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New Mexico State University-Main Campus

“Aggies” • Western Athletic Conference • 11,215 full-time undergraduates

Public universities are increasingly reliant on student fees and other subsidies to finance their athletic ambitions. Here is how New Mexico State University-Main Campus measures up.

How is the athletics department financed?

Ticket sales

6%

NCAA distributions

8%

Other revenue

18%

Subsidy

68%

Total income, 2010 - 2014: $145,376,472

What is the subsidy?

Student fees

16%

Institutional support

67%

Government support

17%

Total subsidy income, 2010 - 2014: $98,354,004

Less than 25% subsidized

26 to 50%

51 to 75%

More than 76% subsidized