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University of Northern Iowa

“Panthers” • Missouri Valley Conference • 9,298 full-time undergraduates

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

How is the athletics department financed?

Ticket sales

8%

NCAA distributions

6%

Other revenue

38%

Subsidy

48%

Total income, 2010 - 2014: $87,304,891

What is the subsidy?

Student fees

18%

Institutional support

82%

Government support

0%

Total subsidy income, 2010 - 2014: $41,914,559

Less than 25% subsidized

26 to 50%

51 to 75%

More than 76% subsidized