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Saint Andrews, University of

Saint Andrews, University of, at St. Andrews, Scotland; founded 1410. It is the oldest university in Scotland. It has faculties of arts, science, and divinity. St. Salvator's College was founded in 1450 and St. Leonard's College in 1512. St. Mary's College (1537) has been restricted since 1579 to the teaching of theology. Research facilities include the Institute of Maritime Archaeology, and the Scottish Universities Research and Reactor Centre.

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