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University of Missouri-Kansas City

“Kangaroos” • Western Athletic Conference • 6,699 full-time undergraduates

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

How is the athletics department financed?

Ticket sales

1%

NCAA distributions

2%

Other revenue

15%

Subsidy

82%

Total income, 2010 - 2014: $44,376,789

What is the subsidy?

Student fees

14%

Institutional support

86%

Government support

0%

Total subsidy income, 2010 - 2014: $36,333,641

Less than 25% subsidized

26 to 50%

51 to 75%

More than 76% subsidized