An Academic Stalwart Surrounded by Stunning Scenery Since 1413

This world renowned university, founded in 1413 is one of the top universities in the UK. It was named Scottish University of the Year in The Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2014 and is ranked 6th in the UK by the Complete University Guide.

St. Andrews is particularly well-known for its humanities curriculum, with the departments of art history, English literature and language, classics, religious studies, anthropology, politics and international studies, history and philosophy offering courses of note. In the sciences, St. Andrews' strong offerings are enhanced by the the largest operational optical telescope in the UK. Additionally, courses in sustainable development and terrorism and political violence have garnered a substantial reputation for their excellence.

  • Located in a scenic coastal town which boasts two beaches, St. Andrews is a perfect location for students wanting to study abroad in an intimate environment.

  • There are over 140 clubs and societies to choose from; St. Andrews is the birthplace of golf and home to the famous St. Andrews course.

  • Notable alumni include Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Alex Salmond, current First Minister of Scotland  - Benjamin Franklin received an Honorary Degree from St. Andrews in 1759.

  • St. Andrews boasts one of the lowest student-staff ratios in Scotland, ensuring you personal attention from staff and faculty. 

Fees & Scholarship Details
Term/Period Departure Date Return Credits Base Program Fee Application Deadline
Fall 2016 8/29/2016 12/17/2016 12.5-16 $21,100 4/1/2016 More Info
Academic Year 2016 8/29/2016 5/20/2017 25-32 $38,500 4/1/2016 More Info
Spring 2017 1/15/2017 5/20/2017 12.5-16 $21,100 10/15/2016 More Info
Fall 2017 9/2/2017 12/23/2017 TBA TBA 4/1/2017  
Academic Year 2017 9/2/2017 5/26/2018 TBA TBA 4/1/2017  

Program fees listed are base fees only. Please select MORE INFO for an estimate of additional expenses and any additional fees that may be incurred based on enrollment selections or housing placements. Dates and fees for future terms will be posted as they become available. Please see Program Calendar for detailed dates.

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