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Purdue University-Main Campus

“Boilermakers” • Big Ten Conference • 28,615 full-time undergraduates

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

How is the athletics department financed?

Ticket sales

22%

NCAA distributions

37%

Other revenue

40%

Subsidy

0%

Total income, 2010 - 2014: $354,417,030

What is the subsidy?

Student fees

0%

Institutional support

0%

Government support

0%

Total subsidy income, 2010 - 2014: $0

Less than 25% subsidized

26 to 50%

51 to 75%

More than 76% subsidized