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University of South Florida-Main Campus

“Bulls” • American Athletic Conference • 23,440 full-time undergraduates

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

How is the athletics department financed?

Ticket sales

14%

NCAA distributions

23%

Other revenue

24%

Subsidy

39%

Total income, 2010 - 2014: $228,023,380

What is the subsidy?

Student fees

88%

Institutional support

11%

Government support

1%

Total subsidy income, 2010 - 2014: $89,820,697

Less than 25% subsidized

26 to 50%

51 to 75%

More than 76% subsidized