New Mexico Highlands University wrestling brought in $5,762 per athlete in revenue in 2016, according to a Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.
The university’s wrestling program brought in a total of $201,667.
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 Mexico Highlands University was the only school in the state to report wrestling revenue in 2016.
New Mexico college wrestling revenue
|School||Division||Total Undergraduates||Wrestling Total Participation||Wrestling Total Revenue||Revenue per Athlete|
|New Mexico Highlands University||NCAA Division II with football||1,462||35||$201,667||$5,762|