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University of Connecticut

“Huskies” • American Athletic Conference • 17,083 full-time undergraduates

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

How is the athletics department financed?

Ticket sales

17%

NCAA distributions

18%

Other revenue

36%

Subsidy

29%

Total income, 2010 - 2014: $331,428,376

What is the subsidy?

Student fees

50%

Institutional support

50%

Government support

0%

Total subsidy income, 2010 - 2014: $95,832,518

Less than 25% subsidized

26 to 50%

51 to 75%

More than 76% subsidized