École Centrale de Lyon

country rank  14
world rank  690

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University Overview

Founded in 1857, École Centrale de Lyon (Central School of Lyon) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Ecully (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche et de l'Innovation, France (Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, France), École Centrale de Lyon (ECL) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. École Centrale de Lyon (ECL) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 162 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Central School of Lyon
Acronym ECL
Founded 1857
Motto Une grande école sans frontières
A Grande école without boundaries

University Location

Address 36, Avenue Guy de Collongue
Ecully (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
69134 Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes
T +33 (0)4 72 18 60 00
F +33 (0)4 78 43 39 62

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Service des relations internationales - Ecole centrale de Lyon - 36, Avenue Guy de Collongue
Ecully 69134

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to École Centrale de Lyon's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Groupe des Écoles Centrales (GEC)
  • Coimbra Group

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 5 August 2019