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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

“Tar Heels” • Atlantic Coast Conference • 17,519 full-time undergraduates

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

How is the athletics department financed?

Ticket sales

29%

NCAA distributions

14%

Other revenue

46%

Subsidy

11%

Total income, 2010 - 2014: $411,593,923

What is the subsidy?

Student fees

79%

Institutional support

21%

Government support

0%

Total subsidy income, 2010 - 2014: $46,653,099

Less than 25% subsidized

26 to 50%

51 to 75%

More than 76% subsidized