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College of Charleston

“Cougars” • Colonial Athletic Association • 9,621 full-time undergraduates

Public universities are increasingly reliant on student fees and other subsidies to finance their athletic ambitions. Here is how College of Charleston measures up.

How is the athletics department financed?

Ticket sales

4%

NCAA distributions

3%

Other revenue

16%

Subsidy

77%

Total income, 2010 - 2014: $76,316,645

What is the subsidy?

Student fees

92%

Institutional support

8%

Government support

0%

Total subsidy income, 2010 - 2014: $58,877,255

Less than 25% subsidized

26 to 50%

51 to 75%

More than 76% subsidized