Centrale Nantes Rankings

U-MultiRank 2022 - Centrale Nantes in the 3 top performing French institutions


Out of 123 French institutions included in this ranking, Centrale Nantes, Telecom ParisSud and INP Toulouse received the highest number (18) of ‘A’ (very good) scores in 2022.

The school stands out in three categories:
  • International orientation: 5 A scores
  • Knowledge transfer: 5 A scores
  • Research: 4 A scores
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Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2022 - Centrale Nantes in the world's top 151-200 for Mechanical Engineering

In this year's Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS), Centrale Nantes climbs from 301-400 last year to 151-200 for mechanical engineering (which places the school in 11th place among French institutions), and enters the 301-400 group for management (12th French institution).

This global ranking assesses the performance of institutions based primarily on research and publications in specialized scientific journals as opposed to the quality of education. A range of objective academic indicators and third-party data are used to measure the performance of world universities in respective subjects, including research output, research influence, international collaboration, research quality, and international academic awards.
 

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022 - Centrale Nantes in the top 5 in France across several fields of engineering

Centrale Nantes is ranked among the top French schools and universities for the quality of its research and its reputation in the QS World University Ranking, one of the most respected world rankings. Centrale Nantes is thus positioned in the top 5 in France in mechanics, aeronautics and manufacturing as well as in civil engineering.

Centrale Nantes has made significant progress across several engineering fields and subjects:
 
  • Mechanics, aeronautics and manufacturing: Centrale Nantes jumped 42 places to 109th place in the world for these subjects and 4th in France
  • Civil engineering: the school is placed in the top 200 worldwide and 5th in France
  • Electrical and electronic engineering: the school ranks in the top 450 worldwide and 13th in France

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Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2022 - Centrale Nantes in top 600


Centrale Nantes is ranked in the top 600 - and 8th in France - of the world’s best universities for social and economic impact in the third edition of the THE Impact Rankings.

The THE Impact Rankings measure global universities’ success in delivering the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Centrale Nantes performed particularly well on four of these goals:
 
  • Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation (top 200)
  • Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all (top 300)
  • Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts (top 400)
  • Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all (top 400)

Centrale Nantes tops the ranking of engineering schools to change the world, compiled by Les Echos START and ChangeNOW

Les Echos START and ChangeNOW have joined forces to produce a new ranking of schools and universities with a focus on environmental and social transition issues.

Centrale Nantes is ranked first across all categories.
 

Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2022 - Centrale Nantes in top 250 for Engineering


Engineering and Technology

Out of only 1,118 establishments ranked worldwide for Engineering & Technology, Centrale Nantes confirms its standing in the top 250 for 2022. This ranking places the school in third place amongst French engineering schools.





 

Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2022 - Centrale Nantes in top 500 for Computer Science


Computer Science

Centrale Nantes is also ranked in the top 500 of the best universities worldwide for Computer Science and in 13th place in France.





 

Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2022 - Centrale Nantes in top 500 for Physical Sciences


Physical Sciences

Out of only 1227 establishments ranked worldwide for Physical Sciences by Times Higher Education, Centrale Nantes is positioned in the top 500 globally.

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 - Centrale Nantes in the top 600

Centrale Nantes is positioned in the top 600 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022. At the national level, the school is ranked 18th.

Out of the 1662 institutions ranked worldwide by Times Higher Education, Centrale Nantes is positioned in the top 600 globally, and 18th out of 39 institutions in France.

To join this elite circle, five major performance indicators are used evaluate institutions: teaching, research, citations, industry income and international outlook.

Centrale Nantes performed particularly well on two of the indicators:
 
  • Industry income: 142nd globally
  • International outlook: 155th globally
 

L'Etudiant 2022 - Centrale Nantes in 10th place
 

Centrale Nantes ranks in joint 10th place in the 2022 Etudiant rankings.

The Etudiant ranking for French engineering schools, which lists 172 CTI-accredited establishments, measures over forty indicators in four major areas of development: (1) academic excellence, (2) international openness (3) links with industry (4) diversity of backgrounds.

Figaro 2022 - Centrale Nantes in 13th place

The Figaro ranks Centrale Nantes in 13th place amongst French Engineering schools in 2022.
 

Centrale Nantes in 14th position in the 2022 Usine Nouvelle ranking of French engineering schools

Of the 134 national institutions ranked by Usine Nouvelle, Centrale Nantes is in 14th place.

To establish this ranking, L'Usine Nouvelle takes into account 4 main criteria:
 
  •  Young graduate employment
  •  Links with industry
  • Research
  • International outreach
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Speak & Act's Best School Experience Happiness Barometer 2021 - Centrale Nantes ranks in top 5 engineering schools


Centrale Nantes is ranked 5th among engineering schools offering the best student experience. Speak & Act's Best School Experience Happiness Barometer is designed to highlight the schools and universities where students are happiest and to guide applicants in their search for the best student experience. Centrale Nantes climbs 11 places from 2020.
 
Published on November 14, 2016 Updated on August 31, 2022