Hofstra University wrestling brought in $52,403 per athlete in revenue in 2016, making it among the highest-grossing wrestling programs in New York 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 $995,648 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.
New York's 22 schools with wrestling programs reported $5,582,469 in revenue in 2016.
New York college wrestling revenue
|Rank||School||Division||Total Undergraduates||Wrestling Total Participation||Wrestling Total Revenue||Revenue per Athlete|
|1||Hofstra University||NCAA Division I without football||6,462||19||$995,648||$52,403|
|2||SUNY at Binghamton||NCAA Division I without football||13,179||30||$599,587||$19,986|
|3||Cornell University||NCAA Division I-FCS||14,461||43||$807,766||$18,785|
|4||University at Buffalo||NCAA Division I-FBS||18,732||33||$598,996||$18,151|
|5||Columbia University in
the City of New York
|NCAA Division I-FCS||7,552||37||$495,602||$13,395|
|6||LIU Post||NCAA Division II with football||2,838||27||$327,198||$12,118|
|7||New York University||NCAA Division III without football||24,702||34||$325,120||$9,562|
|8||United States Merchant Marine Academy||NCAA Division III with football||904||27||$203,618||$7,541|
|9||Ithaca College||NCAA Division III with football||6,099||37||$196,183||$5,302|
|NCAA Division III without football||6,868||31||$146,107||$4,713|
|11||Rochester Institute of Technology||Other||12,231||31||$145,776||$4,702|
|12||SUNY Oneonta||NCAA Division III without football||5,604||34||$145,335||$4,275|
|13||SUNY Cortland||NCAA Division III with football||6,187||40||$170,646||$4,266|
|14||SUNY College at Brockport||NCAA Division III with football||6,375||34||$104,896||$3,085|
|15||SUNY College of Technology at Alfred||NCAA Division III with football||3,445||28||$80,007||$2,857|
|16||Sullivan County Community College||NJCAA Division III||806||8||$21,255||$2,657|
|17||CUNY Hunter College||NCAA Division III without football||12,164||12||$30,868||$2,572|
|18||Nassau Community College||NJCAA Division III||11,257||23||$59,015||$2,566|
|20||College of Mount Saint Vincent||NCAA Division III without football||1,583||15||$33,721||$2,248|
|21||Niagara County Community College||NJCAA Division III||3,360||30||$57,965||$1,932|
|22||Jamestown Community College||NJCAA Division III||2,033||10||$14,007||$1,401|