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% are over 50 years old
    • 22% are between 25 and 50 years old
    • 20% are between 10 and 25 years old
    • 23% are under 10 years of age
  • 294 buildings containing over 13 million gross sq. ft. of space
  • 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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