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The University of Texas at Austin

“Longhorns” • Big 12 Conference • 36,597 full-time undergraduates

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

How is the athletics department financed?

Ticket sales

37%

NCAA distributions

12%

Other revenue

50%

Subsidy

0%

Total income, 2010 - 2014: $811,942,512

What is the subsidy?

Student fees

0%

Institutional support

0%

Government support

0%

Total subsidy income, 2010 - 2014: $0

Less than 25% subsidized

26 to 50%

51 to 75%

More than 76% subsidized