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Program Cost

Tuition depends on the choice of campus. The base tuition fee is same, regardless of exchange choice or if you choose to pursue a double-degree. 

 Valid for 2020 intake and may be subject to change next year

 
APPLICATION FEE
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€115
TOTAL TUITION - FRANCE CAMPUS (payable in local currency)

- Non-refundable deposit payable within two weeks after acceptance
- Remaining tuition payable before August 31
€20,500

€3500
€17,000 
TOTAL TUITION - SINGAPORE CAMPUS (payable in local currency)

- Non-refundable administrative fee payable within two weeks after acceptance
- Remaining tuition payable in equal installments in August & December
$33,700

$5800
$27,900
ESSEC ALUMNI
Alumni Association life-long membership
- France Campus - distributed in annual installments over the program duration.                    
- Singapore Campus - SGD 1500 in August & SGD 1000 next September


€1600
$2500
LIVING COST
Monthly approximate covering housing, food, etc.
€1000

Financing your program

Scholarships

ESSEC Academic Excellence Scholarships

Description: To sustain the academic excellence of the program, ESSEC Business School offers scholarships to the most outstanding 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: outstanding GMAT scores, strong motivation, etc.

Amount: Can cover up to 50% of total tuition fees.

Procedure: Scholarship decisions are made during the application procedure. There is no additional application to fill out or request to make. Selected students will be notified upon being offered a place on the program.

Diversity of Geography and Profiles

Description: 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: Asia, Asia-Pacific, Africa, Europe (except France), North America and South America.

Amount: Up to 30% of total tuition fees.

Procedure: Scholarship decisions are made during the application procedure. They are awarded to applicants having demonstrated both academic excellence and a strong international background in their application file. Selected students will be notified upon being offered a place on the program.

Fondation Renault Scholarship

Description: Fondation Renault and ESSEC commits to transfer digital transformation competencies to the future managers. 

Eligibility: Candidate must have excellent academic record, an outstanding GMAT score, strong motivation, diversity of profile and in need of financial assistance.

Amount: 17 000 € and monthly allowance might also be granted.

Procedure: Parellel to ESSEC online application, candidates must also apply on Fondation Renault's website.

LIFE Financial Aid for Lebanese Students

Description: A platform to channel the influence of Lebanese finance executives worldwide in order to establish stronger bonds, nurture the next generation and promote Lebanon. 

Eligibility: Candidate must be Lebanese or of Lebanese descent, achieve and maintain academic excellence, demonstrate interest in pursuing a career in Finance and must be in financial need.

Amount: Up to 12 000 USD per year for the duration of the academic program.

Procedure: ESSEC submits applications for LIFE scholarships on your behalf.

Student Loans

Bank Loans

As an ESSEC student, you can take out a preferential rate bank loan, which covers full tuition and is repaid starting at the end of your first year of work.

Loan applicants are required to have a guarantor living in France. According to the banks, the guarantor must earn enough to cover the monthly loan payments but also either be a French citizen, a close family member and/or both. Additional fees and expenses will be the responsibility of the student.

Prodigy Finance

International Students from 150 different nationalities admitted to the Advanced Master Strategy and Management of International Business (MS SMIB) may now apply to Prodigy Finance loans. Contrary to the banks in France, Prodigy does not require a collateral or co-signer. These loans are granted on the student's future earning potential and does not take into account credit history.  Students may apply online on the Prodigy website. There is no hidden fee or early repayment fee. Interest rates may vary depending on individual profiles. Funds are directly disbursed to the school in euro (€) so no exchange rates are borne by the student. Disbursement starts from September and loan application processing time may go up to a month and a half. The sooner you apply, the better. We advise you to read carefully the Prodigy website to check your eligibility before applying. 

Student Jobs

On-campus missions

ESSEC employs its’ students in a wide variety of functions which can help towards everyday living costs. These are part time short-term contracts in for example assisting teachers, carrying out market research, helping out at conferences and events, contributing to social media, etc

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Jiangshan , Alexandre , Grégoire , Vincent and Caroline current students, will be more than happy to answer your questions.
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Upcoming events

  • Dec 17
    Specialised Masters Coffee Chat in Melbourne

    Meet Our Program Advisor in Melbourne, Australia on 17 Dec 2019!

    10:00 | Australia Sign up
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    Specialised Masters Coffee Chat in Melbourne

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  • Feb 22
    Open Day 2020 at ESSEC Asia-Pacific: Discover the ESSEC Experience

    Please join us for our open house on 22 Feb 2020, Saturday (10 am to 5 pm) at our Asia-Pacific campus in one-north. Enjoy ESSEC goodies, food & ...

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