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Politecnico Di Milano: Acceptance Rate, Fees, Courses, Admission 2024, Requirements & Placements

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Total International Students8258
Accommodation expenses4300 Euro for 2 sharing (UG),4300 Euro for 2 sharing (PG)
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Q:   What is Politecnico Di Milano acceptance rate?


The Politecnico Di Milano acceptance rate is 28%, which means out of 100 applications recieved, the university accepted only 28. High acceptance rate makes the Politecnico Di Milano admissions highly competitve for international students. Please note that, Politecnico di Milano does not publish official data on the acceptance rate. And, the data on acceptance rate given above is taken from an unofficial sources, therefore, it is subject to vary. 


Q:   Does Politecnico di Milano accept Indian students?


Politecnico di Milano is a top-tier university dedicated to having a highly skilled group of students. Politecnico di Milano has a reasonable acceptance rate. Each application is reviewed separately and faces competition. So, having a solid academic history with competitive scores is really important to improve your odds of being accepted here. Currently, there are around 47,509 students studying at Politecnico di Milano, including 7,517 Architects, 4,320 Designers, and 35,672 Engineers. Politecnico di Milano also hosts about 7,301 international students from 100 different countries.


Q:   How much is Politecnico di Milano application fee for international students?


If you're an international student applying to Politecnico di Milano for undergraduate programs, you'll need to pay an application fee. It's EUR 30 for a single programme and EUR 50 for master's programs. Keep in mind, these fees can't be refunded. To pay, you can use the online payment system called pagoPA. You have the option to pay with a credit card or through PayPal using pagoPA. At Politecnico di Milano, you can pursue bachelor's and master's degrees, part-time postgraduate degrees, doctoral degrees, or even opt for short courses or diplomas in specific subjects.


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Q:   Does Politecnico di Milano offer full scholarships for international students?


Each year, the Politecnico di Milano provides scholarships based on merit to exceptional international students who are applying for a Master's degree. These scholarships are categorized as Platinum, Gold, and Silver. Recipients receive both a monetary prize and a waiver of tuition fees. Applying for these scholarships is easy – no extra application is needed. All international students with a complete admission application, along with a valid language certificate submitted before the specified deadline, will be considered for the scholarship automatically. Politecnico di Milano offers 10 Platinum Scholarships worth EUR 10,000 (INR 8,92,850) each per year to the top-ranking students. Additionally, there are 38 Gold Scholarships worth EUR 5,000 (INR 4,46,425) each per year.

*EUR/INR = 89.28


Politecnico Di Milano Admission Deadlines 2024

  • Application fees :Euro 50 - 150
  • Type of deadline :Depends on course
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Fall14ᵗʰ - 15ᵗʰ Jul 2023
Spring18ᵗʰ Jul 2023
Winter15ᵗʰ Jul 2024
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Q:   How do I check the status of my Polimi application?


Starting July, Politecnico di Milano starts sending offers to students who have applied. The same is reflected on the university portal. For specific courses, an interview invitation is sent before making an offer.

For engineering courses, the offer is made in September. Applicants may check the status of their application and the course details on the portal. There is a small window of three days to pay the course fees after selection.


Q:   When to apply to Politecnico di Milano?


Politecnico di Milano takes admissions in two intakes; Semester 1 and Semester 2. International students should check the admission deadlines and apply within the deadlines. The admission deadlines for some programs in some schools may vary from the general admission deadlines. Check below the admission deadlines for international students at Politecnico di Milano. 

SemesterApplication CallApplication Period
1st Semester (Sep)1stSep - Nov
 2ndJan - Mar
2nd Semester (Feb)1stMay - Jul

Politecnico Di Milano Fees & Admission Requirements 2024

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Courses1st Year Tuition FeesDuration & Eligibility
MS(23 courses)
Duration2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 & Above, TOEFL: 78 & Above
MBA/PGDM(3 courses)
INR 3 L - 34 L
Duration12 months-2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 & Above, TOEFL: 78 & Above
M.Arch(2 courses)
Duration2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 & Above, TOEFL: 78 & Above
MIM(2 courses)
INR 3 L - 22 L
Duration12 months-2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 & Above, TOEFL: 78 & Above
Others PG(2 courses)
Duration2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 & Above, TOEFL: 78 & Above
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Q:   What is Polytechnic University of Milan fees for international students?


Check below the Polytechnic University of Milan fees for international students:

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MS (23 courses)
2 years
INR 3.5 L
M.Arch (2 courses)
2 years
INR 3.5 L
MBA/PGDM (1 course)
12 months
INR 35.3 L
Others PG (2 courses)
2 years
INR 3.5 L
MIM (2 courses)
12 months-2 years
INR 3.5 L - 20.3 L

Q:   What is the percentage required for admission to the B.Tech in Computer Science program at Politecnico Di Milano?


The eligibility criteria for admission to the B.Tech computer Science programme are as follows:

  • Academic Qualifications: Applicants must have completed their secondary education with a high school Diploma or equivalent qualification. They must have studied mathematics, physics, and computer Science as part of their curriculum.
  • Language Proficiency: Applicants must demonstrate proficiency in the English language by providing a valid score in one of the following tests: TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge English, or PTE Academic.
  • Entrance Exam: Applicants must take the Politecnico Di Milano entrance exam, which tests their knowledge of mathematics, physics, and computer science.
  • Application: Applicants must submit an online application through the Politecnico Di Milano website and pay the application fee.

Q:   What are the IELTS requirements for Politecnico di Milano for Indian students?


All international candidates are expected to display English dialect proficiency. The college acknowledges TOEFL, IELTS, and PTE Academic scores as proof of English language capability. The English Language Proficiency scores differ according to the subject one applies to.

The minimum English language test scores required by the Politecnico di Milano university colleges are:

ETS - TOEFL (Test of English Foreign Language)

For Bachelor’s Programmes

Paper-Based Score

 A minimum score of 497

Computer-Based Score

A minimum score of 170

Internet-Based Score

A minimum score of 59

ETS - TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication)

A minimum score of 600

Cambridge test

A minimum grade C for FCE

IELTS (International English Language Testing System)

A minimum score of 5

For Master’s Programmes







TOEIC (only listening and reading)


Cambridge test

Pass at grade B/ Advanced-grade C

IELTS Academic

6 bands

Note: Eligibility varies with different programmes. Hence, it is recommended to check the exact requirements on the specific programme page.


Q:   What are the eligibility requirements for Politecnico Di Milano?


Politecnico di Milano enrols students on the grounds of their proven potential to excel and defines standard rate eligibility criteria for each course of study. The accepted qualifications for Indian students are specified below:

For Undergraduate Courses

  • Secondary school qualification conferred after a minimum of 12 years of schooling
  • GPA of 6.5 or higher
  • Successfully pass the admission test for a bachelor’s degree

For admission to Bachelor of Science (Engineering) courses, the university conducts a test for engineering (TOL) in the Italian language. Consider these English language test alternatives:

  • SAT certification in subjects of English and maths or ACT score of 20
  • SAT subject test in physics and mathematics with a score of at least 500 in each subject test
  • SAT certification2 with a score of at least 153 in the verbal section and 144 in the quantitative section
  • GMAT certification with a score of at least 500 in the two sections-verbal and quantitative

Note: For admission to Bachelor of Architecture courses, the university conducts a test of Architecture.

For Postgraduate Courses

For a master’s programme, the applicant must have:

  • Bachelor degree or should be pursuing a Bachelor degree
  • The undergraduate area of study should be closely related to the prospective master’s course
  • Minimum GPA of 70 out of 100 for Indian students
  • GRE is not compulsory but increases the chances of selection

For entry into postgraduate research programmes, you need to hold a relevant master’s degree, supported by a strong research proposal.


  • First-class degree with a relevant professional experience of at least three years
  • Minimum of IELTS 6.0 or iBT TOEFL 59
  • GMAT score of 600

Q:   What are the minimum eligibility criteria required for B.Tech in Computer Science at Politecnico di Milano?


The Politecnico di Milano does not offer a Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) degree in Computer Science. Instead, they offer a Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering (Laurea in Ingegneria Informatica).

For the Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, the minimum eligibility criteria are as follows:
High school Diploma (Diploma di Maturità Scientifica) or equivalent qualification.
Adequate knowledge of mathematics, physics, and chemistry.
Adequate knowledge of English, as demonstrated by a B2 level certificate (e.g., IELTS, TOEFL, or equivalent).



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Q:   Is Politecnico di Milano prestigious?


Overall, Politecnico di Milano holds the top position among Italian universities. Politecnico di Milano ranking in the QS and THE World University Rankings is always put among the top universities in the world. Check below Politecnico di Milano ranking in the world. 

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QS World University Rankings 2024 - National1
QS World University Rankings 2024 - Global 123
THE World University Rankings 2024 - Global201-250

Q:   Is Politecnico Di Milano good for MIM?


According to some of the unofficial sources, Politecnico Di Milano is a good choice for students interested in pursuing degrees in MIM. As per a Politecnico Di Milano rankings for 2023, QS has ranked the MIM course at 8 under the Masters in Supply Chain Management Rankings category. This ranking, in 2022, stood at 7.


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Q:   Is Politecnico di Milano expensive?


Politecnico Di Milano is ranked among the top 150 universities worldwide. It's a popular choice for international students looking to study abroad because of its affordable fees, quality education, and welcoming atmosphere. Politecnico di Milano provides different scholarships for international students pursuing full-time degrees. These funds are given based on the students' achievements, academic performance, and merit. To be considered, students should apply for scholarships at least eight months before their course begins. The scholarship amounts vary, starting from EUR 5,000 and covering the entire tuition fee. The specific amount depends on the student's financial needs and situation.


Q:   How many campuses are there in Politecnico di Milano?


Politecnico di Milano has six campuses. These are situated in Milano (Leonardo & Bovisa campuses), Lecco, Cremona, Mantova, and Piacenza. Politecnico di Milano is a technical university located in Milano, Italy. The university consistently ranked among the best 20 technical universities globally and is also among the top 10 in Europe. Politecnico di Milano offers a variety of excellent courses for international students. They provide 2 undergraduate programs, 41 master's programs, and 20 PhD programs in English across 4 different schools of study.


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Politecnico di Milano provides more practical architectural Masters to international students as compared to Frankfurt Applied Sciences University. Politecnico di Milano offers a Master of architecture in the master of Science in architecture and a master of Science in building and architectural eng



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Politecnico di Milano offers on-campus residence facilities to undergraduate and postgraduate students. Accommodation is guaranteed to unaccompanied first-year international students. You can opt for off-campus accommodation or private accommodation near the campus.

The university offers on-campus re


Rashmi Gupta

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Undergraduate and postgraduate students can apply to the Politecnico di Milano with scanned documents at the admission process time. All documents submitted during the application process need to be in English or accompanied by certified translated copies.

For bachelor’s courses, the required docume


Rashmi Gupta

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Answered 7 months ago

Politecnico di Milano offers a number of English-taught programs to at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. International students enrolling into these programs are required to demonstrate their proficiency in the English language. The minimum English language requirements are:


Overall 6.0 or better


Overall 78 or better

Anurag Pal

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Answered 6 months ago

Among the documents which you have to submit are statement of comparability of your degree, Italian fiscal code, your visa, permit of stay, and others which will be conveyed to you once your admission is confirmed. The ISO will send you a comprehensive guide as well.


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