SASTRA is located in a rural environment in Thanjavur district with serene campuses spread over lush green landscape having a built-up area of over 3,00,000 square metres. It is a lively campus accommodating academic and research facilities, residential blocks, hospital and other amenities, catering to over 13,000 students and about 1500 faculty & staff. The student community has nearly equal representation from both genders and come from different parts of the country thereby truly embodying the adage 'unity in diversity'.