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University of Maine

“Black Bears” • America East Conference • 7,874 full-time undergraduates

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

How is the athletics department financed?

Ticket sales

7%

NCAA distributions

5%

Other revenue

24%

Subsidy

65%

Total income, 2010 - 2014: $95,307,207

What is the subsidy?

Student fees

0%

Institutional support

100%

Government support

0%

Total subsidy income, 2010 - 2014: $61,561,119

Less than 25% subsidized

26 to 50%

51 to 75%

More than 76% subsidized