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Amounts reflect CPI inflation-adjusted dollars. A missing or broken line in a graph represents missing data or data not included.

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Academic Spending per FTE Student

The full cost of education per full-time equivalent (FTE) student. It includes only the direct and indirect costs related to educating students; spending related to other university activities or services is excluded.

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University of South Florida+5% from 2005-2012
$12,221$12,199$11,839$11,146$12,030$12,463$12,149$12,781
Amounts reflect CPI inflation-adjusted dollars.

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Athletic Spending per Athlete

Total athletic operating expenses, including athletic scholarship costs, per unduplicated athlete.

2005
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University of South Florida+64% from 2005-2012
$57,418$66,734$77,261$81,531$81,217$91,372$103,687$93,995
Amounts reflect CPI inflation-adjusted dollars.

Coaching Salaries per Athlete

Total compensation expenses reported for all athletic coaches, including salaries, benefits and bonuses paid by the university, and contractually-guaranteed amounts paid by third parties, calculated on a per athlete basis.

2005
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University of South Florida+77% from 2005-2012
$9,729$11,479$14,202$14,299$14,987$17,267$17,739$17,255
Amounts reflect CPI inflation-adjusted dollars.

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Football Spending per Football Player

Total football operating expenses, per football player (athletic scholarship and non-scholarship).

2005
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University of South Florida+88% from 2005-2012
$60,451$70,628$79,207$97,456$101,045$127,665$119,437$113,482
Amounts reflect CPI inflation-adjusted dollars.

Football Coaching Salaries per Football Player

Total compensation reported for all football coaches, including salaries, benefits and bonuses paid by the university, and contractually guaranteed amounts paid by third parties, calculated on a per football player headcount (athletic scholarship and non-scholarship) basis.

2005
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University of South Florida+128% from 2005-2012
$15,424$19,643$23,754$26,175$31,789$40,233$35,202$35,162
Amounts reflect CPI inflation-adjusted dollars.