Mission Bay by the Numbers
The central campus green, called the Koret Quad, is one of the many open spaces that are part of the Mission Bay development.
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- 16 years in the making
- Mission Bay Land: 57 acres, 43 of which were donated by the city of San Franicsco and Catellus Development Corp.
- Land value: >$170 million in 1996
- Buildings: 13 research facilities; 3 clinical facilities for the medical center
- 3 buildings yet to open: UCSF Medical Center, outpatient building, global health faculty building
- Koret Quad is 3.2 acres
- Campus Investment: $1.4 billion, from 2001 to 2011
- Total Investment (including the Medical Center): $3 billion, from 2001 to 2015
- 52 artists represented throughout the campus
Graduate Division students enjoy a 2012 back-to-school barbecue in Koret Quad.
- 4 chancellors involved in creating and expanding Mission Bay (Joseph Martin, MD, PhD; Haile Debas, MD; J. Michael Bishop, MD; Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH)
- 3 Nobel laureates currently doing research on campus (Stanley Prusiner, MD; Elizabeth Blackburn, PhD; Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD)
- 300 students
- 1,003 construction jobs
- UCSF employees: 2,990 on campus; 1,000 in surrounding area
- 891 residents in Mission Bay housing, including 59 children.
- Mission Bay outpatient visits per year: 85,334
Mission Bay Conference Center hosts 512 events per year, serving 57,980 people
Rock climbers scale the wall at Bakar Fitness and Recreation Center.
- Bakar Fitness and Recreation Center: 6,759 members, with an average daily attendance of 1,106
- 10,000 vials of immortalized cell lines for research from the UCSF Cell Culture Facility
- The UCSF Cell Culture Facility provides $250,000 worth of kits and reagents at Mission Bay per month
- Millions of fruit flies singularly focused on teaching us how our bodies work
- A 7-tesla MRI machine offers the highest-quality scans available
- 8 eateries feeding the Mission Bay community
- >100 vending machines offer Smart Choice options