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Admission procedures

The Sciences Po Undergraduate College admits students with a secondary education (French Baccalauréat or foreign equivalent). After three years, students graduate with a Bachelor of Arts and may go on to a Master's programme at Sciences Po or another institution in France or abroad, or go straight into the workforce.

Applying for the Bachelor's programme

All applicants to Sciences Po’s undergraduate college - whether French or international - will follow the same admissions procedure. A multifaceted assessment consisting of four evaluations, with clear, transparent and identical criteria, in order to select the best talents.

French and international secondary school students follow the same procedure, using two different platforms:

Find out more about Undergraduate Admissions.

Applying for a dual degree programme

Dual degrees with French Universities

Candidates can choose to apply either through Sciences Po or through the partner university. Whichever procedure is chosen, a single review of applications and round of interviews serves both institutions.

Find out more about the conditions of eligibility for dual degrees in Paris (fr.).

International dual degrees

Procedures for admission to international dual degrees vary according to the programme. Find out more about admission procedures and conditions of eligibility.

Coming on exchange

To participate in the Undergraduate College exchange programme, Bachelor’s students from our partner universities must be proposed by their home university and accepted by Sciences Po.

Find out more about admission to the exchange programme

Key figures

  • 11000

    candidates in 2020

  • 2195


  • 20%

    acceptance rate