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Program cost

Application Fee

€100
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Tuition Fees

Valid for 2022 intake

Students completing the program in 2 years*

 

Master 1 (M1)

TUITION FEES (M1)

€12,500

 

- Non-refundable deposit payable within two weeks from the day of admission

€5,000

 

- Remaining tuition payable before August 31

€7,500

 

STUDENT SERVICES FEE
- Payable before August 31

€1,940

Master 2 (M2)

TUITION FEES (M2)
- Payable before August 31 of following year (M2)

€24,500

Students completing the program in 1 year*

 

Master 2 (M2)

TUITION FEES 

€24,500

 

- Non-refundable deposit payable within two weeks from the day of admission

€5,000

 

- Remaining tuition payable before August 31

€19,500

 

STUDENT SERVICES FEE
- Payable before August 31

€1,810

*Depending on your prior degree and background

 

Living Cost

In France: Montly approximate covering housing, food, etc. 

In Singapore: 
Montly approximate covering housing, food, etc.
€1,000

SGD 1,120

Financing your program

Students can access one or more of the following options to finance their studies or cover their living expenses

Scholarships

ESSEC Academic Excellence/Diversity Scholarships

Description: To sustain the academic excellence of the program and enhance the education and experience of our students, ESSEC Business School offers the Academic Excellence scholarship to outstanding candidates and the Diversity Scholarship to students with varied cultural perspectives and backgrounds.

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 Management test scores, strong motivation, etc.;
Diversity Scholarship - Demonstrate academic excellence and bring diversity in terms of citizenship, prior education or background.

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. 

LIFE Lebanon Scholarship

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.

EIFFEL

Description: The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs funds EIFFEL scholarship.

Eligibility: Reserved for non-French candidates, double nationality included, no older than 30 years old at the time the selection committee will meet (around mid-March).

Amount: A monthly allowance of €1,181 and covered costs of one international return journey and social security cover.

Procedure: ESSEC submits applications for EIFFEL scholarships on your behalf. Your application should be completed and submitted therefore in the first round of applications.

WOMEN in Data Sciences & Business Analytics Scholarships

3M Scholarship

Description: Since 2020, ESSEC’s partnership with the 3M allows female students admitted to the Master in Data Sciences & Business Analytics to receive a scholarship.

Eligibility: All female students admitted to Master in Data Sciences & Business Analytics are eligible.

Amount: Up to 50% of total tuition fees.

Procedure: ESSEC will submit applications to the 3M on behalf of the admitted female students from the program. Shortlisted scholarship candidates will be contacted for an interview with the 3M.

Dataiku Scholarship

Description: Dataiku is committed to shaping the future of data & AI in a way which is fair and diverse, for people and the planet. As part of this commitment to diversity and inclusion, the company believes it has a responsibility to provide education and mentoring for the future female data science leaders of the world.
From 2020 onwards, ESSEC's partnership with Dataiku will allow international female students admitted to the Master in Data Sciences & Business Analytics to receive a scholarship.

Eligibility: All female students with a citizenship of a country in Asia, Latin America, Africa and Europe (excluding France), who have obtained or are currently pursuing a non-French degree.

Amount: Up to 50% of total tuition fees.

Procedure: ESSEC will submit applications to Dataiku on behalf of the admitted female students from the program. Shortlisted scholarship candidates will be contacted for an interview with Dataiku.

Student Loans

France 

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 MSc in Data Sciences & Business Analytics 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. 

US Federal & Private Loans

Many US citizens or permanent residents opt to take out the US Federal Stafford and private Sallie Mae loans. These loans can cover up to the full cost of attendance and all applicants having a co-signer in the US are eligible for these loan programmes. ESSEC is listed as “ESSEC Business School", and has a code number of G30959.

More information on Sallie MAE

More information on US Federal loans

Student jobs

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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