L'X, flying High in the World Rankings
École Polytechnique ranks among the world’s best institutions, as evidenced by results released in recent weeks.
L'X is among the world’s top universities according to the CWUR, THE and QS 2020 rankings.
THE small universities: silver medal for X
L'X was ranked second by Times Higher Education as one of the world’s best small universities, behind Caltech and ahead of Korean university Postech.
CWUR: best French university and 32nd best in the world
The school leapt ahead in the latest CWUR ratings. École Polytechnique jumped from 116th to 32nd place and took the lead among French institutions, ahead of Sorbonne Université (35th) and Ecole Normale Supérieure (43rd).
THE: reached the Top 100
L'X is among the Top 100 in THE’s list of the world’s 1,400 best universities, at 93rd place, and is ranked 3rd among the best French institutions, behind Paris-Science-et-Lettres (45th) and Sorbonne Université (80th).
A look at this summer’s rankings
In June, QS ranked École Polytechnique 60th among the world’s best universities. In July, THE ranked the school among the top 3 French institutions and top 100 world universities with the best academic reputation.
In September, l'X also stood out in the rankings by L’Étudiant, receiving the top position among the most influential French engineering schools on social networks.