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USA Today Releases Revenue, Expenses For Most Major College Sports Programs

USA Today released its master list of finances for the majority of Division I athletic departments.

USA Today keeps master lists of various college athletics financial records, including coaching salaries.

Today, it published athletic department finances for the 2015-16 season.

The list only features public schools, so athletic departments like Duke, Notre Dame, and Stanford are not included. In total, 230 schools are on the list.

Here is the top 20:

School

Revenue

Expenses

1.

Texas A&M

$194,388,450

$137,101,774

2.

Texas

$187,981,158

$171,394,287

3.

Ohio State

$170,789,765

$166,811,018

4.

Alabama

$164,009,745

$145,277,366

5.

Michigan

$163,850,616

$157,872,099

6.

Oklahoma

$150,373,216

$127,268,340

7.

LSU

$141,651,460

$123,952,910

8.

Florida

$141,441,109

$121,307,116

9.

Tennessee

$140,448,955

$128,011,504

10.

Auburn

$140,070,593

$124,864,399

11.

Wisconsin

$132,788,726

$130,433,373

12.

Penn State

$132,248,076

$129,349,149

13.

Kentucky

$132,180,246

$127,225,580

14.

Arkansas

$124,981,042

$105,633,576

15.

Georgia

$123,841,268

$116,633,645

16.

Michigan State

$123,034,495

$121,892,394

17.

South Carolina

$122,331,092

$116,735,510

18.

Florida State

$113,754,314

$115,631,800

19.

Minnesota

$113,506,279

$110,673,824

20.

Iowa

$113,249,020

$116,168,740

Texas A&M is a pretty surprising No. 1, especially that far ahead of the pack, but USA Today's George Schroeder says that has to do with money brought in for the recent Kyle Field renovations.

Those renovations made Kyle Field the SEC's biggest stadium, which has also resulted in additional ticket revenue, further bolstering Texas A&M's numbers.

Head to USA Today for the full expenses list, with more detailed breakdown for every school.

[USA Today]