Harvard University

Harvard University Sports Information

$29,971,795 Total Revenue
$29,971,795 Total Expenses
36 Head Coaches

Before making a decision to attend Harvard 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 Harvard University Athletics Program

What Division Is Harvard In?

Harvard competes in the NCAA Division I-FCS , and is one of the Ivy Group schools.

Harvard University Sports Participants

A total number of 1,223 student athletes participate in varsity sports at the school, 654 of whom are male and 569 are female.

Harvard University Coaches

Of the 36 head coaches at Harvard, 18 are leaders of men’s teams and 18 lead women’s teams. Women’s team head coaches make an average of $120,601 and men’s team head coaches make about $172,391 each year.

The head coaches of Harvard sports are supported by 40 assistant coaches of women’s teams and 46 assistant coaches of men’s teams. The average salary is $78,738 a year for assistant coaches of men’s teams and $66,595 for assistant coaches of women’s teams. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

Did the Harvard Athletics Program Make Money?

The sports teams at Harvard brought home $29,971,795 in revenue while shelling out $29,971,795 in 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 Harvard.

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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 Harvard.

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

Harvard Men’s Baseball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 37 players of the Harvard men’s baseball team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. The team members have more than baseball on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 998. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Baseball analysis, Harvard ranked #114 out of 271 colleges and universities.

On the money side of things, the Harvard baseball program brought home $709,426 in revenue and paid out $709,426 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.

Harvard Basketball

Harvard Men’s Basketball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The head coach and 3 assistant coaches train and lead the 20 players of the Harvard men’s basketball team. Teammates care for more than basketball, too. Their great academic progress rate of 1000 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well. Harvard landed the #93 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 men’s basketball program at Harvard made $1,474,941 in revenue and spent $1,474,941 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.

Harvard Women’s Basketball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The head coach and 2 assistant coaches train and lead the 15 players of the Harvard women’s basketball team. The team members have more than basketball on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 1000. Harvard landed the #83 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Basketball out of the 324 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

The women’s basketball program at Harvard made $1,025,101 in revenue and spent $1,025,101 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Harvard Fencing

Harvard Men’s Fencing

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 16 members of the Harvard men’s fencing team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 987 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education. Harvard came in first place in its division out of 2 schools in College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Men’s Fencing ranking.

In terms of financials, the Harvard men’s fencing program paid out $186,293 in expenses and made $186,293 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.

Harvard Women’s Fencing

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The head coach and 3 assistant coaches train and lead the 14 members of the Harvard women’s fencing team. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 994 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education. Harvard came in first place in its division out of 3 schools in College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Women’s Fencing ranking.

The Harvard women’s fencing program paid out $182,324 in expenses while making $182,324 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.

Harvard Women’s Field Hockey

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 24 players of the Harvard women’s field hockey team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. Teammates care for more than field hockey, too. Their great academic progress rate of 997 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well. Harvard was given a rank of 36 out of the 77 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Field Hockey report.

Harvard brought in $505,621 in revenue from its women’s field hockey program while paying out $505,621 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.

Harvard Men’s Football

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The head coach and 9 assistant coaches train and lead the 105 players of the Harvard 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 982. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Football analysis, Harvard ranked #12 out of 117 colleges and universities. This puts it among the top 10% in the country!

On the money side of things, the Harvard football program brought home $3,163,293 in revenue and paid out $3,163,293 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.

Harvard Golf

Harvard Men’s Golf

$-3 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
9 Team Members

The 9-player men’s golf team at Harvard 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.

Harvard brought in $235,436 in revenue from its men’s golf program while paying out $235,439 in expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-3.

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Harvard Women’s Golf

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

The 9 players of the Harvard women’s golf team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 980, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously.

Harvard brought in $419,641 in revenue from its women’s golf program while paying out $419,641 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Harvard Ice Hockey

Harvard Men’s Hockey

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The head coach and 2 assistant coaches train and lead the 29 players of the Harvard men’s ice hockey team. With an excellent academic progress rate of 1000, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. Harvard was given a rank of 11 out of the 54 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Ice Hockey report.

On the money side of things, the Harvard men’s ice hockey program brought home $1,279,267 in revenue and paid out $1,279,267 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.

Harvard Women’s Ice Hockey

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 26 players of the Harvard women’s ice hockey team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team members have more than ice hockey on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 1000. Harvard landed the #24 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Ice Hockey out of the 30 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

The women’s ice hockey program at Harvard made $889,273 in revenue and spent $889,273 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.

Harvard Lacrosse

Harvard Men’s Lacrosse

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 40 players of the Harvard men’s lacrosse team are led by a head coach and 2 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 996. Our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Lacrosse ranking placed Harvard# 36 out of the 64 schools in its division.

In terms of financials, the Harvard men’s lacrosse program paid out $712,762 in expenses and made $712,762 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.

Harvard Women’s Lacrosse

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 32-player women’s lacrosse team at Harvard is kept in shape by one head coach and 2 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 993. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Lacrosse analysis, Harvard ranked #56 out of 100 colleges and universities.

On the money side of things, the Harvard women’s lacrosse program brought home $640,720 in revenue and paid out $640,720 in total expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Harvard Women’s Rowing

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

The head coach and 7 assistant coaches train and lead the 92 players of the Harvard women’s rowing team. Teammates care for more than rowing, too. Their great academic progress rate of 996 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well.

The Harvard women’s rowing program paid out $1,094,361 in expenses while making $1,094,361 in total revenue. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Harvard Soccer

Harvard Men’s Soccer

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

There are 24 players on the Harvard men’s soccer team, and they are led by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches. As an interesting note on their academic performance, the team’s APR is 967. Harvard landed the #43 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 Harvard men’s soccer program paid out $495,096 in expenses while making $495,096 in total revenue. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Harvard Women’s Soccer

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 27 players on the Harvard women’s soccer team, and they are led by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 988 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education. Harvard landed the #87 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Soccer out of the 306 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

In terms of financials, the Harvard women’s soccer program paid out $500,237 in expenses and made $500,237 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.

Harvard Women’s Softball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The Harvard women’s softball team is made up of 21 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 991 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Softball analysis, Harvard was ranked #109 out of the 273 schools in its division.

Harvard brought in $506,583 in revenue from its women’s softball program while paying out $506,583 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.

Harvard Swimming & Diving

Harvard Men’s Swimming & Diving

$0 Net Profit/Loss
32 Team Members

The Harvard men’s swimming and diving team is made up of 32 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 4 assistant coaches.

Harvard brought in $498,385 in revenue from its men’s swimming and diving program while paying out $498,385 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Harvard Women’s Swimming & Diving

$0 Net Profit/Loss
36 Team Members

The 36-player women’s swimming and diving team at Harvard is kept in shape by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches.

The Harvard women’s swimming and diving program paid out $495,195 in expenses while making $495,195 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.

Harvard Tennis

Harvard Men’s Tennis

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

The head coach and assistant coach train and lead the 15 players of the Harvard men’s tennis team. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 989 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education.

On the money side of things, the Harvard men’s tennis program brought home $456,826 in revenue and paid out $456,826 in total expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Harvard Women’s Tennis

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

The head coach and assistant coach train and lead the 13 players of the Harvard women’s tennis team. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 1000 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education.

The women’s tennis program at Harvard made $424,833 in revenue and spent $424,833 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.

Harvard Track & Field (Combined)

Harvard Men’s Track & Field (Combined)

$0 Net Profit/Loss
127 Team Members

The Harvard men’s track and field team is made up of 127 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 9 assistant coaches.

Harvard brought in $758,116 in revenue from its men’s track and field program while paying out $758,116 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.

Harvard Women’s Track & Field (Combined)

$0 Net Profit/Loss
137 Team Members

The 137 players of the Harvard women’s track and field team are led by a head coach and 9 assistant coaches.

The women’s track and field program at Harvard made $736,303 in revenue and spent $736,303 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Harvard Volleyball

Harvard Men’s Volleyball

$1 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 14 players on the Harvard men’s volleyball team, and they are led by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 1000, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. Harvard was given a rank of 17 out of the 20 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Volleyball report.

The men’s volleyball program at Harvard made $237,041 in revenue and spent $237,040 in expenses. This means the program turned a profit, making $1 for the school. This is great since many college sports programs lose money.

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Harvard Women’s Volleyball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 17-player women’s volleyball team at Harvard is kept in shape by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 1000 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education. Harvard landed the #170 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 Harvard women’s volleyball program brought home $346,800 in revenue and paid out $346,800 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.

Harvard Water Polo

Harvard Men’s Water Polo

$1 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 17-member men’s water polo team at Harvard is kept in shape by one head coach and 2 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 995. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Men’s Waterpolo analysis, Harvard was ranked #13 out of the 16 schools in its division.

The Harvard men’s water polo program paid out $263,912 in expenses while making $263,913 in total revenue. On the plus side, this means that the program made $1 in net profit for the school. That’s much better than a loss.

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Harvard Women’s Water Polo

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The Harvard women’s v team is made up of 16 members who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 2 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 995. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Women’s Waterpolo analysis, Harvard ranked #10 out of 14 colleges and universities.

In terms of financials, the Harvard women’s water polo program paid out $321,332 in expenses and made $321,332 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.

Harvard Men’s Wrestling

$1 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
24 Team Members

There are 24 players on the Harvard men’s wrestling team, and they are led by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches. The team members have more than wrestling on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 980.

In terms of financials, the Harvard wrestling program paid out $414,873 in expenses and made $414,874 in total revenue. So, the program was a moneymaker for the school, bringing in $1 in net profit. Mark this down as a good thing.

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Notes & References

In case you’re wondering why certain sports that Harvard 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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