ISEN Brest is one of the three engineering schools managed by YNCREA west, a non-profit entity acknowledged by the state as a private higher education institution of general interest. It is authorized by the national commission of engineers (CTI) to deliver engineering degrees to students from both Brest and Nantes campuses.
ISEN Brest is accredited by the French Office of Higher Education and Research and is a member of the «Grandes écoles» convention. It has 3 research departments and labs. It is also certified by the European accreditations EUR-ACE and Erasmus+.
ISEN Brest hosts 650 students.