Sardar Patel University is located in Vallabh Vidyanagar, which is about 5 km from Anand
. It has 24 post-graduate departments and 44 (43 affiliated and one constituent) colleges within its fold.
Foreign students, non-resident Indians and sponsored candidates are offered admissions in selected disciplines. The university organizes seminars, training programs, refresher courses, workshops, conferences and visits/sponsorship to other leading institutions. The campus houses a museum, which has a rich artifacts relating to the region's culture and heritage.
Working hours are from 10:15 to 17:25 hrs.
Vadodara Airport, about 40 km away, is the nearest airport. Anand Junction Railway Station serves as the nearest railhead.