Analysis: Which college golf program grossed the most in Illinois


Northern Illinois University, Chicago State University and Illinois State University top the list of highest grossing women's college golf programs in Illinois 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.

Illinois Women's Golf Programs by Revenue

Rank
School
Division
Athletes
Revenue
Revenue Per Athlete
1
Northern Illinois University
NCAA Division I-FBS
9
$432,067
$48,007
2
Chicago State University
NCAA Division I without football
5
$194,233
$38,847
3
Illinois State University
NCAA Division I-FCS
8
$302,202
$37,775
4
Northwestern University
NCAA Division I-FBS
10
$365,696
$36,570
5
Loyola University Chicago
NCAA Division I without football
9
$305,117
$33,902
6
Bradley University
NCAA Division I without football
12
$395,655
$32,971
7
University of Illinois at Chicago
NCAA Division I without football
9
$213,246
$23,694
8
Western Illinois University
NCAA Division I-FCS
10
$223,767
$22,377
9
Lewis University
NCAA Division II without football
9
$171,460
$19,051
10
Eastern Illinois University
NCAA Division I-FCS
7
$110,986
$15,855
11
University of St Francis
NAIA Division II
6
$89,254
$14,876
12
Saint Xavier University
NAIA Division II
5
$63,279
$12,656
13
Governors State University
NAIA Division II
6
$70,299
$11,717
14
Robert Morris University Illinois
NAIA Division II
12
$128,632
$10,719
15
Knox College
NCAA Division III with football
3
$31,030
$10,343
16
Rend Lake College
NJCAA Division I
9
$86,031
$9,559
17
Wheaton College
NCAA Division III with football
6
$50,441
$8,407
18
John A Logan College
NJCAA Division I
6
$49,542
$8,257
19
Judson University
NAIA Division I
8
$63,381
$7,923
20
Trinity Christian College
NAIA Division II
5
$37,372
$7,474
21
Millikin University
NCAA Division III with football
6
$44,452
$7,409
22
Elmhurst College
NCAA Division III with football
7
$48,479
$6,926
23
Monmouth College
NCAA Division III with football
8
$52,707
$6,588
24
Carl Sandburg College
NJCAA Division II
4
$24,945
$6,236
25
Lake Forest College
NCAA Division III with football
9
$53,243
$5,916
26
Illinois College
NCAA Division III with football
6
$30,463
$5,077
27
Greenville College
NCAA Division III with football
1
$4,978
$4,978
28
Kaskaskia College
NJCAA Division I
5
$22,830
$4,566
29
Benedictine University
NCAA Division III with football
12
$46,466
$3,872
30
North Central College
NCAA Division III with football
10
$36,448
$3,645
31
Aurora University
NCAA Division III with football
9
$29,431
$3,270
32
Macmurray College
NCAA Division III with football
5
$13,456
$2,691
33
Augustana College
NCAA Division III with football
12
$30,206
$2,517
34
Eureka College
NCAA Division III with football
8
$1,522
$190


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