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The Dominant College Sports Program In States

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When we talk about college sports, there is a powerhouse, and there is everyone else.

Business Insider has assembled a list of all schools that participate in these most dominating sports programs in the 50 states.

To produce the ranking here, we used data that compiled by Niche for its college rankings, moreover athletic department revenues furnished by the NCAA.

Various factors go into the rankings, with the athletics revenue to the most weight given, Niche’s NCAA finals score (more weight given to the bigger sports), average home men’s basketball attendance, average home football attendance, plus Niche’s student survey response.

Here we have round up top 10 participants of this most dominating sports program.

ALABAMA — University of Alabama:

2014 Athletic-Department Revenue: $152.6 million

Average Home Men’s Basketball Attendance: 11,159

The Average Home Football Attendance: 101,505

NCAA Championship Score is: 30

Students Surveys on Athletics: 4.3 out of five

The Overall Rank Among The Schools On This List: one

ALASKA — University of Alaska-Anchorage:

2014 Athletic-Department Revenue: $2.3 million

The Average Home Men’s Basketball Attendance: N/A

The Average Home Football Attendance: N/A

NCAA Championship Score is: 0

Student Surveys on Athletics: N/A

The Overall Rank Among Schools On This List: 50

ARIZONA — University of Arizona:

2014 Athletic-Department Revenue: $97.6 million

The Average Home Men’s Basketball Attendance: 14,157

The Average Home Football Attendance: 47,619

NCAA Championship Score: 15

Student Surveys on Athletics: 3.9 out of 5

The Overall Rank Among Schools On This List: 16

ARKANSAS — University of Arkansas

2014 Athletic-Department Revenue: $96.8 million

The Average Home Men’s Basketball Attendance: 13,750

The Average Home Football Attendance: 61,596

NCAA Championship Score is: 0

Student Surveys on Athletics: 4.0 out of 5

The Overall Rank Among Schools On This List: 25

CALIFORNIA — University of California-Los Angeles:

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2014 Athletic-Department Revenue: $86.4 million

The Average Home Men’s Basketball Attendance: 9,549

The Average Home Football Attendance:  70,285

NCAA Championship Score is: 21

Student Surveys on Athletics: 3.9 out of 5

The Overall Rank Among Schools On This List: 14

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