Université Blaise Pascal

country rank  79
world rank  2065

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University Overview

Established in 1854, Université Blaise Pascal (Blaise Pascal University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Clermont Ferrand (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Vichy, Montluçon, Moulins, Le Puy-en-Velay, Aurillac. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, France (Ministry of Higher Education and Research, France), Université Blaise Pascal (UBP) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Université Blaise Pascal (UBP) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 164 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Blaise Pascal University
Acronym UBP
Founded 1854
Motto L'esprit d'ouverture
An open mind
Colours Dark blue

University Location

Address 34, Avenue Carnot; Boîte Postale 185
Clermont Ferrand (population range: 50,000-249,999)
63006 Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes
T +33 (0)4 73 40 63 63
F +33 (0)4 73 40 64 31
Other locations Vichy, Montluçon, Moulins, Le Puy-en-Velay, Aurillac

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 34, Avenue Carnot
Clermont-Ferrand 63006
+33 (0)4 73 40 61 37

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Université Blaise Pascal's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, France

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  • European University Association (EUA)

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Site last updated: Thursday, 21 June 2018