L'X, world’s 2nd best small university
École Polytechnique, member of the Institut Polytechnique de Paris alongside four other prestigious French engineering schools, ENSTA Paris, ENSAE Paris, Télécom Paris and Télécom SudParis, ranks second for the third time in a row in the World's best small universities 2020 ranking released by Times Higher Education (THE) on July 23rd.
For its first apperance in this ranking, Télécom Paris appears in the sixth position. An other French higher education and research institution, l’Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon (9th), is in the top ten.
California Institute of Technology (Caltech) topped the ranking once again.
Based on student feedback, this ranking lists the top universities with less than 5,000 students already in the 2019 World University Rankings.