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 1820-1963 20% between 26-50 years 1964-1988 19% between 11-25 years old 1989-2003 26% between 0 to 10 years old 2004-2014
300 buildings containing over 14 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