Essec Business School

France

Private

Essec Business School

Cergy, France

Private

49:51

Male: Female Ratio

19.4:1

Student: Teacher Ratio

September

Intakes

14%

Acceptance Rate

49:51

Male: Female Ratio

19.4:1

Student: Teacher Ratio

September

Intakes

14%

Acceptance Rate

History, Affiliations and Rankings

Essec Business School is one of the most famous international higher education institutions situated in France. ESSEC Business School comes under the 76 schools in the world that have obtained the accreditation by EQUIS, AACSB, and AMBA. This astonishing school was established in 1907. Their motto is "pioneering spirit." It was established under the name of the Economic Institute by Ferdinand Le Pelletier in Paris. Its creation followed the movement of other private business schools created under Catholic guardianship in the early twentieth century as HEC Nord by the Catholic Institute of Life or ESSCA by the Institute Catholic of Angers. EBS has academic affiliations with CY Cergy Paris University and The Conference des Grandes École's (CGE).

Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses

EBS has four campuses worldwide - two in France, one in Singapore and one in Morocco. The main campus is located in the heart of the city, its campus is very luxurious as it ensures an easy commute for students. All the basic requirements of the students are catered to. A unique learning atmosphere is created without compromising the comfort of the students. ESSEC Business School educates business leaders on all levels - undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral, as well as providing executive education programs. 

Accomplishments and Alumni

It is the first European business school to receive accreditation from AACSB. ESSEC's flagship program, the Master of Science in Management, was ranked 3rd worldwide by the Financial Times in 2016 for the 3rd year in a row, and ESSEC's Master in Finance was also ranked 3rd worldwide by the Financial Times. The school also encourages research. The school fuels the entrepreneurial values of an individual by providing several opportunities to enhance the students' skills. ESSEC is one of the prestigious schools which has slowly started to move on from the GMAT trene. The alumni of the school have been able to leave a mark on the world by becoming CEOs of leading companies. One of the famous alumni Jean-Luc Biamonti is the managing director of Goldman Sachs. The alumni of the school are also excelling in the field of politics, like Charles Konan Banny, the Prime Minister of CÔte d'Ivoire. 

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

The top companies to hire graduates from EBS include but are not limited to Orange, Deloitte, Amazon, Accor and L'Oréal. 

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History, Affiliations and Rankings

Essec Business School is one of the most famous international higher education institutions situated in France. ESSEC Business School comes under the 76 schools in the world that have obtained the accreditation by EQUIS, AACSB, and AMBA. This astonishing school was established in 1907. Their motto is "pioneering spirit." It was established under the name of the Economic Institute by Ferdinand Le Pelletier in Paris. Its creation followed the movement of other private business schools created under Catholic guardianship in the early twentieth century as HEC Nord by the Catholic Institute of Life or ESSCA by the Institute Catholic of Angers. EBS has academic affiliations with CY Cergy Paris University and The Conference des Grandes École's (CGE).

Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses

EBS has four campuses worldwide - two in France, one in Singapore and one in Morocco. The main campus is located in the heart of the city, its campus is very luxurious as it ensures an easy commute for students. All the basic requirements of the students are catered to. A unique learning atmosphere is created without compromising the comfort of the students. ESSEC Business School educates business leaders on all levels - undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral, as well as providing executive education programs. 

Accomplishments and Alumni

It is the first European business school to receive accreditation from AACSB. ESSEC's flagship program, the Master of Science in Management, was ranked 3rd worldwide by the Financial Times in 2016 for the 3rd year in a row, and ESSEC's Master in Finance was also ranked 3rd worldwide by the Financial Times. The school also encourages research. The school fuels the entrepreneurial values of an individual by providing several opportunities to enhance the students' skills. ESSEC is one of the prestigious schools which has slowly started to move on from the GMAT trene. The alumni of the school have been able to leave a mark on the world by becoming CEOs of leading companies. One of the famous alumni Jean-Luc Biamonti is the managing director of Goldman Sachs. The alumni of the school are also excelling in the field of politics, like Charles Konan Banny, the Prime Minister of CÔte d'Ivoire. 

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

The top companies to hire graduates from EBS include but are not limited to Orange, Deloitte, Amazon, Accor and L'Oréal. 

Read More

International Students %

30%

International Students %

30%

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Scholarships

To sustain the academic excellence of the Global BBA, ESSEC Business School offers scholarships to the most outstanding international candidates.

Eligibility

Open to all applicants and awarded on the basis of the overall quality of their application i.e. academic excellence demonstrated in the file and in the selection interview.

Applicability

Awarded Automatically

To sustain the academic excellence of the Global BBA, ESSEC Business School offers scholarships to the most outstanding international candidates.

Eligibility

Open to all applicants and awarded on the basis of the overall quality of their application i.e. academic excellence demonstrated in the file and in the selection interview.

Applicability

Awarded Automatically

Varied cultural perspectives and backgrounds enhance the education and experience of all our students as well as being a key factor in the excellence of our programs. With this in mind, ESSEC seeks to create further diversity in its already diverse student body.

Eligibility

Be a citizen of a country in one of the following regions: Africa, Asia, Asia-Pacific, €ope (except France), North America and South America.

Applicability

Awarded Automatically

Varied cultural perspectives and backgrounds enhance the education and experience of all our students as well as being a key factor in the excellence of our programs. With this in mind, ESSEC seeks to create further diversity in its already diverse student body.

Eligibility

Be a citizen of a country in one of the following regions: Africa, Asia, Asia-Pacific, €ope (except France), North America and South America.

Applicability

Awarded Automatically

The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship?was established by the French Ministry for €ope and Foreign Affairs to enable French higher education establishments to attract top international students to their master’s and PhD programs

Eligibility

Be a non-French citizen under the age of 25.

Applicability

The application is submitted by the French Higher Education Schools.

The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship?was established by the French Ministry for €ope and Foreign Affairs to enable French higher education establishments to attract top international students to their master’s and PhD programs

Eligibility

Be a non-French citizen under the age of 25.

Applicability

The application is submitted by the French Higher Education Schools.

This scholarship is awarded to International Students to sustain the academic excellence of the Masters in Management Program. 

Eligibility

Awarded with the admission decision at each session of admission. No additional application or request

This scholarship is awarded to International Students to sustain the academic excellence of the Masters in Management Program. 

Eligibility

Awarded with the admission decision at each session of admission. No additional application or request

Essec Business School provides this scholarship to sustain diversity of the student body studying in the Masters of Management Program. 

Eligibility

Be a citizen of all countries (except France)

Applicability

Awarded with the admission decision at each session of admission. No additional application or request

Essec Business School provides this scholarship to sustain diversity of the student body studying in the Masters of Management Program. 

Eligibility

Be a citizen of all countries (except France)

Applicability

Awarded with the admission decision at each session of admission. No additional application or request

Application Process

  • Visit the official website of the institution. 
  • Click on 'Apply Now' or 'Register Here'
  • Complete filling your education history with all the qualifications.
  • Fill in the details of your employment history.
  • Fill in your personal statement.
  • Submit the application form by paying the mentioned fees.

Documents Required

  • All official academic Transcripts and grade cards
  • Passport size photographs 
  • Passport photocopy
  • Visa
  • Updated CV/Resume
  • English Language Proficiency Test Scores
  • Letter of Recommendations
  • Statement of Purpose

Admission Requirements

FAQs

No, speaking French before coming to Essec Business School is not a prerequisite as many programs are primarily taught in English.
No, speaking French before coming to Essec Business School is not a prerequisite as many programs are primarily taught in English.
With HEC and ESCP it is one of the three Paris-based Grandes Ecoles – France's highly selective and prestigious sector of technical institutions - specializing in business education which are known as the "Trois Parisiennes".
With HEC and ESCP it is one of the three Paris-based Grandes Ecoles – France's highly selective and prestigious sector of technical institutions - specializing in business education which are known as the "Trois Parisiennes".
In 1997, ESSEC was the first school outside of North America to be accredited by AACSB International and in 2003 the school obtained its EQUIS accreditation.
In 1997, ESSEC was the first school outside of North America to be accredited by AACSB International and in 2003 the school obtained its EQUIS accreditation.
As of 2017, no major importance is given to GMAT scores. However, a good score will help your application, but the standard cut off has been eliminated.
As of 2017, no major importance is given to GMAT scores. However, a good score will help your application, but the standard cut off has been eliminated.
The top companies to hire graduates from EBS include but are not limited to Orange, Deloitte, Amazon, Accor and L'Oréal.
The top companies to hire graduates from EBS include but are not limited to Orange, Deloitte, Amazon, Accor and L'Oréal.

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