Analysis: Which college football program grossed the most in Massachusetts


Boston College, University of Massachusetts-Amherst and College of the Holy Cross top the list of highest grossing college football programs in Massachusetts 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.

Massachusetts Football Programs by Revenue

Rank
School
Division
Athletes (#)
Revenue
Revenue Per Athlete
1
Boston College
NCAA Division I-FBS
105
$28,487,714
$271,312
2
University of Massachusetts-Amherst
NCAA Division I-FBS
114
$10,457,450
$91,732
3
College of the Holy Cross
NCAA Division I-FCS
92
$6,162,749
$66,986
4
Harvard University
NCAA Division I-FCS
111
$2,940,824
$26,494
5
Merrimack College
NCAA Division II with football
99
$1,693,831
$17,109
6
American International College
NCAA Division II with football
106
$1,629,845
$15,376
7
Stonehill College
NCAA Division II with football
101
$1,291,862
$12,791
8
Assumption College
NCAA Division II with football
101
$1,210,521
$11,985
9
Bentley University
NCAA Division II with football
99
$1,180,690
$11,926
10
Amherst College
NCAA Division III with football
76
$744,860
$9,801
11
Mount Ida College
NCAA Division III with football
66
$616,350
$9,339
12
Williams College
NCAA Division III with football
66
$569,327
$8,626
13
Tufts University
NCAA Division III with football
76
$491,906
$6,472
14
Springfield College
NCAA Division III with football
127
$729,190
$5,742
15
Nichols College
NCAA Division III with football
83
$417,998
$5,036
16
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
NCAA Division III with football
117
$521,175
$4,454
17
Western New England University
NCAA Division III with football
129
$502,863
$3,898
18
Anna Maria College
NCAA Division III with football
80
$261,740
$3,272
19
Curry College
NCAA Division III with football
100
$298,491
$2,985
20
Endicott College
NCAA Division III with football
83
$241,964
$2,915
21
Dean College
NCAA Division III with football
99
$259,620
$2,622
22
Framingham State University
NCAA Division III with football
92
$231,797
$2,520
23
Westfield State University
NCAA Division III with football
88
$210,608
$2,393
24
Becker College
NCAA Division III with football
87
$188,726
$2,169
25
Worcester State University
NCAA Division III with football
80
$145,529
$1,819
26
Fitchburg State University
NCAA Division III with football
77
$125,195
$1,626
27
Bridgewater State University
NCAA Division III with football
90
$123,424
$1,371
28
Massachusetts Maritime Academy
NCAA Division III with football
95
$124,754
$1,313

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Organizations in this Story

American International College Amherst College Anna Maria College Assumption College Becker College Bentley University Boston College Bridgewater State University College of the Holy Cross Curry College Dean College Endicott College Fitchburg State University Framingham State University Harvard University Massachusetts Maritime Academy Merrimack College Mount Ida College Nichols College Springfield College Stonehill College Tufts University University of Massachusetts-Amherst Western New England University Westfield State University Williams College Worcester Polytechnic Institute Worcester State University

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