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University of St Andrews

Safe. Supportive. Scottish.

About the institution

The University of St Andrews was founded in 1413 and is consistently ranked amongst the top-5 institutions in the UK. The 4-year undergraduate degree offers breadth of study at the beginning and specialist study in the final 2 years, allowing incredible flexibility as each student progresses. Around one-third of students are from overseas and the intimate setting of the town and university means that students meet and make friends with people from around the world.

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Number of Undergraduate Students

8500

Faculty to Student Ratio

Avg. 11:1 student / academic staff ratio

Size of Instituition

Medium Institution 5000-15,000

Selectivity

Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)

Campus Style

Small town integrated campus in a rural setting

Education Model

Flexible study, single, joint and triple honours options with several integrated masters options in the sciences

Are there internship opportunities?

No

Are there study abroad options?

Yes

Cost of Tuition

Scottish - £1820
RUK - £9250
International - £20,570 - £ 31,950 (varys depending on degree programme)

Funding

Yes – the University of St Andrews offers a number of scholarships. All scholarships are listed at https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/study/fees-and-funding/scholarships/

IB Grade Requirements

Entry requirements for the International Baccalaureate are listed on each degree information page. https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/subjects/

UFP Grade Requirements

Not accepted

Subjects

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World Top 100

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UK Top 10

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Accounting & Finance
World Top 200
African & Middle Eastern Studies
UK Top 10
Anthropology
UK Top 10
Biological Sciences
UK Top 20
Biomedical Science
UK Top 10
Business & Management Studies
UK Top 10
Chemistry
UK Top 10
Classics
UK Top 10
Communication & Media Studies
UK Top 20
Computer Science
UK Top 10
Economics
UK Top 10
English
UK Top 10
French
UK Top 10
Geography & Environmental Science
UK Top 10
Geology
UK Top 10
German
UK Top 10
History
UK Top 10
Mathematics
UK Top 10
Medicine
UK Top 10
Philosophy
UK Top 10
Physics & Astronomy
UK Top 20
Subject Name
Degree Area
Accounting & Finance
Business
Anthropology
Society & Social Sciences
Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies
Language & Culture
Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
Computing & ICT
Astronomy/Astrophysics
Sciences
Biochemistry/Biomedicine
Sciences
Biological Sciences
Sciences
Business and Management
Business
Chemistry
Sciences
Chinese Studies
Language & Culture
Classics and Ancient History
Society & Social Sciences
Computer Science
Computing & ICT
Data Science
Computing & ICT
Ecology & Conservation
Sciences
Economics
Society & Social Sciences
English Literature and/or Language
English & Media
Environmental Science
Sciences
Film and Media Production
Art & Design
Geography
Society & Social Sciences
Geology/Geoscience
Sciences
History
Society & Social Sciences
Information Technology
Computing & ICT
International Relations
Society & Social Sciences
Mathematics
Mathematics
Medicine (Undergraduate)
Medicine & Healthcare
Modern Languages Mixed
Language & Culture
Philosophy
Society & Social Sciences
Physics
Sciences
Psychology
Society & Social Sciences
Software Engineering
Computing & ICT
Statistics
Mathematics
Theology and Religious Studies
Society & Social Sciences
Zoology
Sciences

Tuition Fees

Ask A Student

If you are interested in learning what it's like to be a student at St Andrews, you can speak to one of our student ambassadors. They'll let you know about their top tips, best study spots, favourite traditions and more.

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