Types of housing Hotels during residences
  • Temporary housing available

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.