From: Real Clear Policy
Subsidizing the Ivy League
3. In monetary terms, the “government contracting” business of the Ivy League ($25.27 billion in federal contracts and grants) exceeded their educational mission ($22 billion in student tuition) FY2010–FY2015.
4. The eight colleges of the Ivy League received, on average, more money ($4.31 billion) annually from the federal government than sixteen states.