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Savannah State University

“Tigers and Lady Tigers” • Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference • 4,066 full-time undergraduates

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

How is the athletics department financed?

Ticket sales

3%

NCAA distributions

2%

Other revenue

21%

Subsidy

74%

Total income, 2010 - 2014: $32,244,463

What is the subsidy?

Student fees

51%

Institutional support

27%

Government support

21%

Total subsidy income, 2010 - 2014: $24,021,343

Less than 25% subsidized

26 to 50%

51 to 75%

More than 76% subsidized