Florida Institute of Technology women's outdoor track tops the list of highest grossing programs in the state, reporting $160,847 – or $7,659 per athlete – in 2016, followed by Bethune-Cookman University ($147,037) and Johnson & Wales University-North Miami ($20,090), 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, five colleges have women's outdoor track programs. In all, they grossed $351,752 in 2016.
Florida Women's Outdoor Track Programs by Revenue
|School||Division||Enrollment||Women's team||Women's team revenue||Revenue per athlete|
|Florida Institute of Technology||NCAA Division II with football||3,281||21||$160,847||$7,659|
|Bethune-Cookman University||NCAA Division I-FCS||3,583||32||$147,037||$4,595|
|Johnson & Wales University-North Miami||NAIA Division II||1,424||4||$20,090||$5,023|
|Edward Waters College||NAIA Division I||903||20||$12,344||$617|
|Saint Leo University||NCAA Division II without football||7,555||18||$11,434||$635|