Analysis: College women's golf in Florida grosses $10.1 million


Florida State University women's golf tops the list of highest grossing programs in the state, reporting $1.04 million – or $86,763 per athlete – in 2016, followed by University of Miami ($863,479) and University of Central Florida ($581,570), according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

The U.S. Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education compiles athletics data annually from more than 2,000 schools receiving federal financial aid.

In Florida, 34 colleges have women's golf programs. In all, they grossed more than $10.1 million in 2016.


Florida Women's Golf Programs by Revenue

SchoolDivisionTotal UndergraduatesWomen's Golf TeamWomen's Golf RevenueRevenue per athlete
Florida State UniversityNCAA Division I-FBS29,05112$1,041,159$86,763
University of MiamiNCAA Division I-FBS10,1026$863,479$143,913
University of Central FloridaNCAA Division I-FBS38,2286$581,570$96,928
University of South Florida-Main CampusNCAA Division I-FBS23,60313$483,409$37,185
Florida International UniversityNCAA Division I-FBS25,9206$464,897$77,483
Rollins CollegeNCAA Division II without football2,45010$411,407$41,141
Nova Southeastern UniversityNCAA Division II without football3,0516$388,309$64,718
University of North FloridaNCAA Division I without football9,62910$383,740$38,374
Jacksonville UniversityNCAA Division I-FCS2,1137$379,046$54,149
Stetson UniversityNCAA Division I-FCS3,0178$372,117$46,515
Barry UniversityNCAA Division II without football2,8898$361,656$45,207
Lynn UniversityNCAA Division II without football1,9487$356,422$50,917
Florida Southern CollegeNCAA Division II without football2,32311$322,368$29,306
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona BeachNCAA Division II without football5,00310$280,580$28,058
Daytona State CollegeNJCAA Division I3,0838$275,876$34,485
The University of West FloridaNCAA Division II with football6,9978$275,108$34,389
Bethune-Cookman UniversityNCAA Division I-FCS3,5836$272,322$45,387
Saint Leo UniversityNCAA Division II without football7,55510$271,966$27,197
Florida Institute of TechnologyNCAA Division II with football3,2818$255,334$31,917
Florida Gulf Coast UniversityNCAA Division I without football10,8098$253,402$31,675
Seminole State College of FloridaNJCAA Division I5,8218$222,841$27,855
Florida Atlantic UniversityNCAA Division I-FBS15,71512$188,345$15,695
Flagler College-St AugustineNCAA Division II without football2,5397$185,878$26,554
Keiser University-Ft LauderdaleNAIA Division II11,4689$184,544$20,505
Southeastern UniversityNAIA Division II3,8317$169,047$24,150
Webber International UniversityNAIA Division II62810$163,144$16,314
The University of TampaNCAA Division II without football7,12410$152,958$15,296
Palm Beach Atlantic UniversityNCAA Division II without football2,29510$126,475$12,648
Eastern Florida State CollegeNJCAA Division I4,8496$120,070$20,012
Ave Maria UniversityNAIA Division II1,03111$110,925$10,084
Johnson & Wales University-North MiamiNAIA Division II1,4243$85,095$28,365
Eckerd CollegeNCAA Division II without football1,8906$61,993$10,332
University of FloridaNCAA Division I-FBS30,5839$28,932$3,215
Warner UniversityNAIA Division II8352$8,104$4,052
Source: U.S. Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education

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