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ESTACA ranks 1st in group B post-bac schools

L’Etudiant 2018 Ranking

ESTACA confirms its leading position in the L’Etudiant ranking of the best engineering schools. It ranks in joint 1st place in the group B post-bac schools in the general L’Etudiant ranking. It ranks 7th in the general ranking of 75 schools with a preparatory cycle recruiting at baccalaureate level. In the classification that includes schools recruiting at BAC and BAC +2 level, ESTACA gains 4 places compared to last year and appears 35th out of 164 schools.

For several years, ESTACA has regularly ranked among the best post-bac engineering schools in various rankings published in the press.
Teaching excellence, meeting the expectations of the corporate world, guaranteed jobs for graduates rapidly and an international presence are all criteria that work in the school’s favor.

General ranking of post-bac schools: Estaca #7

This ranking of engineering schools published by L’Etudiant is based on data certified by the CTI (Commission des Titres d’Ingénieurs) and the CDEFI (Conférences des Directeurs d’Ecoles Française d’Ingénieurs). It takes into consideration teaching excellence, corporate relations and internationalization. Awaiting the opening of Parcoursup (a new admissions portal for higher education), this ranking is a tool to help students choose an engineering school.

The website also offers ranking with customizable criteria. Depending on the criteria chosen, ESTACA ranks 1st in many criteria:

#1 for teaching excellence

According to 5 criteria:

  • Baccalaureate grade average
  • Teachers from the corporate world
  • Proportions of Baccalaureate S students
  • Duration of internships
  • Graduates working abroad

#1 for corporate relations

According to 4 criteria:

  • Industrial chairs policy
  • Diplomas abroad
  • Automobile, aeronautics, shipbuilding and rail industry
  • Teachers from the corporate world



The weekly magazine Challenge has published its “diploma rankings” which take account of selectivity, suitability and response to the jobs market, the length of foreign stays and the cost of tuition compared to career prospects.

According to the criteria used by Challenge,

ESTACA ranks 3rd in post-bac schools: ranking

ESTACA is also ranked in 12th position among the 15 best engineering schools, post-preparation and post-bac included

ESTACA ranks 8th out of the 130 French engineering schools

Usine Nouvelle February 2018 ranking


The Usine Nouvelle ranking is based on data published by the CTI and takes account of graduates in professional jobs, entrepreneurship, international presence and research.

It ranks ESTACA 8th out of all engineering schools and in 2nd place for post-bac schools.

This magazine for industrial players places great importance on the professional prospects criteria, historically one of ESTACA’s strengths.

For example, of the last batch of graduates, 90% of students were employed before graduating. One student in two found a job in the company where they did their internship. The rapidly changing transport sector is crying out for experts and the specialist training offered by ESTACA meets this demand perfectly.

In its 2014 survey of industrialists, ESTACA ranked first for the adaptability of its student engineers to the needs of industry.

Read the ranking and select the proposed criteria HERE

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