Facility Facts

The historic University of Alabama campus is 180 years old and ranks among the most beautiful in the country. Buildings on campus date from the 1830’s and have a combined replacement cost totaling more than half a billion dollars.

  • There were 4 buildings that survived the Civil War.
  • Age distribution of our buildings
  • 35% over 50 years old 1820-1964
  • 19% between 26-50 years 1965-1989
  • 21% between 11-25 years old 1990-2004
  • 25% between 0 to 10 years old 2005-2015
  • 299 buildings containing over 14,983,882 gross sq. ft. of space
  • Academic Buildings - 60
  • Resididual Life - 44
  • Athletic - 16
  • Approximately 1,000 acres
  • 10.75 miles of University owned streets
  • 3 miles of city owned streets within the campus boundaries
  • 2.5 miles of state owned streets
  • University owned electrical distribution system
  • University owned steam plant with 2 natural gas boilers and distribution system
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