ESPCI ParisTech in figures

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  • 72 students in each annual class enroll as first-year students for the ingénieur degree
  • Between 75 and 80 graduate with the ingénieur degree each year (in addition to the 72 first-year students, others are admitted as 2nd or 3rd-year students based on previous academic work ; annual classes are kept small in order to preserve the close interaction between teaching and research that is the hallmark of ESPCI ParisTech).
  • 40% of first-year students are women.
  • 38% of students received scholarships to cover the cost of tuition in 2010 (objective : 30% in 2010, with the introduction of a separate scholarship scheme for ESPCI ParisTech).
  • 750 hours of laboratory work during the first two years of the curriculum.
  • Years of study : 4 years, up to and including the engineering (ingénieur) degree
  • Registration fee (2010-11) : €150.
  • Tuition fee (2010-11) : €700 per year for non-bursary holders, payable the first 3 years only.
  • 67 permanent teaching faculty : 21 Professors and 46 Lecturers.
  • 17 research and teaching laboratories.
  • 173 PhD students on the campus.
  • 250 scientific researchers (affiliated with CNRS, UPMC, Université Paris Diderot, INSERM).
  • 391 scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals (with an A ranking) in 2009 (more than one a day).
  • 13,000 citations in peer-reviewed journals in 2009 (more than 35 a day).
  • 56 patent applications filed in 2009 (more than one a week).
  • Founded in 1882, by the Paris City Council.
  • 5 laureates won 6 Nobel Prizes (Marie Curie received the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1903 and for Chemistry in 1911).
  • 18,000 m2 of space for classes and research laboratories.
  • 900 people work, study, teach, and do research on the School’s Paris campus.

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