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Paris, Home of Parsons Paris, Named Best Student City

“To study in Paris is to be born in Paris!”

We agree with Victor Hugo, and so does QS survey, which recently named Paris—the home of Parsons Paris—number one in its Best Student Cities rankings for the fourth year running.

The French capital was given high marks for the diversity of its student body, quality of life, opportunities for graduate employment, affordability and the quality of its universities.

Melbourne held on to second place for the second year, followed by Sydney, Tokyo, and London, which took third, fourth, and fifth place, respectively.

Interested in studying in the City of Light? Parsons Paris, a branch campus of The New School, offers an interdisciplinary curriculum, a highly personalized, atelier experience, and access to Paris’ storied institutions and cutting-edge industries. Currently, Parsons Paris offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, in addition to pre-college and college/adult summer courses. For more information, visit

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