Find answers to questions for incoming and current students.
The school splits for the December 2018 Graduation ceremonies are currently published on our website
You can pay your tuition fees by credit/debit card or by bank transfer. For further information about payment methods and available payment plans, please see the relevant sections of our website below:
If you wish to pay by credit/debit card, you can do so on our online payment page.
Full information on methods of payment for accommodation fees can be found on the following pages of our website:
If you wish to pay by credit/debit card, you can on our online payments page.
The University operates strict payment deadlines for each academic year. Full details can be found on the Payment Deadlines webpage.
Once you have completed your FAFSA please follow the steps on our How to apply webpage.
Studying at a foreign school means that you are ineligible for the usual US-based financial aid such as Pell Grants and Perkins Loans. The US loan team at the University of St Andrews can only administer your applications for US loans.
Attendance costs are available on our Cost of Attendance webpages (please note these are estimated costs only).
Do not apply for your visa until you have received your CAS number.
Once you hold an unconditional offer from the University of St Andrews you will be sent, via email, a link to the "My Visa Matters" section of the University website. This enables you to track the progress of your CAS number.
You will initially be asked to upload your details and an image of your passport.
We will use this information to create a preliminary CAS number. Information is provided by several departments within the University, therefore it may take up to five working days to produce the number.
You will then be sent a Pre-CAS information check email. It is vitally important that, using the link provided, you check the details on the CAS thoroughly as this is the information that will be sent to the UKVI.
Confirm that the details are correct or inform us of any amendments using the appropriate buttons.
Once you have confirmed the details are correct we will request your CAS number from the UKVI.
A further email will then be sent to you, within five working days, with a link to the number.
The International Advice team in Student Services can assist with providing guidance on completing your visa application. Contact them via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or make an appointment at the Advice and Support Centre (ASC).
In order to get academic support, you need to arrange to meet with a Disability Adviser. The Disability Adviser will discuss your particular needs and tailor the academic support to meet these. Academic support may include note takers in lectures, access to a PC or a scribe in exams, extra time in exams and so on. It is your responsibility to initiate a meeting with the disability adviser to ensure that the academic support you require is put in place.
Prior to arriving in St Andrews, it is important that you contact the St Andrews Community Hospital to find out whether or not your medication is available in the UK. Please do not assume that the same medication will be available since there are different licensing rules in the UK. Please ensure that you have made the necessary arrangements before arriving at St Andrews so that you are able to continue with the medical treatment you require.For further information please see our information on health issues.
You can review your outstanding online matriculation tasks by logging into MySaint and completing the remaining sections.
If you do not complete matriculation within the prescribed period please refer to the Failure to Matriculate Policy.
If you are experiencing technical difficulties during the online matriculation process, please contact us using your st-andrews.ac.uk email account.