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 and the 'Home of Golf'. 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.

Fees & Scholarship Details
Term/Period Departure Date Return Credits Base Program Fee Application Deadline
Spring 2023 1/9/2023 5/10/2023 12.5-16 $23,250 10/15/2022 More Info
Fall 2023 8/31/2023 12/20/2023 12.5-16 $22,985 4/1/2023 More Info
Academic Year 2023 8/31/2023 5/8/2024 25-32 $43,985 4/1/2023 More Info
Spring 2024 1/10/2024 5/8/2024 TBA TBA 10/31/2023  

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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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.


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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...

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