University of Great Falls wrestling brought in $22,722 per athlete in revenue in 2016, making it among the highest-grossing wrestling programs in Montana 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 $658,941 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.
Montana's two schools with wrestling programs reported $872,247 in revenue in 2016.
Montana college wrestling revenue
|Rank||School||Division||Total Undergraduates||Wrestling Total Participation||Wrestling Total Revenue||Revenue per Athlete|
|1||University of Great Falls||NAIA Division I||484||29||$658,941||$22,722|
|2||Montana State University-Northern||NAIA Division I||892||17||$213,306||$12,547|