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University of Arizona

“Wildcats” • Pacific-12 Conference • 28,289 full-time undergraduates

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

How is the athletics department financed?

Ticket sales

19%

NCAA distributions

21%

Other revenue

50%

Subsidy

10%

Total income, 2010 - 2014: $375,908,742

What is the subsidy?

Student fees

0%

Institutional support

100%

Government support

0%

Total subsidy income, 2010 - 2014: $37,912,272

Less than 25% subsidized

26 to 50%

51 to 75%

More than 76% subsidized