Analysis: Which college football program grossed the most in Georgia


University of Georgia, Georgia State University and Georgia Southern University top the list of highest grossing college football programs in Georgia 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.

Georgia Football Programs by Revenue

Rank
School
Division
Athletes (#)
Revenue
Revenue Per Athlete
1
University of Georgia
NCAA Division I-FBS
128
$93,335,288
$729,182
2
Georgia State University
NCAA Division I-FBS
119
$7,955,423
$66,852
3
Georgia Southern University
NCAA Division I-FBS
123
$6,138,567
$49,907
4
Mercer University
NCAA Division I-FCS
100
$4,931,350
$49,314
5
Kennesaw State University
NCAA Division I-FCS
102
$4,615,934
$45,254
6
Clark Atlanta University
NCAA Division II with football
86
$1,627,577
$18,925
7
Savannah State University
NCAA Division I-FCS
110
$2,008,164
$18,256
8
Georgia Military College
NJCAA Division I
80
$1,154,590
$14,432
9
University of West Georgia
NCAA Division II with football
127
$1,812,424
$14,271
10
Reinhardt University
NAIA Division II
129
$1,740,681
$13,494
11
Albany State University
NCAA Division II with football
93
$1,122,237
$12,067
12
Point University
NAIA Division II
124
$1,425,837
$11,499
13
Valdosta State University
NCAA Division II with football
141
$1,612,774
$11,438
14
Shorter University
NCAA Division II with football
143
$1,498,256
$10,477
15
Fort Valley State University
NCAA Division II with football
86
$726,787
$8,451
16
LaGrange College
NCAA Division III with football
101
$730,869
$7,236
17
Berry College
NCAA Division III with football
121
$807,151
$6,671

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Albany State University Berry College Clark Atlanta University Fort Valley State University Georgia Military College Georgia Southern University Georgia State University Kennesaw State University LaGrange College Mercer University Point University Reinhardt University Savannah State University Shorter University University of Georgia University of West Georgia Valdosta State University

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