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University of Massachusetts-Amherst

“Minutemen and Minutewomen[A 11]” • Atlantic 10 Conference • 20,384 full-time undergraduates

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

How is the athletics department financed?

Ticket sales

5%

NCAA distributions

5%

Other revenue

10%

Subsidy

80%

Total income, 2010 - 2014: $151,126,827

What is the subsidy?

Student fees

34%

Institutional support

66%

Government support

0%

Total subsidy income, 2010 - 2014: $121,432,010

Less than 25% subsidized

26 to 50%

51 to 75%

More than 76% subsidized