PSL in the international rankings
PSL is the first French university included in the top 50 international rankings and the top 5 young universities that are 50 years old or younger accoding the THE (Times Higher Education) and QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) rankings in 2019.
2019 Rankings by subject
The rank of a given university can greatly vary from one ranking to another.
International university rankings
PSL was ranked in 2018 in three of the main international university rankings:
- THE ranking: Released by the Times Higher Education (THE), a British monthly newspaper based in London and specialized in the field of higher education, the ranking is based on reputation surveys from academics and/or entrepreneurs. It also includes a several criteria in order to describe the different activities of the universities. Each year, the rankings are released from three different angles: the World University Ranking in September for the coming year, the Reputation Ranking whose results are published in the spring, and the Young University Ranking (YUR), i.e. young universities created less than 50 years ago. All the results for PSL are available on the THE website.
- QS World Ranking: Released by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a British agency specializing in education, theranking is based on criteria comparable to those of the THE, in particular academic reputation and the quality of research. It also highlights the brand's reputation among employers, the proportion of foreign students and researchers and the faculty-to-student ratio. All the results for PSL can be consulted on the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) website.
- Global University Ranking by US News: Released every year by the media agency U.S. News & World Report, the ranking uses a methodology based on ten indicators to assess the performance and reputation of universities. All the results for PSL are available on the U.S. News & World Report website.
Each of those rankings also includes a classification by subject and major scientific fields.
Data collected from the rankings (World University Ranking and Young University Ranking) issued for year 2019 by the Times Higher Education (THE), the British agency Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) and the US News & World Report..