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Utah State University

“Aggies” • Mountain West Conference • 15,152 full-time undergraduates

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

How is the athletics department financed?

Ticket sales

9%

NCAA distributions

10%

Other revenue

20%

Subsidy

60%

Total income, 2010 - 2014: $115,788,347

What is the subsidy?

Student fees

29%

Institutional support

70%

Government support

1%

Total subsidy income, 2010 - 2014: $70,005,749

Less than 25% subsidized

26 to 50%

51 to 75%

More than 76% subsidized