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12 French Universities Ranked In Students Employability: 2017 Survey Ecole Polytechnique, HEC Paris, ESSEC, ESCP Europe Tops

France had 12 universities included in the 2017 Global University Employability Ranking, which assesses how well universities prepare students for the workplace, with École Polytechnique leading the pack, ranking 22nd place among a total of 150 academic institutions worldwide, according to the U.K.-based Times Higher Education.

The QS World University Rankings 2018 recently ranked the Ecole Polytechnique 9th in France and 22nd in the world, while, CEOWORLD magazine’s list of the world’s best universities for graduate employability, 2017 ranked École Polytechnique number 41st out of almost 150 academic institutions in the world.

While École Polytechnique moved up 21 places from last year’s 43rd spot and was ranked the highest out of the rench universities included in this year’s list, HEC Paris moved down two places from last year’s 21st, to be ranked at 23rd place.

Ecole Polytechnique was not the only ones moving up in the rankings. EDHEC Business School found itself rising 34 places as well, from last year’s 132nd place to 98th place.

Meanwhile, ESCP Europe Business School, which was not included in the list last year, made it on the list this year at 149th place.

12 French Universities Ranked In Students Employability:

  1. Ecole Polytechnique
    Rank 2017: 22
    Rank 2016: 43
  2. HEC Paris
    Rank 2017: 23
    Rank 2016: 21
  3. EMLYON Business School
    Rank 2017: 27
    Rank 2016: 26
  4. Ecole Normale Superieure
    Rank 2017: 32
    Rank 2016: 33
  5. MINES ParisTec
    Rank 2017: 32
    Rank 2016: 36
  6. CentraleSupelec
    Rank 2017: 41
    Rank 2016: 42
  7. ESSEC Business School
    Rank 2017: 70
    Rank 2016: 74
  8. Sciences Po Paris Institute of Political Studies
    Rank 2017: 90
    Rank 2016: 97
  9. EDHEC Business School
    Rank 2017: 98
    Rank 2016: 132
  10. UPMC University Pierre and Marie CURIE
    Rank 2017: 104
    Rank 2016: 87
  11. Paris-Sud University
    Rank 2017: 129
    Rank 2016: 113
  12. ESCP Europe Business School
    Rank 2017: 149
    Rank 2016: Not ranked

Read more: CEOWORLD magazine’s list of the “World’s Best Universities For Graduate Employability, 2017.”

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Jessica Todd Swift
Jessica Todd Swift is the deputy managing editor of the CEOWORLD magazine. She is a veteran business and tech blogger, journalist, and analyst. Jessica is responsible for overseeing newsroom assignments and publishing and providing support to the editor in chief.
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