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University of St Andrews

Location

University of St Andrews Campus, St. Andrews United Kingdom

Ranking

# 104QS 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) 

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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) 

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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 

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University information

Bachelor

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92+
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Master

580+
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9,643
81%
19%
4,992
72%
28%
1,254
56%
44%

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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 #104 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

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
  • 2024
    #=95
  • 2025
    #104

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