Looking at the budgets and revenue sources of the Group of Five schools.

Chart of G5 self-generated revenue.

Group of Five revenue chart. First column is the school, then conference, then reported total revenue, revenue received from institutional sources (government, university, student fees), the percentage of athletic revenue from institutional sources, finally amount of revenue generated by the athletic department from all other sources.

Data from USA Today, chart is in order of dollars of self-generated (ie. not institutional support) from most to least.

School

Conference

Revenue

Institutional

Percent

Self-Generated

Connecticut

AAC

$72,155,789

$28,070,681

38.9

$44,085,108

Boise State

Mt. West

$43,858,018

$12,427,533

28.34

$31,430,485

New Mexico

Mt. West

$42,353,920

$11,247,798

26.56

$31,106,122

East Carolina

AAC

$48,918,305

$18,053,311

36.91

$30,864,994

Cincinnati

AAC

$52,536,185

$23,182,129

44.13

$29,354,056

Army

Independent

$41,202,176

$12,295,476

29.84

$28,906,700

Central Florida

AAC

$51,455,603

$24,772,104

48.14

$26,683,499

Nevada-Las Vegas

Mt. West

$45,015,536

$19,253,673

42.77

$25,761,863

Hawaii

Mt. West

$43,116,142

$17,602,267

40.83

$25,513,875

Memphis

AAC

$43,430,404

$18,187,902

41.88

$25,242,502

San Diego State

Mt. West

$49,011,745

$23,974,887

48.92

$25,036,858

Fresno State

Mt. West

$39,073,736

$14,222,181

36.4

$24,851,555

South Florida

AAC

$45,479,012

$21,774,572

47.88

$23,704,440

Wyoming

Mt. West

$35,260,511

$15,395,379

43.66

$19,865,132

Houston

AAC

$44,815,210

$25,994,014

58

$18,821,196

Colorado State

Mt. West

$38,451,203

$20,412,573

53.09

$18,038,630

Air Force

Mt. West

$50,191,669

$34,078,719

67.9

$16,112,950

Old Dominion

C-USA

$43,994,715

$28,419,259

64.6

$15,575,456

Louisiana-Lafayette

Sun Belt

$23,460,508

$8,268,073

35.24

$15,192,435

Southern Mississippi

C-USA

$23,972,589

$8,787,048

36.65

$15,185,541

Arkansas State

Sun Belt

$29,211,785

$14,037,751

48.06

$15,174,034

Marshall

C-USA

$27,069,138

$12,218,077

45.14

$14,851,061

Texas-El Paso

C-USA

$29,836,835

$15,949,810

53.46

$13,887,025

Texas-San Antonio

C-USA

$26,807,547

$13,793,982

51.46

$13,013,565

Louisiana Tech

C-USA

$22,209,912

$9,683,929

43.6

$12,525,983

Alabama at Birmingham

C-USA

$31,896,726

$19,607,780

61.47

$12,288,946

Middle Tennessee

C-USA

$31,671,166

$19,459,839

61.44

$12,211,327

Florida Atlantic

C-USA

$30,919,633

$19,023,004

61.52

$11,896,629

Toledo

MAC

$26,503,340

$15,267,544

57.61

$11,235,796

North Texas

C-USA

$31,312,298

$20,079,077

64.13

$11,233,221

Utah State

Mt. West

$30,333,172

$19,168,029

63.19

$11,165,143

Western Kentucky

C-USA

$30,212,548

$19,493,007

64.52

$10,719,541

San Jose State

Mt. West

$28,589,341

$18,093,953

63.29

$10,495,388

Charlotte

C-USA

$33,124,557

$22,632,085

68.32

$10,492,472

Texas State

Sun Belt

$34,508,786

$24,062,214

69.73

$10,446,572

Appalachian State

Sun Belt

$29,695,016

$19,451,076

65.5

$10,243,940

Northern Illinois

MAC

$27,634,930

$17,721,433

64.13

$9,913,497

Ohio

MAC

$28,709,413

$18,810,082

65.52

$9,899,331

Akron

MAC

$31,771,467

$22,118,580

69.62

$9,652,887

Idaho

Sun Belt

$19,950,964

$10,583,477

53.05

$9,367,487

Miami (Ohio)

MAC

$33,119,460

$23,857,893

72.04

$9,261,567

Bowling Green

MAC

$21,824,966

$12,907,708

59.14

$8,917,258

Western Michigan

MAC

$34,698,711

$25,839,878

74.47

$8,858,833

Louisiana-Monroe

Sun Belt

$12,953,419

$4,294,251

33.15

$8,659,168

New Mexico State

WAC

$26,986,841

$18,509,552

68.59

$8,477,289

Central Michigan

MAC

$27,862,443

$19,408,633

69.66

$8,453,810

South Alabama

Sun Belt

$28,101,936

$19,877,296

70.73

$8,224,640

Buffalo

MAC

$32,181,552

$24,353,178

75.67

$7,828,374

Georgia Southern

Sun Belt

$21,144,354

$13,802,187

65.28

$7,342,167

Georgia State

Sun Belt

$28,982,441

$22,272,783

76.85

$6,709,658

Kent State

MAC

$25,908,848

$19,204,708

74.12

$6,704,140

Eastern Michigan

MAC

$33,956,233

$27,309,988

80.43

$6,646,245

Troy

Sun Belt

$27,056,669

$20,414,195

75.45

$6,642,474

Ball State

MAC

$22,800,600

$17,177,535

75.34

$5,623,065

Florida International

C-USA

$28,613,452

$23,620,086

82.55

$4,993,366

Coastal Carolina

Sun Belt

$25,872,141

$21,510,120

83.14

$4,362,021