Analysis: Which college football program grossed the most in Pennsylvania


Temple University, Lafayette College and Villanova University top the list of highest grossing college football programs in Pennsylvania in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education.

Pennsylvania Football Programs by Revenue

Rank
School
Division
Athletes (#)
Revenue
Revenue Per Athlete
1
Temple University
NCAA Division I-FBS
125
$20,624,125
$164,993
2
Lafayette College
NCAA Division I-FCS
80
$6,581,062
$82,263
3
Villanova University
NCAA Division I-FCS
89
$6,650,278
$74,722
4
Bucknell University
NCAA Division I-FCS
84
$5,672,257
$67,527
5
Lehigh University
NCAA Division I-FCS
90
$5,301,592
$58,907
6
Robert Morris University
NCAA Division I-FCS
89
$3,069,513
$34,489
7
Duquesne University
NCAA Division I-FCS
95
$3,046,078
$32,064
8
Saint Francis University
NCAA Division I-FCS
103
$2,841,503
$27,587
9
University of Pennsylvania
NCAA Division I-FCS
107
$2,888,337
$26,994
10
Mercyhurst University
NCAA Division II with football
95
$2,204,424
$23,204
11
Seton Hill University
NCAA Division II with football
74
$1,590,525
$21,494
12
Gannon University
NCAA Division II with football
92
$1,969,741
$21,410
13
Clarion University
NCAA Division II with football
85
$1,080,518
$12,712
14
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
NCAA Division II with football
93
$913,762
$9,825
15
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
NCAA Division II with football
93
$896,815
$9,643
16
Lock Haven University
NCAA Division II with football
86
$767,662
$8,926
17
Lincoln University
NCAA Division II with football
93
$802,626
$8,630
18
Waynesburg University
NCAA Division III with football
106
$683,616
$6,449
19
Widener University
NCAA Division III with football
96
$608,327
$6,337
20
Saint Vincent College
NCAA Division III with football
105
$615,781
$5,865
21
Franklin and Marshall College
NCAA Division III with football
81
$468,076
$5,779
22
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
NCAA Division II with football
90
$502,207
$5,580
23
Allegheny College
NCAA Division III with football
122
$669,740
$5,490
24
Lycoming College
NCAA Division III with football
119
$633,339
$5,322
25
Susquehanna University
NCAA Division III with football
109
$569,592
$5,226
26
Carnegie Mellon University
NCAA Division III with football
111
$572,027
$5,153
27
Lackawanna College
NJCAA Division II
136
$684,117
$5,030
28
Juniata College
NCAA Division III with football
106
$515,227
$4,861
29
Wilkes University
NCAA Division III with football
97
$458,211
$4,724
30
Dickinson College
NCAA Division III with football
85
$396,817
$4,668
31
Ursinus College
NCAA Division III with football
102
$452,309
$4,434
32
Moravian College
NCAA Division III with football
94
$401,653
$4,273
33
Geneva College
NCAA Division III with football
100
$416,974
$4,170
34
Lebanon Valley College
NCAA Division III with football
113
$453,412
$4,013
35
Gettysburg College
NCAA Division III with football
101
$398,265
$3,943
36
Westminster College
NCAA Division III with football
127
$487,235
$3,837
37
Albright College
NCAA Division III with football
145
$530,625
$3,659
38
Delaware Valley University
NCAA Division III with football
169
$612,802
$3,626
39
King's College
NCAA Division III with football
117
$416,699
$3,562
40
Muhlenberg College
NCAA Division III with football
96
$339,727
$3,539
41
Washington & Jefferson College
NCAA Division III with football
139
$485,402
$3,492
42
Chestnut Hill College
NCAA Division II without football
46
$141,819
$3,083
43
Thiel College
NCAA Division III with football
115
$342,829
$2,981
44
Misericordia University
NCAA Division III with football
121
$293,088
$2,422
45
Valley Forge Military College
NJCAA Division III
68
$80,366
$1,182

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Albright College Allegheny College Bucknell University Carnegie Mellon University Chestnut Hill College Cheyney University of Pennsylvania Clarion University Delaware Valley University Dickinson College Duquesne University Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Franklin and Marshall College Gannon University Geneva College Gettysburg College Juniata College King's College Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Lackawanna College Lafayette College Lebanon Valley College Lehigh University Lincoln University Lock Haven University Lycoming College Mercyhurst University Misericordia University Moravian College Muhlenberg College Robert Morris University Saint Francis University Saint Vincent College Seton Hill University Susquehanna University Temple University Thiel College University of Pennsylvania Ursinus College Valley Forge Military College Villanova University Washington & Jefferson College Waynesburg University Westminster College Widener University Wilkes University

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