Polytechnic School of Montreal: Statistics



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#768 of 14,131 In the World
#245 of 2,597 In North America
#28 of 101 In Canada
#7 of 17 In Quebec State
#5 of 7 In Montreal
#94 of 3,360 For Electronic Engineering
Top50% For 152 other topics
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Highest Degree
Acceptance rate

* The Polytechnic School of Montreal is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsDiplôme d'études collégiales (DEC) in Sciences. Baccalauréat français (Serie S)
Academic CalendarSeptember to August (September - December; January-April; May-August)

Research profile

Polytechnic School of Montreal is a world-class research university with 29,967 scientific papers published and 642,549 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Quantum and Particle physics, Computer Science, Materials Science, Environmental Science, Biology, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, and Organic Chemistry.


Polytechnic School of Montreal majors

by publication & citation count

24,933 / 510,441
21,676 / 457,241
17,328 / 400,626
Quantum and Particle physics
16,670 / 346,063
Computer Science
16,595 / 350,118
Materials Science
14,397 / 314,677
Environmental Science
13,202 / 298,585
12,297 / 318,213
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
9,385 / 218,940
Organic Chemistry
8,798 / 210,844
Electrical Engineering
8,795 / 155,895
7,962 / 174,086
7,822 / 180,734
Optical Engineering
7,675 / 159,507
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
7,488 / 177,950
6,587 / 111,269
Geography and Cartography
6,209 / 130,387
5,789 / 131,474
5,639 / 138,168
5,581 / 111,080
Mechanical Engineering
5,185 / 98,078
4,993 / 129,104
Metallurgical Engineering
4,833 / 110,489
Electronic Engineering
4,573 / 88,916
4,439 / 107,520
Computer Networking
4,392 / 84,712
3,817 / 76,367
3,812 / 121,099
3,801 / 91,278
3,674 / 89,420
3,585 / 113,750
Chemical Engineering
3,546 / 102,481
Physical chemistry
3,509 / 82,350
3,427 / 85,357
Machine Learning
3,255 / 90,370
Structural Engineering
3,243 / 60,455
Political Science
3,171 / 74,387
Aerospace Engineering
3,029 / 54,226
3,010 / 73,704
Computer Vision
2,992 / 63,650

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 289 1058
1992 339 1333
1993 325 1569
1994 432 1929
1995 375 2183
1996 392 2185
1997 380 2623
1998 404 3100
1999 367 3533
2000 313 3751
2001 342 3849
2002 954 6796
2003 587 5973
2004 611 6508
2005 707 8358
2006 933 9394
2007 870 10755
2008 873 12326
2009 893 14000
2010 920 16217
2011 982 18955
2012 985 21285
2013 1106 24770
2014 1151 26879
2015 1231 28572
2016 1263 31627
2017 1220 34508
2018 1306 41271
2019 1340 48021
2020 1418 54631
2021 1571 62515
2022 1439 57815
2023 1375 58113
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The tuition table for Polytechnic School of Montreal gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (CAD)
Bachelor's Degree 8,000 - 10,000 per year
Master's Degree 9,000 - 12,000 per year
PhD 10,000 - 15,000 per year

The Polytechnic School of Montreal has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Polytechnic School of Montreal.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design No No No
Biology No No No
Business No No No
Chemistry No Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics No No No
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences No No No
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine No No No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology No No No
Doctorat/Doctoral Degree Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Energy Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Physical Engineering

Polytechnic School of Montreal alumni

  1. Thomas Pesquet

    Thomas Pesquet
    Born in
    France Flag France
    1978-.. (age 46)
    Enrolled in the Polytechnic School of Montreal
    2000-2001 graduated with master's degree in aerospace engineering
    aerospace engineeramateur radio operatorastronautengineeraircraft pilot

    Thomas Gautier Pesquet is a French aerospace engineer, pilot, European Space Agency astronaut, actor and writer. Pesquet was selected by ESA as a candidate in May 2009, and he successfully completed his basic training in November 2010. From November 2016 to June 2017, Pesquet was part of Expedition 50 and Expedition 51 as a flight engineer. Pesquet returned to space in April 2021 on board the SpaceX Crew Dragon for a second six-month stay on the ISS.

  2. Dominique Anglade

    Dominique Anglade
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1974-.. (age 50)
    politicianbusinesspersoninternational forum participant

    Dominique Anglade is a Canadian businesswoman and former politician who served as the leader of the Quebec Liberal Party and Leader of the Opposition of Quebec from May 11, 2020 to December 1, 2022. She has served as a member of the National Assembly of Quebec from 2015 to 2022, representing Saint-Henri–Sainte-Anne. She is the first woman to lead the Quebec Liberal Party, the first black woman to lead a provincial party in Canada (at the federal level, Vivian Barbot was interim leader of the Bloc Québécois in 2011), and the first person of Haitian descent to be a cabinet minister in Canada. She is the daughter of the academic Georges Anglade. She was also the first woman CEO of Montréal International.

  3. Pierre Lassonde

    Pierre Lassonde
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1947-.. (age 77)
    Enrolled in the Polytechnic School of Montreal
    In 1971 graduated with Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering
    board memberbusiness executivephilanthropist

    Pierre Lassonde is a Canadian businessman and philanthropist.

  4. Taraneh Javanbakht

    Taraneh Javanbakht
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    1974-.. (age 50)
    translatoressayistplaywrightfaculty memberliterary critic

    Taraneh Javanbakht is an Iranian scientist and polymath.

All 14 notable alumni

Polytechnic School of Montreal faculties and divisions

Centre : Applied Research on Polymers and Composites Polymer and Plastics Technology
Centre : Characterization and Microscopy of Materials Metallurgical Engineering
Centre : Continuing Education Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Building Technologies, Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Development Studies, Display and Stage Design, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Fire Science, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Operations Research, Polymer and Plastics Technology, Production Engineering, Safety Engineering, Technology, Water Management
Centre : Northern Engineering Engineering, Meteorology
Centre : Research in Computational Thermochemistry Chemical Engineering, Safety Engineering
Centre : Research in Radiofrequency Electronics Electronic Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering
Centre : Risque et Performance Industrial Engineering, Safety Engineering
Centre : Water Treatment Technologies and Processes Waste Management, Water Management
Chair : Drinking Water Treatment Water Management
Chair : Environment and Mine Wastes Management Mining Engineering, Waste Management, Water Management
Chair : Fluid-Structure Interaction Mechanical Engineering
Chair : Liquid Composite Molding Technological Network Mechanical Engineering
Chair : Methodology for Life Cycle Assessment Chemical Engineering
Chair : Next Generations Mobile Networking Systems Computer Engineering
Chair : Nuclear Engineering Nuclear Engineering
Chair : Process Integration in the Pulp and Paper Industry Environmental Engineering, Paper Technology
Chair : Research on Low Cost Composite Manufacturing for Automotive Applications Automotive Engineering, Production Engineering
Chair : Research in Advanced Microelectronic Systems Architecture and Development Microelectronics
Chair : Research in Analysis, Characterization and Multidisciplinary Design Optimization of Complex Systems Mechanical Engineering
Chair : Research in Applied Metabolic Engineering Chemical Engineering
Chair : Research in Cartilage Tissue Engineering Biomedical Engineering
Chair : Research in Earthquake Resistance Design and Construction of Steel Structures Civil Engineering
Chair : Research in Ergonomic Intervention for the Prevention and Rehabilitation of Musculoskeletal Disorders Industrial Engineering, Rehabilitation and Therapy
Chair : Research in Fabricating Microsystems and Advanced Materials Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Automotive Engineering
Chair : Research in Future Intelligent Radio-frequency Metamaterials Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Chair : Research in Future Photonics Systems Materials Engineering, Technology
Chair : Research in High Performance Composite Design and Manufacturing Mechanical Engineering
Chair : Research in Hybrid Biomaterials for Innovative Regenerative Technologies Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering
Chair : Research in International Project Management Management
Chair : Research in Large Transportation Network Optimization Applied Mathematics
Chair : Research in Materials Micro/Nanoengineering Using Lasers Materials Engineering
Chair : Research in Mechanobiology of the Pediatric Musculoskeletal System Bioengineering
Chair : Research in Micro/Nanosystem Development, Construction and Validation Robotics
Chair : Research in Microbial Contaminant Dynamics in Source Waters Environmental Engineering, Water Science
Chair : Research in Radio Frequency and Millimetric Wave Engineering Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering
Chair : Research in Smart Medical Devices Biomedical Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Equipment and Maintenance, Electronic Engineering, Information Technology
Chair : Research In Software Change and Evolution Information Technology
Chair : Research in Software Patterns and Patterns of Software Software Engineering
Chair : Research in Spine Biomechanics Biomedical Engineering
Chair : Research in the Theory, Manufacturing and Applications of Photonic Crystals Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Chair : Research on Evaluation and Implementation of Sustainability in Transportation Transport Engineering
Chair : Research on innovations CAO/MAO in orthopedic engineering Biomedical Engineering
Chair : Research on Materials and Films for smart, Safe and Sustainable Packaging Packaging Technology, Safety Engineering
Chair : Research on Protein-enhanced biomaterials Chemical Engineering
Chair : Research on Technology Management Industrial Engineering, Mathematics
Chair : Sciences and Engineering Academic Teaching Engineering, Science Education
Department/Division : Biomedical Engineering Biomedical Engineering
Department/Division : Chemical Engineering Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, Paper Technology, Pharmacology, Polymer and Plastics Technology
Department/Division : Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geological Engineering, Mining Engineering, Transport Engineering
Department/Division : Computer Engineering Computer Engineering, Computer Networks, Information Technology, Multimedia, Software Engineering
Department/Division : Electrical Engineering Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Energy Engineering, Engineering Management, Management, Microelectronics, Microwaves, Software Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering
Department/Division : Engineering Physics Biomedical Engineering, Engineering, Nanotechnology, Nuclear Engineering, Physical Engineering
Department/Division : Mathematics and Industrial Engineering Applied Mathematics, Engineering Management, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Mathematics, Production Engineering, Safety Engineering, Transport Management
Department/Division : Mechanical Engineering Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering
Group : Experimental and numerical engineering water flow Hydraulic Engineering, Safety Engineering
Group : Mechanical Components Analysis Mechanical Engineering
Group : Nuclear Analysis Nuclear Engineering
Group : Ptidej Software Engineering
Group : Regroupement Québécois sur les Matériaux de Pointe Materials Engineering
Group : URPEI Chemical Engineering
Laboratory : BioMEMS Mechanical Engineering, Microelectronics
Laboratory : Bioperformance Analysis and Innovation Biomedical Engineering
Laboratory : Broadband Networks Electrical Engineering
Laboratory : Complex Applications Design and Implementation Computer Engineering
Laboratory : Distributed open reliable systems analysis Computer Engineering, Software Engineering
Laboratory : Electrical Energy Electrical Engineering
Laboratory : Environmental Engineering Environmental Engineering
Laboratory : Epitaxy and Characterization of Compound Semiconductors Electronic Engineering, Physical Engineering
Laboratory : Fiber Optics Physical Engineering
Laboratory : Fluid Dynamics Hydraulic Engineering, Mechanics
Laboratory : Functional Coating and Surface Engineering Physical Engineering
Laboratory : Hydrogeology and Mining Environment Geological Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering
Laboratory : LASEM Electrical Engineering
Laboratory : Laser Processing Laser Engineering
Laboratory : Magnetics Physical Engineering
Laboratory : Material Surface Analysis Materials Engineering, Nanotechnology, Physical Engineering
Laboratory : Micro and Nano Systems Microelectronics, Nanotechnology
Laboratory : Microfabrication Physical Engineering
Laboratory : Multi-scale Mechanics Mechanics
Laboratory : NanoRobotics Nanotechnology, Robotics
Laboratory : Nanostructures Nanotechnology
Laboratory : Networking and Digital Geometry Computer Engineering
Laboratory : Neurotechnology Electrical Engineering
Laboratory : New Materials for Energy and Electrochemistry Chemistry, Electronic Engineering, Energy Engineering, Materials Engineering
Laboratory : Optoelectronics Physical Engineering
Laboratory : Photo Acoustic Spectroscopy and Laser-Ultrasonics Laser Engineering, Physical Engineering
Laboratory : Polynov Chemical Engineering
Laboratory : Robotics Robotics
Laboratory : SCRIBENS Electrical Engineering, Neurosciences
Laboratory : SLOWPOKE Physical Engineering
Laboratory : Software Engineering Software Engineering
Laboratory : Spectroscopy of Materials and Nanostructures Materials Engineering, Nanotechnology
Laboratory : Thermalhydraulics Nuclear Engineering
Research Division : Biomedical Science and Technologies Biomedical Engineering, Biomedicine
Research Division : Computational Engineering Computer Engineering
Research Division : Decision Analysis Industrial Engineering, Mathematics, Operations Research
Research Division : Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Development of the Forest Biorefinery Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Paper Technology
Research Division : Entreprise Networks, Logistics and Transportation Transport and Communications, Transport Management
Research Division : IDEA Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering
Research Division : Life Cycle of Products, Processes and Services Chemical Engineering, Industrial Design
Research Division : MADITUC Civil Engineering
Research Division : Microelectronics and Microsystems Microelectronics
Research Division : Microsystems Strategic Alliance Electrical Engineering
Research Division : Microwaves and Space Electronics Electronic Engineering, Microwaves
Research Division : Mobile Computing and Networking Computer Engineering, Computer Networks
Research Division : Networking and Mobile Computing Computer Engineering, Computer Networks
Research Division : Perception and Robotics Robotics
Research Division : PolyPhotonic Electrical Engineering, Physical Engineering
Research Division : Process Engineering - Biorefinery Chemical Engineering, Heating and Refrigeration, Petroleum and Gas Engineering
Research Division : Product Development and Manufacturing Mechanical Engineering, Production Engineering
Research Division : SQUIRREL Software Engineering
Research Division : Structural Engineering Civil Engineering, Safety Engineering
Research Division : Technology for Training and Learning Educational Technology
Research Division : Thin Film Physics and Technology Physical Engineering
Research Division : Tightness Testing Mechanical Engineering
Research Division : Virtual Manufacturing Mechanical Engineering

General information

Alternative names EPM
École Polytechnique de Montréal
Founded 1873
Motto Ut tensio sic vis
Colors red, black

Location and contacts

Address Case postale 6079 succ. Centre-ville
Montréal, Québec, H3C 3A7
City population 1,763,000

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