Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    685
  • Program Cost
    $62,469
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    61%
  • Selectivity
    17%
  • Average Salary
    $110,881
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
Contact Information
1 rue de la liberation
Jouy-en-Josas cedex, 78351, France
Website
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HEC Paris

About HEC Paris

Leader in Europe, specialized in education and research in management, HEC Paris offers a complete and unique range of training courses for the leaders of tomorrow: Masters Programs, MBA, PhD, Executive MBA and TRIUM Global EMBA. HEC Paris has continually attracted highly capable and talented individuals who are ambitious and open minded. Founded in 1881, HEC Paris has a permanent faculty of 115 professors, more than 4 000 students (37% of whom are international) and more than 8 500 managers and executives in training every year. HEC Paris counts the largest Alumni network in Europe with 45,000 Alumni based in 127 countries. HEC Paris has developed close links with a selected group of companies and aims to actively establish links with international partners selected for their high standards and reputation.

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About HEC Paris

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 75
  • Median 72
  • Middle 80% 36 to 132
Admissions Selectivity
17% HEC Paris 46% Average Across All Schools

685 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
77% 613
86% 685
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 1,716
17% 17.0
61% 61.0
Female
34% 34
International
93% 93
Re-Applicants
0% 0
0% 0
Wait-listed
100% 0
Top Undergrad Majors
  • Accepted
  • Economics
  • International Business
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • NYU
  • NUS
  • Keio
  • LSE
  • University of California
Importance of Application Elements
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • GMAT Scores Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Considered
$52,502 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Accenture
  • HSBC
  • PwC
  • Schlumberger
  • Tata Consulting Services
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
1% 1
1% 1
740 to 769
3% 3
4% 4
710 to 739
14% 14
27% 27
680 to 709
13% 13
34% 34
650 to 679
13% 13
22% 22
620 to 649
13% 13
11% 11
590 to 619
11% 11
1% 1
560 to 589
9% 9
0%
530 to 559
7% 7
0%
500 to 529
6% 6
0%
Under 500
10% 10
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?

Financial Services 19%
Top Industry
  • Consulting 18%
  • Petroleum/Energy 13%
  • Technology 12%
Amazon 3
Top Employer
  • Unilever 3
  • Accenture 3
  • Shell 2
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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
0%
64% 63.699022556390986
70% 70
58% 57.85206896551723
70% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
21% 21.110859375
19% 19
25% 24.93132867132867
19% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
5% 5.492558139534883
0% 0
7% 7.091818181818181
0% Accept Offers
85% Graduates seeking full-time employment
4% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Amazon 3
  • Unilever 3
  • Accenture 3
  • Shell 2
  • KPMG 2
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
21% 21
Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
16% 16
Data not provided
General Management
13% 13
Data not provided
Human Resources
0% 0
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
28% 28
Data not provided
Information Technology
3% 3
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
14% 14
Data not provided
Other
5% 5
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
18% 18
Data not provided
Consumer Products
11% 11
Data not provided
Financial Services
19% 19
Data not provided
Government
3% 3
Data not provided
Manufacturing
6% 6
Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
2% 2
Data not provided
Non-profit
3% 3
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
13% 13
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
4% 4
Data not provided
Real Estate
2% 2
Data not provided
Technology
12% 12
Data not provided
Other
7% 7
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
29% 29
Data not provided
Central America & the Caribbean
4% 4
Data not provided
European Free Trade Zone
46% 46
Data not provided
Non-European Free Trade Zone
3% 3
Data not provided
Middle East & North Africa
3% 3
Data not provided
North America
10% 10
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 8
  • Johnson & Johnson 5
  • Alstom 4
  • African Solar Rise 4
  • Lafarge 3
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus 107
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 100
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • Singapore
  • Gulf Region
  • Brazil
  • London

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$168,300
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $62,469
  • Budget $73,723
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$168,300
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $62,469
  • Budget $73,723
$14,664 Average Scholarship Amount 67% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
86% 86
67% 67
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$1,400,000
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Financial Need
  • Academic Merit
  • Some Other Criteria
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 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
25% 25
Lectures
20% 20
Team project
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
  • Electronic Commerce/Information Systems
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • International Management/Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MS (Science)
  • MBA/MSM (Management)
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
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 16
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • HEC Paris inaugurated a new state-of-the art building in September 2012, designed by internationally renowned architect David Chipperfield. Classrooms and working spaces encourage team work, with ideal settings for group work and projects, along with the most up to date technology (digital whiteboards, an e-lab, etc). HEC Paris also announced the launch of its first MOOCs on the Coursera platform.

Students: Who are my classmates?

88% International Students
24% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
Student Citizenship
Asia
41% 41
Europe Free Trade Zone
20% 20
North America
15% 15
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • VC/ Private Equity
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Partners/Family
  • Women in MBA
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

4,881 Living MBA Alumni 75 Countries where alumni clubs exist
219 Active alumni clubs
8% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.