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University of St Andrews

Location

University of St Andrews Campus, St. Andrews United Kingdom

Ranking

# =96QS World University Rankings

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41Undergraduate programs

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239Postgraduate programs

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About University of St Andrews

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) 

About University of St Andrews

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) 

University information

General

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Bachelor

1320+
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92+
6+
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Rankings & ratings

University of St Andrews is one of the top public universities in St. Andrews, United Kingdom. It is ranked #=96 in QS World University Rankings 2023.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #93
  • 2014
    #83
  • 2015
    #88
  • 2016
    #68
  • 2017
    #77
  • 2018
    #92
  • 2019
    #97
  • 2020
    #100
  • 2021
    #96
  • 2022
    #91
  • 2023
    #=96

Ranking criteria

59.5
Overall
46.2
Academic Reputation
67.6
Employer Reputation
61.1
Faculty Student Ratio
58.9
Citations per Faculty
98.8
International Faculty Ratio
99.7
International Students Ratio
83.4
International Research Network
44.1
Employment Outcomes

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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History

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Mediaeval History

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Modern History

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Scottish History

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Computer Science

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Catalysis (MSc)

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Chemistry

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Mathematics

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