Oberlin College

Oberlin College Sports Information

$4,188,045 Total Revenue
$4,188,045 Total Expenses
19 Head Coaches

When trying to decide if Oberlin College is right for them, student athletes may want to check out the information on this page about the school’s overall athletics program and the data on the particular sport of interest to them.

The Oberlin College Athletics Program

What Division Is Oberlin In?

As a proud member of the North Coast Athletic Conference conference, Oberlin contends with other NCAA Division III with football schools.

Oberlin College Sports Participants

A total number of 452 student athletes participate in varsity sports at the school, 237 of whom are male and 215 are female.

Oberlin College Coaches

There are 19 head coaches at Oberlin, 9 of whom lead men’s teams and 10 of whom head up women’s teams. The average salary of the men’s team head coaches is $53,659, while the head coaches of women’s team make, on average, $50,702 per year.

The head coaches of Oberlin sports are supported by 6 assistant coaches of women’s teams and 20 assistant coaches of men’s teams. The average salary is $25,352 a year for assistant coaches of men’s teams and $26,662 for assistant coaches of women’s teams. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

Oberlin Sports Financials

The sports teams at Oberlin brought home $4,188,045 in revenue while shelling out $4,188,045 in expenses. That’s not a profit, but then again, it’s not a loss 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 Oberlin.

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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 Oberlin.

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A Note About Oberlin 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.

Oberlin Men’s Baseball

$31,793 Net Profit/Loss
37 Team Members

The head coach and 4 assistant coaches train and lead the 37 players of the Oberlin men’s baseball team. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division III Men’s Baseball analysis, Oberlin ranked #59 out of 348 colleges and universities.

The Oberlin baseball program paid out $162,721 in expenses while making $194,514 in total revenue. This means the program turned a profit, making $31,793 for the school. This is great since many college sports programs lose money.

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Oberlin Women’s Basketball

$-14,881 Net Profit/Loss
13 Team Members

The Oberlin women’s basketball team is made up of 13 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and an assistant coach. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division III Women’s Basketball analysis, Oberlin ranked #91 out of 387 colleges and universities.

Oberlin brought in $120,191 in revenue from its women’s basketball program while paying out $135,072 in expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-14,881 to be exact.

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Oberlin Cross Country

Oberlin Men’s Cross County

$-1,963 Net Profit/Loss
17 Team Members

The head coach and assistant coach train and lead the 17 players of the Oberlin men’s cross country team.

Oberlin brought in $76,717 in revenue from its men’s cross country program while paying out $78,680 in expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-1,963.

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Oberlin Women’s Cross Country

$32,777 Net Profit/Loss
33 Team Members

The Oberlin women’s cross country team is made up of 33 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and an assistant coach.

Oberlin brought in $113,465 in revenue from its women’s cross country program while paying out $80,688 in expenses. This means the program turned a profit, making $32,777 for the school. This is great since many college sports programs lose money.

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Oberlin Women’s Field Hockey

$867 Net Profit/Loss
17 Team Members

There are 17 players on the Oberlin women’s field hockey team, and they are led by one head coach and one assistant coach. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division III Women’s Field Hockey analysis, Oberlin ranked #109 out of 150 colleges and universities.

Oberlin brought in $95,013 in revenue from its women’s field hockey program while paying out $94,146 in expenses. So, the program was a moneymaker for the school, bringing in $867 in net profit. Mark this down as a good thing.

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Oberlin Men’s Football

$-31,837 Net Profit/Loss
39 Team Members

The 39 players of the Oberlin men’s football team are led by a head coach and 6 assistant coaches.

Oberlin brought in $356,959 in revenue from its football program while paying out $388,796 in expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-31,837 to be exact.

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Oberlin Indoor Track

Oberlin Men’s Indoor Track

$-41,332 Net Profit/Loss
42 Team Members

The 42-player men’s indoor track team at Oberlin is kept in shape by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches.

The Oberlin men’s indoor track program paid out $184,465 in expenses while making $143,133 in total revenue. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-41,332.

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Oberlin Women’s Indoor Track

$-35,466 Net Profit/Loss
54 Team Members

The 54 players of the Oberlin women’s indoor track team are led by a head coach and an assistant coach. Our Best Colleges for Division III Women’s Indoor Track and Field ranking placed Oberlin# 10 out of the 19 schools in its division.

The Oberlin women’s indoor track program paid out $124,798 in expenses while making $89,332 in total revenue. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-35,466.

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Oberlin Lacrosse

Oberlin Men’s Lacrosse

$17,779 Net Profit/Loss
35 Team Members

The Oberlin men’s lacrosse team is made up of 35 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. Our Best Colleges for Division III Men’s Lacrosse ranking placed Oberlin# 74 out of the 207 schools in its division.

The men’s lacrosse program at Oberlin made $187,093 in revenue and spent $169,314 in expenses. So, the program was a moneymaker for the school, bringing in $17,779 in net profit. Mark this down as a good thing.

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Oberlin Women’s Lacrosse

$-7,590 Net Profit/Loss
22 Team Members

The Oberlin women’s lacrosse team is made up of 22 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and an assistant coach. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division III Women’s Lacrosse analysis, Oberlin was ranked #6 out of the 240 schools in its division. That means the school is in the top 5% of the United States in this category.

On the money side of things, the Oberlin women’s lacrosse program brought home $118,390 in revenue and paid out $125,980 in total expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-7,590.

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Oberlin Soccer

Oberlin Men’s Soccer

$7,905 Net Profit/Loss
26 Team Members

There are 26 players on the Oberlin men’s soccer team, and they are led by one head coach and one assistant coach. Oberlin landed the #16 spot in our Best Colleges for Division III Men’s Soccer out of the 375 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis. This ranking makes the school sit in the top 5% in the nation.

The men’s soccer program at Oberlin made $151,335 in revenue and spent $143,430 in expenses. That is, the program raked in a net profit of $7,905 for the school. Not all college sports teams can say that.

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Oberlin Women’s Soccer

$24,284 Net Profit/Loss
24 Team Members

The 24 players of the Oberlin women’s soccer team are led by a head coach and an assistant coach. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division III Women’s Soccer analysis, Oberlin ranked #100 out of 383 colleges and universities.

In terms of financials, the Oberlin women’s soccer program paid out $135,509 in expenses and made $159,793 in total revenue. On the plus side, this means that the program made $24,284 in net profit for the school. That’s much better than a loss.

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Oberlin Women’s Softball

$453 Net Profit/Loss
17 Team Members

There are 17 players on the Oberlin women’s softball team, and they are led by one head coach and one assistant coach. Our Best Colleges for Division III Women’s Softball] ranking placed Oberlin# 151 out of the 365 schools in its division.

On the money side of things, the Oberlin women’s softball program brought home $108,747 in revenue and paid out $108,294 in total expenses. This equates to a net profit of $453 for the program. That’s definitely a big plus.

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Oberlin Swimming & Diving

Oberlin Men’s Swimming & Diving

$39,420 Net Profit/Loss
13 Team Members

The 13 players of the Oberlin men’s swimming and diving team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches.

In terms of financials, the Oberlin men’s swimming and diving program paid out $86,805 in expenses and made $126,225 in total revenue. So, the program was a moneymaker for the school, bringing in $39,420 in net profit. Mark this down as a good thing.

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Oberlin Women’s Swimming & Diving

$-5,078 Net Profit/Loss
12 Team Members

The Oberlin women’s swimming and diving team is made up of 12 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and an assistant coach.

On the money side of things, the Oberlin women’s swimming and diving program brought home $59,446 in revenue and paid out $64,524 in total expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-5,078.

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Oberlin Tennis

Oberlin Men’s Tennis

$-2,493 Net Profit/Loss
11 Team Members

The 11 players of the Oberlin men’s tennis team are led by a head coach and an assistant coach.

On the money side of things, the Oberlin men’s tennis program brought home $79,789 in revenue and paid out $82,282 in total expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-2,493.

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Oberlin Women’s Tennis

$-193 Net Profit/Loss
8 Team Members

There are 8 players on the Oberlin women’s tennis team, and they are led by one head coach and one assistant coach.

The women’s tennis program at Oberlin made $78,830 in revenue and spent $79,023 in expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-193.

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Oberlin Volleyball

Oberlin Women’s Volleyball

$4,827 Net Profit/Loss
15 Team Members

The 15 players of the Oberlin women’s volleyball team are led by a head coach and an assistant coach. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division III Women’s Volleyball analysis, Oberlin was ranked #182 out of the 375 schools in its division.

In terms of financials, the Oberlin women’s volleyball program paid out $112,549 in expenses and made $117,376 in total revenue. That is, the program raked in a net profit of $4,827 for the school. Not all college sports teams can say that.

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Notes & References

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