From the universities to the grand ecoles, France has so many diverse options for your education. Universities there are also among the best law schools, colleges, business schools, engineering schools, and medical schools in the world, enjoying high rankings and a wide reputation for their academic excellence and education. When you think of the history of art, literature, and education in France, you can be sure that their schools are the best places for your Master's, Bachelor's, or Ph.D. Because of their high rankings, institutions in France will also propel you to the job or career of your dreams.
|Universities||Times Higher Education Ranking (2023)||Shanghai Jiao Tong University Ranking (2022)||TopUniversities Ranking (2023)||U.S. News & World Report Ranking (2023)|
|PSL Research University||47||40||26||-|
|Institut Polytechnique de Paris||95||301||48||-|
|University of Paris||114||78||248||48|
|ParisTech School of Bridges||251||-||174||835|
|École Normale Supérieure de Lyon||301||301||111||564|
|University of Bordeaux||301||201||521||290|
|University of Montpellier||301||151||501||194|
|IMT Atlantique - Graduate Engineering School||351||-||-||849|
|Agro Rennes-Angers Institute||401||-||-||531|
|Claude Bernard Lyon 1 University||401||201||601||341|
|l'Institut Agro Montpellier||401||-||-||531|
|Université Grenoble Alpes||401||101||317||186|
|Federal University of Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées||501||-||-||-|
|Université Côte d'Azur||501||501||751||478|
|University of Lille||501||301||751||389|
|University Bourgogne Franche-Comté||601||-||-||-|
|University of Lorraine||601||201||801||413|
|University of Nantes||601||601||801||400|
|University of Strasbourg||601||101||434||277|
|CY Cergy Paris University||801||-||751||-|
|University of Clermont Auvergne (UCA)||801||501||-||537|
|University of Rennes||801||601||801||493|
|University Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier||-||201||581||282|
|Toulouse 1 Capitole University||-||301||-||-|
|University of Burgundy||-||501||-||821|
|Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (UVSQ)||-||601||-||-|
|EHESS - School of Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences||-||701||-||-|
|INSA Toulouse - Institut National des Sciences Appliquées||-||701||-||-|
|Montpellier Business School||-||801||-||-|
|Savoie Mont Blanc University||-||801||-||789|
|UPEC - University Paris-Est Créteil||-||801||-||653|
|University of Tours||-||901||-||-|
|CIFFOP Institute for Advanced HR Education, Training and Research (Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas)||-||-||601||-|
|Ecole normale supérieure (ENS)||-||-||-||244|
|Grenoble INP, Graduate schools of Engineering and Management Université Grenoble Alpes||-||-||-||459|
|AgroParisTech - Institut des Sciences et Industries du Vivant et de l'Environnement||-||-||-||605|
|INSEAD - The Business School for the World||-||-||-||730|
|Université de Bretagne Occidentale||-||-||-||739|
|ESIEE Paris - Université Gustave Eiffel||-||-||-||907|
|University of Poitiers||-||-||-||920|
|Toulouse INP, INSA Toulouse and ENSFEA||-||-||-||943|
|University of Caen Normandy||-||-||-||997|
World University Rankings created by Times Higher Education takes into account the reputation of research done by universities and how often papers produced by universities were quoted around the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities created by Shanghai Jiao Tong University focuses on the number of award-winning scientists, most cited researchers from the listed universities, and their contribution to the scientific community.
QS World University Rankings created by TopUniversities surveys a large number of academic experts about the reputation of universities and also measures the quality of teaching.
Best Global Universities Rankings created by U.S. News & World Report analyses university graduation rates and how many students remain enrolled in their second year of studies. It also surveys university representatives on the performance of universities.
France is a study destination whose romance, academic environment, and style of life charm thousands of international students every year. Students can enjoy the best of both worlds: the chance to enrol at top-ranked European universities while paying some of the lowest tuition fees worldwide. The Hexagon, a local nickname for France, is a multicultural hub, allowing you to meet, get to know, and develop friendships with people from all over the globe. There’s also a significant number of English-taught degrees (over 1,500). You can also learn French, the language of love, which will allow you to enjoy even more the local cuisine and touristic attractions and will make you a stand-out applicant on the job market.
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