You need to pay your tuition fees during the first term. More informations will be provided by the Finance department of École Polytechnique, once on campus.
The school does not offer on-campus jobs.
Students have class from Monday to Friday and courses include theoretical and practical classes. There are three terms in a school year:
First term from September until December
Second term from January until March
Third term: Internship
On this website. Click on "PROGRAMS" and select the program you want to know more about. For each program, you can look at the "Program structure", with details of each class.
Exams take place twice a year, in mid-December and mid-March.
Please contact the Admissions Team.
We are not able to consider any prospective student for admission until an application and all required documents have been submitted. Please visit our page for a list of required documents.
Yes you can, but you must pay an application fee for each application submitted.
Kindly note that you may only apply for each program once per year. You can apply to several different programs, but you may not submit several applications for the same program.
You will have to pay an application fee to submit your application, more information on this page.
If you wish to pay the application fee via a bank transfer, please note that it has to be processed by the bank a few days before the admission deadline.
If the bank transfer is made by a third party (family member, company, etc.) please make sure to inform the Admissions Team via email.
No paper applications are required for the admission process. Only applications made online are considered.
Minimum: approx. 700 words
Please fill out the Personal Statement form (you will be able to download it on the Application Platform).
It is your responsibility to tell your referees about the deadline and make sure they fill out the form in time. Therefore we advise you to start your application by confirming your referees’ contact details.
Our office does not compile a general entering class profile. Please refer to the academic requirements for each program. We're looking for students with an excellent scientific background and highly-motivated.
The only tests we accept are the TOEFL, IELTS and the following Cambridge General English Tests: First (FCE), Advanced (CAE) and Proficiency (CPE).
TOEFL IBT................................................. 90
Cambridge Test - First (FCE)........ Grade B – 176
I am a citizen of a country where English is the sole official language of instruction. Am I exempt from submitting TOEFL scores?
Yes (see conditions in the application file).
There is no required minimum level in French to be able to apply, but depending on your level (less than B2 according to the CEFRL), you will have to take French classes during the year.
Scores must not have been issued over two years prior to the start of the program.
No. MSc&T programs are not tailored to be fully taught online.
All of our MSc&T are full-time programs.
I am an engineer-student at École Polytechnique. Where can I find information on the Data Science for Business Program?
On this website and on the website of our partner institution, HEC.
Due to the growing number of students and a limited number of rooms available for the moment, École Polytechnique cannot guarantee on-campus accommodation offers to all Master of Science and Technology students. Even if the enrollment form -with the on-campus housing box ticked- has been filled out on time it is highly recommended to look for nearby off-campus housing options: polytechnique.edu/en/housing-accomodations
If you wish to be accommodated on campus, you will have to make your request in the enrollment form. The MSc&T Team will inform you if you have obtained on campus accommodation or if you are on the waiting list. Newcomers (=students arriving on the French territory for the first time) will be prioritised and housed according to the available places.
The rent will be between 495€ and 574€ per month including charges (water, electricity, heating, wifi and housing insurance). Rent is revised every year on January 1st following the communication of the national rent revision index.
The apartments are subsidized and entitles students to ALS depending on their individual situation.
Students accommodated on campus don’t need to purchase housing insurance or energy provider as water, electricity, heating, wifi and housing insurance are included in the rent !
A deposit of 300€ is required and cashed and will be paid back in full or in part according to damage within 1 to 2 months after leaving the accommodation.
All apartments have an individual shower room and toilet. Only the kitchen can be shared by 4 or 5 roommates.
Students accommodated on campus don’t need to purchase housing insurance or energy provider as water, electricity, heating, wifi and housing insurance are included in the rent!
Furniture as 1 bed (90 X190cm), 1 big cupboard, 1 shelf, 1 working desk are also included. Sheets and blankets are not included.
Consult a physician or go to the Health Center on campus.
If you have been placed on the waiting list, then it is highly recommended to look for nearby off-campus housing options.
There are several housing options near the campus.
You can choose between a student residence:
Or a private apartment that you can occupy alone, or share with friends, other students or local residents:
*These sites are open to everyone and transactions are made directly between owners and tenants, the offers appear on them are not filtered and there is therefore a risk of scam.
Be vigilant : an offer that is too good to be true should arouse your suspicions.
NEVER pay any fees BEFORE visiting the accommodation and signing a rental contract!