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

1,278 part-time teachers, including:

•    178 teachers for the engineering program modules (excluding languages and sport)
•    143 teachers responsible for the specialist modules (Masters, Research Masters), including 36 involved in both programs
•    72 professors of the École nationale des ponts et chaussées, 3 assistant professors, and 72 lecturers

Student numbers

•    834 engineering students
•    119 students enrolled in Masters programs, including 47 on double degrees
•    502 PhD researchers preparing their theses at one of the School’s laboratories, including 15 IPEF as of January 1, 2015
•    237 enrolled on specialist Masters programs, including 42 IEPEF and 15 public service engineers (City of Paris Engineers, military engineers, Public Works Engineers, École normale supérieure, National Geographical Institute)
•    312 on the MBA program
•    9 enrolled in post-examination education as State Architects and Planners (AUE)

A total of 2,013 students, a quarter of them female

Internships and work placements in engineer training programs

1st year:
•    Internship: the program ends of with 4 weeks in a company on the shop floor.

Between 2nd and 3rd year:

•    80% of the year group works undertakes an optional long internship (1 year), more than 20% of them abroad
•    The other students do a short summer internship in a company or research facility (3 months), 14% of them abroad

3rd year
•    End of Course Project (PFE): for at least 4 months, students apply the skills acquired in their program to a scientific or technical problem, in a company or research facility.

Qualifications awarded

•    262 engineering degrees
•    138 Masters degrees
•    100 thesis defenses
•    186 specialist Masters degrees®
•    102 MBA

Job opportunities

2015 survey of graduates in 2014 (excluding public service personnel):

•    Construction 21%
•    Banking/Insurance/Finance 17 %
•    Design and consultancy 17%
•    Public Works (excluding construction) 17%
•    Industry 12%
•    Transportation/Environment/Urban Services 8%
•    Telecommunications/ICT 5%
•    Innovation/Research 3%
•    Media and other 3%
•    Public Sector 2%

Average salary in first job: €43,300, €50,300 with bonuses

Administrative staff

Staff employed by the institution and its subsidiaries as of 31/12/2014 (excluding teaching assistants and public service students):
448 including 195 researchers
Subsidiaries: 72

School resources (excluding special operations)

►To conduct its activities, the School employed resources of €42.5 million: 

•    Public service subsidy from sponsoring ministry – MEDDE €27.4 million
•    Research contracts €7.4 million, including sponsorship of €1.5 million
•    Course fees €4.1 million
•    Apprenticeship Tax €0.8 million
•    Miscellaneous €2.8 million

►Revenues of School subsidiaries in 2014:

•    Ponts Formation Conseil: 8.9 M € 
•    MIB Développement: 1.7 M €