University of St Andrews

Times Rank
≥ 6.5
Minimum IELTS
Average Fees
Student Satisfaction
International Students
Urban / small town
Living Costs per year
Urban / small town
  • Accommodation Award

  • Brazil Science without Borders programme

  • International Undergraduate Scholarship

  • The Kinnessburn Scholarship

  • BA International Honours Scholarship

  • Marina and Davide Sala Scholarship

  • Music Scholarships


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Established: 1410

The University of St Andrews is a public research university in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland. It is the oldest of the four ancient universities of Scotland, and the third oldest in the English-speaking world (following Oxford and Cambridge). It was founded between 1410 and 1413 The University is located in the small town of St Andrews in rural Fife. In term time, over a third of the town's population is either a staff member or student of the university. The student body is notably diverse: over 30% of its intake come from well over 100 countries, 15% from North America St Andrews boasts five Nobel Laureates: two in Chemistry and one each in Peace, Literature and Physiology or Medicine.
Entry Requirements

Undergraduate: The latest UCAS figures show that there are generally 10 applications per undergraduate place available, making it one of the most competitive universities in the United Kingdom. The standard offer of a place tends to require five best Highers equivalent to AAAAB, three best A-levels equivalent to AAA or a score of at least 38 points on the International Baccalaureate.

Postgraduate: Students want to apply taught Master's programmes normally require a First Class or high Upper Second Class UK honours degree, or its foreign equivalent.

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