UIUC sports programs took in $98 million in 2018

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign athletics grossed $98 million in 2018, making it the 41st-highest-grossing college sports program in the United States that year, according to a Center Square analysis of the latest federal data.

The U.S. Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education compiles athletics data annually from thousands of schools receiving federal financial aid. The numbers are available at the department’s Equity in Athletics Data Analysis website.

Altogether, the top 100 athletic programs, consisting of more than 2 million athletes, reported $9.3 billion in revenue in 2018.

Top 100 College Athletics Programs by Revenue

RankSchoolStateTotal Sports Revenue 1The University of Texas at AustinTX$210,370,9402Ohio State University-Main CampusOH$203,514,1893The University of AlabamaAL$181,470,1564Florida State UniversityFL$177,512,9505University of GeorgiaGA$176,699,8946University of Oklahoma-Norman CampusOK$175,325,5007University of Michigan-Ann ArborMI$173,505,8428Pennsylvania State University-Main CampusPA$165,373,2129University of KansasKS$164,738,35110University of FloridaFL$157,240,47611Texas A&M University-College StationTX$152,971,14212University of Notre DameIN$149,508,53013Auburn UniversityAL$147,620,57214University of Wisconsin-MadisonWI$146,385,70415Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical CollegeLA$145,422,79516The University of Tennessee-KnoxvilleTN$142,686,08417University of LouisvilleKY$140,155,90718University of South Carolina-ColumbiaSC$140,084,15019Stanford UniversityCA$137,965,99920University of IowaIA$136,643,02721University of Nebraska-LincolnNE$136,624,25622University of ArkansasAR$132,545,64523University of California-Los AngelesCA$130,960,56024University of Washington-Seattle CampusWA$130,919,33125University of KentuckyKY$125,462,48526Arizona State University-TempeAZ$122,327,38427Indiana University-BloomingtonIN$121,217,28728University of Minnesota-Twin CitiesMN$120,619,04229University of Southern CaliforniaCA$116,948,21630Texas Christian UniversityTX$115,240,54131Michigan State UniversityMI$112,942,82732Clemson UniversitySC$111,852,10533Duke UniversityNC$108,585,92534University of Virginia-Main CampusVA$105,486,20335University of OregonOR$103,456,68636Purdue University-Main CampusIN$103,092,20437University of MississippiMS$99,157,53538West Virginia UniversityWV$98,851,23339University of North Carolina at Chapel HillNC$98,849,40940University of Maryland-College ParkMD$98,294,57141University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignIL$97,955,07542Baylor UniversityTX$95,214,00743University of MiamiFL$94,723,98044Kansas State UniversityKS$94,082,66845Syracuse UniversityNY$93,792,18746Mississippi State UniversityMS$93,752,61347University of Missouri-ColumbiaMO$93,744,32248University of ArizonaAZ$92,693,61049Northwestern UniversityIL$92,274,33950University of California-BerkeleyCA$90,695,90051University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh CampusPA$89,926,26852University of Colorado BoulderCO$89,822,52753Oregon State UniversityOR$88,600,33154North Carolina State University at RaleighNC$87,929,03255Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityVA$86,334,97256Oklahoma State University-Main CampusOK$84,959,39857University of UtahUT$82,467,61858Vanderbilt UniversityTN$80,093,54159Brigham Young University-ProvoUT$79,644,91960Texas Tech UniversityTX$79,106,84961University of ConnecticutCT$78,985,76262Georgia Institute of Technology-Main CampusGA$78,213,38963Rutgers University-New BrunswickNJ$78,205,86264Boston CollegeMA$77,850,14365Washington State UniversityWA$73,466,11566Iowa State UniversityIA$71,856,86967Wake Forest UniversityNC$70,856,13268Southern Methodist UniversityTX$64,607,46769University of Central FloridaFL$60,069,49270Temple UniversityPA$55,933,64071University of MemphisTN$55,464,03572University of HoustonTX$55,344,92373Colorado State University-Fort CollinsCO$55,228,81474San Diego State UniversityCA$54,893,97775University of South Florida-Main CampusFL$51,710,23376California State University-FresnoCA$49,472,90777Villanova UniversityPA$48,977,27878Tulane University of LouisianaLA$48,417,25479University of Cincinnati-Main CampusOH$48,384,86980James Madison UniversityVA$45,938,58281Yale UniversityCT$45,026,66882East Carolina UniversityNC$43,689,98583University of Hawaii at ManoaHI$42,987,65184Rice UniversityTX$42,118,86485University of Nevada-Las VegasNV$41,859,31986University of PennsylvaniaPA$41,520,17887University of Nevada-RenoNV$41,381,12088Providence CollegeRI$41,223,91489Old Dominion UniversityVA$40,827,95690University of TulsaOK$40,796,15091University of New Mexico-Main CampusNM$40,693,91192Liberty UniversityVA$40,014,35793Georgetown UniversityDC$39,908,40594University of Massachusetts-AmherstMA$38,693,65295University of WyomingWY$38,561,84596Florida International UniversityFL$38,240,73597University of North TexasTX$38,208,16998Boise State UniversityID$38,060,70999University of DenverCO$37,769,806100Miami University-OxfordOH$37,127,175

Source: U.S. Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education

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