Harvard University wrestling brought in $14,684 per athlete in revenue in 2016, making it among the highest-grossing wrestling programs in Massachusetts 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 $396,456 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.
Massachusetts' eight schools with wrestling programs reported $1,266,384 in revenue in 2016.
Massachusetts college wrestling revenue
|Rank||School||Division||Total Undergraduates||Wrestling Total Participation||Wrestling Total Revenue||Revenue per Athlete|
|1||Harvard University||NCAA Division I-FCS||6,931||27||$396,456||$14,684|
|2||American International College||NCAA Division II with football||1,347||19||$159,561||$8,398|
|3||Williams College||NCAA Division III with football||2,044||21||$173,831||$8,278|
|4||Worcester Polytechnic Institute||NCAA Division III with football||4,214||30||$168,711||$5,624|
|5||Springfield College||NCAA Division III with football||2,082||38||$182,770||$4,810|
|6||Bridgewater State University||NCAA Division III with football||7,789||20||$73,863||$3,693|
|7||Western New England University||NCAA Division III with football||2,580||30||$84,738||$2,825|
|8||Springfield Technical Community College||NJCAA Division III||2,327||27||$26,454||$980|