Bangor University is the only university in Wales that has received a 'Gold' rating from the new Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), indicating that it is of the highest level in the UK and provides "consistently exceptional teaching, learning, and results for its students."
- According to the results of the Totally Money 2019 survey, Bangor is one of the most affordable places to study in the UK.
- Bangor has been dubbed the greatest university setting in the UK because of its proximity to the mountains and the sea. The travel guide Lonely Planet ranked North Wales as the fourth greatest location to visit in the world in 2016.
- International students can apply for scholarships totaling more than a million pounds. Some of the Bangor University scholarships for international students are the Deans Scholarship, International Scholarship, EU Student Scholarships, Study Abroad Scholarship, and the Bangor HELP University Malaysia Ambassador Scholarship.