University of Findlay wrestling brought in $27,646 per athlete in revenue in 2016, making it among the highest-grossing wrestling programs in Ohio 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 $718,801 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.
Ohio's 18 schools with wrestling programs reported $6,105,7842 in revenue in 2016.
Ohio college wrestling revenue
|Rank||School||Division||Total Undergraduates||Wrestling Total Participation||Wrestling Total Revenue||Revenue per Athlete|
|1||The University of Findlay||NCAA Division II with football||2,561||26||$718,801||$27,646|
|2||Kent State University
|NCAA Division I-FBS||19,034||31||$641,998||$20,710|
|3||Ohio University-Main Campus||NCAA Division I-FBS||17,794||36||$694,984||$19,305|
|4||Ohio State University-Main Campus||NCAA Division I-FBS||41,666||37||$687,331||$18,577|
|5||Cleveland State University||NCAA Division I without football||9,148||26||$389,779||$14,992|
|6||Lake Erie College||NCAA Division II with football||723||34||$388,656||$11,431|
|7||Lourdes University||NAIA Division II||842||19||$212,460||$11,182|
|8||Tiffin University||NCAA Division II with football||1,748||32||$344,878||$10,777|
|9||Notre Dame College||NCAA Division II with football||1,247||54||$578,817||$10,719|
|10||Ashland University||NCAA Division II with football||3,262||37||$323,071||$8,732|
|NCAA Division III with football||4,973||21||$145,374||$6,923|
|12||Ohio Northern University||NCAA Division III with football||2,047||31||$202,578||$6,535|
|13||Baldwin Wallace University||NCAA Division III with football||3,013||35||$209,619||$5,989|
|14||Otterbein University||NCAA Division III with football||2,247||29||$149,200||$5,145|
|15||John Carroll University||NCAA Division III with football||2,910||28||$132,461||$4,731|
|16||Muskingum University||NCAA Division III with football||1,292||18||$62,892||$3,494|
|17||Heidelberg University||NCAA Division III with football||1,105||39||$121,787||$3,123|
|18||University of Mount Union||NCAA Division III with football||2,100||43||$101,056||$2,350|