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 1820-1963
    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

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