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Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi

“Islanders” • Southland Conference • 7,234 full-time undergraduates

Public universities are increasingly reliant on student fees and other subsidies to finance their athletic ambitions. Here is how Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi measures up.

How is the athletics department financed?

Ticket sales

2%

NCAA distributions

2%

Other revenue

14%

Subsidy

82%

Total income, 2010 - 2014: $48,238,151

What is the subsidy?

Student fees

61%

Institutional support

39%

Government support

0%

Total subsidy income, 2010 - 2014: $39,450,288

Less than 25% subsidized

26 to 50%

51 to 75%

More than 76% subsidized