The School in fact and figures

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

  • 352 teachers heading modules 
  • 84 professors of the École nationale des ponts et chaussées, 4 assistant professors and 96  lecturers
  • 1231 subsitute teachers

Student numbers

  • 854 engineering students
  • 123 students enrolled in Masters programs, including 57 on double degrees
  • 286 PhD candidates preparing their theses in one of the School’s laboratories,
  • 292 enrolled in Advanced Masters, including 50 public service students (3 City of Paris engineers, 12 state public work engineers and 4 from École normale supérieure)
  • 393 on the MBA programs
  • 20 enrolled in post-examination education as State Architects and Planners (AUE)

A total of 1,968 students, a quarter of them female  

Internships and work placements in engineer training programs

1st year:

  • Consolidation of scientific knowledge, exposure, projects (research and departmental)
  • Work placement: the first year ends with 4 weeks of shopfloor work experience

Between 2nd and 3rd year:

  • Around 80% of the year group complete an optional long internship (1 year), more than 30% abroad.
  • The other students do a short internship (3 months) in a company or laboratory, 20% of them abroad

3rd year

  • For at least 4 months, students apply the skills acquired in their program to a scientific or technical problem, in a company or research lab, individually or in a group (Multidisciplinary Engineer Project).

Qualifications awarded

•    235 engineering degrees
•    107 Masters degrees
•    71 thesis defenses
•    234 advanced Masters degrees®
•    195 École des Ponts Business School MBAs

Job opportunities

2016 survey of graduates in 2015 (excluding civil servants):

  • Construction 31%
  • Banking/Insurance/Finance 7 %
  • Design and consultancy 18%
  • Public Works (excluding construction) 7%
  • Industry 12%
  • Transportation/Environment/Urban Services 5%
  • Telecommunications/ICT 6%
  • Innovation/Research 6%
  • Media and other 3%
  • Public Sector 1%
  • Commerce and retail 4%

Average salary in first job: €43,900, €49,000 with bonuses

Administrative staff

Staff employed by the institution and its subsidiaries as of 31/12/2016 (excluding teaching assistants and public service students):
530 including 195 researchers

School resources (excluding special operations)

►To conduct its activities, the School employed resources of €43 million: 

  • Public service subsidy from sponsoring ministry – MEEM €26.5 million
  • Research contracts €7.21 million, including sponsorship of €1.1 million
  • Tuition fees €4.3 million
  • Apprenticeship Tax €0.5 million
  • Various €4.5 million

►PRE-TAX REVENUES OF SUBSIDIARIES IN 2016:

  • Ponts Formation Conseil: 6.5 M € 
  • MIB Développement: 2 M €

 

Download the School in figures 2016-2017