Charleston Southern University

Charleston Southern University Sports Information

$11,697,835 Total Revenue
$11,697,835 Total Expenses
12 Head Coaches

Before making a decision to attend Charleston Southern University, student athletes should take a look at the information presented here on the sports team they are interested in as well as the general athletics program.

The Charleston Southern University Athletics Program

What Division Is CSU In?

As a member of the NCAA Division I-FCS, CSU competes in the Big South Conference conference.

A total number of 405 student athletes participate in varsity sports at the school, 241 of whom are male and 164 are female. They receive, on average, about $11,411 in sports-related student aid to attend CSU. Breaking it down by gender, the average amount of sports aid awarded to men is $10,980 and the average awarded to women is $12,045.

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Charleston Southern University Coaches

Of the 12 head coaches at CSU, 5 are leaders of men’s teams and 7 lead women’s teams. The head coaches of men’s teams make about $105,250 on average, and the yearly average salary of women’s team head coaches is $58,169.

The head coaches of CSU sports are supported by 9 assistant coaches of women’s teams and 16 assistant coaches of men’s teams. The assistant coaches for women’s teams make an average of $36,257 while the ones for men’s team make about $55,220 a year. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

CSU Sports Net Profit/Loss

In terms of financials, CSU collected $11,697,835 in revenue and paid out $11,697,835 in expenses. So, basically, the school broke even - but that’s a whole lot better than losing money!

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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 CSU.

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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 CSU.

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A Note About CSU Sports Rankings

Below we give a summary of the data we have for each sport at CSU, including rankings when the school made it to one of our Best Schools for a Sport lists. 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. We believe it’s important to get a great education, whether you participate in sports or not.

CSU Men’s Baseball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

There are 32 players on the CSU men’s baseball team, and they are led by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. In terms of how well they perform in the classroom, the team has an academic progress rate of 968. CSU was given a rank of 245 out of the 271 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Baseball report.

In terms of financials, the CSU baseball program paid out $691,267 in expenses and made $691,267 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.

CSU Basketball

CSU Men’s Basketball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The 15-player men’s basketball team at CSU is kept in shape by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. Teammates care for more than basketball, too. Their great academic progress rate of 972 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Basketball analysis, CSU ranked #291 out of 324 colleges and universities.

In terms of financials, the CSU men’s basketball program paid out $1,243,917 in expenses and made $1,243,917 in total revenue. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

CSU Women’s Basketball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The CSU women’s basketball team is made up of 13 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. As an interesting note on their academic performance, the team’s APR is 960. CSU landed the #281 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Basketball out of the 324 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

On the money side of things, the CSU women’s basketball program brought home $817,872 in revenue and paid out $817,872 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.

CSU Men’s Football

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Good Graduation Rate

The head coach and 10 assistant coaches train and lead the 96 players of the CSU men’s football team. As an interesting note on their academic performance, the team’s APR is 932. Our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Football] ranking placed CSU# 80 out of the 117 schools in its division.

In terms of financials, the CSU football program paid out $2,972,984 in expenses and made $2,972,984 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.

CSU Golf

CSU Men’s Golf

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

The 9 players of the CSU men’s golf team are led by a head coach and an assistant coach. As an interesting note on their academic performance, the team’s APR is 934.

CSU brought in $284,117 in revenue from its men’s golf program while paying out $284,117 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.

CSU Women’s Golf

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

There are 8 players on the CSU 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 966.

In terms of financials, the CSU women’s golf program paid out $297,133 in expenses and made $297,133 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.

CSU Soccer

CSU Women’s Soccer

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The head coach and 2 assistant coaches train and lead the 32 players of the CSU women’s soccer team. In terms of how well they perform in the classroom, the team has an academic progress rate of 965. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Soccer analysis, CSU ranked #281 out of 306 colleges and universities.

In terms of financials, the CSU women’s soccer program paid out $515,147 in expenses and made $515,147 in total revenue. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

CSU Women’s Softball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

There are 22 players on the CSU women’s softball team, and they are led by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches. In terms of how well they perform in the classroom, the team has an academic progress rate of 967. CSU landed the #245 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Softball out of the 273 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

On the money side of things, the CSU women’s softball program brought home $493,866 in revenue and paid out $493,866 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.

CSU Tennis

CSU Women’s Tennis

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

The head coach and 2 assistant coaches train and lead the 10 players of the CSU women’s tennis team. With an excellent academic progress rate of 984, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously.

CSU brought in $366,471 in revenue from its women’s tennis program while paying out $366,471 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

CSU Track & Field (Combined)

CSU Men’s Track & Field (Combined)

$0 Net Profit/Loss
89 Team Members

The CSU men’s track and field team is made up of 89 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches.

On the money side of things, the CSU men’s track and field program brought home $513,298 in revenue and paid out $513,298 in total expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

CSU Women’s Track & Field (Combined)

$0 Net Profit/Loss
66 Team Members

The head coach and 2 assistant coaches train and lead the 66 players of the CSU women’s track and field team.

CSU brought in $535,967 in revenue from its women’s track and field program while paying out $535,967 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.

CSU Volleyball

CSU Women’s Volleyball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 13 players on the CSU women’s volleyball team, and they are led by one head coach and one assistant coach. With an excellent academic progress rate of 984, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. CSU landed the #273 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Volleyball out of the 307 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

On the money side of things, the CSU women’s volleyball program brought home $382,868 in revenue and paid out $382,868 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.

Notes & References

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

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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