Aberystwyth University was founded in 1872 and was the first university institution to be established in Wales.
Spread over three campuses, the Penglais University and the Llanbadarn University are located close to the main town. Its Gogerddan campus is home to the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences, a world-class research and teaching center It has also recently opened a Mauritius branch campus offering degrees in accounting and finance, business, computer science and law.
Penglais University Campus was the first in Wales to win the Green Flag Award for the high quality of its environment.
In 2015, Aberystwyth was awarded the title of 'Greatest Town' by the Academy of Urbanism for its shops, restaurants, nightlife and cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Aberystwyth has also been recognized by the leading newspaper as one of the top five safest places to study in the United Kingdom, with some of the lowest crime rates in the country.
97% of graduates are in employment or further education 6 months after graduation, according to HESA. (The Higher Education Statistics Agency 2018)
The University is spread over three campuses, Penglais, Llanbadarn and Gogerddan. The Penglais Campus is home to 12 of the 17 departments of the University, as well as most of the student residences. Penglais and Llanbadarn campuses are conveniently located within a stone's throw from the city, and the Gogerddan Campus is the research center of the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences.
The cost of living in Aberystwyth is among the lowest in the United Kingdom.
All first year students are guaranteed university accommodation, while international students (not EU) are guaranteed university accommodation for the duration of their studies.
The University won the award for Outstanding Contribution to Innovation and Technology at the 2013 Times Higher Education Awards.
Aberystwyth was awarded Gold in the Postgraduate category for the second consecutive year, and Silver in the University of the Year and International categories.
Undergraduate – 6.0 or equivalent, with no modules less than 5.5
Postgraduate – 6.5 or equivalent, with no modules less than 6.0
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|Type of Institution||Public|
|Number of campuses||Three campuses|
|Number/Percentage of International Students||18%|
|Total number of Professors||395|
|Student Satisfaction Rate||90%|
|Graduate Job Rate||92%|
|Number of Residence Vacancy||3100|
|Number of Academic Programmes||Undergraduate & Postgraduate|
|Mode of Programme||Full time, online and distance learning|
|Average Graduate Salary||£18,500 a year|
|Residential Investment||£45 million|
|Cost||Amount per annum (GBP)|
|Tuition fees||13,600 – 16,800|
|Food, Laundry & Toiletries||1,800|
|Books, Equipment & Stationery||150|
|Total||17,670.5 – 20,870.5|