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Northwestern State University of Louisiana

“Demons and Lady Demons” • Southland Conference • 4,990 full-time undergraduates

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

How is the athletics department financed?

Ticket sales

3%

NCAA distributions

5%

Other revenue

27%

Subsidy

65%

Total income, 2010 - 2014: $57,228,364

What is the subsidy?

Student fees

11%

Institutional support

89%

Government support

0%

Total subsidy income, 2010 - 2014: $37,162,062

Less than 25% subsidized

26 to 50%

51 to 75%

More than 76% subsidized