Concordia University-Wisconsin wrestling brought in $16,028 per athlete in revenue in 2016, making it among the highest-grossing wrestling programs in Wisconsin that year, according to a Watchdog.org analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.
The university’s wrestling program brought in a total of $192,337 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.
Wisconsin's 11 schools with wrestling programs reported $1,430,878 in revenue in 2016.
Wisconsin college wrestling revenue
|Rank||School||Division||Total Undergraduates||Wrestling Total Participation||Wrestling Total Revenue||Revenue per Athlete|
|1||Concordia University-Wisconsin||NCAA Division III with football||2,691||12||$192,337||$16,028|
|2||University of Wisconsin-Madison||NCAA Division I-FBS||28,201||31||$303,676||$9,796|
|3||University of Wisconsin-La Crosse||NCAA Division III with football||9,142||31||$180,040||$5,808|
|4||University of Wisconsin-Parkside||NCAA Division II without football||3,247||29||$134,003||$4,621|
|5||Lakeland University||NCAA Division III with football||808||21||$95,368||$4,541|
|6||Milwaukee School of Engineering||NCAA Division III without football||2,525||13||$55,843||$4,296|
|7||University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire||NCAA Division III with football||9,350||27||$109,160||$4,043|
|8||University of Wisconsin-Whitewater||NCAA Division III with football||10,046||34||$119,839||$3,525|
|9||University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh||NCAA Division III with football||8,264||35||$112,168||$3,205|
|10||University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point||NCAA Division III with football||7,679||36||$113,962||$3,166|
|11||University of Wisconsin-Platteville||NCAA Division III with football||6,950||28||$14,482||$517|