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University of Iowa

“Hawkeyes” • Big Ten Conference • 19,301 full-time undergraduates

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

How is the athletics department financed?

Ticket sales

25%

NCAA distributions

26%

Other revenue

49%

Subsidy

1%

Total income, 2010 - 2014: $510,440,783

What is the subsidy?

Student fees

100%

Institutional support

0%

Government support

0%

Total subsidy income, 2010 - 2014: $3,099,492

Less than 25% subsidized

26 to 50%

51 to 75%

More than 76% subsidized