Boston University

Boston University Sports Information

$35,897,972 Total Revenue
$35,897,972 Total Expenses
21 Head Coaches

If you want to know more about the Boston University sports programs, you’ve come to the right place. Here we present data on the program as a whole as well as information about each varsity sport offered at the school.

The Boston University Athletics Program

A total number of 716 student athletes participate in varsity sports at the school, 306 of whom are male and 410 are female. On average, these students receive around $23,545 in sports-related student aid, which can help defray a lot of college costs. Looking at the difference between men and women, males received an average of about $22,027 and women received an average of $24,677.

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Boston University Coaches

The sports at Boston U are led by 21 head coaches, 9 of whom coach male teams and 12 of whom spearhead women’s teams. The head coaches of men’s teams make about $205,988 on average, and the yearly average salary of women’s team head coaches is $127,165.

In addition to the head coaches of Boston U sports, there are 18 assistant coaches of men’s teams and 25 assitant coaches of women’s teams. The average salary is $74,756 a year for assistant coaches of men’s teams and $51,607 for assistant coaches of women’s teams. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

Boston U Sports Financials

The sports teams at Boston U brought home $35,897,972 in revenue while shelling out $35,897,972 in expenses. That’s not a profit, but then again, it’s not a loss 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 Boston U.

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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 Boston U.

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A Note About Boston U 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. This ensures that while you’re participating in sports programs at the school, you’ll also be getting a solid education.

Boston U Basketball

Boston U Men’s Basketball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The Boston U men’s basketball team is made up of 14 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. Teammates care for more than basketball, too. Their great academic progress rate of 975 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well. Boston U was given a rank of 66 out of the 324 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Basketball report.

In terms of financials, the Boston U men’s basketball program paid out $2,669,686 in expenses and made $2,669,686 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.

Boston U Women’s Basketball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 12 players of the Boston U women’s basketball team are led 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 995. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Basketball analysis, Boston U was ranked #49 out of the 324 schools in its division. That means the school is in the top 15% of the United States in this category.

On the money side of things, the Boston U women’s basketball program brought home $1,842,923 in revenue and paid out $1,842,923 in total expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Boston U Women’s Field Hockey

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 21 players of the Boston U women’s field hockey 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. Boston U landed the #3 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Field Hockey out of the 77 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis. This ranking makes the school sit in the top 5% in the nation.

On the money side of things, the Boston U women’s field hockey program brought home $1,452,799 in revenue and paid out $1,452,799 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.

Boston U Golf

Boston U Women’s Golf

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

The Boston U women’s golf team is made up of 7 players 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 1000.

In terms of financials, the Boston U women’s golf program paid out $596,851 in expenses and made $596,851 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.

Boston U Ice Hockey

Boston U Men’s Hockey

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The 26-player men’s ice hockey team at Boston U is kept in shape by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. You may be interested in knowing that the team’s academic progress rate is 957. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Ice Hockey analysis, Boston U ranked #6 out of 54 colleges and universities. This puts it among the top 10% in the country!

Boston U brought in $3,293,230 in revenue from its men’s ice hockey program while paying out $3,293,230 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.

Boston U Women’s Ice Hockey

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 24 players on the Boston U women’s ice hockey team, and they are led by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 997 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Ice Hockey analysis, Boston U ranked #3 out of 30 colleges and universities. This puts it among the top 10% in the country!

The women’s ice hockey program at Boston U made $2,335,327 in revenue and spent $2,335,327 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.

Boston U Lacrosse

Boston U Men’s Lacrosse

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The Boston U men’s lacrosse team is made up of 46 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 988, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. Boston U was given a rank of 18 out of the 64 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Lacrosse report.

In terms of financials, the Boston U men’s lacrosse program paid out $1,821,503 in expenses and made $1,821,503 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.

Boston U Women’s Lacrosse

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 30 players on the Boston U women’s lacrosse team, and they are led by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 995, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Lacrosse analysis, Boston U ranked #13 out of 100 colleges and universities. This puts it among the top 15% in the country!

Boston U brought in $1,400,649 in revenue from its women’s lacrosse program while paying out $1,400,649 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.

Boston U Women’s Rowing

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

The 112 players of the Boston U women’s rowing team are led by a head coach and 7 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 989.

The women’s rowing program at Boston U made $2,620,847 in revenue and spend $2,620,847 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Boston U Soccer

Boston U Men’s Soccer

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The head coach and 3 assistant coaches train and lead the 34 players of the Boston U men’s soccer team. The team members have more than soccer on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 979. Boston U landed the #23 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Soccer out of the 188 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis. This ranking makes the school sit in the top 15% in the nation.

Boston U brought in $1,352,594 in revenue from its men’s soccer program while paying out $1,352,594 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.

Boston U Women’s Soccer

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The Boston U women’s soccer team is made up of 30 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 1000, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Soccer analysis, Boston U was ranked #26 out of the 306 schools in its division. That means the school is in the top 10% of the United States in this category.

In terms of financials, the Boston U women’s soccer program paid out $1,711,306 in expenses and made $1,711,306 in total revenue. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Boston U Women’s Softball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 20-player women’s softball team at Boston U 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 992. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Softball analysis, Boston U ranked #17 out of 273 colleges and universities. This puts it among the top 10% in the country!

On the money side of things, the Boston U women’s softball program brought home $1,330,030 in revenue and paid out $1,330,030 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.

Boston U Swimming & Diving

Boston U Men’s Swimming & Diving

$0 Net Profit/Loss
29 Team Members

The 29 players of the Boston U men’s swimming and diving team are led by a head coach and 4 assistant coaches.

The men’s swimming and diving program at Boston U made $507,642 in revenue and spent $507,642 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Boston U Women’s Swimming & Diving

$0 Net Profit/Loss
25 Team Members

The head coach and 4 assistant coaches train and lead the 25 players of the Boston U women’s swimming and diving team.

Boston U brought in $495,981 in revenue from its women’s swimming and diving program while paying out $495,981 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.

Boston U Tennis

Boston U Men’s Tennis

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

The Boston U men’s tennis team is made up of 12 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and an assistant coach. The team’s academic progress rate of 966 is one sign of how well teammates do in the classroom.

The Boston U men’s tennis program paid out $137,009 in expenses while making $137,009 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.

Boston U Women’s Tennis

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

The 11-player women’s tennis team at Boston U 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.

In terms of financials, the Boston U women’s tennis program paid out $784,551 in expenses and made $784,551 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.

Boston U Track & Field (Combined)

Boston U Men’s Track & Field (Combined)

$0 Net Profit/Loss
104 Team Members

The 2 head coaches and 7 assistant coaches train and lead the 104 players of the Boston U men’s track and field team. The Boston U men’s track and field team is made up of 104 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and an assistant coach.

Boston U brought in $1,678,720 in revenue from its men’s track and field program while paying out $1,678,720 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.

Boston U Women’s Track & Field (Combined)

$0 Net Profit/Loss
118 Team Members

The 118-player women’s track and field team at Boston U is kept in shape by 2 head coaches and 7 assistant coaches. The 118 players of the Boston U women’s track and field team are led by a head coach and an assistant coach.

The women’s track and field program at Boston U made $1,716,617 in revenue and spent $1,716,617 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.

Notes & References

Note that if we don’t have data on a particular sport, it won’t be listed in the section above.

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