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Archives of NCAA Revenues and Expenses Reports by Division

Division I archive: 2004-14 NCAA Revenues and Expenses of Division I Intercollegiate Athletics Programs Report 2004-13 NCAA Revenues and Expenses of Division I Intercollegiate Athletics Programs Report 2004-12 NCAA Revenues and Expenses of...

Finances of Intercollegiate Athletics

The NCAA’s financial research focuses on what it costs to sponsor intercollegiate athletics at the Divisions I, II and III levels. All reports are the result of the NCAA/EADA (Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act) financial reporting system...

Percentage of births by month
The birthday effect in college athletics

Previous studies have noted elite athletes worldwide in sports including ice hockey, soccer, tennis and baseball have birth dates that cluster in certain periods of the year. It is believed this occurs because the oldest children in each...

Baseball student-athletes show significant academic improvement

Academic policy changes targeting baseball over the last 10 years have led to significant increases in Division I Academic Progress Rates (APRs) and Graduation Success Rates (GSRs) for the sport. APRs in baseball have risen steadily from...

Do NCAA student-athletes view themselves as students or athletes?

The majority of NCAA student-athletes (62% of women and 53% of men) very strongly identify as both students and athletes. In other words, it is clear student-athlete identity does not refer to a single continuum with high identity as a...

Division II median net athletics expense
Division II athletics expenses

What does it cost an institution to run a Division II athletics program? Turns out whether or not you sponsor the sport of football makes a substantial difference. The new 2013 Division II Revenues and Expenses Report reveals the following...

Graduation rates ­- Does a point matter?

The Division I Graduation Success Rate (GSR) has risen by more than 13% since 2002. That sounds impressive, but what does it actually mean? Since the average size of recent GSR cohorts is about 23,500 student-athletes, an increase of 1%...

Research Extra Point

Subscribe to receive the Research Extra Point in the future Oh, the Places They Will Go... With the top prospect (A’ja Wilson) of the 2014 women’s basketball recruiting class recently choosing to stay close to home to play college ball, we...

Recently Released NCAA Research Reports

[September 2013] 1981-82 -- 2012-13 NCAA Sports Sponsorship and Participation Rates Report [May 2013] 2012 NCAA Wagering Report [May 2013] 2004-12 NCAA Revenues and Expenses of Division I Intercollegiate Athletics Programs Report [October...

NCAA Graduate Student Research Grant Program

The NCAA Graduate Student Research Grant Program provides funding for graduate student research within the general topic areas of student-athlete well-being and college athletics participation. Grants are set at a maximum of $7,500, and...

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