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University of St Andrews

St Andrews, UK

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The University of St Andrews is a public university in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland. It is the oldest of the four ancient universities of Scotland and, following Oxford and Cambridge universities, the third-oldest university in the United Kingdom and English-speaking world in general.

St Andrews is Scotland's first university and the third oldest in the English-speaking world, founded in 1413. Over six centuries it has established a reputation as one of Europe's leading and most distinctive centres for teaching and research.Over six centuries it has established a reputation as one of Europe's leading and most distinctive centres for teaching and research. St Andrews is Scotland's first university and the third oldest in the English speaking world, founded in 1413.

St Andrews is a unique and captivating place, and the University is a key part of its charm. Seven centuries of history link the students with the town, leading to the ancient and yet modern institution apparent today.

For those interested in visiting or moving to St Andrews, we recommend taking a look at the town information, which describes the facilities and opportunities open to the local community.

The University of St Andrews is a public university in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland. It is the oldest of the four ancient universities of Scotland and, following Oxford and Cambridge universities, the third-oldest university in the United Kingdom and English-speaking world in general. St Andrews is Scotland's first university and the third oldest in the English-speaking world,...
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Course Offer and Acceptance

Offers Issued: 4,330
Acceptance: 1,140
Applications: 9,540
Applicants: 9,220

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This is the latest available data, published by UCAS - 25th January 2018. All data is based on UCAS standard definitions.

Student Population

  • UK Students - 5,635
    54.55%
  • EU Students - 1,210
    11.71%
  • Non-EU Students - 3,485
    33.74%

Total Students: 10,330

(Source: HESA 2016/17)