International rankings

The School has a significant ranking in terms of quality of its research, for the supervision of ENS students and the level at which its industrial collaborations perform. In the 2020 Shanghai Ranking, Université Paris-Saclay ranks 14th worldwide.

Shanghai Ranking


Thematic ranking:

QS World University Rankings

The QS World University Rankings of the 1000 best universities worldwide use 6 key  indicators: academic reputation, employer reputation, faculty/student ratio, citations (publications) per faculty (researchers/teacher-researchers), international faculty ratio and international student ratio.


  • 10th French placing - 291th place worldwide (+ 10 places)
  • Faculty/student ratio: 7th French place - 89th place worldwide

Traditionally, ENS Paris-Saclay has been one of the best establishments in terms of its faculty/student ratio and the level of citations of its researchers, and it is making progress on all the ranking indicators.

Times Higher Education ranking


The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020 includes about 1400 universities from 92 countries. See the ranking of ENS Paris-saclay.