Oregon State University wrestling brought in $31,564 per athlete in revenue in 2016, making it among the highest-grossing wrestling programs in Oregon 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 $1,104,734 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.
Oregon's seven schools with wrestling programs reported $3,030,417 in revenue in 2016.
Oregon college wrestling revenue
|Rank||School||Division||Total Undergraduates||Wrestling Total Participation||Wrestling Total Revenue||Revenue per Athlete|
|1||Oregon State University||NCAA Division I-FBS||18,395||35||$1,104,734||$31,564|
|2||Eastern Oregon University||NAIA Division II||1,689||31||$693,111||$22,358|
|3||Warner Pacific College||NAIA Division II||457||30||$342,550||$11,418|
|4||Pacific University||NCAA Division III with football||1,815||16||$146,123||$9,133|
|5||Clackamas Community College||NWAC||2,673||19||$171,828||$9,044|
|NAIA Division II||3,507||49||$368,324||$7,517|
|7||Southwestern Oregon Community College||Other||1,002||51||$203,747||$3,995|