Student Blog from the University of St Andrews
Ashley Spurgeon, a Regis University student, is spending her spring semester at the University of St Andrews. She has decided to document her experiences in Scotland and Europe…
This world renowned university, founded in 1413, is one of the top universities in the UK and the 'Home of Golf'. It was named Scottish University of the Year in The Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2014 and is top-ranked in 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 largest operational optical telescope in the UK and offers among the top ranked departments of physics, mathematics and computer science. 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 beautiful long beaches and world class golf St Andrews is a perfect location for students wanting to study abroad in an intimate environment.
There are over 150 clubs and societies to choose from; St Andrews is the birthplace of golf and home to the famous St Andrews Old Course.
Notable alumni include Prince William, Duke of Cambridge; Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge; Alex Salmond, former First Minister of Scotland; and, 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.
Learn more about our Arcadia in Edinburgh Center.
|Term/Period||Departure Date||Return||Credits||Base Program Fee||Application Deadline|
|Fall 2019||8/31/2019||12/21/2019||12.5-16||$19,820||4/1/2019||More Info|
|Academic Year 2019||8/31/2019||5/23/2020||25-32||$38,450||4/1/2019||More Info|
|Spring 2020||1/19/2020||5/23/2020||12.5-16||$20,770||10/15/2019||More Info|
|Academic Year 2020||9/2/2020||5/22/2021||TBA||TBA||4/1/2020|
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.
Every dollar helps! Check out different funding sources for study abroad...
As a participant on an Arcadia program, you are guaranteed housing. Our priority is to provide a safe, clean, cost-effective and convenient place for you to live, while offering you every opportunity to explore the local culture and community.Housing
Student health, safety and security in Scotland are our top priorities. Our experienced and well-connected staff are prepared to deal with any emergencies that may arise...Health & Safety