Central Michigan University

Central Michigan University Sports Information

$33,642,870 Total Revenue
$33,642,870 Total Expenses
14 Head Coaches

If you’re a student athlete thinking about going to Central Michigan University be sure to check out the facts on this page about the athletics program as a whole as well as the information about the particular sport you are interested in.

The Central Michigan University Athletics Program

What Division Is Central Michigan In?

As a member of the NCAA Division I-FBS, Central Michigan competes in the Mid-American Conference conference.

There are 584 athletes who take part in at least one sport at the school, 279 men and 305 women. On average, these students receive around $10,966 in sports-related student aid, which can help defray a lot of college costs. Breaking it down by gender, the average amount of sports aid awarded to men is $11,700 and the average awarded to women is $10,294.

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Central Michigan University Coaches

There are 14 head coaches at Central Michigan, 5 of whom lead men’s teams and 9 of whom head up women’s teams. Women’s team head coaches make an average of $131,298 and men’s team head coaches make about $296,851 each year.

In addition to the head coaches of Central Michigan sports, there are 26 assistant coaches of men’s teams and 22 assitant coaches of women’s teams. The assistant coaches for women’s teams make an average of $43,243 while the ones for men’s team make about $76,002 a year. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

Central Michigan Sports Financials

Central Michigan sports teams made $33,642,870 in revenue, but they did have to spend $33,642,870 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 Central Michigan.

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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 Central Michigan.

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

Central Michigan Men’s Baseball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 35 players of the Central Michigan men’s baseball team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 986, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. Central Michigan was given a rank of 148 out of the 271 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Baseball report.

The baseball program at Central Michigan made $1,111,613 in revenue and spend $1,111,613 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.

Central Michigan Basketball

Central Michigan Men’s Basketball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The head coach and 3 assistant coaches train and lead the 17 players of the Central Michigan men’s basketball team. You may be interested in knowing that the team’s academic progress rate is 965. Central Michigan landed the #206 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Basketball out of the 324 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

The Central Michigan men’s basketball program paid out $2,168,814 in expenses while making $2,168,814 in total revenue. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Central Michigan Women’s Basketball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 25 players on the Central Michigan women’s basketball team, and they are led by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 996, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. Our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Basketball ranking placed Central Michigan# 113 out of the 324 schools in its division.

Central Michigan brought in $1,833,286 in revenue from its women’s basketball program while paying out $1,833,286 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.

Central Michigan Women’s Field Hockey

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The head coach and 2 assistant coaches train and lead the 21 players of the Central Michigan women’s field hockey team. The team members have more than field hockey on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 991. Our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Field Hockey] ranking placed Central Michigan# 73 out of the 77 schools in its division.

In terms of financials, the Central Michigan women’s field hockey program paid out $697,966 in expenses and made $697,966 in total revenue. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Central Michigan Men’s Football

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The head coach and 14 assistant coaches train and lead the 116 players of the Central Michigan men’s football team. The team members have more than football on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 972. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I (FBS) Men’s Football analysis, Central Michigan ranked #94 out of 124 colleges and universities.

Central Michigan brought in $8,175,068 in revenue from its football program while paying out $8,175,068 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Central Michigan Golf

Central Michigan Women’s Golf

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

The 8-member women’s golf team at Central Michigan is kept in shape 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 1000.

Central Michigan brought in $454,065 in revenue from its women’s golf program while paying out $454,065 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.

Central Michigan Gymnastics

Central Michigan Women’s Gymnastics

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

The 16 members of the Central Michigan women’s gymnastics team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 990, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously.

In terms of financials, the Central Michigan women’s gymnastics program paid out $916,445 in expenses and made $916,445 in total revenue. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Central Michigan Lacrosse

Central Michigan Women’s Lacrosse

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

The head coach and 2 assistant coaches train and lead the 35 players of the Central Michigan women’s lacrosse team. The team members have more than lacrosse on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 997.

The Central Michigan women’s lacrosse program paid out $847,257 in expenses while making $847,257 in total revenue. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Central Michigan Soccer

Central Michigan Women’s Soccer

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 31 players on the Central Michigan women’s soccer 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 998. Our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Soccer ranking placed Central Michigan# 68 out of the 306 schools in its division.

In terms of financials, the Central Michigan women’s soccer program paid out $860,967 in expenses and made $860,967 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.

Central Michigan Women’s Softball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 21 players of the Central Michigan women’s softball team are led by a 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 Softball analysis, Central Michigan ranked #52 out of 273 colleges and universities.

The Central Michigan women’s softball program paid out $927,835 in expenses while making $927,835 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.

Central Michigan Track & Field (Combined)

Central Michigan Men’s Track & Field (Combined)

$0 Net Profit/Loss
84 Team Members

The head coach and 5 assistant coaches train and lead the 84 players of the Central Michigan men’s track and field team.

On the money side of things, the Central Michigan men’s track and field program brought home $760,034 in revenue and paid out $760,034 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.

Central Michigan Women’s Track & Field (Combined)

$0 Net Profit/Loss
130 Team Members

The 130 players of the Central Michigan women’s track and field team are led by a head coach and 5 assistant coaches.

Central Michigan brought in $939,537 in revenue from its women’s track and field program while paying out $939,537 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.

Central Michigan Volleyball

Central Michigan Women’s Volleyball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 18 players on the Central Michigan women’s volleyball team, and they are led by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team members have more than volleyball on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 986. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Volleyball analysis, Central Michigan ranked #156 out of 307 colleges and universities.

In terms of financials, the Central Michigan women’s volleyball program paid out $830,462 in expenses and made $830,462 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.

Central Michigan Men’s Wrestling

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

The 27 players of the Central Michigan men’s wrestling team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. Teammates care for more than wrestling, too. Their great academic progress rate of 982 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well.

In terms of financials, the Central Michigan wrestling program paid out $737,858 in expenses and made $737,858 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 Central Michigan 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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