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San Jose State University

“Spartans” • Mountain West Conference • 20,772 full-time undergraduates

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

How is the athletics department financed?

Ticket sales

4%

NCAA distributions

8%

Other revenue

25%

Subsidy

63%

Total income, 2010 - 2014: $122,513,510

What is the subsidy?

Student fees

40%

Institutional support

60%

Government support

0%

Total subsidy income, 2010 - 2014: $76,625,460

Less than 25% subsidized

26 to 50%

51 to 75%

More than 76% subsidized