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University of New Mexico-Main Campus

“Lobos” • Mountain West Conference • 16,826 full-time undergraduates

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

How is the athletics department financed?

Ticket sales

15%

NCAA distributions

10%

Other revenue

37%

Subsidy

38%

Total income, 2010 - 2014: $219,860,476

What is the subsidy?

Student fees

15%

Institutional support

69%

Government support

15%

Total subsidy income, 2010 - 2014: $83,676,776

Less than 25% subsidized

26 to 50%

51 to 75%

More than 76% subsidized