Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    682
  • Program Cost
    $67,080
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    63%
  • Selectivity
    20%
  • Average Salary
    $110,881
  • Top Industry
    Technology
Contact Information
1 rue de la Liberation
Jouy-en-Josas Cedex, 78351, France
Website
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HEC Paris

About HEC Paris

Specialized in education and management research, HEC Paris offers a complete and unique range of educational programs for the leaders of tomorrow: Masters Programs, MBA, PhD, Executive MBA, TRIUM Global Executive MBA and Executive open-enrolment and custom programs. Founded in 1881, HEC is a founding member Université Paris-Saclay. It boasts a permanent faculty of 110 professors, more than 4,000 students and over 8,500 managers and executives in training each year. HEC Paris was ranked number one business school in Europe by the Financial Times in December 2013.

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The highly qualified professors and MBA classmates provided a learning environment where there was a constant exchange of knowledge, experiences and opinions that allowed me to broaden my skills and increase my international network of professionals.

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About HEC Paris

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 70
  • Median 60
  • Middle 80% 36 to 108
Admissions Selectivity
20% HEC Paris 46% Average Across All Schools

682 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
77% 617
85% 682
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 1,557
20% 20.0
63% 63.0
Female
30% 30
International
93% 93
Re-Applicants
0% 0
0% 0
Wait-listed
100% 0
Top Undergrad Majors
  • Accepted
  • Management
  • International Business
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • New York University
  • National University of Singapore
  • Mc Gill University
  • Tokyo University
  • IIT Roorkee
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Application Essay Very Important
  • Recommendations Very Important
  • Interviews Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Important
$53,540 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Accenture
  • JP Morgan
  • IBM
  • L'Oreal
  • Unilever
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
1% 1
0% 0
740 to 769
4% 4
7% 7
710 to 739
13% 13
25% 25
680 to 709
13% 13
30% 30
650 to 679
14% 14
16% 16
620 to 649
12% 12
17% 17
590 to 619
10% 10
5% 5
560 to 589
9% 9
0% 0
530 to 559
8% 8
0% 0
500 to 529
7% 7
0% 0
Under 500
9% 9
0% 0
English Language Requirements
600 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Technology 21%
Top Industry
  • Consumer Products 16%
  • Consulting 15%
  • Financial Services 15%
Amazon 10
Top Employer
  • Accenture 4
  • Schneider Electric 3
  • Google 3
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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
0%
61% 60.97325153374234
70% 70
56% 55.69710982658959
70% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
22% 21.9117610062893
20% 20
25% 25.424767441860464
20% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
84% Graduates seeking full-time employment
4% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Amazon 10
  • Accenture 4
  • Schneider Electric 3
  • Google 3
  • IFC/ World Bank 3
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
18% 18
Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
15% 15
Data not provided
General Management
15% 15
Data not provided
Human Resources
0% 0
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
36% 36
Data not provided
Information Technology
0% 0
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
15% 15
Data not provided
Other
1% 1
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
15% 15
Data not provided
Consumer Products
16% 16
Data not provided
Financial Services
15% 15
Data not provided
Government
1% 1
Data not provided
Manufacturing
8% 8
Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
4% 4
Data not provided
Non-profit
4% 4
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
6% 6
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
4% 4
Data not provided
Real Estate
1% 1
Data not provided
Technology
21% 21
Data not provided
Other
5% 5
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
30% 30
Data not provided
Australia & Oceania
0% 0
Data not provided
Central America & the Caribbean
0% 0
Data not provided
European Free Trade Zone
46% 46
Data not provided
Non-European Free Trade Zone
2% 2
Data not provided
Middle East & North Africa
2% 2
Data not provided
North America
14% 14
Data not provided
South America
4% 4
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Other Income for Most Recent Graduates
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • Schneider Electric 11
  • L'Oreal 8
  • Amadeus 6
  • African Solar Rise 4
  • Citox Lab 4
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus 115
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 12
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 100
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • Switzerland
  • India
  • UK
  • Dubai

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$114,481
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $67,080
  • Budget $32,321
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$114,481
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $67,080
  • Budget $32,321
$14,840 Average Scholarship Amount 67% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
87% 87
67% 67
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • A Combination Of Need And Merit
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
55 HEC Paris 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
25% 25
Team project
20% 20
Lectures
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Information Systems
  • Finance
  • International Management/Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Technology Management
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MS (Science)
  • MBA/MSM (Management)
  • Other
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students are required to be fluent in more than one language by graduation
  • Other
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 16
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • In May 2014 HEC Paris inaugurated its "e-Lab", a unique space dedicated to high-tech, creativity, team work and communication. The space is equipped with high-speed technology and is enabled for video-conferences: its walls are painted with "white-board" paint, and all equipment is mobile and can be moved with ease, as needed. HEC Paris is also equipped with a state-of-the-art video recording studio mostly dedicated to MOOCs.

Students: Who are my classmates?

93% International Students
36% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
Student Citizenship
Asia
34% 34
Europe Free Trade Zone
16% 16
North America
14% 14
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Consulting
  • Social Impact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environment/Sustainability
  • Finance
  • Investment Banking
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Nonprofit
  • VC/ Private Equity
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Partners and families of students
  • Women students
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.