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


Northern Arizona University and Grand Canyon University top the list of highest grossing college volleyball programs in the state in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of data from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education.

Nationwide Top 200 Volleyball Programs by Revenue

Rank
State
School
Total Undergraduates
Athletes (#)
Revenue
Revenue Per Athlete
1
NE
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
19,381
17
$3,671,242
$215,955
2
WI
University of Wisconsin-Madison
28,201
15
$2,584,625
$172,308
3
FL
Florida State University
29,051
13
$2,179,980
$167,691
4
TX
The University of Texas at Austin
37,026
17
$2,290,587
$134,740
5
WV
West Virginia University
20,524
17
$2,262,944
$133,114
6
TX
Southern Methodist University
6,294
14
$1,650,198
$117,871
7
MO
University of Missouri-Columbia
24,060
17
$1,960,776
$115,340
8
VA
University of Virginia-Main Campus
15,420
18
$1,977,495
$109,861
9
FL
The University of Miami
10,102
15
$1,613,717
$107,581
10
MS
Mississippi State University
16,134
14
$1,491,996
$106,571
11
NC
Duke University
6,449
16
$1,592,582
$99,536
12
CA
University of San Francisco
6,413
12
$1,150,915
$95,910
13
MA
Boston College
9,486
17
$1,612,131
$94,831
14
NJ
Rutgers University-New Brunswick
33,939
15
$1,408,009
$93,867
15
LA
Tulane University of Louisiana
6,487
16
$1,482,715
$92,670
16
CA
Loyola Marymount University
5,987
15
$1,359,790
$90,653
17
NC
Wake Forest University
4,899
16
$1,433,385
$89,587
18
PA
Temple University
26,128
13
$1,148,565
$88,351
19
TX
The University of Texas at El Paso
13,321
15
$1,311,004
$87,400
20
CO
University of Denver
5,478
17
$1,408,598
$82,859
21
CA
University of The Pacific
3,375
15
$1,230,268
$82,018
22
NY
Hofstra University
6,462
16
$1,311,986
$81,999
23
NE
Creighton University
3,970
15
$1,228,293
$81,886
24
DE
University of Delaware
17,736
16
$1,305,124
$81,570
25
OR
Oregon State University
18,395
19
$1,536,763
$80,882
26
NY
Fordham University
8,725
15
$1,212,352
$80,823
27
WA
Seattle University
4,463
13
$1,045,744
$80,442
28
OK
University of Tulsa
3,248
16
$1,286,393
$80,400
29
MI
Western Michigan University
14,999
13
$1,030,979
$79,306
30
NC
East Carolina University
19,698
16
$1,267,050
$79,191
31
OH
Ohio University-Main Campus
17,794
14
$1,104,491
$78,892
32
TX
Rice University
3,824
16
$1,236,584
$77,287
33
TN
Lipscomb University
2,651
13
$1,004,448
$77,265
34
CA
California State University-Fresno
18,828
16
$1,227,160
$76,698
35
DC
George Washington University
10,343
16
$1,207,371
$75,461
36
OR
University of Portland
3,708
14
$1,045,381
$74,670
37
TX
Baylor University
14,087
29
$2,154,356
$74,288
38
VA
Virginia Commonwealth University
20,050
15
$1,101,808
$73,454
39
OH
University of Cincinnati-Main Campus
21,445
15
$1,097,029
$73,135
40
KY
Western Kentucky University
12,967
13
$928,031
$71,387
41
CA
Santa Clara University
5,333
17
$1,213,341
$71,373
42
DC
American University
6,981
16
$1,133,296
$70,831
43
ND
University of North Dakota
8,787
17
$1,192,822
$70,166
44
NC
Campbell University
3,734
12
$831,369
$69,281
45
NY
LIU Brooklyn
3,749
13
$896,317
$68,947
46
IL
Depaul University Chicago Sunday Eveni
13,126
16
$1,100,105
$68,757
47
WI
Marquette University
7,919
24
$1,639,169
$68,299
48
TN
Middle Tennessee State University
15,985
15
$1,017,221
$67,815
49
SC
Coastal Carolina University
8,828
16
$1,080,283
$67,518
50
CA
University of San Diego
5,433
19
$1,265,218
$66,590
51
NY
St John's University-New York
11,468
16
$1,060,641
$66,290
52
NY
Syracuse University
14,324
15
$990,983
$66,066
53
WA
Gonzaga University
5,029
19
$1,254,649
$66,034
54
TN
Belmont University
5,925
14
$921,284
$65,806
55
NC
Elon University
5,854
15
$987,015
$65,801
56
PA
Duquesne University
5,851
15
$978,297
$65,220
57
TX
Texas Christian University
8,591
22
$1,425,088
$64,777
58
HI
University of Hawaii at Manoa
10,676
43
$2,746,685
$63,876
59
MA
Northeastern University
13,345
16
$1,018,930
$63,683
60
FL
University of Central Florida
38,228
19
$1,201,425
$63,233
61
NJ
Seton Hall University
5,484
14
$884,640
$63,189
62
IL
Northern Illinois University
12,323
15
$930,240
$62,016
63
CA
University of Southern California
18,070
44
$2,718,021
$61,773
64
VA
College of William and Mary
6,206
15
$925,543
$61,703
65
CA
Pepperdine University
3,220
44
$2,702,716
$61,425
66
RI
University of Rhode Island
12,422
13
$797,785
$61,368
67
NV
University of Nevada-Las Vegas
18,237
16
$981,625
$61,352
68
AL
Samford University
3,204
14
$850,467
$60,748
69
NV
University of Nevada-Reno
15,390
15
$906,746
$60,450
70
DC
Georgetown University
6,874
16
$966,683
$60,418
71
MI
Eastern Michigan University
12,714
13
$783,759
$60,289
72
PA
Villanova University
6,469
16
$943,460
$58,966
73
SC
Furman University
2,691
16
$943,197
$58,950
74
IN
Butler University
4,171
16
$942,831
$58,927
75
AZ
Northern Arizona University
21,490
16
$942,261
$58,891
76
WA
Washington State University
21,534
17
$998,705
$58,747
77
VA
Radford University
8,091
18
$1,053,636
$58,535
78
IL
Illinois State University
17,420
14
$814,553
$58,182
79
MO
Saint Louis University
6,672
18
$1,032,582
$57,366
80
PA
La Salle University
3,174
15
$857,324
$57,155
81
IN
University of Evansville
2,015
12
$680,952
$56,746
82
CT
University of Connecticut
18,538
15
$848,008
$56,534
83
OR
Portland State University
13,698
14
$788,916
$56,351
84
SC
College of Charleston
9,470
17
$956,566
$56,269
85
UT
Brigham Young University-Provo
28,012
46
$2,534,225
$55,092
86
WA
Eastern Washington University
9,507
17
$933,115
$54,889
87
TN
University of Memphis
12,372
16
$876,101
$54,756
88
FL
Jacksonville University
2,113
11
$599,703
$54,518
89
ID
University of Idaho
7,248
16
$859,588
$53,724
90
LA
Louisiana Tech University
7,434
14
$751,747
$53,696
91
MO
University of Missouri-Kansas City
6,528
16
$852,365
$53,273
92
VA
Liberty University
27,100
17
$901,531
$53,031
93
NY
Colgate University
2,864
17
$898,356
$52,844
94
IN
Valparaiso University
3,196
15
$786,827
$52,455
95
NY
Siena College
3,060
16
$833,437
$52,090
96
TX
University of The Incarnate Word
4,488
14
$726,126
$51,866
97
IA
Drake University
3,091
15
$776,555
$51,770
98
CT
Central Connecticut State University
7,529
15
$775,853
$51,724
99
OH
Wright State University-Main Campus
9,582
13
$666,981
$51,306
100
FL
Florida Gulf Coast University
10,809
14
$717,031
$51,217
101
AL
University of Alabama at Birmingham
8,941
17
$870,560
$51,209
102
MD
Loyola University Maryland
4,030
16
$812,626
$50,789
103
CT
Fairfield University
3,802
17
$862,975
$50,763
104
IA
University of Northern Iowa
9,119
19
$962,977
$50,683
105
MT
Montana State University
12,157
16
$809,497
$50,594
106
OH
Miami University-Oxford
16,109
22
$1,105,148
$50,234
107
PA
Lehigh University
4,990
17
$853,897
$50,229
108
SC
Winthrop University
4,537
14
$699,542
$49,967
109
SC
Clemson University
17,849
18
$889,274
$49,404
110
UT
Southern Utah University
5,601
11
$543,182
$49,380
111
NY
University at Buffalo
18,732
16
$783,529
$48,971
112
NY
Stony Brook University
15,729
13
$635,345
$48,873
113
OH
Kent State University at Kent
19,034
16
$772,228
$48,264
114
VA
James Madison University
18,467
20
$962,913
$48,146
115
OH
University of Akron Main Campus
13,367
15
$716,224
$47,748
116
KY
Eastern Kentucky University
11,002
14
$667,185
$47,656
117
OK
Oral Roberts University
2,601
18
$854,172
$47,454
118
MI
Central Michigan University
17,077
14
$664,345
$47,453
119
OH
University of Toledo
12,810
17
$806,164
$47,421
120
CA
Academy of Art University
4,813
12
$562,921
$46,910
121
NY
University at Albany
12,387
16
$750,275
$46,892
122
IL
University of Illinois at Chicago
16,408
17
$795,600
$46,800
123
NC
High Point University
4,476
15
$697,955
$46,530
124
MI
Ferris State University
8,764
15
$691,794
$46,120
125
DC
Howard University
5,553
15
$691,493
$46,100
126
KY
Morehead State University
5,792
15
$691,230
$46,082
127
CO
University of Northern Colorado
8,242
19
$875,302
$46,069
128
PA
Bucknell University
3,525
20
$921,305
$46,065
129
OH
University of Dayton
7,867
17
$782,001
$46,000
130
GA
Kennesaw State University
24,171
15
$684,666
$45,644
131
FL
Florida Atlantic University
15,715
16
$725,967
$45,373
132
CA
San Jose State University
21,569
17
$769,667
$45,275
133
KY
Northern Kentucky University
9,119
13
$586,058
$45,081
134
TX
University of North Texas
25,486
17
$764,751
$44,985
135
CA
San Diego State University
26,530
22
$989,093
$44,959
136
IL
Loyola University Chicago
10,261
36
$1,615,446
$44,874
137
WV
Marshall University
7,917
18
$807,654
$44,870
138
TX
Houston Baptist University
2,160
15
$670,339
$44,689
139
AL
University of South Alabama
9,596
18
$795,976
$44,221
140
GA
Georgia State University
19,062
16
$706,290
$44,143
141
MD
University of Maryland-College Park
26,174
14
$612,105
$43,722
142
TX
University of Houston
25,399
22
$952,701
$43,305
143
KS
Wichita State University
8,566
26
$1,123,910
$43,227
144
TN
Tennessee State University
5,696
12
$517,693
$43,141
145
CT
Quinnipiac University
6,784
18
$763,356
$42,409
146
PA
Robert Morris University
3,940
15
$633,611
$42,241
147
WI
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
4,042
15
$627,960
$41,864
148
TX
The University of Texas at Arlington
16,663
17
$711,012
$41,824
149
MI
Oakland University
12,917
16
$667,709
$41,732
150
TN
Austin Peay State University
6,935
13
$541,508
$41,654
151
FL
University of North Florida
9,629
12
$495,246
$41,271
152
NY
Canisius College
2,453
14
$577,523
$41,252
153
CA
University of California-Riverside
19,533
20
$824,961
$41,248
154
TX
Abilene Christian University
3,550
15
$615,878
$41,059
155
SD
University of South Dakota
4,922
15
$613,711
$40,914
156
UT
Weber State University
10,265
15
$607,443
$40,496
157
RI
Providence College
3,768
18
$728,095
$40,450
158
LA
Southeastern Louisiana University
9,010
13
$516,060
$39,697
159
KY
Murray State University
6,916
12
$476,305
$39,692
160
TX
Stephen F Austin State University
9,571
16
$626,617
$39,164
161
NM
University of New Mexico-Main Campus
15,732
18
$702,560
$39,031
162
MA
College of the Holy Cross
2,689
15
$581,640
$38,776
163
MA
University of Massachusetts-Lowell
9,906
16
$620,095
$38,756
164
TN
East Tennessee State University
9,333
13
$502,202
$38,631
165
SC
Wofford College
1,664
18
$695,033
$38,613
166
AL
Troy University
9,329
17
$653,988
$38,470
167
CA
Fresno Pacific University
2,074
14
$537,590
$38,399
168
IN
Indiana State University
9,347
16
$611,485
$38,218
169
NY
Manhattan College
3,444
17
$649,690
$38,217
170
IN
Purdue University-Main Campus
29,301
14
$532,448
$38,032
171
WY
University of Wyoming
8,099
17
$640,908
$37,700
172
TN
Tennessee Technological University
8,386
18
$675,234
$37,513
173
NE
University of Nebraska at Omaha
9,820
14
$520,292
$37,164
174
IL
Bradley University
4,278
18
$667,081
$37,060
175
GA
Georgia Southern University
15,912
19
$696,833
$36,675
176
WI
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
17,373
18
$659,690
$36,649
177
MS
University of Southern Mississippi
10,242
16
$582,088
$36,381
178
SC
Presbyterian College
943
13
$472,693
$36,361
179
AK
University of Alaska Anchorage
6,560
19
$690,758
$36,356
180
FL
Bethune-Cookman University
3,583
17
$616,146
$36,244
181
NJ
New Jersey Institute of Technology
6,152
30
$1,084,321
$36,144
182
OH
Youngstown State University
8,618
17
$611,848
$35,991
183
CT
University of New Haven
4,551
12
$430,141
$35,845
184
MN
Concordia University-Saint Paul
1,334
14
$500,211
$35,729
185
NC
Appalachian State University
15,450
18
$642,411
$35,690
186
AZ
Grand Canyon University
14,542
43
$1,532,666
$35,643
187
MD
Towson University
16,827
21
$744,005
$35,429
188
TX
Texas State University
28,180
21
$743,658
$35,412
189
CT
Yale University
5,468
16
$563,292
$35,206
190
OR
University of Oregon
18,309
15
$527,688
$35,179
191
MO
Columbia College
6,341
12
$421,197
$35,100
192
FL
Stetson University
3,017
17
$593,033
$34,884
193
FL
Rollins College
2,450
17
$591,751
$34,809
194
OH
Cleveland State University
9,148
17
$586,518
$34,501
195
CO
Colorado School of Mines
4,359
15
$516,933
$34,462
196
IN
University of Indianapolis
3,589
16
$549,576
$34,349
197
IL
Eastern Illinois University
5,117
15
$510,251
$34,017
198
RI
Bryant University
3,399
17
$572,692
$33,688
199
IL
Western Illinois University
7,482
19
$639,991
$33,684
200
SD
Augustana University
1,553
17
$572,271
$33,663

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