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. You can also find information about the University’s governance, history, and strategy for the future in the sections below.
The University of St Andrews belongs to the top 100 universities in the world and the top 50 universities in Europe.
(in the world)
|QS World University Rankings||2021||96||31|
|Times Higher Education World University Rankings||2021||201||97|
|Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities||2020||301||113|
The average tuition fees for students from the EU/EEA are 8,100 GBP per year, ranging from 1,600 GBP to 19,500 GBP.
The average tuition fees for students from outside the EU/EEA are 17,600 GBP per year, ranging from 14,500 GBP to 30,000 GBP.
Tuition fees may vary for each study programme.