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Tennessee Technological University

“Golden Eagles” • Ohio Valley Conference • 9,123 full-time undergraduates

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

How is the athletics department financed?

Ticket sales

2%

NCAA distributions

6%

Other revenue

16%

Subsidy

75%

Total income, 2010 - 2014: $64,472,598

What is the subsidy?

Student fees

37%

Institutional support

63%

Government support

0%

Total subsidy income, 2010 - 2014: $48,472,671

Less than 25% subsidized

26 to 50%

51 to 75%

More than 76% subsidized