Bethel University

Bethel University Sports Information

$8,113,981 Total Revenue
$8,073,570 Total Expenses
20 Head Coaches

On this page, we take a look at the Bethel 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 Bethel University Athletics Program

What Division Is Bethel In?

As a member of the NAIA Division I, Bethel competes in the Mid-South Conference conference.

A total number of 297 student athletes participate in varsity sports at the school, 178 of whom are male and 119 are female. On average, these students receive around $16,071 in sports-related student aid, which can help defray a lot of college costs. On average, the school gave males around $17,211 of sports aid and women received about $14,367.

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Bethel University Coaches

There are 20 head coaches at Bethel, 10 of whom lead men’s teams and 10 of whom head up women’s teams. Women’s team head coaches make an average of $44,215 and men’s team head coaches make about $54,930 each year.

There are also 21 assitant coaches of sports at Bethel. That breaks down to 15 assistant coaches of men’s teams and 6 assistant coaches of women’s teams. The annual average salary for those who coach women’s teams is $25,870 and the average for those who coach men’s is $32,623. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

Did the Bethel Athletics Program Make Money?

The sports teams at Bethel brought home $8,113,981 in revenue while shelling out $8,073,570 in expenses. In other words, the sports department made a profit of $40,411. That’s a whole lot better than taking 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 Bethel.

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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 Bethel.

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A Note About Bethel 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. The top spots on College Factual’s sports rankings are reserved for those schools that excel in both athletics and academics. Because, after all, there is life after college sports, and a good education will make it easier to succeed in that life.

Bethel Men’s Baseball

$76,835 Net Profit/Loss
26 Team Members

The 26-player men’s baseball team at Bethel is kept in shape by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches.

In terms of financials, the Bethel baseball program paid out $747,559 in expenses and made $824,394 in total revenue. This equates to a net profit of $76,835 for the program. That’s definitely a big plus.

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Bethel Women’s Basketball

$101,848 Net Profit/Loss
13 Team Members

The 13 players of the Bethel women’s basketball team are led by a head coach and an assistant coach.

Bethel brought in $518,445 in revenue from its women’s basketball program while paying out $416,597 in expenses. So, the program was a moneymaker for the school, bringing in $101,848 in net profit. Mark this down as a good thing.

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Bethel Women’s Bowling

$-17,452 Net Profit/Loss
12 Team Members

The Bethel women’s bowling team is made up of 12 members who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and an assistant coach.

On the money side of things, the Bethel bowling program brought home $172,619 in revenue and paid out $190,071 in total expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-17,452.

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Bethel Cross Country

Bethel Men’s Cross County

$-115,026 Net Profit/Loss
7 Team Members

The 7-member men’s cross country team at Bethel is kept in shape by one head coach and one assistant coach.

The Bethel men’s cross country program paid out $210,917 in expenses while making $95,891 in total revenue. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-115,026.

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Bethel Women’s Cross Country

$-47,538 Net Profit/Loss
7 Team Members

The Bethel women’s cross country team is made up of 7 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and an assistant coach.

The women’s cross country program at Bethel made $119,603 in revenue and spent $167,141 in expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-47,538.

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Bethel Men’s Football

$903,110 Net Profit/Loss
67 Team Members

The 67 players of the Bethel men’s football team are led by a head coach and 8 assistant coaches.

Bethel brought in $2,405,810 in revenue from its football program while paying out $1,502,700 in expenses. This means the program turned a profit, making $903,110 for the school. This is great since many college sports programs lose money.

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Bethel Golf

Bethel Men’s Golf

$-29,940 Net Profit/Loss
6 Team Members

The 6 players of the Bethel men’s golf team are led by a head coach and an assistant coach.

In terms of financials, the Bethel men’s golf program paid out $98,044 in expenses and made $68,104 in total revenue. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-29,940 to be exact.

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Bethel Women’s Golf

$-42,600 Net Profit/Loss
4 Team Members

The 4-member women’s golf team at Bethel is kept in shape by one head coach and one assistant coach.

The women’s golf program at Bethel made $58,478 in revenue and spent $101,078 in expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-42,600.

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Bethel Outdoor Track

Bethel Men’s Outdoor Track

$-65,497 Net Profit/Loss
9 Team Members

The Bethel men’s indoor track team is made up of 9 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and an assistant coach.

The men’s outdoor track program at Bethel made $148,476 in revenue and spent $213,973 in expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-65,497 to be exact.

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Bethel Women’s Outdoor Track

$-81,082 Net Profit/Loss
9 Team Members

The head coach and assistant coach train and lead the 9 players of the Bethel women’s outdoor track team.

On the money side of things, the Bethel women’s outdoor track program brought home $93,590 in revenue and paid out $174,672 in total expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-81,082 to be exact.

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Bethel Soccer

Bethel Men’s Soccer

$-96,088 Net Profit/Loss
24 Team Members

There are 24 players on the Bethel men’s soccer team, and they are led by one head coach and one assistant coach.

The men’s soccer program at Bethel made $771,587 in revenue and spent $867,675 in expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-96,088.

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Bethel Women’s Soccer

$158,853 Net Profit/Loss
23 Team Members

The Bethel women’s soccer team is made up of 23 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and an assistant coach.

On the money side of things, the Bethel women’s soccer program brought home $612,071 in revenue and paid out $453,218 in total expenses. That is, the program raked in a net profit of $158,853 for the school. Not all college sports teams can say that.

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Bethel Women’s Softball

$-67,327 Net Profit/Loss
19 Team Members

The 19 players of the Bethel women’s softball team are led by a head coach and an assistant coach.

Bethel brought in $329,293 in revenue from its women’s softball program while paying out $396,620 in expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-67,327.

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Bethel Swimming

Bethel Men’s Swimming

$-31,691 Net Profit/Loss
8 Team Members

There are 8 players on the Bethel men’s swimming team, and they are led by one head coach and one assistant coach.

The Bethel men’s swimming program paid out $145,167 in expenses while making $113,476 in total revenue. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-31,691.

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Bethel Women’s Swimming

$-8,414 Net Profit/Loss
11 Team Members

The head coach and assistant coach train and lead the 11 players of the Bethel women’s swimming team.

On the money side of things, the Bethel women’s swimming program brought home $143,362 in revenue and paid out $151,776 in total expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-8,414 to be exact.

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Bethel Tennis

Bethel Men’s Tennis

$-38,115 Net Profit/Loss
4 Team Members

The Bethel men’s tennis team is made up of 4 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and an assistant coach.

In terms of financials, the Bethel men’s tennis program paid out $81,868 in expenses and made $43,753 in total revenue. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-38,115 to be exact.

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Bethel Women’s Tennis

$262 Net Profit/Loss
5 Team Members

The Bethel women’s tennis team is made up of 5 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and an assistant coach.

On the money side of things, the Bethel women’s tennis program brought home $75,888 in revenue and paid out $75,626 in total expenses. This equates to a net profit of $262 for the program. That’s definitely a big plus.

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Bethel Volleyball

Bethel Women’s Volleyball

$15,083 Net Profit/Loss
16 Team Members

The Bethel women’s volleyball team is made up of 16 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and an assistant coach.

In terms of financials, the Bethel women’s volleyball program paid out $463,974 in expenses and made $479,057 in total revenue. That is, the program raked in a net profit of $15,083 for the school. Not all college sports teams can say that.

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Notes & References

In case you’re wondering why certain sports that Bethel 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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