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Florida International University

“Panthers” • Conference USA • 25,645 full-time undergraduates

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

How is the athletics department financed?

Ticket sales

3%

NCAA distributions

6%

Other revenue

11%

Subsidy

80%

Total income, 2010 - 2014: $131,882,658

What is the subsidy?

Student fees

89%

Institutional support

11%

Government support

0%

Total subsidy income, 2010 - 2014: $106,092,010

Less than 25% subsidized

26 to 50%

51 to 75%

More than 76% subsidized