United Kingdom
University of St Andrews
The University of St. Andrews was founded between 1410 and 1413 and is one of the oldest universities in the English-speaking world. It is also Scotland's first university and provides a world-class educational experience. For the first time in the guide's 30-year history, the University of St Andrews has surpassed Oxford and Cambridge to take the top spot in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide. The University of St. Andrews offers a diverse range of programmes ranging from undergraduate to doctoral degrees.

Cost of attendance

Out of the top 20 universities in the UK, the University of St Andrews is the most affordable (According to THE). The average tuition fees for undergraduate programmes at the University of St Andrews are 23,787 (24.22 lakhs) and 22,143 (22.54 lakhs) for graduate programmes.


The accommodation facilities of the University of St. Andrews include almost 4,000 bed spaces in a variety of configurations, with something to suit any student's budget. The ten residence halls are a synthesis of traditional and modern ideas. Their residence halls are not far from the main university structure. Students can select between catered and self-catered halls. Few of the popular accommodation halls at the University of St. Andrews range in price from 4,808 GBP to 11,998 GBP. Off-campus housing costs between £150 and £190 per week on average.

Acceptance rate

The university has a total of 9224 students enrolled. The university has 10,425 international students. The acceptance rate stands at 8.3 percent.


With 160 student societies, 50 sports groups, and nearly 100 athletic teams all on a single campus in St. Andrews, student life at the University of St. Andrews is unrivalled. The Mermaid Performing Arts Fund supports the institution's performing arts activities. Students may do it all, from taking lessons to playing in groups, from practising for events to simply attending practises for fun. The main library of the institution contains 210,000 printed copies of rare editions of books and manuscripts for students to use. In addition, St. Andrews' Main Library has over 400,000 e-books and 1000+ study rooms for students to explore and learn in. In terms of sports, the institution's Saints Fitness exercise courses, which are led by certified instructors, are open to everyone.


Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, St Andrews University (SAU) is a very small coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Presbyterian religion.

Jobs and Placement

The institution is continually striving to deliver high-quality education and to assist students with suitable advice and assistance during their placements. The University of St. Andrews' "Work Placement" method provides students with much-needed exposure from top-companies. 96 percent of University of St. Andrews alumni are employed or engaged in further education within six months of graduation. Deloitte and IBM are two of the top university graduate recruiters. Graduates of the University of St. Andrews can expect to earn between 20,000 and 45,000 GBP as a starting salary.

QS Ranking

#91 QS World University Rankings 2022

The Ranking

201–250th World University Rankings 2022

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