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Norfolk State University

“Spartans” • Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference • 4,963 full-time undergraduates

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

How is the athletics department financed?

Ticket sales

4%

NCAA distributions

5%

Other revenue

8%

Subsidy

83%

Total income, 2010 - 2014: $64,626,236

What is the subsidy?

Student fees

95%

Institutional support

5%

Government support

0%

Total subsidy income, 2010 - 2014: $53,823,077

Less than 25% subsidized

26 to 50%

51 to 75%

More than 76% subsidized