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Université Paris-Saclay

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Established in 2014, the Université Paris-Saclay (University of Paris-Saclay) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small town of Saint-Aubin (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), Ile-de-France. This institution also has branch campuses in Paris, Versailles and Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines. Officially recognized by the Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, France (Ministry of Higher Education and Research of France), Université Paris-Saclay (UPS) is a very large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational French higher education institution. Université Paris-Saclay (UPS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UPS also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Université Paris-Saclay's Control Typepublic


Université Paris-Saclay's Entity Typenon-profit


Université Paris-Saclay' Size by Total Enrollmentvery large-sized


Université Paris-Saclay's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (English) University of Paris-Saclay
Acronym UPS
Founded 2014 Origins date back to 1971
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University Location

Address Espace Technologique - Bâtiment Discovery, Route de l'Orme aux Merisiers - RD 128
91190 Ile-de-France
Université Paris-Saclay's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Université Paris-Saclay Phone Number +33 (0)1 69 33 21 66
Université Paris-Saclay Fax Number +33
Other locations Paris, Versailles and Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


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Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Université Paris-Saclay's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Université Paris-Saclay's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


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Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Université Paris-Saclay's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Université Paris-Saclay.

Université Paris-Saclay: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)

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Admission Information

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Université Paris-Saclay's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Université Paris-Saclay's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Not reported

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Université Paris-Saclay's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Université Paris-Saclay's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Université Paris-Saclay has more than 8400 international students.

Université Paris-Saclay's Admission Office Admission Office

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Université Paris-Saclay.

Université Paris-Saclay's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Université Paris-Saclay has an enrollment range of 40,000-44,999 students making it a very large-sized institution.

Université Paris-Saclay's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 2,500-2,999 academic employees (Faculty).

Université Paris-Saclay's Control Type Control Type

Université Paris-Saclay is a public higher education institution.

Université Paris-Saclay's Entity Type Entity Type

Université Paris-Saclay is a non-profit higher education institution.

Université Paris-Saclay's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Suburban setting.

Université Paris-Saclay's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Université Paris-Saclay does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

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Université Paris-Saclay's Library University Library

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Université Paris-Saclay's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Université Paris-Saclay's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Université Paris-Saclay's main services:

Université Paris-Saclay's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Université Paris-Saclay's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Université Paris-Saclay's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Université Paris-Saclay's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Université Paris-Saclay's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


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Université Paris-Saclay's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Université Paris-Saclay is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, France

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

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  • European University Association (EUA)
  • League of European Research Universities (LERU)

Academic Structure


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Academic Structure

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Social Media

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