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Florida International University Sports Information

$31,549,581 Total Revenue
$31,549,581 Total Expenses
14 Head Coaches

Before making a decision to attend Florida International 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 Florida International University Athletics Program

What Division Is FIU In?

As a member of the NCAA Division I-FBS, FIU competes in the Conference USA conference.

A total number of 504 student athletes participate in varsity sports at the school, 239 of whom are male and 265 are female. Sports-related tudent aid is available at FIU and the average award is around $11,327 per athlete. Breaking it down by gender, the average amount of sports aid awarded to men is $13,962 and the average awarded to women is $8,950.

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Florida International University Coaches

There are 14 head coaches at FIU, 5 of whom lead men’s teams and 9 of whom head up women’s teams. The average salary of the men’s team head coaches is $376,292, while the head coaches of women’s team make, on average, $86,591 per year.

The head coaches of FIU sports are supported by 16 assistant coaches of women’s teams and 21 assistant coaches of men’s teams. The annual average salary for those who coach women’s teams is $38,530 and the average for those who coach men’s is $135,053. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

Did the FIU Athletics Program Make Money?

In terms of financials, FIU collected $31,549,581 in revenue and paid out $31,549,581 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 FIU.

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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 FIU.

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A Note About FIU Sports Rankings

In addition to giving other data about the sports below, we try to include each sport’s ranking on our Best Schools for a Sport lists when one exists. 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.

FIU Men’s Baseball

$31,106 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 36-player men’s baseball team at FIU is kept in shape by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 990 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education. FIU landed the #161 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Baseball out of the 271 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

In terms of financials, the FIU baseball program paid out $1,128,041 in expenses and made $1,159,147 in total revenue. This equates to a net profit of $31,106 for the program. That’s definitely a big plus.

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FIU Women’s Basketball

$21,700 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 11 players of the FIU women’s basketball team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. Teammates care for more than basketball, too. Their great academic progress rate of 984 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well. FIU landed the #242 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Basketball out of the 324 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

In terms of financials, the FIU women’s basketball program paid out $1,390,085 in expenses and made $1,411,785 in total revenue. So, the program was a moneymaker for the school, bringing in $21,700 in net profit. Mark this down as a good thing.

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FIU Men’s Football

$2,429,130 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The 109-player men’s football team at FIU is kept in shape by one head coach and 10 assistant coaches. As an interesting note on their academic performance, the team’s APR is 968. Our Best Colleges for Division I (FBS) Men’s Football] ranking placed FIU# 101 out of the 124 schools in its division.

The FIU football program paid out $11,771,431 in expenses while making $14,200,561 in total revenue. That is, the program raked in a net profit of $2,429,130 for the school. Not all college sports teams can say that.

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FIU Golf

FIU Women’s Golf

$26,113 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
9 Team Members

The 9 players of the FIU women’s golf team are led by a head coach and an assistant coach. The team members have more than golf on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 1000.

On the money side of things, the FIU women’s golf program brought home $405,287 in revenue and paid out $379,174 in total expenses. On the plus side, this means that the program made $26,113 in net profit for the school. That’s much better than a loss.

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FIU Soccer

FIU Men’s Soccer

$2,664 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The head coach and 2 assistant coaches train and lead the 26 players of the FIU 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 1000. FIU was given a rank of 101 out of the 188 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Soccer report.

FIU brought in $617,982 in revenue from its men’s soccer program while paying out $615,318 in expenses. This equates to a net profit of $2,664 for the program. That’s definitely a big plus.

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FIU Women’s Soccer

$2,015 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The 28 players of the FIU women’s soccer team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 974, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. Our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Soccer ranking placed FIU# 226 out of the 306 schools in its division.

FIU brought in $572,861 in revenue from its women’s soccer program while paying out $570,846 in expenses. This equates to a net profit of $2,015 for the program. That’s definitely a big plus.

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FIU Women’s Softball

$30,740 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 26 players of the FIU women’s softball team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 989 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education. Our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Softball] ranking placed FIU# 73 out of the 273 schools in its division.

The women’s softball program at FIU made $643,591 in revenue and spend $612,851 in expenses. So, the program was a moneymaker for the school, bringing in $30,740 in net profit. Mark this down as a good thing.

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FIU Swimming & Diving

FIU Women’s Swimming & Diving

$31,679 Net Profit/Loss
31 Team Members

The head coach and 2 assistant coaches train and lead the 31 players of the FIU women’s swimming and diving team.

In terms of financials, the FIU women’s swimming and diving program paid out $755,480 in expenses and made $787,159 in total revenue. This equates to a net profit of $31,679 for the program. That’s definitely a big plus.

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FIU Tennis

FIU Women’s Tennis

$26,519 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate
8 Team Members

The FIU women’s tennis team is made up of 8 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and an assistant coach. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 973 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education.

On the money side of things, the FIU women’s tennis program brought home $435,951 in revenue and paid out $409,432 in total expenses. This equates to a net profit of $26,519 for the program. That’s definitely a big plus.

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FIU Track & Field (Combined)

FIU Men’s Track & Field (Combined)

$3,717 Net Profit/Loss
53 Team Members

The head coach and 4 assistant coaches train and lead the 53 players of the FIU men’s track and field team.

In terms of financials, the FIU men’s track and field program paid out $319,908 in expenses and made $323,625 in total revenue. This means the program turned a profit, making $3,717 for the school. This is great since many college sports programs lose money.

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FIU Women’s Track & Field (Combined)

$-9,782 Net Profit/Loss
113 Team Members

There are 113 players on the FIU women’s track and field team, and they are led by one head coach and 4 assistant coaches.

FIU brought in $667,597 in revenue from its women’s track and field program while paying out $677,379 in expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-9,782 to be exact.

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FIU Volleyball

FIU Women’s Volleyball

$-3,334 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The FIU women’s volleyball team is made up of 18 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. Teammates care for more than volleyball, too. Their great academic progress rate of 989 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Volleyball analysis, FIU ranked #218 out of 307 colleges and universities.

The women’s volleyball program at FIU made $673,885 in revenue and spent $677,219 in expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-3,334.

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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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