St Andrews University

St Andrews University

University of St Andrews
College Gate
St Andrews
KY16 9AJ
Tel: 01334 476161
Fax: 01334 463388
E mail: admissions(at)
Student enquiries: Admissions Application Centre (tel 01334 462150).
Applications: UCAS


Main study areas: Sciences (including biological, chemical, computational, physical, mathematical and medical), arts & social sciences (including modern languages, histories, philosophy, psychology classics, anthropology, economics, English, Arabic & Middle East studies, management, geography, art history and international relations), divinity.

Students: Total 6500; male/female ratio 1:1. First degree students 5500 (5200 full-time, 300 part-time), of which 800 international, 830 mature on entry. Postgraduates 1000. Teaching staff: 350 full-time, 16 part-time.

Quick Info

In brief: A top UK research-led university.

Location: East coast of Scotland.

Average entry UCAS points: 300+. Admissions information: AS-levels accepted only in combination with A-levels. UCAS tariff not yet used.

Drop-out rate: 4%.

State school entry: 62%.

Accommodation: All first years housed who want it.