Ever wonder which university has produced the highest-paid baseball players? This is a list of the total salaries of all MLB players that attended each NCAA university from 1985-2013 ranked from highest to lowest. This does not include minor league salaries.

No surprise USC takes first. They manufactured top-salary guys like Mark McGwire, Randy Johnson, Barry Zito, and many more.

I know the list is long, but I wanted to give everyone a chance to see the kind of MLB salaries their respective school has produced over the years. Now, see if you can find your school.

Salary ($) School Name
$17,238,335,940 Grand Total
$648,410,681 University of Southern California Total
$465,993,976 Georgia Institute of Technology Total
$460,934,133 Arizona State University Total
$428,148,016 University of California, Los Angeles Total
$388,913,913 University of Miami Total
$332,901,898 Stanford University Total
$328,172,695 Louisiana State University Total
$319,717,364 California State University, Long Beach Total
$298,786,551 University of Texas at Austin Total
$283,329,594 Seton Hall University Total
$271,828,068 California State University, Fullerton Total
$269,765,818 Mississippi State University Total
$269,437,281 Wichita State University Total
$265,379,250 Auburn University Total
$264,053,200 University of Tennessee Total
$259,294,789 Florida State University Total
$246,378,397 University of California, Santa Barbara Total
$237,269,371 Oklahoma State University Total
$236,191,800 University of Nevada, Las Vegas Total
$235,635,491 University of Arizona Total
$229,201,157 University of South Alabama Total
$210,956,610 University of Michigan Total
$205,954,331 San Diego State University Total
$195,890,254 University of Minnesota Total
$190,013,850 Rice University Total
$188,548,483 Pepperdine University Total
$175,386,417 University of California Total
$172,974,638 University of North Carolina Total
$168,096,351 University of Arkansas Total
$158,363,798 University of Florida Total
$158,113,901 California State University, Fresno Total
$157,338,073 Missouri State University Total
$154,381,168 Washington State University Total
$148,905,694 University of Houston Total
$143,753,141 University of Texas at Arlington Total
$139,853,779 Clemson University Total
$137,534,956 University of Oklahoma Total
$129,446,344 Southern Illinois University Total
$128,134,019 University of Hartford Total
$123,990,972 University of Kentucky Total
$120,050,563 University of Louisiana at Monroe Total
$106,728,778 Brigham Young University Total
$105,565,999 St. John’s University Total
$104,935,017 University of South Carolina Total
$101,596,101 University of Notre Dame Total
$99,316,134 University of Richmond Total
$98,542,667 Ferrum College Total
$95,209,333 Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Total
$94,395,256 University of Connecticut Total
$93,718,484 University of Nebraska Total
$86,344,999 University of Virginia Total
$85,734,600 Grand Canyon University Total
$83,967,500 Saint Joseph’s University Total
$81,872,445 University of Washington Total
$78,543,996 Wright State University Total
$78,109,000 Florida International University Total
$76,783,600 San Jose State University Total
$75,258,600 Dallas Baptist University Total
$74,764,500 Rutgers University Total
$74,664,500 Gonzaga University Total
$72,860,664 Ohio State University Total
$71,741,666 Lewis-Clark State College Total
$71,340,823 University of Nevada, Reno Total
$70,580,895 Southwestern University Total
$69,745,500 Old Dominion University Total
$67,455,300 Texas A&M University Total
$67,015,000 Stony Brook University Total
$65,689,105 University of Evansville Total
$64,945,250 University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Total
$62,476,900 Virginia Commonwealth University Total
$62,409,501 University of Mississippi Total
$62,327,500 Saint Mary’s College of California Total
$61,593,490 Baylor University Total
$61,295,563 University of California, Riverside Total
$61,025,000 Northwestern University Total
$58,926,000 Thomas More College Total
$57,908,508 University of Missouri Total
$57,664,333 Duke University Total
$57,392,000 Santa Clara University Total
$56,849,000 Michigan State University Total
$56,710,299 University of Southern Mississippi Total
$56,642,225 University of Cincinnati Total
$56,623,000 California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo Total
$56,594,539 University of Maine Total
$55,995,000 Florida Institute of Technology Total
$55,482,826 University of Memphis Total
$55,246,001 Bowling Green State University Total
$55,226,000 Temple University Total
$54,531,999 Wake Forest University Total
$54,187,500 Marshall University Total
$53,237,001 Bradley University Total
$52,992,000 University of Tampa Total
$52,834,500 University of South Carolina Aiken Total
$50,612,296 Kent State University Total
$50,191,099 University of Maryland Total
$49,067,889 Nicholls State University Total
$48,451,996 Northeastern University Total
$46,968,100 McNeese State University Total
$45,530,958 University of Massachusetts Amherst Total
$44,725,938 University of California, Irvine Total
$44,032,610 University of Alabama Total
$43,995,000 University of Illinois at Chicago Total
$43,660,646 North Carolina State University Total
$43,041,952 Louisiana Tech University Total
$42,720,500 University of Georgia Total
$42,247,600 Indiana State University Total
$42,173,000 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Total
$40,552,500 University of Pennsylvania Total
$40,339,003 Loyola Marymount University Total
$40,252,834 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Total
$39,927,596 Vanderbilt University Total
$39,726,375 Florida Southern College Total
$39,694,001 Miami University Total
$39,143,500 Southern University and A&M College Total
$38,677,834 Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University Total
$38,646,667 Murray State University Total
$38,566,000 Georgia Southern University Total
$38,470,375 Central Michigan University Total
$37,621,615 Jacksonville State University Total
$37,179,000 Biola University Total
$37,073,167 Eastern Michigan University Total
$36,549,630 University of Iowa Total
$36,224,483 California State University, Northridge Total
$35,840,200 University of North Alabama Total
$34,947,500 Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Total
$34,731,000 Morehead State University Total
$34,625,666 University of Montevallo Total
$33,829,400 University of North Carolina at Charlotte Total
$33,227,303 Southeastern Oklahoma State University Total
$32,707,000 Oklahoma City University Total
$31,976,500 Austin Peay State University Total
$30,719,950 Oral Roberts University Total
$29,615,000 Marietta College Total
$29,439,499 Kennesaw State University Total
$28,360,166 Northwest Missouri State University Total
$28,355,500 Lamar University Total
$27,223,533 Oregon State University Total
$27,118,400 Fordham University Total
$26,808,000 Mount Vernon Nazarene University Total
$25,917,000 Southwest Texas State University Total
$25,151,666 University of Wisconsin-Madison Total
$25,041,000 Concordia University at Austin Total
$24,843,234 Illinois State University Total
$24,733,571 Grand Valley State University Total
$24,685,500 University of North Carolina at Asheville Total
$24,679,000 Yale University Total
$24,334,999 Community College of Rhode Island Total
$24,088,325 Princeton University Total
$23,924,561 Texas Tech University Total
$23,400,000 Guilford College Total
$23,009,333 LeMoyne College Total
$22,911,000 University of San Francisco Total
$22,563,000 Linfield College Total
$22,328,000 East Carolina University Total
$21,905,000 Lincoln Memorial University Total
$21,193,889 Saint Leo University Total
$21,137,499 Dartmouth College Total
$20,760,234 University of Louisiana at Lafayette Total
$20,589,004 Butler University Total
$19,425,000 MacMurray College Total
$19,355,375 California State University, Los Angeles Total
$19,217,500 Viterbo University Total
$18,760,891 California Lutheran University Total
$18,324,333 University of Hawai’i at Manoa Total
$18,198,333 University of Portland Total
$17,802,499 University of Rio Grande Total
$17,442,500 University of San Diego Total
$16,935,000 Indiana University Total
$16,713,333 Tennessee Wesleyan College Total
$16,695,100 Olivet Nazarene University Total
$16,510,200 University of the Pacific Total
$16,491,760 West Virginia University Total
$16,394,910 George Washington University Total
$16,388,000 University of South Florida Total
$16,190,000 University of North Carolina at Greensboro Total
$16,032,500 The Master’s College Total
$15,637,501 Eckerd College Total
$15,610,939 Grambling State University Total
$15,598,667 Tuskegee University Total
$15,563,733 Jackson State University Total
$15,197,400 Aquinas College Total
$15,106,000 Ohio Dominican University Total
$14,868,000 University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Total
$14,787,800 Providence College Total
$14,760,512 Quinnipiac University Total
$14,714,900 Sam Houston State University Total
$14,701,500 Lubbock Christian University Total
$14,489,000 Longwood University Total
$14,071,001 Texas Christian University Total
$13,953,200 Mesa State College Total
$13,936,000 George Mason University Total
$13,680,800 Texas A&M University-Kingsville Total
$13,635,500 West Chester University of Pennsylvania Total
$13,376,500 Creighton University Total
$13,172,500 Western Michigan University Total
$12,963,500 University of Vermont Total
$12,562,000 Liberty University Total
$12,443,000 Coastal Carolina University Total
$12,218,499 Cameron University Total
$12,097,000 University of Toledo Total
$11,975,666 Iowa State University Total
$11,895,000 University of Alabama at Birmingham Total
$11,882,140 Eastern Illinois University Total
$11,790,099 Ohio University Total
$11,744,500 University of Kansas Total
$11,590,000 Concordia College Total
$11,410,000 Ramapo College of New Jersey Total
$11,407,500 University of West Alabama Total
$11,331,000 Bethel College Total
$11,285,500 Troy State University Total
$10,894,445 St. Cloud State University Total
$10,763,223 William Penn University Total
$10,519,000 Central Connecticut State University Total
$10,465,000 Whittier College Total
$10,406,500 Grossmont College Total
$10,168,250 Pennsylvania State University Total
$10,046,500 University of Massachusetts Lowell Total
$9,525,000 University of New Haven Total
$9,461,500 University of Delaware Total
$9,411,000 Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Total
$9,373,300 College of William and Mary Total
$9,300,000 Wagner College Total
$9,297,500 University of Colorado Total
$9,073,200 University of Arkansas at Little Rock Total
$8,955,001 Howard University Total
$8,941,000 University of St. Francis Total
$8,890,000 American University Total
$8,784,000 New York Institute of Technology Total
$8,516,000 Alvernia College Total
$8,395,000 University of Maryland, Baltimore County Total
$8,372,500 Western Carolina University Total
$8,360,000 University of New Hampshire Total
$8,070,000 Lambuth University Total
$8,065,000 University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Total
$8,035,000 Northwestern State University of Louisiana Total
$7,840,300 Saint Xavier University Total
$7,719,000 University of New Orleans Total
$7,622,562 University of La Verne Total
$7,553,000 William Paterson University Total
$7,169,500 St. Thomas University Total
$7,101,500 James Madison University Total
$7,094,000 Furman University Total
$7,046,000 College of Charleston Total
$7,004,500 University of Wyoming Total
$6,937,000 State University of New York at Buffalo Total
$6,882,000 Ball State University Total
$6,785,000 University of Minnesota, Morris Total
$6,408,450 Stetson University Total
$6,367,957 Tulane University Total
$6,296,500 University of Central Florida Total
$6,269,650 Rollins College Total
$6,260,550 University of Nebraska at Kearney Total
$6,230,196 Jacksonville University Total
$6,132,000 Siena College Total
$6,082,500 Elon University Total
$5,865,000 California State University, Dominguez Hills Total
$5,586,500 Duquesne University Total
$5,571,000 University of Texas at El Paso Total
$5,329,262 Iona College Total
$5,174,000 Monroe Community College Total
$5,131,000 Youngstown State University Total
$5,074,500 Wheaton College (Mass.) Total
$4,993,000 Winthrop University Total
$4,975,000 Western Illinois University Total
$4,862,500 Athens State University Total
$4,705,000 Kansas State University Total
$4,685,000 St. Francis College Total
$4,582,000 University of Dayton Total
$4,514,000 Southeastern Louisiana University Total
$4,469,000 Middle Tennessee State University Total
$4,309,000 Tarleton State University Total
$4,299,333 California State Polytechnic University-Pomona Total
$4,234,000 South Florida Community College Total
$4,107,500 Trinity University Total
$3,989,000 Florida Atlantic University Total
$3,965,000 San Diego City College Total
$3,803,334 East Tennessee State University Total
$3,396,501 Chapman University Total
$3,345,500 Portland State University Total
$3,286,590 Rider University Total
$3,283,800 Columbia University Total
$3,132,000 University of Hawaii at Hilo Total
$3,129,800 University of Louisville Total
$3,105,000 West Liberty State College Total
$3,037,500 Charleston Southern University Total
$3,029,900 South Florida CC Total
$3,028,000 Point Park University Total
$2,977,500 Purdue University Total
$2,785,000 University of Nebraska at Omaha Total
$2,587,000 Amherst College Total
$2,560,000 St. Mary’s University Total
$2,552,000 Delta State University Total
$2,510,000 University of Denver Total
$2,461,000 Valparaiso University Total
$2,460,000 California State University, Hayward Total
$2,296,000 Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Total
$2,265,000 Piedmont College Total
$2,227,500 Spring Hill College Total
$2,185,000 Mansfield University of Pennsylvania Total
$2,175,000 Prairie View A&M University Total
$2,106,000 Iowa Wesleyan College Total
$1,967,078 Colorado State University Total
$1,910,000 Arkansas State University Total
$1,872,500 Towson University Total
$1,852,260 Ohio Valley University Total
$1,795,000 University of North Carolina at Wilmington Total
$1,784,000 Lewis University Total
$1,723,500 University of New Mexico Total
$1,702,500 Washburn University of Topeka Total
$1,636,000 Valdosta State University Total
$1,583,500 Azusa Pacific University Total
$1,570,000 Wilkes University Total
$1,440,000 Long Island University, C.W, Post Campus Total
$1,407,000 University of Central Arkansas Total
$1,334,000 Samford University Total
$1,315,925 Kentucky Wesleyan College Total
$1,292,000 Central Missouri State University Total
$1,280,000 Hawai’i Pacific University Total
$1,238,625 Virginia State University Total
$1,236,500 The Citadel Total
$1,233,333 State University of West Georgia Total
$1,225,000 Philadelphia University Total
$1,207,600 Eastern Kentucky University Total
$1,196,500 Saginaw Valley State University Total
$1,184,300 Harvard University Total
$1,177,000 Quincy University Total
$1,170,000 Southeast Missouri State University Total
$1,152,000 Truman State University Total
$1,140,000 Central State University Total
$1,140,000 Muskingum College Total
$1,137,363 Montreat College Total
$1,084,000 Armstrong Atlantic State University Total
$1,079,000 Wingate University Total
$1,025,000 North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Total
$1,015,000 Brown University Total
$967,000 Radford University Total
$920,000 Saint Peter’s College Total
$911,000 University of Mobile Total
$900,000 Brandeis University Total
$875,000 University of Idaho Total
$860,000 Adelphi University Total
$841,000 University of California, San Diego Total
$820,000 Schreiner University Total
$796,000 University of North Florida Total
$790,000 Western Kentucky University Total
$775,000 Ashland University Total
$770,000 Barry University Total
$765,000 Pennsylvania State University Erie, the Behrend College Total
$749,000 Villanova University Total
$737,000 College of Eastern Utah Total
$737,000 New Mexico State University Total
$725,000 College of Saint Rose Total
$708,000 University of Pittsburgh Total
$704,000 Bucknell University Total
$681,250 Southwestern Oklahoma State University Total
$665,000 Albertson College of Idaho Total
$665,000 University of Utah Total
$634,000 Fort Hays State University Total
$612,500 Mercyhurst College Total
$599,000 California State University, Sacramento Total
$540,000 Clarion University of Pennsylvania Total
$531,500 Mercer University Total
$526,000 Southern Utah University Total
$525,000 LaSalle University Total
$498,900 California State University, Chico Total
$495,000 University of Texas-Pan American Total
$464,000 California University of Pennsylvania Total
$462,500 Montclair State University Total
$458,333 Northwestern Oklahoma State University Total
$456,000 Tennessee State University Total
$417,000 Utah Valley University Total
$415,000 Western Connecticut State University Total
$404,300 Bellevue University Total
$402,700 Point Loma Nazarene University Total
$402,500 Cleveland State University Total
$401,500 University of Central Oklahoma Total
$400,000 Boston College Total
$397,500 Bethune-Cookman College Total
$395,000 Manhattan College Total
$390,000 Plymouth State University Total
$387,500 Thiel College Total
$384,000 Trinity College Total
$355,000 Olivet College Total
$355,000 University of Akron Total
$327,000 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Total
$323,500 Lafayette College Total
$318,500 University of Northern Iowa Total
$305,000 Eastern Connecticut State University Total
$301,500 Davidson College Total
$300,000 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Total
$275,000 Georgia College and State University Total
$259,000 Fairleigh Dickinson University Total
$250,000 John Brown University Total
$249,000 Bridgewater State College Total
$240,000 Virginia Military Institute Total
$239,000 Vanguard University of Southern California Total
$225,500 Union University Total
$218,000 Northern Kentucky University Total
$215,000 Lewis & Clark College Total
$205,000 Palm Beach State College Total
$200,000 Morningside College Total
$185,000 Anderson College Total
$178,000 Minnesota State University, Mankato Total
$170,000 Arkansas Tech University Total
$170,000 Georgetown University Total
$170,000 University of Southern Indiana Total
$150,000 Willamette University Total
$115,000 Syracuse University Total
$109,000 Carthage College Total
$109,000 Kentucky State University Total
$109,000 Mount Olive College Total
$109,000 Norfolk State University Total
$85,000 University of Northern Colorado Total
$75,000 Humboldt State University Total
$67,000 Northeastern Illinois University Total
$62,500 Baldwin-Wallace College Total
$62,500 Henderson State University Total

(SQL query of Lahman database using Salaries table and Schools table)

Stephen writes about Major League Baseball at BP Bronx and Banished To The Pen. He also informs readers about college baseball at the blog Underground Baseball. Follow Stephen on Twitter at @steve21shaw

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