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Intercollegiate Athletics: Comparison of Selected Characteristics for Men's and Women's Programs

HEHS-99-3R Published: Jun 18, 1999. Publicly Released: Jun 23, 1999.
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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) selected characteristics for men's and women's intercollegiate athletics programs, focusing on: (a) the number of athletes; (b) number of teams; (c) sports programs sponsored; (d) average squad size; and (d) the maximum number of athletic scholarships a school may award for each sport; and (2) the number of student athletes and the proportion of undergraduate students at 4-year schools that participated as athletes during academic years 1985-86 and 1996-1997.

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