Analysis: Which college golf program grossed the most in Illinois


Northern Illinois University, DePaul University and Northwestern University top the list of highest grossing men'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 Men's Golf Programs by Revenue

Rank
School
Division
Athletes
Revenue
Revenue Per Athlete
1
Northern Illinois University
NCAA Division I-FBS
11
$523,421
$47,584
2
DePaul University
NCAA Division I without football
10
$461,860
$46,186
3
Northwestern University
NCAA Division I-FBS
9
$377,079
$41,898
4
Illinois State University
NCAA Division I-FCS
8
$277,160
$34,645
5
Loyola University Chicago
NCAA Division I without football
9
$226,235
$25,137
6
Bradley University
NCAA Division I without football
12
$242,805
$20,234
7
Western Illinois University
NCAA Division I-FCS
10
$198,288
$19,829
8
Lewis University
NCAA Division II without football
10
$166,959
$16,696
9
Roosevelt University
NAIA Division II
7
$107,111
$15,302
10
Saint Xavier University
NAIA Division II
5
$75,067
$15,013
11
Eastern Illinois University
NCAA Division I-FCS
8
$109,995
$13,749
12
Chicago State University
NCAA Division I without football
8
$107,858
$13,482
13
Rend Lake College
NJCAA Division I
9
$117,586
$13,065
14
University of St Francis
NAIA Division II
8
$96,141
$12,018
15
Parkland College
NJCAA Division II
9
$93,205
$10,356
16
Illinois Valley Community College
NJCAA Division II
5
$51,694
$10,339
17
Governors State University
NAIA Division II
8
$75,486
$9,436
18
Illinois Central College
NJCAA Division II
7
$65,414
$9,345
19
Trinity Christian College
NAIA Division II
10
$90,872
$9,087
20
John A Logan College
NJCAA Division I
8
$68,689
$8,586
21
North Park University
NCAA Division III with football
7
$58,689
$8,384
22
Judson University
NAIA Division I
13
$96,431
$7,418
23
Robert Morris University Illinois
NAIA Division II
14
$102,036
$7,288
24
Elgin Community College
NJCAA Division III
2
$14,294
$7,147
25
Moraine Valley Community College
NJCAA Division II
6
$42,066
$7,011
26
Highland Community College
NJCAA Division I
6
$38,948
$6,491
27
Wheaton College
NCAA Division III with football
9
$57,034
$6,337
28
Waubonsee Community College
NJCAA Division II
6
$36,651
$6,109
29
Oakton Community College
NJCAA Division II
5
$30,156
$6,031
30
Lewis and Clark Community College
NJCAA Division I
6
$35,805
$5,968
31
Black Hawk College
NJCAA Division II
12
$70,031
$5,836
32
Carl Sandburg College
NJCAA Division II
6
$33,504
$5,584
33
Knox College
NCAA Division III with football
7
$36,539
$5,220
34
Monmouth College
NCAA Division III with football
13
$64,574
$4,967
35
Lake Forest College
NCAA Division III with football
14
$65,860
$4,704
36
Sauk Valley Community College
NJCAA Division I
4
$18,442
$4,611
37
Lincoln Trail College
NJCAA Division I
7
$31,782
$4,540
38
Kaskaskia College
NJCAA Division I
6
$26,001
$4,334
39
Millikin University
NCAA Division III with football
13
$53,083
$4,083
40
College of Dupage
NJCAA Division III
8
$31,269
$3,909
41
Augustana College
NCAA Division III with football
12
$45,934
$3,828
42
North Central College
NCAA Division III with football
19
$70,290
$3,699
43
Elmhurst College
NCAA Division III with football
12
$39,845
$3,320
44
College of Lake County
NJCAA Division II
8
$23,281
$2,910
45
Blackburn College
NCAA Division III without football
8
$22,093
$2,762
46
Benedictine University
NCAA Division III with football
22
$58,971
$2,681
47
Greenville College
NCAA Division III with football
6
$15,446
$2,574
48
Illinois College
NCAA Division III with football
13
$31,575
$2,429
49
Macmurray College
NCAA Division III with football
10
$15,936
$1,594
50
Aurora University
NCAA Division III with football
17
$23,452
$1,380
51
Eureka College
NCAA Division III with football
15
$2,823
$188


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