Ranking  1071   53
Country France
City Nantes
Bachelor (foreigners)1,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)1,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)1,195 USD/year.
Master (citizens)2,988 USD/year.
Cost of living $604-1,091 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 20%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1919
Abbreviation ECN
Teachers 199
Students 1,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Continuous
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
A Grande école without boundaries
• Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, France
• Groupe des Écoles Centrales
World ranking1071
Country ranking53
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking1071
Cost of living in Nantes
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 227 267
Food 211 405
Transportation 55 156
Communications and utilities 67 87
Clothing 22 83
Sports and leisure 22 93
Accommodation in Nantes USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre229
Shared room in city centre270
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre353
1 bedroom apartment in city centre454
Alternative title
French École centrale de nantes
old École Centrale de Nantes
Location on map
Centrale Nantes (ECN) - public higher education institution in France. ECN began its academic activity in1919. The university campus is of urban type and is located in the vicinity of Nantes.

University ranking. Centrale Nantes has a strong position in the top 50 universities of France. The university has its well deserved place among the top 5% of the world’s best universities.

Application process and the cost of tuition. In addition to the results of the examinations the applicant must submit a certificate of the previous academic performance. Centrale Nantes is one of the most selective universities in the world, accepting 1 out of 5 students who submitted the aplication. ECN has affordable bachelor’s programs that cost less than 1,000 USD/year. A year of master’s studies at ECN will usually cost 1,000 USD per year. More information could be found on the official website of the university http://www.ec-nantes.fr.

The composition of the university. Centrale Nantes can be classified as small with only 2000 students. Being a foreign citizen does not exclude you from the admission process. 199 specialists are employed by the university. The university has international partners which allows its students to participate in exchange programs. To learn more about the student life and current events, you can always follow the university on social media: Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of ECN. The university has its own library. The university is a member of Groupe des Écoles Centrales.
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