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University of Kentucky

“Wildcats” • Southeastern Conference • 19,802 full-time undergraduates

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

How is the athletics department financed?

Ticket sales

33%

NCAA distributions

24%

Other revenue

42%

Subsidy

1%

Total income, 2010 - 2014: $461,000,659

What is the subsidy?

Student fees

100%

Institutional support

0%

Government support

0%

Total subsidy income, 2010 - 2014: $4,239,826

Less than 25% subsidized

26 to 50%

51 to 75%

More than 76% subsidized