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ESSEC Business School

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  • QS Global RankQS Global Rankings
    Position in the QS World University Rankings: Global MBA Rankings 2021
  • GMATRange of average GMAT scores across all MBA programs at the institution
    550-650 - Low
    651-700 - Medium
    701-800 - High
  • DemographyAverage age range of students across all MBA programs at the institution.
    30-38 Yrs.
  • ScholarshipIndication as to whether the institution provides scholarships for MBA programs.


ESSEC Business School, one of the leading management education institutions in Europe, is an innovation-driven establishment that focuses on the individual. In today’s rapidly evolving and fiercely competitive global environment, we understand that ready-made MBA progams are no longer enough to shape the leaders of tomorrow. That is why we offer a comprehensive range of programs, including general and specialised MBAs, designed to prepare managers who can adapt to change and who are capable of reinventing new ways of doing business.

The ESSEC community is comprised of students from over 90 nationalities, an outstanding permanent faculty that is 50% international and a vast network of 50,000 active alumni. 

Consistently recognized for its superior academic training, the Financial Times ranks ESSEC as:

#3 Master in Management (2020)

#4 Master in Finance (2020)

#5 Executive Education (2020)

The MBA programs offered at ESSEC include:

- Global MBA

- ESSEC & Mannheim Executive MBA

- ESSEC Executive MBA

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I meet with an admissions officer to discuss the MBA programs at ESSEC?

Yes, meetings with an admissions officer can be arranged either on campus or at MBA fairs around the world. Visit the ‘Meet with us’ page of our website to see where our representatives will be in the coming months.

Can I contact alumni in my area? Can I contact current students?

Current students can be contacted through ESSEC Talk for general questions. On a case-by-case basis, the admissions office can put admitted students in contact with alumni or students.

As a student, will I have the opportunity to network with alumni through organized events?

Yes, each MBA program frequently organizes networking seminars and events, guest speakers, job fairs, and company visits throughout the year, and has a mentor program that connects current students with alumni.

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