According to The Economist's eighth annual ranking of full-time MBA programmes, five business schools in France are placed within the global top 100 for their MBA, with HEC School of Management rated top in the country and 14th in the world:

Rank, Institution, (World Rank)
1 HEC School of Management, Paris (14)
2 EMLYON (60)
3 Audencia Nantes School of Management (69)
4 EDHEC Business School (74)
5 Grenoble Graduate School of Business (81)
Source: EIU 2009

Whitefield Consulting Worldwide - French Rankings

Rankings, Schools, Country
1 INSEAD France
2 HEC Paris France
3 ESCP-EAP France
4 Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées France
5 EM Lyon France
6 Reims Management School France
7 Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris France
8 Audencia Nantes France
9 EDHEC - Theseus International Management Institute France
10 Grenoble Ecole de Management France
11 IAE Aix-en-Provence (MBA in Change and Technology) France
12 ESC Rouen France
13 ESC Toulouse (MBA in Aerospace) France
14 Bordeaux Business School (MBA in Wine) France
15 Sup de Co Montpellier University of Birmingham France
16 Euromed Marseilles, World Mediteranean MBA France
17 IAE de Paris/Dauphine France
18 Euro Insititut Commercial de Nancy – Euro MBA France
19 ESC Lille Lille Graduate School of Management France
20 ESC Pau - Stockholm University School of Business France

Source: Whitefield Consulting Worldwide 2006

Institution Profile:

Rouen Business School
7th among Management Schools for salaries in France according to the Expansion's Salary Rankings 2008.

Grenoble Graduate School of Business
The full-time MBA has been ranked 1st in the new “Rising Stars” ranking by FindyourMBA.com in 2009.

Reims Management School
Ranked in the Top 10 business schools in France and 26th in Europe by the Financial Times 2008 European Business School rankings.

Toulouse Business School
It is the third school (after HES, ESC-EAP) to receive the triple accreditations from the AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS.

EDHEC Business School
Rated 5th in the "Best School for Finance" in the FT 2009 ranking.

* Suggested Reading: Top Business Schools in France

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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