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University of St Andrews

Location University of St Andrews Campus, St. Andrews United Kingdom
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Ranking

# 91

QS World University Rankings
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41

Undergraduate programs
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239

Postgraduate programs
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Founded in 1413, the University of St Andrews is Scotland’s oldest and highest-ranking university. Ranked 92nd in the world, it’s particularly competitive in the following subjects:
  • Theology, divinity and religious studies (18th in the QS World University Rankings by Subject) 
  • Philosophy (19th) 
  • Arts and Humanities (61st) 
Founded in 1413, the University of St Andrews is Scotland’s oldest and highest-ranking university. Ranked 92nd in the world, it’s particularly competitive in the following subjects:
  • Theology, divinity and religious studies (18th in the QS World University Rankings by Subject) 
  • Philosophy (19th) 
  • Arts and Humanities (61st) 

Rankings & ratings

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #93
  • 2014
    #83
  • 2015
    #88
  • 2016
    #68
  • 2017
    #77
  • 2018
    #92
  • 2019
    #97
  • 2020
    #100
  • 2021
    #96
  • 2022
    #91

Ranking criteria

62.8
Overall
46.7
Academic Reputation
64.7
Employer Reputation
67.6
Faculty Student Ratio
69.7
Citations per Faculty
99.1
International Faculty Ratio
99.7
International Students Ratio

Available programs

At undergraduate level, the University of St Andrews currently offers part-time, foundation, full-time, non-degree programs in over 20 subjects, including: 

  • Medicine
  • Social anthropology 
  • History 
  • Language and comparative literature
  • Earth and environmental studies 

At postgraduate level, the University of St Andrews offers a number of degrees, including: 

  • Anthropology, art and perception 
  • Statistics 
  • Postcolonial and world literatures
  • Peace and conflict studies 

Classics (MLitt)
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