The University of St Andrews is one of the leading research-intensive universities in the world. The Research@StAndrews portal showcases the excellent research at University of St Andrews.

St Andrews is ranked as the fourth best university in the UK by the Guardian University Guide 2014, the Times Good University Guide 2014 and the Complete University Guide 2015. Its Physics and Astronomy programme is ranked second in the UK by the Times University Guide. The Times Higher Education World Universities Ranking names St Andrews among the world’s Top 20 Arts and Humanities universities.In the 2012 National Student Survey St Andrews had the highest student satisfaction among Scottish Universities. St Andrews requires the 4th highest entry grades of any comprehensive university in the UK.