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University Type Ancient university | Public University
Location UK >> Scotland >> St Andrews
Student Number 9,275
Enrollment rates 14%
Male / Female Students Ratio 43:57
Students Satisfaction 4.26 / 5
International Students Number Undergraduate:2470   Postgraduate:750
Live in univeristy accommodation 58%
Good Degree 86.7
Living Costs 9135-12180 / Academic Year (9 months)

Established 1413
Address College Gate, North Street, ST ANDREWS
Postcode KY16 9AX
International Students Ratio 33%
Ratio of academic staff to students 1 : 11.8
Entry Requirements 521
University Research 2.72 / 4
Degree Completion 96.8%
Motto Ever to be the best
Degree Completion 96.8%
Graduate Prospects 80.1%


Times UK Univesities Rankings
Year 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018
UK Rankings 1 3 3 3 3
Year 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
UK Rankings 3 4 3 4 6
Year 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
UK Rankings 6 4 4 5 5 18
Year 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001
UK Rankings 7 9 11 10 10 7
Times Higher Education World Univesities Rankings
Year 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017
World Rankings 201-250 201-250 198 165 143 110
Year 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
World Rankings 86 111 117 108 N/A 103


St Andrews is a town on the east coast of Fife in Scotland, 10 miles southeast of Dundee and 30 miles northeast of Edinburgh. The town is home to the University of St Andrews, the third oldest university in the English-speaking world and the oldest in Scotland. St Andrews, in particular the large cathedral built in 1160, was the most important centre of pilgrimage in medieval Scotland and one of the most important in Europe. St Andrews is also known worldwide as the "home of golf", this is in part because the Royal and Ancient Golf Club, founded in 1754. Today, St Andrews is served by education, golf and the tourist and conference industry. St Andrews has a temperate maritime climate, which is relatively mild despite its northerly latitude. Winters are not as cold as one might expect, considering that Moscow lie on the same latitude.

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University of St Andrews
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University of St Andrews

The University of St Andrews (informally known as St Andrews University or simply St Andrews) is a British public research university in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland. It is the oldest of the four ancient universities of Scotland and the third oldest university in the English-speaking world (following Oxford and Cambridge Universities). St Andrews was founded between 1410 and 1413. St Andrews is made up of a variety of institutions, comprising three colleges - United College, St Mary's College, and St Leonard's College. The university occupies historic and modern buildings located throughout the town. The academic year is divided into two terms, Martinmas and Candlemas. In term time, over one-third of the town's population is either a staff member or student of the university.

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