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  • Locations: St. Andrews, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Academic Year
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: HC applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Suggested GPA: 3.2
Maximum Capacity: 10 (academic year only) ICIP Required: Yes
Housing Options: Residence Hall Community Based Learning: No
Ability to work abroad: Yes Board: Partial Board
Program Exception Flag: None Program Sponsorship: Holy Cross Office of Study Abroad
Click here for a definition of this term Visa required for U.S. passport holders: Yes Earned Academic Credit: Yes
Program Description:

Univ. of St AndrewsUniversity of St Andrews

Scottish Highlands

Photo courtesy of Zhenxi Qi '17 - "On the road to Hogwarts", Scottish Highlands

Name: University of St Andrews
Location: St Andrews, Scotland
University size: 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students
University founded: 1413
Terms available: academic year only
Dates: mid-September to the end of May  Start and end dates noted are tentative and subject to change.
Pre-university program: n/a
Maximum capacity:  10 Holy Cross students per academic year: This is a highly competitive program.  We are only able to send 10 students per academic year.  In the event that we receive more applications than available openings, we will select participants with the highest GPAs in their respective majors to attend St Andrews.  It is advisable that students interested in St Andrews arrange to meet with Assistant Director Emma Meade ( to discuss alternative locations in the event that student interest in St Andrews exceeds capacity.
University website:
Study Abroad website:
Student life/campus activities:
Visa fees:  Students should plan to spend around $1000 on the UK student visa (the actual number fluctuates and depends on exchange rates with the British Pound).
Housing deposit: n/a
Registration info: 120 credits per year (60 per term) are a full course load.
ICIP required: Yes
Other requirements: n/a
Courses previously taken by Holy Cross students:
On left-side menu, click on Courses Taken Abroad for Holy Cross Credit then select program.
Grade equivalency sheet: Available on the Holy Cross Registrar’s website:

*Note: In the UK, classes are called “modules” and majors are called “courses.”

All information listed above is subject to change.

For more information, please contact:
Piper O'Sullivan - Assistant Director
Phone: 508-793-3053
Office: Smith 218


Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.