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Mississippi Valley State University

“Delta Devils and Devilettes” • Southwestern Athletic Conference • 1,600 full-time undergraduates

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

How is the athletics department financed?

Ticket sales

3%

NCAA distributions

8%

Other revenue

29%

Subsidy

60%

Total income, 2010 - 2014: $22,259,029

What is the subsidy?

Student fees

33%

Institutional support

67%

Government support

0%

Total subsidy income, 2010 - 2014: $13,252,200

Less than 25% subsidized

26 to 50%

51 to 75%

More than 76% subsidized