Tulane University volleyball brought in $92,670 per athlete in revenue in 2016, making it among the highest-grossing volleyball programs in Louisiana that year, according to a Watchdog.org analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.
The university’s volleyball program brought in a total of nearly $1.5 million 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.
Louisiana’s 17 schools with volleyball programs reported $7,382,023 in revenue in 2016.
Louisiana college volleyball revenue
|School||Division||Total Undergraduates||Volleyball Total Participation||Volleyball Total Revenue||Revenue per Athlete|
|Tulane University of Louisiana||NCAA Division I-FBS||6,487||16||$1,482,715||$92,670|
|Louisiana Tech University||NCAA Division I-FBS||7,434||14||$751,747||$53,696|
|Southeastern Louisiana University||NCAA Division I-FCS||9,010||13||$516,060||$39,697|
|Northwestern State University of Louisiana||NCAA Division I-FCS||5,182||15||$554,293||$36,953|
|University of Louisiana at Lafayette||NCAA Division I-FBS||12,859||19||$633,784||$33,357|
|McNeese State University||NCAA Division I-FCS||5,444||16||$493,606||$30,850|
|Xavier University of Louisiana||NAIA Division I||2,120||14||$405,037||$28,931|
|Nicholls State University||NCAA Division I-FCS||4,585||17||$422,649||$24,862|
|University of Louisiana at Monroe||NCAA Division I-FBS||5,149||17||$409,899||$24,112|
|University of New Orleans||NCAA Division I without football||4,644||17||$405,277||$23,840|
|Grambling State University||NCAA Division I-FCS||3,597||15||$332,097||$22,140|
|Southern University and A & M College||NCAA Division I-FCS||4,328||15||$296,030||$19,735|
|Loyola University New Orleans||NAIA Division I||2,274||21||$311,034||$14,811|
|Southern University at New Orleans||NAIA Division I||1,371||11||$93,133||$8,467|
|Dillard University||NAIA Division I||1,179||17||$127,851||$7,521|
|Centenary College of Louisiana||NCAA Division
III without football
|Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College||NCAA Division I-FBS||23,036||15||$74,392||$4,959|
Source: U.S. Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education