In general, the report found that Division I universities and colleges tended to spend roughly three to six times as much on athletics per athlete as on academics per student, with the ratio exceeding 12 times in the Southeastern Conference, home of the last seven NCAA national champions in football. here
At one point do our educational institutions become nothing more than training grounds for our legalized gladiatorial games?
Figured Jim might like this article, seeing as he is all the time going on about how accredited institutions are just out for the dollar-dollar bills.
- AIR Study: Athletic Departments in Most NCAA Division I Public Colleges Spend Three to Six Times More Per Athlete than Their Institutions Spend to Educate Each Student (prweb.com)
- Study highlights spending gaps in NCAA (sacbee.com)
- NCAA Study Finds Huge Gap In Athletic Vs. Academic Spending (miami.cbslocal.com)
- College sports, academics spending gap spotlighted (cbsnews.com)