Auburn University

Auburn University Sports Information

$152,455,418 Total Revenue
$132,614,089 Total Expenses
19 Head Coaches

When trying to decide if Auburn University is right for them, student athletes may want to check out the information on this page about the school’s overall athletics program and the data on the particular sport of interest to them.

The Auburn University Athletics Program

What Division Is Auburn In?

Auburn is in the Southeastern Conference conference and faces off against other NCAA Division I-FBS schools.

There are 595 athletes who take part in at least one sport at the school, 304 men and 291 women. Sports-related tudent aid is available at Auburn and the average award is around $27,159 per athlete. On average, the school gave males around $28,971 of sports aid and women received about $25,265.

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Auburn University Coaches

The sports at Auburn are led by 19 head coaches, 8 of whom coach male teams and 11 of whom spearhead women’s teams. The head coaches of men’s teams make about $2,319,300 on average, and the yearly average salary of women’s team head coaches is $357,756.

There are also 50 assitant coaches of sports at Auburn. That breaks down to 26 assistant coaches of men’s teams and 24 assistant coaches of women’s teams. The average salary is $407,576 a year for assistant coaches of men’s teams and $133,562 for assistant coaches of women’s teams. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

Did the Auburn Athletics Program Make Money?

In terms of financials, Auburn collected $152,455,418 in revenue and paid out $132,614,089 in expenses. This means the team turned a profit of $19,841,329, which is great since many schools have to declare a loss.

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The net profit or loss can vary with each sport. For example, sports like basketball and football are often moneymakers for a school while other sports could be operating at a deficit. The chart below compares the amount of money made (or lost) for each of the men’s sports offered at Auburn.

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Likewise, money made for women’s athletics can vary quite a bit by sport. Here’s what the comparison looks like for women’s sports at Auburn.

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A Note About Auburn Sports Rankings

Along with the other data we present for each sport below, we also include the sport’s ranking on our Best Schools for the Sport list when applicable. In order to place in College Factual’s sports rankings, you have to have more than a good sports team. You need to offer a quality education as well. We believe it’s important to get a great education, whether you participate in sports or not.

Auburn Men’s Baseball

$-3,384,963 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

There are 38 players on the Auburn men’s baseball team, and they are led by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. In addition to spending time on the field, teammates score well in the classroom, too. As a whole, the team has a super academic progress rate of 970. Auburn landed the #32 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Baseball out of the 271 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis. This ranking makes the school sit in the top 15% in the nation.

On the money side of things, the Auburn baseball program brought home $1,081,504 in revenue and paid out $4,466,467 in total expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-3,384,963.

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Auburn Women’s Basketball

$-3,998,050 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 21 players of the Auburn women’s basketball team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. Teammates care for more than basketball, too. Their great academic progress rate of 981 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well. Our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Basketball ranking placed Auburn# 56 out of the 324 schools in its division.

In terms of financials, the Auburn women’s basketball program paid out $4,536,994 in expenses and made $538,944 in total revenue. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-3,998,050 to be exact.

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Auburn Men’s Football

$47,310,955 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 122 players of the Auburn men’s football team are led by a head coach and 14 assistant coaches. Teammates care for more than football, too. Their great academic progress rate of 980 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well. Auburn landed the #13 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I (FBS) Men’s Football out of the 124 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis. This ranking makes the school sit in the top 10% in the nation.

Auburn brought in $95,157,216 in revenue from its football program while paying out $47,846,261 in expenses. On the plus side, this means that the program made $47,310,955 in net profit for the school. That’s much better than a loss.

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Auburn Golf

Auburn Men’s Golf

$-1,232,089 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 11 players of the Auburn men’s golf team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. Teammates care for more than golf, too. Their great academic progress rate of 1000 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well. Auburn landed the #14 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Golf out of the 20 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

Auburn brought in $179,682 in revenue from its men’s golf program while paying out $1,411,771 in expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,232,089 to be exact.

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Auburn Women’s Golf

$-1,232,505 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
9 Team Members

The 9 players of the Auburn women’s golf team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 1000, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously.

In terms of financials, the Auburn women’s golf program paid out $1,391,685 in expenses and made $159,180 in total revenue. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,232,505 to be exact.

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Auburn Gymnastics

Auburn Women’s Gymnastics

$-2,153,301 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 21 members of the Auburn women’s gymnastics team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. In addition to their athletic activities, teammates perform great in the classroom as evidenced by the team’s perfect academic progress rate of 1000. Auburn landed the #12 spot in our Best Colleges for Women’s Gymnastics out of the 20 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

On the money side of things, the Auburn women’s gymnastics program brought home $296,117 in revenue and paid out $2,449,418 in total expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-2,153,301 to be exact.

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Auburn Soccer

Auburn Women’s Soccer

$-2,168,107 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The Auburn women’s soccer team is made up of 30 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 5 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 1000, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. Auburn landed the #43 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Soccer out of the 306 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis. This ranking makes the school sit in the top 15% in the nation.

The women’s soccer program at Auburn made $188,113 in revenue and spent $2,356,220 in expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-2,168,107.

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Auburn Women’s Softball

$-2,007,501 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 23 players of the Auburn women’s softball team are led by a head coach and 5 assistant coaches. The team members have more than softball on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 981. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Softball analysis, Auburn ranked #25 out of 273 colleges and universities. This puts it among the top 10% in the country!

On the money side of things, the Auburn women’s softball program brought home $396,302 in revenue and paid out $2,403,803 in total expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-2,007,501.

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Auburn Swimming & Diving

Auburn Men’s Swimming & Diving

$-1,586,583 Net Profit/Loss
33 Team Members

There are 33 players on the Auburn men’s swimming and diving team, and they are led by 2 head coaches and 6 assistant coaches. There are 33 players on the Auburn men’s swimming and diving team, and they are led by one head coach and one assistant coach. Auburn landed the #8 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Swimming out of the 21 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

In terms of financials, the Auburn men’s swimming and diving program paid out $1,668,691 in expenses and made $82,108 in total revenue. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-1,586,583.

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Auburn Women’s Swimming & Diving

$-1,875,646 Net Profit/Loss
29 Team Members

There are 29 players on the Auburn women’s swimming and diving team, and they are led by 2 head coaches and 6 assistant coaches. The head coach and assistant coach train and lead the 29 players of the Auburn women’s swimming and diving team. Our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Swimming ranking placed Auburn# 10 out of the 23 schools in its division.

The Auburn women’s swimming and diving program paid out $2,023,569 in expenses while making $147,923 in total revenue. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-1,875,646.

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Auburn Tennis

Auburn Men’s Tennis

$-1,098,205 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate
10 Team Members

The Auburn men’s tennis team is made up of 10 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and an assistant coach. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 977 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education.

Auburn brought in $49,772 in revenue from its men’s tennis program while paying out $1,147,977 in expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,098,205 to be exact.

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Auburn Women’s Tennis

$-1,238,112 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 8 players on the Auburn women’s tennis team, and they are led by one head coach and one assistant coach. In addition to spending time on the field, teammates score well in the classroom, too. As a whole, the team has a super academic progress rate of 984. Auburn was given a rank of 12 out of the 21 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Tennis report.

In terms of financials, the Auburn women’s tennis program paid out $1,311,088 in expenses and made $72,976 in total revenue. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,238,112 to be exact.

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Auburn Track & Field (Combined)

Auburn Men’s Track & Field (Combined)

$-1,573,856 Net Profit/Loss

The Auburn men’s track and field team is made up of 71 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 6 assistant coaches. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Indoor Track and Field analysis, Auburn ranked #18 out of 22 colleges and universities.

The team placed #7 in our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Outdoor Track and Field ranking

In terms of financials, the Auburn men’s track and field program paid out $1,699,985 in expenses and made $126,129 in total revenue. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,573,856 to be exact.

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Auburn Women’s Track & Field (Combined)

$-1,743,614 Net Profit/Loss
91 Team Members

There are 91 players on the Auburn women’s track and field team, and they are led by one head coach and 6 assistant coaches.

The team placed #15 in our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Outdoor Track and Field ranking

Auburn brought in $174,173 in revenue from its women’s track and field program while paying out $1,917,787 in expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-1,743,614.

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Auburn Volleyball

Auburn Women’s Volleyball

$-1,759,524 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 19 players on the Auburn women’s volleyball team, and they are led by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 1000, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. Auburn was given a rank of 108 out of the 307 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Volleyball report.

The women’s volleyball program at Auburn made $120,358 in revenue and spent $1,879,882 in expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-1,759,524.

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Notes & References

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