It is located in Penglais, Aberystwyth and it's the seventh-largest university in Wales by numbers of students. It came in second in the UK for satisfaction with teaching and with the course. The university campus is right between Cardigan Bay and the Cambrian Mountains and looks over Aberystwyth from Penglais Hill to the east of the town centre. There are numerous historic buildings in the town, although it is relatively modern. A variety of room types is available in purpose-built student accommodations to meet students' needs.