Where Does The Money Go?

Many people wonder why student athletes do not get some form of monetary compensation for what they bring to the school: new applicants, ticket sales, etc. Below are  graphs displaying how the athletic budget is allocated between each team and how many members are on each team.

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According to the Department of Education, the operating (Game Day) expenses of all teams combined adds up to a total of $787,817. All the teams combined cost a total of $6,865,794. The amount of revenue the teams make is also $6,865,794 meaning that there is no money left over to give to the athletes anyway. What they cost is what they make.

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