The University of Bath is a campus university located in Bath, United Kingdom. It received its Royal Charter in 1966.
According to 2014 National Student Survey (NSS) the University of Bath was ranked 1st for student satisfaction out of more than 150 UK higher education institutions. The Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2015 ranked Bath as the best university in the UK for student experience. In The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2014 the University was awarded the title of "Best Campus University in Britain". Bath was awarded the title of 'University of the Year 2011/12'.
The university is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the Association of MBAs, the European Quality Improvement System, the European University Association,Universities UK and GW4, a grouping which brings together the South West and Wales’ four leading, research-intensive universities (Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter). Until 30 October 2012, it was also a member of the 1994 Group.