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Eastern Washington University

“Eagles” • Big Sky Conference • 9,713 full-time undergraduates

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

How is the athletics department financed?

Ticket sales

3%

NCAA distributions

5%

Other revenue

19%

Subsidy

73%

Total income, 2010 - 2014: $56,670,817

What is the subsidy?

Student fees

26%

Institutional support

73%

Government support

1%

Total subsidy income, 2010 - 2014: $41,250,648

Less than 25% subsidized

26 to 50%

51 to 75%

More than 76% subsidized