Our International Bachelor in Computer Science is open to candidates after high school graduation in Sciences or in the first year of a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science or related fields.
The Students need to have a strong background in Mathematics and General Sciences. Candidates must also have strong analytical and problem solving abilities.
Internationally recognized standardized tests of English are compulsory for all candidates who are neither native English speakers nor holders of a high school graduation obtained from an English language institution.
EPITA accepts the following standardized tests of English: TOEFL (minimum score 550 ITP, 213 CBT, 80 IBT) or TOEIC (minimum score 750) or IELTS (minimum score 6.0); Cambridge ESOL Examinations BULATS (B2).
EPITA's International Bachelor of Computer Science is taught exclusively in English; hence students are not required to demonstrate French proficiency upon program start. Nonetheless, accepted students are given a one-year access to an exclusive online language learning tool and weekly French lessons are integrated throughout the Bachelor’s program. The undergraduate students reach intermediate French proficiency by the end of their studies.
How do you apply to EPITA?
Follow our step by step application checklist:
- Completed application form & photo
- Curriculum Vitae
- Statement of Purpose
- 2 Recommendation Letters
- 1 certified copy of your High School Graduation Diploma or Certificate (in French or English and/or certified translation) – International Baccalaureate® or equivalent
- Transcripts of records (in French or English and/or certified translation)
- Copy of passport
- TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS or Cambridge ESOL BULATS record results
- €60 application fee paid online of via bank transfer (write to us at if you opt to redeem the application fee by wire transfer)
- Bank or sponsor letter attesting that the student will have financial support throughout the duration of the program (to be submitted after notification of acceptance)
Application closes June 30. Program starts the first week of September.
From being a qualified applicant to becoming an International Bachelor student
Application Form Received
After receiving your application form, our team checks for completion and qualified applicants are required to undergo a phone-interview and online tests. We only accept online applications for the quickest processing.
Admissions' Committee Deliberation
At this stage selected applicants receive their Offer Letter, which invites them to join EPITA for the year of their choice.
Acceptance of Offer
The offer letter includes an acceptance deadline by which each accepted candidate must confirm enrolment.
Deposit Payment & Financial Support
Upon committing to attend EPITA, students redeem their deposit by wiring €6,000 (€5,500 of tuition fees and €500 for the international student pack) to the school's account and send our office their bank statement.
Enrolment Confirmation Certificate
Once our Accounting Office receives the student's deposit, our office issues the Enrolment Confirmation Certificate securing the student's spot within the chosen cohort and providing information for visa issuance purposes.
Each student is responsible for contacting the local French Embassy or Consulate to inquire about the up to date student visa procedures. Note that some countries require the visa procedure to be conducted with CampusFrance (Visit www.campusfrance.org to view the countries subjected to the CampusFrance protocol).
After Enrolment Confirmation, if the accepted student cannot for emergency circumstances begin studying in the original semester of enrolment, Deferred Entry to the following academic year can be granted. This process is free of charge.
Students unable to attend the program for serious reasons in the original year of enrolment or in under Deferred Entry, will receive €5,000 reimbursement after reception of formal notification of the decision.
Fees and Financial Matters
International Bachelor Fees for 2014-2015
- Application Fee: €60 (payable upon submitting application; see how to pay in Application Checklist)
- Tuition Fees: €9,000 (€5,500 upon Enrolment Confirmation, €3,500 for the second semester).
Note: 3 payment modes are available and will be discussed during Welcome Week
- International Student Pack Fee: €500
- €6,000 upon Enrolment Confirmation (including international student pack).
- €5,500 upon Enrolment Confirmation
- €3,500 for the second semester
Note: 3 payment modes are available and will be discussed during Welcome Week.
We recommend students keep apprised of scholarship funds made available by the French government. Visit CNOUS website.
Embassies and local governments are also a good resource for academic sponsorships.
Throughout the program, numerous internships are included and EPITA interns earn a salary during the internship.
This student-led junior venture hosted by EPITA and staffed by Epiteans earns €1 million/year.
Students can work at Cristal a few days a month depending on project availability and credentials.
IONIS Tutoring and Math Secours
As member of IONIS Education Group, EPITA students can apply to become part of the tutoring program and thus assist high school students enhance their scientific knowledge.This program is provided by IONIS Tutoring and Math Secours.
Independent Projects & Summer Jobs
On a project's basis, certain departments can enlist students' assistance. Around the world, students opt to work during summer as a way to not only gain experience but also finance their studies.
Summer jobs are available in France while studying at EPITA.