Polytechnic School Rankings

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In the World#973 of 14178
In Europe#364 of 2794
In France#28 of 224
In Ile-de-France#11 of 65
In Palaiseau#1 of 2
In Mathematics#128 of 6,582

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
5%
Enrollment
2,316
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Languages
French;English

Publications & Citations

Publications
39,906
Citations
1,388,701

Polytechnic School majors

by publication count

Physics
9,826
Mathematics
6,742
Materials science
6,080
Chemistry
5,209
Computer science
3,218
Engineering
1,037
Biology
916
Economics
848
Environmental science
820
Geology
563
Medicine
349
Business
312
Geography
237
Philosophy
228
Political science
228
Art
204
Psychology
152
Sociology
92
History
32

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Physics72496,733
Mathematics78202,401
Materials science181167,143
Economics27334,110
Environmental science28530,605
History3181,028
Chemistry334153,583
Philosophy348982
Computer science35969,315
Geology37518,899
Engineering38624,547
Political science6942,096
Geography7083,654
Art821137
Business8484,898
Biology91642,775
Sociology9902,046
Psychology108310,068
Medicine14289,372

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19904185255
19914846242
19924426937
19934897054
19945187689
19955779162
199662610248
199764910681
199866511450
199970113200
200074214157
200172615540
200279818268
200382920962
200492223570
2005110927250
2006126532440
2007132536690
2008130941175
2009150945725
2010158951189
2011154358540
2012170069954
2013168882263
2014177185421
2015170096093
2016152993548
2017136985290
2018121482631
2019151788454
2020137686288

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate5%
Admissions RequirementsIngénieur Polytechnicien curriculum: Competitive entrance examination following 2-3 yrs university level studies in Sciences after secondary school certificate (baccalauréat), or equivalent. Master of Science: Students must hold a Bachelor's degree; PhD programme: students must hold a Master of Science by Research degree and obtain prior approval of a thesis director and of the director of host laboratory
Academic CalendarSeptember to July
Enrollment2,316
Full time employee1,750

Tuition

Local studetnsIngénieur Polytechnicien Program in 2019: EU students: 19,000 for 3 years. Non-EU students: €38,000 for 3 years (EUR)

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

Programs and Degrees

Diplôme d'IngénieurArtificial Intelligence, Biology, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering
MasterArtificial Intelligence, Biology, Computer Science, Economics, Energy Engineering, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Finance, Mathematics, Urban Studies

General info

Alternative namesL'X
École Polytechnique
Founded1794
WikipediaÉcole Polytechnique
AccreditationMinistry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation
MottoPour la Patrie, les Sciences et la Gloire
For the Homeland, Science and Glory
Colorsblue, white
Affiliations and membershipsEurotech Universities
Grandes Écoles de la Défense
Conférence des Grandes Écoles

Location and Contacts

AddressRoute de Saclay
Palaiseau, Ile-de-France, 91128
France
City population36,000
Phone+33 (0)1 69 33 33 33
Fax+33 (0)1 69 33 30 53

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