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Eastern Kentucky University

“Colonels and Lady Colonels[A 5]” • Ohio Valley Conference • 10,955 full-time undergraduates

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

How is the athletics department financed?

Ticket sales

2%

NCAA distributions

7%

Other revenue

11%

Subsidy

80%

Total income, 2010 - 2014: $64,992,903

What is the subsidy?

Student fees

0%

Institutional support

100%

Government support

0%

Total subsidy income, 2010 - 2014: $52,287,521

Less than 25% subsidized

26 to 50%

51 to 75%

More than 76% subsidized