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University of Colorado Boulder

“Buffaloes” • Pacific-12 Conference • 23,793 full-time undergraduates

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

How is the athletics department financed?

Ticket sales

22%

NCAA distributions

22%

Other revenue

36%

Subsidy

20%

Total income, 2010 - 2014: $300,377,490

What is the subsidy?

Student fees

13%

Institutional support

87%

Government support

0%

Total subsidy income, 2010 - 2014: $60,202,307

Less than 25% subsidized

26 to 50%

51 to 75%

More than 76% subsidized