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Ball State University Sports Information

$27,333,913 Total Revenue
$27,333,913 Total Expenses
17 Head Coaches

On this page, we take a look at the Ball State University athletics program as well as each varsity sport offered at the school so student athletes can decide if the school is a good match for them.

The Ball State University Athletics Program

A total number of 496 student athletes participate in varsity sports at the school, 230 of whom are male and 266 are female. Sports-related tudent aid is available at Ball State and the average award is around $15,815 per athlete. Looking at the difference between men and women, males received an average of about $17,213 and women received an average of $14,607.

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Ball State University Coaches

The sports at Ball State are led by 17 head coaches, 7 of whom coach male teams and 10 of whom spearhead women’s teams. Women’s team head coaches make an average of $102,542 and men’s team head coaches make about $203,661 each year.

In addition to the head coaches of Ball State sports, there are 27 assistant coaches of men’s teams and 20 assitant coaches of women’s teams. The annual average salary for those who coach women’s teams is $64,262 and the average for those who coach men’s is $114,237. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

Did the Ball State Athletics Program Make Money?

Ball State sports teams made $27,333,913 in revenue, but they did have to spend $27,333,913 for expenses. Although the school didn’t make any money, it didn’t lose any either!

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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 Ball State.

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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 Ball State.

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A Note About Ball State Sports Rankings

In addition to giving other data about the sports below, we try to include each sport’s ranking on our Best Schools for a Sport lists when one exists. College Factual’s sports rankings are a little different than the other ones you’ll find on the Internet, since our analyses take both athletics and academics into account. We believe it’s important to get a great education, whether you participate in sports or not.

Ball State Men’s Baseball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate
36 Team Members

There are 36 players on the Ball State men’s baseball team, and they are led by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team members have more than baseball on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 978.

In terms of financials, the Ball State baseball program paid out $1,149,953 in expenses and made $1,149,953 in total revenue. So, the program broke even. It’s unfortunate that it didn’t make any money, but, then again, it didn’t lose any money either.

Ball State Basketball

Ball State Men’s Basketball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
14 Team Members

There are 14 players on the Ball State men’s basketball team, and they are led by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team members have more than basketball on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 990.

On the money side of things, the Ball State men’s basketball program brought home $1,877,688 in revenue and paid out $1,877,688 in total expenses. So, the program broke even. It’s unfortunate that it didn’t make any money, but, then again, it didn’t lose any money either.

Ball State Women’s Basketball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
26 Team Members

The Ball State women’s basketball team is made up of 26 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team members have more than basketball on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 986.

The women’s basketball program at Ball State made $1,625,727 in revenue and spent $1,625,727 in expenses. On the positive side, this means the program didn’t lose any money - and that’s not something every college sports program can claim.

Ball State Women’s Field Hockey

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
24 Team Members

The 24-player women’s field hockey team at Ball State is kept in shape 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 984.

Ball State brought in $644,927 in revenue from its women’s field hockey program while paying out $644,927 in expenses. On the positive side, this means the program didn’t lose any money - and that’s not something every college sports program can claim.

Ball State Men’s Football

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate
116 Team Members

There are 116 players on the Ball State men’s football team, and they are led by one head coach and 14 assistant coaches. The team’s academic progress rate of 969 is one sign of how well teammates do in the classroom.

In terms of financials, the Ball State football program paid out $7,323,546 in expenses and made $7,323,546 in total revenue. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Ball State Golf

Ball State Men’s Golf

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
8 Team Members

The head coach and assistant coach train and lead the 8 players of the Ball State men’s golf team. Teammates care for more than golf, too. Their great academic progress rate of 986 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well.

The Ball State men’s golf program paid out $294,931 in expenses while making $294,931 in total revenue. So, the program broke even. It’s unfortunate that it didn’t make any money, but, then again, it didn’t lose any money either.

Ball State Women’s Golf

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate
9 Team Members

There are 9 players on the Ball State women’s golf team, and they are led by one head coach and one assistant coach. As an interesting note on their academic performance, the team’s APR is 962.

Ball State brought in $390,410 in revenue from its women’s golf program while paying out $390,410 in expenses. So, the program broke even. It’s unfortunate that it didn’t make any money, but, then again, it didn’t lose any money either.

Ball State Gymnastics

Ball State Women’s Gymnastics

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate
19 Team Members

The Ball State women’s gymnastics team is made up of 19 members who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 2 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 979.

The women’s gymnastics program at Ball State made $710,355 in revenue and spent $710,355 in expenses. So, the program broke even. It’s unfortunate that it didn’t make any money, but, then again, it didn’t lose any money either.

Ball State Soccer

Ball State Women’s Soccer

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
27 Team Members

The 27 players of the Ball State women’s soccer team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 990, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously.

Ball State brought in $764,912 in revenue from its women’s soccer program while paying out $764,912 in expenses. On the positive side, this means the program didn’t lose any money - and that’s not something every college sports program can claim.

Ball State Women’s Softball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
24 Team Members

The 24 players of the Ball State women’s softball team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 994 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education.

In terms of financials, the Ball State women’s softball program paid out $849,668 in expenses and made $849,668 in total revenue. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Ball State Swimming & Diving

Ball State Men’s Swimming & Diving

$0 Net Profit/Loss
27 Team Members

The 27-player men’s swimming and diving team at Ball State is kept in shape by one head coach and 4 assistant coaches.

Ball State brought in $12,241 in revenue from its men’s swimming and diving program while paying out $12,241 in expenses. So, the program broke even. It’s unfortunate that it didn’t make any money, but, then again, it didn’t lose any money either.

Ball State Women’s Swimming & Diving

$0 Net Profit/Loss
28 Team Members

The head coach and 4 assistant coaches train and lead the 28 players of the Ball State women’s swimming and diving team.

The Ball State women’s swimming and diving program paid out $703,256 in expenses while making $703,256 in total revenue. On the positive side, this means the program didn’t lose any money - and that’s not something every college sports program can claim.

Ball State Tennis

Ball State Men’s Tennis

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
10 Team Members

The 10-player men’s tennis team at Ball State is kept in shape by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 1000 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education.

The Ball State men’s tennis program paid out $386,470 in expenses while making $386,470 in total revenue. So, the program broke even. It’s unfortunate that it didn’t make any money, but, then again, it didn’t lose any money either.

Ball State Women’s Tennis

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
8 Team Members

The 8 players of the Ball State women’s tennis team are led by a head coach and an assistant coach. Teammates care for more than tennis, too. Their great academic progress rate of 1000 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well.

The women’s tennis program at Ball State made $407,173 in revenue and spent $407,173 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Ball State Track & Field (Combined)

Ball State Women’s Track & Field (Combined)

$0 Net Profit/Loss
80 Team Members

The 80 players of the Ball State women’s track and field team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches.

On the money side of things, the Ball State women’s track and field program brought home $804,901 in revenue and paid out $804,901 in total expenses. On the positive side, this means the program didn’t lose any money - and that’s not something every college sports program can claim.

Ball State Volleyball

Ball State Men’s Volleyball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
19 Team Members

The head coach and 2 assistant coaches train and lead the 19 players of the Ball State men’s volleyball team. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 996 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education.

Ball State brought in $481,456 in revenue from its men’s volleyball program while paying out $481,456 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Ball State Women’s Volleyball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate
21 Team Members

There are 21 players on the Ball State women’s volleyball team, and they are led by one head coach and 2 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.

In terms of financials, the Ball State women’s volleyball program paid out $769,916 in expenses and made $769,916 in total revenue. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Notes & References

In case you’re wondering why certain sports that Ball State University offers aren’t listed above, it’s because we have no data on those sports.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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