Analysis: Which college volleyball program grossed the most in Iowa


Drake University, University of Northern Iowa and Upper Iowa University top the list of highest grossing college volleyball programs in Iowa in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education.

Iowa Volleyball Programs by Revenue

Rank
School
Division
Athletes (#)
Revenue
Revenue Per Athlete
1
Drake University
NCAA Division I-FCS
15
$776,555
$51,770
2
University of Northern Iowa
NCAA Division I-FCS
19
$962,977
$50,683
3
Upper Iowa University
NCAA Division II with football
15
$383,401
$25,560
4
William Penn University
NAIA Division I
22
$390,551
$17,752
5
Indian Hills Community College
NJCAA Division I
16
$260,457
$16,279
6
Iowa Western Community College
NJCAA Division I
15
$243,332
$16,222
7
Iowa State University
NCAA Division I-FBS
17
$269,980
$15,881
8
Northwestern College (IA)
NAIA Division II
27
$387,261
$14,343
9
Briar Cliff University
NAIA Division II
46
$605,320
$13,159
10
Clarke University
NAIA Division I
44
$549,059
$12,479
11
Kirkwood Community College
NJCAA Division II
16
$173,643
$10,853
12
Waldorf University
NAIA Division II
20
$212,310
$10,616
13
University of Iowa
NCAA Division I-FBS
19
$201,177
$10,588
14
Morningside College
NAIA Division II
40
$420,324
$10,508
15
Southeastern Community College
NJCAA Division I
10
$102,586
$10,259
16
Dordt College
NAIA Division II
44
$426,727
$9,698
17
Grand View University
NAIA Division II
69
$655,065
$9,494
18
Mount Mercy University
NAIA Division I
34
$314,517
$9,251
19
Buena Vista University
NCAA Division III with football
13
$117,320
$9,025
20
Des Moines Area Community College
NJCAA Division II
15
$133,222
$8,881
21
Iowa Lakes Community College
NJCAA Division II
10
$84,915
$8,492
22
Cornell College
NCAA Division III with football
16
$122,012
$7,626
23
Simpson College
NCAA Division III with football
26
$196,364
$7,552
24
Coe College
NCAA Division III with football
18
$131,661
$7,315
25
Saint Ambrose University
NAIA Division II
53
$340,184
$6,419
26
Graceland University-Lamoni
NAIA Division II
71
$444,405
$6,259
27
Iowa Central Community College
NJCAA Division II
18
$111,894
$6,216
28
North Iowa Area Community College
NJCAA Division II
16
$96,636
$6,040
29
Luther College
NCAA Division III with football
16
$88,689
$5,543
30
Central College
NCAA Division III with football
25
$137,582
$5,503
31
Southwestern Community College
NJCAA Division II
11
$57,466
$5,224
32
Grinnell College
NCAA Division III with football
16
$80,685
$5,043
33
Marshalltown Community College
NJCAA Division I
15
$72,778
$4,852
34
University of Dubuque
NCAA Division III with football
25
$103,427
$4,137
35
Ellsworth Community College
NJCAA Division I
10
$39,865
$3,987
36
Wartburg College
NCAA Division III with football
31
$119,990
$3,871
37
Loras College
NCAA Division III with football
53
$180,602
$3,408
38
Emmaus Bible College
Other
10
$29,541
$2,954
39
Iowa Wesleyan University
NCAA Division III with football
19
$35,329
$1,859

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Organizations in this Story

Briar Cliff University Buena Vista University Central College Clarke University Coe College Cornell College Des Moines Area Community College Dordt College Drake University Ellsworth Community College Emmaus Bible College Graceland University-Lamoni Grand View University Grinnell College Indian Hills Community College Iowa Central Community College Iowa Lakes Community College Iowa State University Iowa Wesleyan University Iowa Western Community College Kirkwood Community College Loras College Luther College Marshalltown Community College Morningside College Mount Mercy University North Iowa Area Community College Northwestern College (IA) Saint Ambrose University Simpson College Southeastern Community College Southwestern Community College University of Dubuque University of Iowa University of Northern Iowa Upper Iowa University Waldorf University Wartburg College William Penn University

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