The School in fact and figures

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Educational Programs

•    1st year
•    language training
•    humanities and social sciences
•    civil engineering and construction
•    planning, environment, transportation
•    mechanical engineering and materials science
•    industrial engineering
•    economics, management, finance
•    applied mathematics and computer science

Faculty staff

  • 369 teachers in charge of course modules 
  • 98 École nationale des ponts et chaussées professors, 7 assistant professors and 82 lecturers
  • 1,223 part-time non-tenured teaching staff

Student numbers

  • 939 engineering students
  • 169 master’s and master of science students, including 75 on dual-degree courses
  • 178 PhD students registered with École des Ponts ParisTech
  • 350 students on the advanced “mastère” and specialist training courses
  • 324 MBA students
  • 15 registered on the post-competitive exam program for State Urban Planning architects (AUEs)

A total of 1,900 students altogether, 33% female students

Internships and work placements in engineer training programs

1st year:

  • Consolidation of scientific and general knowledge, projects (research and departmental)
  • Work experience internship: a 4-week practical in-company internship completes the year

Year 2: Internship

  • Between Years 2 and 3, 80% of the cohort complete a year-long internship, with around 30% going abroad.
  • The other students complete a short (3-month) internship in a company or laboratory, 20% of them abroad

3rd year

End of studies project (PFE): For a period of at least 4 months, students apply the skills acquired during their course to a particular scientific or technical problem, in a company or a research laboratory.
This Multidisciplinary Engineering Project may be carried out individually or in groups

DEGREES awarded IN 2020

  • 252 engineering degrees
  • 135 master's degrees
  • 54 PhDs
  • 289 specialist programs: "mastère spécialisé" and Master of Science
  • 103 École des Ponts Business School MBAs

CAREER opportunities

Source: 2021 survey of 2020 graduates (excl. civil servants)

  • Construction: 28%
  • Telecoms/IT: 19%
  • Banking/Insurance/Finance: 13%
  • Design/Consulting: 10%
  • Transport/Environment/Urban Services: 8%
  • Industry: 5%
  • Energy: 5%
  • Engineering consultancy (excl. construction): 4%
  • Innovation/Research: 3%
  • Public sector: 1%
  • Others: 5%

Average starting salary:

  • €43.1K
  • €46.7K with bonuses and gratuities

staff AND RESOURCES

560 members of staff employed by the School and its subsidiaries on 31 December 2020 (excluding part-time non-tenured teaching staff and public employees in training)

€47.8 M of resources of including a €27.3 M public service subsidy from MTES (French Ministry of Ecological and Solidarity Transition)