Central State University Sports Information
When trying to decide if Central State 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 Central State University Athletics Program
What Division Is Central State University In?
Central State University competes in the NCAA Division II with football , and is one of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference schools.
Central State University Sports-Related Financial Aid
There are 219 athletes who take part in at least one sport at the school, 141 men and 78 women. They receive, on average, about $2,788 in sports-related student aid to attend Central State University. Breaking it down by gender, the average amount of sports aid awarded to men is $2,760 and the average awarded to women is $2,840.
Central State University Coaches
Of the 6 head coaches at Central State University, 3 are leaders of men’s teams and 3 lead women’s teams. Women’s team head coaches make an average of $53,880 and men’s team head coaches make about $77,897 each year.
In addition to the head coaches of Central State University sports, there are 6 assistant coaches of men’s teams and 2 assitant coaches of women’s teams. The average salary is $45,567 a year for assistant coaches of men’s teams and $43,733 for assistant coaches of women’s teams. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.
Central State University Sports Financials
In terms of financials, Central State University collected $4,194,542 in revenue and paid out $4,194,542 in expenses. So, basically, the school broke even - but that’s a whole lot better than losing money!
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 State University.
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 State University.
A Note About Central State University 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. We believe it’s important to get a great education, whether you participate in sports or not.
Popular Sports at Central State University
Central State University Basketball
Central State University Men’s Basketball
The 15 players of the Central State University men’s basketball team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. Teammates care for more than basketball, too. Their great academic progress rate of 971 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division II Men’s Basketball analysis, Central State University ranked #262 out of 274 colleges and universities.
In terms of financials, the Central State University men’s basketball program paid out $364,427 in expenses and made $364,427 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.
Central State University Women’s Basketball
There are 19 players on the Central State University women’s basketball team, and they are led by one head coach and 2 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. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division II Women’s Basketball analysis, Central State University ranked #188 out of 276 colleges and universities.
The Central State University women’s basketball program paid out $290,806 in expenses while making $290,806 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 State University Men’s Football
The head coach and 6 assistant coaches train and lead the 75 players of the Central State University men’s football team. 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 974. Central State University landed the #127 spot in our Best Colleges for Division II Men’s Football out of the 160 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.
In terms of financials, the Central State University football program paid out $811,507 in expenses and made $811,507 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.
Central State University Track & Field (Combined)
Central State University Men’s Track & Field (Combined)
The Central State University men’s track and field team is made up of 51 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and an assistant coach.
On the money side of things, the Central State University men’s track and field program brought home $244,324 in revenue and paid out $244,324 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.
Central State University Women’s Track & Field (Combined)
The 45 players of the Central State University women’s track and field team are led by a head coach and an assistant coach.
The women’s track and field program at Central State University made $204,016 in revenue and spent $204,016 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.
Central State University Volleyball
Central State University Women’s Volleyball
There are 14 players on the Central State University women’s volleyball team, and they are led by one head coach and one assistant coach. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 995 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education. Our Best Colleges for Division II Women’s Volleyball ranking placed Central State University# 262 out of the 263 schools in its division.
The women’s volleyball program at Central State University made $139,579 in revenue and spent $139,579 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
In case you’re wondering why certain sports that Central State University offers aren’t listed above, it’s because we have no data on those sports.
U.S. Department of Education’s Equity in Athletics Data Analysis (EADA)
The academic progress rate (APR) of each team was made available by the NCAA.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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