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Radford University

“Highlanders” • Big South Conference • 8,524 full-time undergraduates

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

How is the athletics department financed?

Ticket sales

0%

NCAA distributions

4%

Other revenue

10%

Subsidy

85%

Total income, 2010 - 2014: $61,914,111

What is the subsidy?

Student fees

100%

Institutional support

0%

Government support

0%

Total subsidy income, 2010 - 2014: $52,808,241

Less than 25% subsidized

26 to 50%

51 to 75%

More than 76% subsidized