Brown University wrestling brought in $15,298 per athlete in revenue in 2016, making it among the highest-grossing wrestling programs in Rhode Island that year, according to a Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.
The university’s wrestling program brought in a total of $382,454 in 2016.
The agency's office of postsecondary education collects athletics data annually from all institutions with intercollegiate athletics programs that receive funding through federal financial aid programs. Data for 2016 – the latest year available – includes more than 2,000 schools nationwide.
Rhode Island's four schools with wrestling programs reported $779,891 in revenue in 2016.
Rhode Island college wrestling revenue
|Rank||School||Division||Total Undergraduates||Wrestling Total Participation||Wrestling Total Revenue||Revenue per Athlete|
|1||Brown University||NCAA Division I-FCS||6,556||25||$382,454||$15,298|
|2||Rhode Island College||NCAA Division III without football||5,562||20||$98,627||$4,931|
|3||Roger Williams University||NCAA Division III without football||4,120||32||$136,793||$4,275|
|4||Johnson & Wales University-Providence||NCAA Division III without football||7,598||39||$162,017||$4,154|