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Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

“Salukis” • Missouri Valley Conference • 11,742 full-time undergraduates

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

How is the athletics department financed?

Ticket sales

7%

NCAA distributions

5%

Other revenue

24%

Subsidy

64%

Total income, 2010 - 2014: $111,558,245

What is the subsidy?

Student fees

65%

Institutional support

35%

Government support

0%

Total subsidy income, 2010 - 2014: $71,015,751

Less than 25% subsidized

26 to 50%

51 to 75%

More than 76% subsidized