Mercer University

Mercer University Sports Information

$21,386,346 Total Revenue
$21,386,346 Total Expenses
18 Head Coaches

If you’re a student athlete thinking about going to Mercer 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 Mercer University Athletics Program

What Division Is Mercer In?

As a proud member of the Southern Conference conference, Mercer contends with other NCAA Division I-FCS schools.

There are 450 athletes who take part in at least one sport at the school, 269 men and 181 women. Sports-related tudent aid is available at Mercer and the average award is around $20,473 per athlete. On average, the school gave males around $21,592 of sports aid and women received about $18,810.

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Mercer University Coaches

The sports at Mercer are led by 18 head coaches, 8 of whom coach male teams and 10 of whom spearhead women’s teams. The average salary of the men’s team head coaches is $149,969, while the head coaches of women’s team make, on average, $94,044 per year.

In addition to the head coaches of Mercer sports, there are 18 assistant coaches of men’s teams and 12 assitant coaches of women’s teams. The annual average salary for those who coach women’s teams is $45,693 and the average for those who coach men’s is $60,051. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

Did the Mercer Athletics Program Make Money?

The sports teams at Mercer brought home $21,386,346 in revenue while shelling out $21,386,346 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 Mercer.

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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 Mercer.

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

Mercer Men’s Baseball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 39-player men’s baseball team at Mercer 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. Mercer landed the #67 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Baseball out of the 271 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

The baseball program at Mercer made $1,358,311 in revenue and spend $1,358,311 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.

Mercer Basketball

Mercer Men’s Basketball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The Mercer men’s basketball team is made up of 17 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 3 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 975. Our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Basketball ranking placed Mercer# 145 out of the 324 schools in its division.

In terms of financials, the Mercer men’s basketball program paid out $2,062,738 in expenses and made $2,062,738 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.

Mercer Women’s Basketball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 14 players of the Mercer women’s basketball team are led by a head coach and 3 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 986. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Basketball analysis, Mercer was ranked #52 out of the 324 schools in its division.

The women’s basketball program at Mercer made $1,792,704 in revenue and spent $1,792,704 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.

Mercer Cross Country

Mercer Men’s Cross County

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

There are 10 players on the Mercer men’s cross country team, and they are led by one head coach and one assistant coach. With an excellent academic progress rate of 1000, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously.

In terms of financials, the Mercer men’s cross country program paid out $189,917 in expenses and made $189,917 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.

Mercer Women’s Cross Country

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

The 12 players of the Mercer women’s cross country team are led by a head coach and an assistant coach. Teammates care for more than sports, too. Their great academic progress rate of 979 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well.

The Mercer women’s cross country program paid out $121,093 in expenses while making $121,093 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.

Mercer Men’s Football

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The 110 players of the Mercer men’s football team are led by a head coach and 10 assistant coaches. The team’s academic progress rate of 961 is one sign of how well teammates do in the classroom. Mercer landed the #23 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Football out of the 117 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

Mercer brought in $5,307,714 in revenue from its football program while paying out $5,307,714 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Mercer Golf

Mercer Men’s Golf

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

The 11 players of the Mercer men’s golf team are led by a head coach and an assistant coach. Teammates care for more than golf, too. Their great academic progress rate of 1000 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well.

The Mercer men’s golf program paid out $378,572 in expenses while making $378,572 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.

Mercer Women’s Golf

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

The head coach and assistant coach train and lead the 8 players of the Mercer women’s golf team. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 984 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education.

In terms of financials, the Mercer women’s golf program paid out $474,094 in expenses and made $474,094 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.

Mercer Lacrosse

Mercer Men’s Lacrosse

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The head coach and assistant coach train and lead the 44 players of the Mercer men’s lacrosse team. 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 974. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Lacrosse analysis, Mercer ranked #52 out of 64 colleges and universities.

On the money side of things, the Mercer men’s lacrosse program brought home $705,974 in revenue and paid out $705,974 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.

Mercer Women’s Lacrosse

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 26 players of the Mercer women’s lacrosse team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 992, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. Mercer was given a rank of 44 out of the 100 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Lacrosse report.

Mercer brought in $692,010 in revenue from its women’s lacrosse program while paying out $692,010 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.

Mercer Outdoor Track

Mercer Women’s Outdoor Track

$0 Net Profit/Loss
25 Team Members

The 25-member women’s outdoor track team at Mercer is kept in shape by one head coach and one assistant coach.

On the money side of things, the Mercer women’s outdoor track program brought home $238,206 in revenue and paid out $238,206 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.

Mercer Soccer

Mercer Men’s Soccer

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 27-member men’s soccer team at Mercer is kept in shape by one head coach and one assistant coach. 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 997. Our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Soccer ranking placed Mercer# 66 out of the 188 schools in its division.

In terms of financials, the Mercer men’s soccer program paid out $732,849 in expenses and made $732,849 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.

Mercer Women’s Soccer

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 28 players on the Mercer women’s soccer team, and they are led by one head coach and one assistant coach. With an excellent academic progress rate of 993, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. Mercer landed the #95 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Soccer out of the 306 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

The women’s soccer program at Mercer made $817,672 in revenue and spent $817,672 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.

Mercer Women’s Softball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The head coach and 2 assistant coaches train and lead the 21 players of the Mercer women’s softball team. The team members have more than softball on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 997. Our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Softball] ranking placed Mercer# 98 out of the 273 schools in its division.

The women’s softball program at Mercer made $796,459 in revenue and spend $796,459 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.

Mercer Tennis

Mercer Men’s Tennis

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

There are 11 players on the Mercer men’s tennis team, and they are led by one head coach and one assistant coach. The team members have more than tennis on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 992.

In terms of financials, the Mercer men’s tennis program paid out $377,640 in expenses and made $377,640 in total revenue. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Mercer Women’s Tennis

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

The 8-member women’s tennis team at Mercer is kept in shape by one head coach and one assistant coach. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 1000 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education.

The Mercer women’s tennis program paid out $408,291 in expenses while making $408,291 in total revenue. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Mercer Volleyball

Mercer Women’s Volleyball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The head coach and assistant coach train and lead the 16 players of the Mercer women’s volleyball team. 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 Division I Women’s Volleyball analysis, Mercer was ranked #102 out of the 307 schools in its division.

Mercer brought in $647,307 in revenue from its women’s volleyball program while paying out $647,307 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Notes & References

In case you’re wondering why certain sports that Mercer 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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