ESSEC Global BBA - Applying with an International High School Diploma



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Graduates from High School or shortly graduates from High School with good grades

The application deadlines







Round 1

Tuesday, November 7th 2023

12 PM Paris Time (Noon)

Friday, November 24th  2023

Between December 4th and 8th 2023

Thursday, December 14th 2023

Round 2

Wednesday, January 24th 2024

12 PM Paris Time (Noon)

Thursday, February 15th 2024

Between February 22nd and 28th 2024

Tuesday, March 5th 2024

Round 3

Friday, March 15th 2024

12 PM Paris Time (Noon)

Friday, April 5th 2024

Between April 12th and 18th 2024

Wednesday, April 24th 2024

Round 4

Thursday, April 25th 2024

12 PM Paris Time (Noon)

 Wednesday, May 22nd 2024

Between May 30th and June 4th 2024

Tuesday, June 11th 2024

Step 1: Start your online application

The application form is to be filled out online. Create your account and you will receive an e-mail with your login and password. These are required each time you sign in so don’t lose them! You can easily fill in the application form and return to it at any time.

Step 2: Upload supporting documents

Together with the online application form, you will need to provide official or authenticated copies of the following: 


English track

(Cergy, Singapore, Rabat)

 French track


Academic transcripts

From the last 3 years of high school 

An enrollment certificate   

Stating your expected graduation date + the diploma you will graduate with  

High School Diploma

 If already graduated 

 English test score

You will need to provide one of the following English proficiency tests as part of your application form:

- TOEIC Listening and Reading: 850 (online version is accepted)

- TOEFL iBT: 90 (Special Home Edition is accepted)

-IELTS Academic: 6.5

- Cambridge (B2 First minimum, Advanced, and Proficiency are of course accepted): 175

Only Rabat Campus Application: Duolingo English Test: 120

The English test is not required if the last 2 years of your academic curriculum are taught entirely in English.

Tests that have been sat more than 2 years ago (at this application deadline) will not be accepted.

It can take several months to prepare and register for an exam slot, so keep this in mind before starting your application as, without a test score, it will be incomplete.

- TOEIC listening and reading: 780

- TOEFL iBT: 80

- IELTS Academic: 6.0

- Cambridge test B2 First minimum

- Only Rabat Campus Application:  Duolingo English Test: 105

French test score


- DELF (B2)

- TCF (B2)

*non-French-speaking candidates who have completed at least two years of higher education in a program taught in French are exempted

Your CV

One page 

Passport, or National Identity Card (only for EU students)

Academic recommendation (optional)

If you want your referees to fill out a recommendation letter/survey for you, kindly enter their details as soon as possible, after you start your application. This will give them enough time to fill out your recommendation form before the deadline.


You may include any other supporting documents (SAT, scholarships, language scores...) 

Application fees


Cergy Campus: €100 non-refundable fee

Singapore Campus: SGD100 non-refundable fee

Morocco Campus: €50 non-refundable fee

Application fees must be paid on the online application portal (for all campuses).


All documents must be provided in English or French - If you are applying to start in Singapore, please, make sure to provide documents in English- Official translations must also have to be provided for documents in other languages.

Please note that each section of the online application must be filled in conscientiously. Candidates who fail to upload all the required documents by the stated deadlines will not be considered. Make sure that all your documents are ready before you submit your application.

Step 3: Submit your online application

Once you have completed your online application and have attached all the supporting documents, the final step is to submit your online application.

Step 4: Check if you have been shortlisted

Your application will be fully studied by the admission committee. Each part of your application is taken into account. The result will then be published online and you can access this via your application summary.

Shortlisted results will be announced on the dates communicated in the table above.

Step 5: Sit your interview

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted to organise an interview either in person on one of our campuses or via videoconference.

The interview will last 30 minutes in front of two examiners. It is a classic motivational interview. The aim is for you to be able to demonstrate your motivation to join the programme and the school and also get across your personality.

Please be aware that no interview will be scheduled out of the announced dates. 

Step 6: Get your admission results

Results will be published online in your application summary.

If you have been successful, you will be notified by email. 

Step 7: Secure your seat!

If you have been successful, you will then be contacted by a member of the admissions team who will tell you how to go about confirming your place in the program. This will include paying a non-refundable deposit of €5,500 (France Campus), €5,500 (Singapore Campus) or 25,000 MAD (Morocco Campus) which will then be deducted from your tuition fees. 

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