Marshall University

Marshall University Sports Information

$31,987,939 Total Revenue
$31,987,939 Total Expenses
14 Head Coaches

If you’re a student athlete thinking about going to Marshall University be sure to check out the facts on this page about the athletics program as a whole as well as the information about the particular sport you are interested in.

The Marshall University Athletics Program

What Division Is Marshall University In?

Marshall University competes in the NCAA Division I-FBS , and is one of the Conference USA schools.

There are 431 athletes who take part in at least one sport at the school, 219 men and 212 women. On average, these students receive around $17,082 in sports-related student aid, which can help defray a lot of college costs. Looking at the difference between men and women, males received an average of about $20,351 and women received an average of $13,705.

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Marshall University Coaches

The sports at Marshall University are led by 14 head coaches, 6 of whom coach male teams and 8 of whom spearhead women’s teams. Women’s team head coaches make an average of $82,193 and men’s team head coaches make about $284,069 each year.

The head coaches of Marshall University sports are supported by 14 assistant coaches of women’s teams and 22 assistant coaches of men’s teams. The average salary is $93,819 a year for assistant coaches of men’s teams and $35,501 for assistant coaches of women’s teams. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

Marshall University Sports Net Profit/Loss

Marshall University sports teams made $31,987,939 in revenue, but they did have to spend $31,987,939 for 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 Marshall University.

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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 Marshall University.

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

Marshall University Men’s Baseball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The 32 players of the Marshall University men’s baseball team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. In terms of how well they perform in the classroom, the team has an academic progress rate of 958. Marshall University landed the #228 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Baseball out of the 271 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

On the money side of things, the Marshall University baseball program brought home $1,142,434 in revenue and paid out $1,142,434 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.

Marshall University Basketball

Marshall University Men’s Basketball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The 17-player men’s basketball team at Marshall University is kept in shape 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 956. Marshall University landed the #238 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Basketball out of the 324 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

In terms of financials, the Marshall University men’s basketball program paid out $3,161,233 in expenses and made $3,161,233 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.

Marshall University Women’s Basketball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The Marshall University women’s basketball team is made up of 14 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 3 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. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Basketball analysis, Marshall University ranked #263 out of 324 colleges and universities.

The Marshall University women’s basketball program paid out $1,491,852 in expenses while making $1,491,852 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.

Marshall University Cross Country

Marshall University Men’s Cross County

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

The Marshall University men’s cross country team is made up of 14 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. The team has an academic progress rate of 968, which is a measure of how well they do in the classroom.

Marshall University brought in $234,558 in revenue from its men’s cross country program while paying out $234,558 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.

Marshall University Men’s Football

$616,761 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The Marshall University men’s football team is made up of 118 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 14 assistant coaches. As an interesting note on their academic performance, the team’s APR is 951. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I (FBS) Men’s Football analysis, Marshall University was ranked #120 out of the 124 schools in its division.

Marshall University brought in $10,442,448 in revenue from its football program while paying out $9,825,687 in expenses. So, the program was a moneymaker for the school, bringing in $616,761 in net profit. Mark this down as a good thing.

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Marshall University Golf

Marshall University Men’s Golf

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

The 10-member men’s golf team at Marshall University is kept in shape by one head coach and one assistant coach. Teammates care for more than golf, too. Their great academic progress rate of 983 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well.

The Marshall University men’s golf program paid out $343,754 in expenses while making $343,754 in total revenue. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Marshall University Women’s Golf

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

The Marshall University women’s golf team is made up of 8 players who, in turn, are trained and guided 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 Marshall University women’s golf program brought home $333,250 in revenue and paid out $333,250 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.

Marshall University Soccer

Marshall University Men’s Soccer

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Good Graduation Rate

The head coach and 3 assistant coaches train and lead the 28 players of the Marshall University men’s soccer team. In terms of how well they perform in the classroom, the team has an academic progress rate of 947. Our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Soccer ranking placed Marshall University# 181 out of the 188 schools in its division.

Marshall University brought in $887,393 in revenue from its men’s soccer program while paying out $887,393 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Marshall University Women’s Soccer

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The Marshall University women’s soccer team is made up of 30 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. The team members have more than soccer on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 992. Our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Soccer ranking placed Marshall University# 255 out of the 306 schools in its division.

In terms of financials, the Marshall University women’s soccer program paid out $793,042 in expenses and made $793,042 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.

Marshall University Women’s Softball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 22 players on the Marshall University women’s softball team, and they are led by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 997, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. Our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Softball] ranking placed Marshall University# 155 out of the 273 schools in its division.

The Marshall University women’s softball program paid out $903,308 in expenses while making $903,308 in total revenue. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Marshall University Swimming & Diving

Marshall University Women’s Swimming & Diving

$0 Net Profit/Loss
21 Team Members

The head coach and 3 assistant coaches train and lead the 21 players of the Marshall University women’s swimming and diving team.

On the money side of things, the Marshall University women’s swimming and diving program brought home $791,344 in revenue and paid out $791,344 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.

Marshall University Tennis

Marshall University Women’s Tennis

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

The 7 players of the Marshall University women’s tennis team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. The team members have more than tennis on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 972.

The Marshall University women’s tennis program paid out $409,253 in expenses while making $409,253 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.

Marshall University Track & Field (Combined)

Marshall University Women’s Track & Field (Combined)

$0 Net Profit/Loss
94 Team Members

The 94-player women’s track and field team at Marshall University is kept in shape by one head coach and 5 assistant coaches.

The women’s track and field program at Marshall University made $1,041,275 in revenue and spent $1,041,275 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.

Marshall University Volleyball

Marshall University Women’s Volleyball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 16-player women’s volleyball team at Marshall University is kept in shape by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 1000, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Volleyball analysis, Marshall University was ranked #203 out of the 307 schools in its division.

Marshall University brought in $942,231 in revenue from its women’s volleyball program while paying out $942,231 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 Marshall 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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