The University of St Andrews, founded in 1413, is located in the historic small town of St Andrews which is nestled on the clifftops above the North Sea. Our 9,000 students live and study in a campus spread out across our compact, walkable community. We are one of the top 25 most international universities in the world with over 45% of our students from outside of the UK. The University is regularly ranked in the top three universities in national UK rankings and is regularly rated first in the UK for the high quality of our student experience. Each year we welcome hundreds of study abroad students from around the world to take part in a one semester or full academic year study abroad.
- Founded in 1413, making us the 3rd oldest university in the English-speaking world
- Medium-sized university in a small town near the world-class city of Edinburgh
- Over 140 societies and 50 sports clubs
- Ranked in top 100 universities in the world (QS world rankings 2019)