University of St Andrews: Statistics
|#257 of 14,131||In the World|
|#96 of 2,785||In Europe|
|#26 of 163||In the United Kingdom|
|#3 of 18||In Scotland|
|#17 of 1,002||For Classics and Ancient History|
|Top100||For 18 other topics|
- Highest Degree
- Acceptance rate
* The University of St Andrews is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.
We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.
Acceptance rate & Admissions
|Admissions Requirements||Either Scottish Qualifications Agency Standard Grade (S Grade) or General Certificate of Education (GCE) with passes in at least 5 approved subjects, plus either 4 approved subjects at SQA Higher Grade (H Grade) or 3 approved subjects at GCE Advanced Level (A Level). Or qualifications equivalent in depth and breadth to the above from the student's country of origin.|
|Academic Calendar||September to May (September - January; February-May)|
University of St Andrews is a world-class research university with 41,331 scientific papers published and 1,650,868 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Physics, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Chemistry, Biology, Engineering, Environmental Science, Medicine, Astrophysics and Astronomy, Materials Science, and Computer Science.
University of St Andrews majors
by publication & citation count
Annual publication & citation counts
The tuition table for University of St Andrews gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.
|Program||Tuition Cost (per year)|
|Undergraduate (International)||£19,100 - £25,100|
|Postgraduate (Home/EU)||£6,500 - £28,600|
|Postgraduate (International)||£17,200 - £28,600|
The University of St Andrews has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.
Programs and Degrees
The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by University of St Andrews.
Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.
|Art & Design||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Liberal Arts & Social Sciences||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Doctorate||Anthropology, Art History, Astronomy and Space Science, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Classical Languages, Computer Science, Economics, English, Film, Geography, History, International Relations and Diplomacy, Management, Mathematics, Medicine, Modern Languages, Neurosciences, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Religion|
University of St Andrews alumni
Jonathan Taylor Thomas
- Born in
- United States
- 1981-.. (age 42)
- film actorchild actorvoice actorfilm produceractor
Jonathan Taylor Thomas is an American actor and director. He is known for portraying Randy Taylor on Home Improvement and voicing young Simba in Disney's 1994 film The Lion King and Pinocchio in New Line Cinema's 1996 film The Adventures of Pinocchio.
- Born in
- United Kingdom
- 1944-.. (age 79)
- television actorfilm actortheatrical directorstage actorfilm director
Ian McDiarmid is a Scottish actor and director of stage and screen, best known for portraying the Sith Lord Darth Sidious in the Star Wars multimedia franchise. Making his stage debut in Hamlet in 1972, McDiarmid joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1974, and has since starred in a number of Shakespeare's plays. He has received an Olivier Award for Best Actor and a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his stage performances.
- Born in
- United Kingdom
- 1749-1823 (aged 74)
Edward Jenner, was an English physician and scientist who pioneered the concept of vaccines and created the smallpox vaccine, the world's first vaccine. The terms vaccine and vaccination are derived from Variolae vaccinae ('pustules of the cow'), the term devised by Jenner to denote cowpox. He used it in 1798 in the title of his Inquiry into the Variolae vaccinae known as the Cow Pox, in which he described the protective effect of cowpox against smallpox.
- Born in
- 1743-1793 (aged 50)
Jean-Paul Marat was a French political theorist, physician, and scientist. A journalist and politician during the French Revolution, he was a vigorous defender of the sans-culottes, a radical voice, and published his views in pamphlets, placards and newspapers. His periodical L'Ami du peuple (Friend of the People) made him an unofficial link with the radical Jacobin group that came to power after June 1793.
University of St Andrews faculties and divisions
|Faculty : Arts||Ancient Civilizations, Anthropology, Arabic, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Bible, Classical Languages, Economics, English, Film, French, Geography, German, Greek, Hebrew, International Relations and Diplomacy, Italian, Latin, Linguistics, Management, Mathematics, Modern History, Philosophy, Psychology, Russian, Spanish, Statistics|
|Faculty : Divinity||Theology|
|Faculty : Medicine||Medicine|
|Faculty : Science||Astronomy and Space Science, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geography, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Physics, Psychology|
|Motto||Aien aristeuein |
Ever to excel
Location and contacts
|Address|| College Gate |
St Andrews, KY16 9AJ