Analysis: Which college outdoor track program grossed the most in the U.S.


Harcum College, Saint Francis University and Desales University top the list of highest grossing college outdoor track programs nationwide in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of data from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education.

Top 200 Outdoor Track Programs by Revenue

Rank
State
School
Total Undergraduates
Athletes (#)
Revenue
Revenue Per Athlete
1
AK
University of Alaska Anchorage
6,560
48
$945,933
$19,707
2
NY
LIU Brooklyn
3,749
47
$890,945
$18,956
3
PA
Harcum College
1,078
12
$166,315
$13,860
4
NC
St Andrews University
612
16
$219,888
$13,743
5
CA
Fresno Pacific University
2,074
69
$927,658
$13,444
6
GA
Truett McConnell University
692
20
$265,150
$13,258
7
FL
Bethune-Cookman University
3,583
67
$872,222
$13,018
8
MO
Missouri Valley College
1,329
34
$431,624
$12,695
9
OK
University of Tulsa
3,248
69
$836,044
$12,117
10
TX
Southwestern Christian College
137
20
$242,320
$12,116
11
TX
Texas College
920
16
$193,534
$12,096
12
IA
William Penn University
1,111
34
$391,579
$11,517
13
MD
University of Maryland-College Park
26,174
27
$309,827
$11,475
14
OK
Langston University
1,835
22
$251,977
$11,454
15
NV
University of Nevada-Las Vegas
18,237
38
$432,158
$11,373
16
TX
Wiley College
1,152
31
$342,846
$11,060
17
NY
University at Albany
12,387
90
$936,609
$10,407
18
IL
Judson University
786
26
$261,056
$10,041
19
OH
Mount Vernon Nazarene University
1,708
30
$288,000
$9,600
20
PA
Saint Francis University
1,540
73
$693,683
$9,503
21
NY
Niagara University
2,913
28
$263,578
$9,414
22
MS
University of Southern Mississippi
10,242
27
$252,529
$9,353
23
TX
Texas Southern University
5,776
42
$392,390
$9,343
24
VA
Virginia University of Lynchburg
261
24
$222,423
$9,268
25
MS
Rust College
872
26
$217,040
$8,348
26
MI
Northern Michigan University
6,254
36
$293,008
$8,139
27
MO
Maryville University of Saint Louis
2,147
47
$380,318
$8,092
28
CA
University of The Pacific
3,375
23
$177,202
$7,704
29
OK
Southwestern Christian University
636
20
$153,807
$7,690
30
CA
San Jose State University
21,569
32
$242,275
$7,571
31
GA
Brenau University
1,038
28
$210,545
$7,519
32
TN
Carson-Newman University
1,710
77
$575,708
$7,477
33
CA
Hope International University
726
7
$51,738
$7,391
34
MS
Coahoma Community College
1,569
22
$160,755
$7,307
35
OR
Oregon Institute of Technology
2,357
62
$450,688
$7,269
36
NY
Dominican College of Blauvelt
1,330
20
$144,600
$7,230
37
NJ
Bloomfield College
1,768
70
$485,203
$6,931
38
AL
University of Mobile
1,241
31
$214,341
$6,914
39
TN
Bethel University
3,474
30
$206,911
$6,897
40
CA
East Los Angeles College
7,761
13
$88,372
$6,798
41
MS
Millsaps College
787
17
$114,765
$6,751
42
KS
Bethel College-North Newton
441
21
$140,743
$6,702
43
IN
Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion
2,618
91
$608,950
$6,692
44
IA
Dordt College
1,367
87
$573,189
$6,588
45
DC
Howard University
5,553
65
$427,302
$6,574
46
WY
University of Wyoming
8,099
72
$464,048
$6,445
47
AL
Jacksonville State University
5,392
31
$197,720
$6,378
48
TN
Fisk University
706
9
$55,226
$6,136
49
AL
University of South Alabama
9,596
87
$533,653
$6,134
50
CA
University of San Diego
5,433
28
$166,031
$5,930
51
NY
Nyack College
1,178
36
$212,258
$5,896
52
NJ
Felician University
1,432
18
$106,054
$5,892
53
KS
Friends University
920
57
$333,970
$5,859
54
IN
Huntington University
871
36
$208,027
$5,779
55
OK
Oklahoma Wesleyan University
634
15
$86,108
$5,741
56
OR
Multnomah University
363
9
$51,632
$5,737
57
OK
Oklahoma Christian University
1,778
62
$350,576
$5,654
58
IN
Taylor University
1,806
67
$378,805
$5,654
59
FL
Florida Institute of Technology
3,281
56
$311,705
$5,566
60
TN
University of Tennessee at Martin
4,943
42
$232,150
$5,527
61
NC
Shaw University
1,604
19
$103,371
$5,441
62
MI
Madonna University
1,340
47
$253,666
$5,397
63
MS
Alcorn State University
2,589
45
$233,175
$5,182
64
KS
Northwest Kansas Technical College
338
21
$108,373
$5,161
65
MA
Northern Essex Community College
2,056
3
$15,410
$5,137
66
OH
Lourdes University
842
28
$141,648
$5,059
67
WA
Gonzaga University
5,029
74
$372,004
$5,027
68
IA
Saint Ambrose University
2,187
81
$403,936
$4,987
69
GA
Savannah State University
4,108
39
$190,403
$4,882
70
MS
William Carey University
1,630
33
$159,741
$4,841
71
KY
Georgetown College
917
54
$259,101
$4,798
72
MI
Concordia University-Ann Arbor
727
45
$214,903
$4,776
73
OR
Willamette University
1,850
47
$223,188
$4,749
74
MI
Cornerstone University
1,363
52
$246,827
$4,747
75
GA
University of West Georgia
8,958
31
$145,332
$4,688
76
TN
East Tennessee State University
9,333
62
$289,890
$4,676
77
NJ
Caldwell University
1,445
53
$241,641
$4,559
78
MI
Muskegon Community College
1,281
22
$99,334
$4,515
79
MN
North Central University
869
3
$12,759
$4,253
80
NC
Lees-McRae College
978
38
$159,484
$4,197
81
OR
Mt Hood Community College
3,120
23
$95,590
$4,156
82
CA
College of Marin
1,288
10
$41,270
$4,127
83
TN
Lane College
1,356
40
$164,305
$4,108
84
KS
Pratt Community College
593
33
$134,348
$4,071
85
LA
University of New Orleans
4,644
43
$174,506
$4,058
86
MA
Roxbury Community College
595
6
$24,253
$4,042
87
NE
York College
372
34
$136,226
$4,007
88
OK
University of Central Oklahoma
10,466
28
$111,297
$3,975
89
CA
California State University-East Bay
11,553
39
$154,082
$3,951
90
MD
Loyola University Maryland
4,030
36
$141,846
$3,940
91
NY
The College of Saint Rose
2,510
27
$105,388
$3,903
92
TX
Prairie View A & M University
6,817
79
$303,885
$3,847
93
TX
Huston-Tillotson University
917
34
$129,942
$3,822
94
VT
Green Mountain College
472
16
$60,721
$3,795
95
OR
Northwest Christian University
421
50
$189,456
$3,789
96
KS
Tabor College
522
33
$123,783
$3,751
97
NJ
Union County College
4,383
11
$41,107
$3,737
98
CA
California State University-Chico
15,165
122
$455,427
$3,733
99
GA
Albany State University
2,187
42
$153,984
$3,666
100
OR
Lane Community College
3,747
58
$210,175
$3,624
101
CA
Whittier College
1,577
38
$137,399
$3,616
102
OR
Treasure Valley Community College
863
21
$75,552
$3,598
103
NE
Doane University-Arts & Sciences
1,038
152
$546,104
$3,593
104
CA
Pomona College
1,547
55
$196,006
$3,564
105
CA
University of Redlands
2,491
54
$190,824
$3,534
106
CA
San Francisco State University
21,273
44
$155,056
$3,524
107
CA
San Jose City College
1,854
11
$38,200
$3,473
108
NY
Monroe College
4,353
41
$142,256
$3,470
109
IN
Earlham College
991
29
$100,160
$3,454
110
CA
Soka University of America
417
33
$113,974
$3,454
111
IL
Robert Morris University Illinois
2,253
47
$160,784
$3,421
112
AR
Arkansas Baptist College
753
10
$34,170
$3,417
113
MN
Bemidji State University
3,400
21
$70,678
$3,366
114
AZ
Paradise Valley Community College
2,185
42
$139,353
$3,318
115
AL
Miles College
1,771
18
$59,533
$3,307
116
KS
Central Christian College of Kansas
791
31
$101,851
$3,286
117
IL
Trinity Christian College
903
41
$134,135
$3,272
118
MA
Williams College
2,044
105
$341,416
$3,252
119
CA
College of the Redwoods
1,782
26
$83,404
$3,208
120
MI
Aquinas College
1,416
109
$347,458
$3,188
121
PA
Desales University
1,854
59
$187,877
$3,184
122
CA
Riverside City College
5,256
98
$311,970
$3,183
123
CA
Merced College
4,433
18
$57,262
$3,181
124
MD
Stevenson University
3,065
62
$196,744
$3,173
125
GA
Paine College
389
34
$107,245
$3,154
126
CA
Chabot College
3,911
35
$110,095
$3,146
127
CA
Humboldt State University
7,485
74
$227,190
$3,070
128
NY
Adelphi University
4,737
62
$189,747
$3,060
129
CA
University of Southern California
18,070
64
$195,223
$3,050
130
CA
Santa Monica College
11,084
55
$167,531
$3,046
131
WA
Spokane Falls Community College
3,763
66
$200,519
$3,038
132
SC
Coker College
953
61
$184,497
$3,025
133
IL
Triton College
3,107
22
$66,111
$3,005
134
IA
Upper Iowa University
2,224
20
$60,000
$3,000
135
TN
Lincoln Memorial University
1,189
31
$92,609
$2,987
136
CA
Biola University
3,947
62
$185,217
$2,987
137
MN
Winona State University
6,620
59
$175,959
$2,982
138
MT
Montana State University-Billings
2,470
57
$169,056
$2,966
139
CA
Bakersfield College
6,363
44
$128,914
$2,930
140
OR
Lewis & Clark College
2,024
35
$101,456
$2,899
141
ND
Dickinson State University
904
46
$132,874
$2,889
142
CA
California Baptist University
5,878
39
$112,161
$2,876
143
OR
Clackamas Community College
2,673
42
$120,377
$2,866
144
MN
The College of Saint Scholastica
2,249
41
$117,060
$2,855
145
ID
Lewis-Clark State College
2,263
53
$150,570
$2,841
146
MD
Prince George's Community College
3,258
10
$28,350
$2,835
147
AZ
Pima Community College
7,476
52
$147,136
$2,830
148
PA
Holy Family University
1,420
35
$98,955
$2,827
149
KS
Bethany College
640
49
$137,283
$2,802
150
NY
Saint John Fisher College
2,601
58
$162,318
$2,799
151
CA
Fullerton College
7,228
37
$103,433
$2,795
152
NC
Belmont Abbey College
1,403
44
$122,909
$2,793
153
AR
Williams Baptist College
423
31
$86,439
$2,788
154
WA
The Evergreen State College
3,456
7
$19,209
$2,744
155
IL
College of Dupage
6,335
15
$40,725
$2,715
156
IA
Graceland University-Lamoni
1,166
80
$217,166
$2,715
157
OH
Cedarville University
3,010
113
$306,316
$2,711
158
CA
Long Beach City College
8,994
58
$154,404
$2,662
159
TX
East Texas Baptist University
1,177
36
$95,560
$2,654
160
TN
Rhodes College
1,974
59
$156,413
$2,651
161
CA
Cuyamaca College
2,097
38
$100,668
$2,649
162
CA
American River College
6,254
62
$163,125
$2,631
163
TX
Texas Lutheran University
1,212
66
$173,381
$2,627
164
IA
Mount Mercy University
1,046
87
$226,531
$2,604
165
CA
Laney College
2,009
6
$15,600
$2,600
166
OR
Southern Oregon University
3,507
63
$162,485
$2,579
167
SC
Bob Jones University
2,314
19
$48,994
$2,579
168
MO
Drury University
2,349
30
$77,154
$2,572
169
CA
Fresno City College
6,797
49
$125,774
$2,567
170
IA
Grinnell College
1,653
68
$168,980
$2,485
171
MA
Holyoke Community College
2,538
5
$12,422
$2,484
172
CA
California Lutheran University
2,765
63
$155,985
$2,476
173
NY
Vassar College
2,390
57
$138,877
$2,436
174
GA
Mercer University
4,012
26
$62,676
$2,411
175
NY
Columbia-Greene Community College
672
2
$4,786
$2,393
176
SC
Claflin University
1,873
40
$92,464
$2,312
177
RI
Rhode Island College
5,562
36
$83,004
$2,306
178
RI
Salve Regina University
1,975
30
$69,161
$2,305
179
CA
Antelope Valley College
4,027
31
$71,093
$2,293
180
CA
Cerritos College
6,706
102
$233,002
$2,284
181
CA
Yuba College
2,234
20
$45,676
$2,284
182
DC
Gallaudet University
1,082
59
$134,662
$2,282
183
CA
Claremont McKenna College
1,343
97
$221,328
$2,282
184
OR
George Fox University
2,474
104
$235,185
$2,261
185
CA
University of La Verne
3,812
60
$135,627
$2,260
186
CA
College of the Siskiyous
795
36
$81,228
$2,256
187
WA
Whitworth University
2,246
68
$153,226
$2,253
188
CA
Southwestern College
7,107
26
$58,349
$2,244
189
NJ
Bergen Community College
7,927
24
$53,858
$2,244
190
NY
St Lawrence University
2,341
89
$198,196
$2,227
191
CA
Sonoma State University
7,793
30
$66,803
$2,227
192
CA
Cuesta College
3,461
31
$68,908
$2,223
193
CA
Golden West College
3,693
32
$70,790
$2,212
194
NY
Fashion Institute of Technology
7,355
22
$48,524
$2,206
195
CA
Chapman University
6,119
38
$82,502
$2,171
196
OR
Rogue Community College
1,725
6
$13,010
$2,168
197
IL
Millikin University
1,796
38
$80,662
$2,123
198
MI
Lansing Community College
4,928
27
$57,196
$2,118
199
KY
Transylvania University
953
31
$65,569
$2,115
200
VA
Washington and Lee University
1,818
61
$128,176
$2,101


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