Breaking Down the 2022-23 Pac-12 Revenue & Expenses

Two schools from the Conference are ranked in the Top 25 nationally in total revenue

Posted on June 18, 2023


  By SuperWest Sports Staff

Pac-12USA TODAY recently released its annual database of athletic department revenue, expenses, and profit/loss for the Pac-12 and other college athletics departments that reported data in 2022-23.

A total of 22 programs topped the $150 million mark nationally, including one from the Pac-12.

Oregon led the Conference in revenue with $153,510,555, 19th nationally, and Washington came in 25th with $145,184,864.

(Numbers for private schools USC and Stanford were not reported.)

The stark difference between the schools, however, showed up in total expenses and profit or loss.

Oregon Ducks Logo Pac-12The Ducks ended the fiscal year in the black with a profit of $12,945,258, whereas the Huskies logged a fiscal loss of -$4,274,059.

Utah was the second-most profitable with a net revenue of $3,838,832, followed by Cal with $3,726,331.

The two Arizona schools were the only other Conference schools to eclipse the $120 million revenue mark, with Arizona grossing $124,353,539 and Arizona taking in $121,079,615, though both lost money on the year.

Altogether, of the 10 schools reporting, six recorded a fiscal loss, ranging from a whopping -$28,045,569 for UCLA to -$1,094,866 for Colorado.

In terms of revenue, only the Buffs ($94,873,830), Cougars ($85,028,825), and Beavers ($83,480,015) generated less than $100 million.

Nationally, the richest school is Ohio State with total revenue of $251,615,345 and profits of $25, 881,927.

The table below gives the totals by Pac-12 school for each category, enabling you to sort by revenue, expenses, and profit or loss (shown in red).


2022-23 Revenue, Expenses, and Profit/Loss by Pac-12 School

SchoolRevenueExpensesProfit
Oregon$153,510,555$140,565,297$12,945,258
Washington$145,184,864$149,458.923-$4,274,059
Arizona$124,353,539$124,944,926-$591,387
ASU$121,079,615$124,008,192-$2,928,577
Cal$118.212,179$114,485,848$3,726,331
Utah$115,719,266$111,880,434$3,838,832
UCLA$103,061,344$131.106,913-$28,045,569
Colorado$94,873,830$95,968,696-$1,094,866
WSU$85,028,825$83,691,991$1,336,834
Oregon State$83,480,015$87,729,627-$4,249,612



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