The University of St Andrews
is ranked as the fourth best University in the United Kingdom by the Guardian University Guide 2013. Nearly 86% of its graduates obtain a First Class or an Upper Second Class Honours degree. The University of St Andrews had in the 2013 National Student Survey also the highest student satisfaction among Scottish Universities.
The University is associated with 5 Nobel Laureates; 2 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1 Nobel Peace Prize and 1 Nobel Prize in Literature.