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University of Wyoming

“Cowboys and Cowgirls” • Mountain West Conference • 8,254 full-time undergraduates

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

How is the athletics department financed?

Ticket sales

13%

NCAA distributions

12%

Other revenue

24%

Subsidy

51%

Total income, 2010 - 2014: $152,011,496

What is the subsidy?

Student fees

10%

Institutional support

90%

Government support

0%

Total subsidy income, 2010 - 2014: $77,801,125

Less than 25% subsidized

26 to 50%

51 to 75%

More than 76% subsidized