About St. AndrewsSet on the beautiful Fife coast, St. Andrews, population 18,000, is a university town with both ancient ruins and one of the world's most famous golf courses, the Old Course.
For more than a thousand years, St. Andrews has been the focal point of bishops and kings, martyrs, saints and scholars. This town and the university are dear to Christians, both Catholics and Protestants, and their stories are interwoven in the cultural, historical and intellectual life of Scotland.
Founded in the 15th century, the University of St. Andrews is Scotland's oldest university and the third oldest in the United Kingdom. The University of St. Andrews is an educational hub for a bustling international community with students and faculty from over 80 different countries. With a diverse student body of approximately 6,000 students, approximately 1/3 are from Scotland, 1/3 from the the EU and 1/3 are from the rest of the world.