Analysis: Which college football program grossed the most in Nebraska


University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Midland University and University of Nebraska at Kearney top the list of highest grossing college football programs in Nebraska 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.

Nebraska Football Programs by Revenue

Rank
School
Division
Athletes (#)
Revenue
Revenue Per Athlete
1
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
NCAA Division I-FBS
139
$69,503,006
$500,022
2
Midland University
NAIA Division II
156
$2,438,397
$15,631
3
University of Nebraska at Kearney
NCAA Division II with football
134
$1,471,599
$10,982
4
Hastings College
NAIA Division II
116
$1,255,109
$10,820
5
Concordia University-Nebraska
NAIA Division II
141
$1,382,922
$9,808
6
Chadron State College
NCAA Division II with football
133
$1,295,637
$9,742
7
Wayne State College
NCAA Division II with football
90
$853,438
$9,483
8
Doane University-Arts & Sciences
NAIA Division II
131
$1,172,445
$8,950
9
Peru State College
NAIA Division II
115
$470,743
$4,093
10
Nebraska Wesleyan University
NCAA Division III with football
121
$270,541
$2,236

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Organizations in this Story

Chadron State College Concordia University-Nebraska Doane University-Arts & Sciences Hastings College Midland University Nebraska Wesleyan University Peru State College University of Nebraska at Kearney University of Nebraska-Lincoln Wayne State College

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