University of St Andrews

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World University Rankings 2014-15

Overall score ?
53.6
Teaching ?
35.7
International outlook ?
90.5
Industry income ?
39.8
Research ?
35.9
Citations ?
81.4

Rectors at Scotland's oldest, and the English-speaking world's third-oldest, university, dating from 1413, have included John Stuart Mill and John Cleese. Academic dress is commonly worn by many of its 8,600-plus students and approximately 800-strong faculty. St Andrews has strong American links, with three Declaration of Independence signatories attending it or receiving its degrees - James Wilson, Benjamin Franklin and John Witherspoon.