General Land Use Facts

Stanford University lands consist of 8,180 acres in six jurisdictions.

Stanford Academic Campus and Facilities

  • 670 major buildings with 13.1 million square feet
  • 46 miles of roads
  • 49-megawatt power plant
  • Central heating and cooling plant
  • 78 miles of water mains
  • 3 dams and reservoirs
  • 43,000 trees
  • 24 fountains
  • On-campus housing
  • 95% of undergraduate students

Stanford Research Park

  • Established in 1951
  • 700 acres
  • More than 150 companies
  • 162 buildings with 10 million square feet

Stanford Shopping Center

  • Established in 1956
  • 70 acres
  • 5 major department stores and 140 retail stores
  • Managed by Simon Property Group, Inc.

Stanford University Medical Center

  • Established in 1959
  • Located in Palo Alto City and Santa Clara County
  • 120 acres
  • Stanford Hospital and Clinics
  • Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
  • Stanford School of Medicine