Northern Michigan University

Northern Michigan University Sports Information

$11,673,559 Total Revenue
$11,441,366 Total Expenses
17 Head Coaches

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The Northern Michigan University Athletics Program

What Division Is Northern Michigan University In?

As a member of the NCAA Division II with football, Northern Michigan University competes in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference conference.

There are 476 athletes who take part in at least one sport at the school, 225 men and 251 women. On average, these students receive around $8,490 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 $10,049 and women received an average of $7,092.

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Northern Michigan University Coaches

The sports at Northern Michigan University are led by 17 head coaches, 7 of whom coach male teams and 10 of whom spearhead women’s teams. The head coaches of men’s teams make about $118,135 on average, and the yearly average salary of women’s team head coaches is $58,963.

There are also 38 assitant coaches of sports at Northern Michigan University. That breaks down to 18 assistant coaches of men’s teams and 20 assistant coaches of women’s teams. The average salary is $31,453 a year for assistant coaches of men’s teams and $26,883 for assistant coaches of women’s teams. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

Northern Michigan University Sports Financials

In terms of financials, Northern Michigan University collected $11,673,559 in revenue and paid out $11,441,366 in expenses. This means the team turned a profit of $232,193, which is great since many schools have to declare a loss.

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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 Northern Michigan 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 Northern Michigan University.

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A Note About Northern Michigan 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. 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.

Northern Michigan University Basketball

Northern Michigan University Men’s Basketball

$12,143 Net Profit/Loss
16 Team Members

The Northern Michigan University men’s basketball team is made up of 16 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division II Men’s Basketball analysis, Northern Michigan University ranked #192 out of 274 colleges and universities.

Northern Michigan University brought in $703,878 in revenue from its men’s basketball program while paying out $691,735 in expenses. On the plus side, this means that the program made $12,143 in net profit for the school. That’s much better than a loss.

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Northern Michigan University Women’s Basketball

$20,909 Net Profit/Loss
17 Team Members

The 17-player women’s basketball team at Northern Michigan University is kept in shape by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division II Women’s Basketball analysis, Northern Michigan University ranked #116 out of 276 colleges and universities.

On the money side of things, the Northern Michigan University women’s basketball program brought home $708,466 in revenue and paid out $687,557 in total expenses. This means the program turned a profit, making $20,909 for the school. This is great since many college sports programs lose money.

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Northern Michigan University Cross Country

Northern Michigan University Women’s Cross Country

$6,061 Net Profit/Loss
29 Team Members

The Northern Michigan University women’s cross country team is made up of 29 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches.

The women’s cross country program at Northern Michigan University made $296,306 in revenue and spent $290,245 in expenses. That is, the program raked in a net profit of $6,061 for the school. Not all college sports teams can say that.

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Northern Michigan University Men’s Football

$20,305 Net Profit/Loss
100 Team Members

The 100 players of the Northern Michigan University men’s football team are led by a head coach and 12 assistant coaches. Northern Michigan University landed the #14 spot in our Best Colleges for Division II Men’s Football out of the 160 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis. This ranking makes the school sit in the top 10% in the nation.

The football program at Northern Michigan University made $2,119,397 in revenue and spend $2,099,092 in expenses. On the plus side, this means that the program made $20,305 in net profit for the school. That’s much better than a loss.

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Northern Michigan University Golf

Northern Michigan University Men’s Golf

$-2,247 Net Profit/Loss
8 Team Members

The 8-member men’s golf team at Northern Michigan University is kept in shape by one head coach and one assistant coach.

The Northern Michigan University men’s golf program paid out $184,946 in expenses while making $182,699 in total revenue. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-2,247 to be exact.

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Northern Michigan University Women’s Golf

$693 Net Profit/Loss
9 Team Members

The 9 players of the Northern Michigan University women’s golf team are led by a head coach and an assistant coach.

On the money side of things, the Northern Michigan University women’s golf program brought home $270,624 in revenue and paid out $269,931 in total expenses. This equates to a net profit of $693 for the program. That’s definitely a big plus.

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Northern Michigan University Ice Hockey

Northern Michigan University Men’s Hockey

$27,450 Net Profit/Loss
Good Graduation Rate

The 30-player men’s ice hockey team at Northern Michigan University is kept in shape by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. As an interesting note on their academic performance, the team’s APR is 947. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Ice Hockey analysis, Northern Michigan University ranked #52 out of 54 colleges and universities.

On the money side of things, the Northern Michigan University men’s ice hockey program brought home $2,122,828 in revenue and paid out $2,095,378 in total expenses. So, the program was a moneymaker for the school, bringing in $27,450 in net profit. Mark this down as a good thing.

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Northern Michigan University Indoor Track

Northern Michigan University Women’s Indoor Track

$14,841 Net Profit/Loss
41 Team Members

The 41-player women’s indoor track team at Northern Michigan University is kept in shape by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches.

The Northern Michigan University women’s indoor track program paid out $311,314 in expenses while making $326,155 in total revenue. On the plus side, this means that the program made $14,841 in net profit for the school. That’s much better than a loss.

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Northern Michigan University Lacrosse

Northern Michigan University Women’s Lacrosse

$2,904 Net Profit/Loss
26 Team Members

The 26-player women’s lacrosse team at Northern Michigan University is kept in shape by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. Our Best Colleges for Division II Women’s Lacrosse ranking placed Northern Michigan University# 88 out of the 96 schools in its division.

Northern Michigan University brought in $513,248 in revenue from its women’s lacrosse program while paying out $510,344 in expenses. This equates to a net profit of $2,904 for the program. That’s definitely a big plus.

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Northern Michigan University Outdoor Track

Northern Michigan University Women’s Outdoor Track

$5,812 Net Profit/Loss
41 Team Members

The 41-player women’s outdoor track team at Northern Michigan University is kept in shape by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches.

Northern Michigan University brought in $321,130 in revenue from its women’s outdoor track program while paying out $315,318 in expenses. So, the program was a moneymaker for the school, bringing in $5,812 in net profit. Mark this down as a good thing.

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Northern Michigan University Soccer

Northern Michigan University Men’s Soccer

$12,002 Net Profit/Loss
31 Team Members

The head coach and assistant coach train and lead the 31 players of the Northern Michigan University men’s soccer team. Our Best Colleges for Division II Men’s Soccer ranking placed Northern Michigan University# 141 out of the 183 schools in its division.

On the money side of things, the Northern Michigan University men’s soccer program brought home $533,244 in revenue and paid out $521,242 in total expenses. That is, the program raked in a net profit of $12,002 for the school. Not all college sports teams can say that.

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Northern Michigan University Women’s Soccer

$8,488 Net Profit/Loss
31 Team Members

There are 31 players on the Northern Michigan University women’s soccer team, and they are led by one head coach and one assistant coach. Northern Michigan University landed the #162 spot in our Best Colleges for Division II Women’s Soccer out of the 230 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

The women’s soccer program at Northern Michigan University made $527,012 in revenue and spent $518,524 in expenses. This means the program turned a profit, making $8,488 for the school. This is great since many college sports programs lose money.

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Northern Michigan University Swimming & Diving

Northern Michigan University Men’s Swimming & Diving

$-5,534 Net Profit/Loss
32 Team Members

There are 32 players on the Northern Michigan University men’s swimming and diving team, and they are led by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches.

In terms of financials, the Northern Michigan University men’s swimming and diving program paid out $498,330 in expenses and made $492,796 in total revenue. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-5,534 to be exact.

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Northern Michigan University Women’s Swimming & Diving

$10,446 Net Profit/Loss
31 Team Members

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

The women’s swimming and diving program at Northern Michigan University made $546,048 in revenue and spent $535,602 in expenses. This equates to a net profit of $10,446 for the program. That’s definitely a big plus.

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Northern Michigan University Volleyball

Northern Michigan University Women’s Volleyball

$8,061 Net Profit/Loss
18 Team Members

The 18-player women’s volleyball team at Northern Michigan University is kept in shape by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. Northern Michigan University landed the #115 spot in our Best Colleges for Division II Women’s Volleyball out of the 263 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

Northern Michigan University brought in $600,451 in revenue from its women’s volleyball program while paying out $592,390 in expenses. This means the program turned a profit, making $8,061 for the school. This is great since many college sports programs lose money.

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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.

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