Furman University

Furman University Sports Information

$29,689,554 Total Revenue
$29,689,554 Total Expenses
16 Head Coaches

If you want to know more about the Furman 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 Furman University Athletics Program

What Division Is Furman In?

As a member of the NCAA Division I-FCS, Furman competes in the Southern Conference conference.

There are 500 athletes who take part in at least one sport at the school, 322 men and 178 women. They receive, on average, about $26,747 in sports-related student aid to attend Furman. Looking at the difference between men and women, males received an average of about $26,414 and women received an average of $27,348.

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Furman University Coaches

Of the 16 head coaches at Furman, 8 are leaders of men’s teams and 8 lead women’s teams. Women’s team head coaches make an average of $96,590 and men’s team head coaches make about $152,272 each year.

There are also 39 assitant coaches of sports at Furman. That breaks down to 24 assistant coaches of men’s teams and 15 assistant coaches of women’s teams. The annual average salary for those who coach women’s teams is $43,711 and the average for those who coach men’s is $55,762. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

Furman Sports Financials

Furman sports teams made $29,689,554 in revenue, but they did have to spend $29,689,554 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 Furman.

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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 Furman.

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A Note About Furman 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. Because, after all, there is life after college sports, and a good education will make it easier to succeed in that life.

Furman Men’s Baseball

$16,432 Net Profit/Loss
35 Team Members

There are 35 players on the Furman men’s baseball team, and they are led by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Baseball analysis, Furman ranked #23 out of 271 colleges and universities. This puts it among the top 10% in the country!

The baseball program at Furman made $1,235,881 in revenue and spend $1,219,449 in expenses. This means the program turned a profit, making $16,432 for the school. This is great since many college sports programs lose money.

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Furman Women’s Basketball

$56,392 Net Profit/Loss
16 Team Members

The 16-player women’s basketball team at Furman is kept in shape by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Basketball analysis, Furman was ranked #62 out of the 324 schools in its division.

On the money side of things, the Furman women’s basketball program brought home $1,802,659 in revenue and paid out $1,746,267 in total expenses. That is, the program raked in a net profit of $56,392 for the school. Not all college sports teams can say that.

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Furman Men’s Football

$558,027 Net Profit/Loss
107 Team Members

The head coach and 10 assistant coaches train and lead the 107 players of the Furman men’s football team. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Football analysis, Furman ranked #19 out of 117 colleges and universities.

The Furman football program paid out $6,808,128 in expenses while making $7,366,155 in total revenue. This means the program turned a profit, making $558,027 for the school. This is great since many college sports programs lose money.

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Furman Golf

Furman Men’s Golf

$446,725 Net Profit/Loss
12 Team Members

The Furman men’s golf team is made up of 12 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and an assistant coach.

The Furman men’s golf program paid out $335,473 in expenses while making $782,198 in total revenue. That is, the program raked in a net profit of $446,725 for the school. Not all college sports teams can say that.

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Furman Women’s Golf

$-12,448 Net Profit/Loss
9 Team Members

The 9-member women’s golf team at Furman is kept in shape by one head coach and one assistant coach. Furman was given a rank of 4 out of the 18 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Golf report.

The Furman women’s golf program paid out $704,086 in expenses while making $691,638 in total revenue. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-12,448 to be exact.

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Furman Lacrosse

Furman Men’s Lacrosse

$2,311 Net Profit/Loss
64 Team Members

The head coach and 3 assistant coaches train and lead the 64 players of the Furman men’s lacrosse team. Furman landed the #33 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Lacrosse out of the 64 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

The Furman men’s lacrosse program paid out $1,715,849 in expenses while making $1,718,160 in total revenue. So, the program was a moneymaker for the school, bringing in $2,311 in net profit. Mark this down as a good thing.

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Furman Women’s Lacrosse

$30,285 Net Profit/Loss
26 Team Members

The 26 players of the Furman women’s lacrosse team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Lacrosse analysis, Furman was ranked #19 out of the 100 schools in its division.

The Furman women’s lacrosse program paid out $1,073,882 in expenses while making $1,104,167 in total revenue. This equates to a net profit of $30,285 for the program. That’s definitely a big plus.

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Furman Soccer

Furman Men’s Soccer

$-5,660 Net Profit/Loss
30 Team Members

The 30-player men’s soccer team at Furman is kept in shape by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. Furman landed the #31 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Soccer out of the 188 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

The Furman men’s soccer program paid out $1,213,895 in expenses while making $1,208,235 in total revenue. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-5,660.

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Furman Women’s Soccer

$-24,908 Net Profit/Loss
33 Team Members

The 33-player women’s soccer team at Furman is kept in shape by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Soccer analysis, Furman was ranked #8 out of the 306 schools in its division. That means the school is in the top 5% of the United States in this category.

The women’s soccer program at Furman made $1,197,755 in revenue and spent $1,222,663 in expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-24,908.

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Furman Women’s Softball

$5,311 Net Profit/Loss
22 Team Members

There are 22 players on the Furman women’s softball team, and they are led by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. Furman landed the #19 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Softball out of the 273 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis. This ranking makes the school sit in the top 10% in the nation.

The women’s softball program at Furman made $916,985 in revenue and spend $911,674 in expenses. So, the program was a moneymaker for the school, bringing in $5,311 in net profit. Mark this down as a good thing.

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Furman Tennis

Furman Men’s Tennis

$145,160 Net Profit/Loss
10 Team Members

The head coach and assistant coach train and lead the 10 players of the Furman men’s tennis team.

On the money side of things, the Furman men’s tennis program brought home $673,820 in revenue and paid out $528,660 in total expenses. This means the program turned a profit, making $145,160 for the school. This is great since many college sports programs lose money.

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Furman Women’s Tennis

$-20,452 Net Profit/Loss
11 Team Members

The Furman women’s tennis team is made up of 11 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches.

The Furman women’s tennis program paid out $730,469 in expenses while making $710,017 in total revenue. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-20,452.

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Furman Track & Field (Combined)

Furman Men’s Track & Field (Combined)

$-89,535 Net Profit/Loss
49 Team Members

The 49-player men’s track and field team at Furman is kept in shape by one head coach and 5 assistant coaches.

On the money side of things, the Furman men’s track and field program brought home $933,982 in revenue and paid out $1,023,517 in total expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-89,535 to be exact.

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Furman Women’s Track & Field (Combined)

$229,777 Net Profit/Loss
47 Team Members

The 47-player women’s track and field team at Furman is kept in shape by one head coach and 5 assistant coaches. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Indoor Track and Field analysis, Furman was ranked #7 out of the 19 schools in its division.

The women’s track and field program at Furman made $1,143,573 in revenue and spent $913,796 in expenses. This equates to a net profit of $229,777 for the program. That’s definitely a big plus.

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Furman Volleyball

Furman Women’s Volleyball

$1,300 Net Profit/Loss
14 Team Members

The 14 players of the Furman women’s volleyball team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. Our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Volleyball ranking placed Furman# 74 out of the 307 schools in its division.

Furman brought in $923,682 in revenue from its women’s volleyball program while paying out $922,382 in expenses. On the plus side, this means that the program made $1,300 in net profit for the school. That’s much better than a loss.

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Notes & References

In case you’re wondering why certain sports that Furman 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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