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Boise State University

“Broncos” • Mountain West Conference • 12,427 full-time undergraduates

Public universities are increasingly reliant on student fees and other subsidies to finance their athletic ambitions. Here is how Boise State University measures up.

How is the athletics department financed?

Ticket sales

19%

NCAA distributions

10%

Other revenue

44%

Subsidy

27%

Total income, 2010 - 2014: $213,973,296

What is the subsidy?

Student fees

29%

Institutional support

50%

Government support

21%

Total subsidy income, 2010 - 2014: $57,316,212

Less than 25% subsidized

26 to 50%

51 to 75%

More than 76% subsidized