Pennsylvania State University - University Park

Pennsylvania State University - University Park Sports Information

$164,529,325 Total Revenue
$151,044,038 Total Expenses
27 Head Coaches

If you’re a student athlete thinking about going to Pennsylvania State University - University Park 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 Pennsylvania State University - University Park Athletics Program

What Division Is Penn State University Park In?

Penn State University Park is in the Big Ten Conference conference and faces off against other NCAA Division I-FBS schools.

A total number of 981 student athletes participate in varsity sports at the school, 556 of whom are male and 425 are female. On average, these students receive around $23,732 in sports-related student aid, which can help defray a lot of college costs. On average, the school gave males around $24,254 of sports aid and women received about $23,049.

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Pennsylvania State University - University Park Coaches

The sports at Penn State University Park are led by 27 head coaches, 14 of whom coach male teams and 13 of whom spearhead women’s teams. Women’s team head coaches make an average of $306,196 and men’s team head coaches make about $752,952 each year.

The head coaches of Penn State University Park sports are supported by 32 assistant coaches of women’s teams and 42 assistant coaches of men’s teams. The assistant coaches for women’s teams make an average of $93,917 while the ones for men’s team make about $242,178 a year. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

Penn State University Park Sports Net Profit/Loss

In terms of financials, Penn State University Park collected $164,529,325 in revenue and paid out $151,044,038 in expenses. In other words, the sports department made a profit of $13,485,287. That’s a whole lot better than taking 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 Penn State University Park.

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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 Penn State University Park.

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A Note About Penn State University Park Sports Rankings

In addition to giving other data about the sports below, we try to include each sport’s ranking on our Best Schools for a Sport lists when one exists. 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. We believe it’s important to get a great education, whether you participate in sports or not.

Penn State University Park Men’s Baseball

$-1,043,431 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 38 players on the Penn State University Park men’s baseball team, and they are led by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 990, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Baseball analysis, Penn State University Park ranked #100 out of 271 colleges and universities.

On the money side of things, the Penn State University Park baseball program brought home $859,735 in revenue and paid out $1,903,166 in total expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,043,431 to be exact.

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Penn State University Park Women’s Basketball

$-5,095,992 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The 32 players of the Penn State University Park women’s basketball team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 975 - 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 Basketball analysis, Penn State University Park was ranked #44 out of the 324 schools in its division. That means the school is in the top 15% of the United States in this category.

In terms of financials, the Penn State University Park women’s basketball program paid out $6,159,827 in expenses and made $1,063,835 in total revenue. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-5,095,992.

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Penn State University Park Fencing

Penn State University Park Men’s Fencing

$-261,061 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate
28 Team Members

There are 28 members on the Penn State University Park men’s fencing team, and they are led by one head coach and 4 assistant coaches. In terms of how well they perform in the classroom, the team has an academic progress rate of 962.

The men’s fencing program at Penn State University Park made $283,196 in revenue and spent $544,257 in expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-261,061 to be exact.

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Penn State University Park Women’s Fencing

$-265,424 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
44 Team Members

There are 44 members on the Penn State University Park women’s fencing team, and they are led by one head coach and 4 assistant coaches. The team’s perfect academic progress rate of 1000 shows that team members do more than just fence - they are willing to hit the books, too.

On the money side of things, the Penn State University Park women’s fencing program brought home $334,740 in revenue and paid out $600,164 in total expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-265,424 to be exact.

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Penn State University Park Women’s Field Hockey

$-761,544 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 25 players on the Penn State University Park women’s field hockey team, and they are led by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 992 - 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 Field Hockey analysis, Penn State University Park ranked #9 out of 77 colleges and universities. This puts it among the top 15% in the country!

The Penn State University Park women’s field hockey program paid out $1,491,688 in expenses while making $730,144 in total revenue. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-761,544 to be exact.

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Penn State University Park Men’s Football

$51,595,027 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 127 players of the Penn State University Park men’s football team are led by a head coach and 10 assistant coaches. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 982 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I (FBS) Men’s Football analysis, Penn State University Park ranked #7 out of 124 colleges and universities. This puts it among the top 5% in the country!

In terms of financials, the Penn State University Park football program paid out $48,538,956 in expenses and made $100,133,983 in total revenue. This means the program turned a profit, making $51,595,027 for the school. This is great since many college sports programs lose money.

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Penn State University Park Golf

Penn State University Park Men’s Golf

$-289,390 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
10 Team Members

There are 10 players on the Penn State University Park men’s golf team, and they are led 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 men’s golf program at Penn State University Park made $311,581 in revenue and spent $600,971 in expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-289,390.

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Penn State University Park Women’s Golf

$-285,758 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
12 Team Members

The Penn State University Park women’s golf team is made up of 12 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and an 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 1000.

On the money side of things, the Penn State University Park women’s golf program brought home $362,584 in revenue and paid out $648,342 in total expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-285,758.

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Penn State University Park Gymnastics

Penn State University Park Men’s Gymnastics

$-614,979 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
19 Team Members

The 19-member men’s gymnastics team at Penn State University Park is kept in shape by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches. The team members have more than gymnastics on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 995.

In terms of financials, the Penn State University Park men’s gymnastics program paid out $1,110,195 in expenses and made $495,216 in total revenue. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-614,979.

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Penn State University Park Women’s Gymnastics

$-557,562 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate
17 Team Members

The 17 members of the Penn State University Park women’s gymnastics team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. Teammates care for more than gymnastics, too. Their great academic progress rate of 975 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well.

Penn State University Park brought in $1,038,156 in revenue from its women’s gymnastics program while paying out $1,595,718 in expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-557,562 to be exact.

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Penn State University Park Ice Hockey

Penn State University Park Men’s Hockey

$770,193 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 27 players on the Penn State University Park men’s ice hockey, and they are led by one 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 1000. Penn State University Park was given a rank of 15 out of the 54 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Ice Hockey report.

In terms of financials, the Penn State University Park men’s ice hockey program paid out $3,895,797 in expenses and made $4,665,990 in total revenue. This means the program turned a profit, making $770,193 for the school. This is great since many college sports programs lose money.

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Penn State University Park Women’s Ice Hockey

$-1,121,760 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The Penn State University Park women’s ice hockey team is made up of 26 players who, in turn, are trained and guided 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 997. Penn State University Park was given a rank of 21 out of the 30 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Ice Hockey report.

The women’s ice hockey program at Penn State University Park made $1,464,964 in revenue and spent $2,586,724 in expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-1,121,760.

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Penn State University Park Lacrosse

Penn State University Park Men’s Lacrosse

$-1,047,205 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The Penn State University Park men’s lacrosse team is made up of 49 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team members have more than lacrosse on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 996. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Lacrosse analysis, Penn State University Park ranked #9 out of 64 colleges and universities. This puts it among the top 15% in the country!

On the money side of things, the Penn State University Park men’s lacrosse program brought home $1,023,600 in revenue and paid out $2,070,805 in total expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-1,047,205.

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Penn State University Park Women’s Lacrosse

$-708,009 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 33 players on the Penn State University Park women’s lacrosse team, and they are led by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 998, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. Penn State University Park landed the #9 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Lacrosse out of the 100 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis. This ranking makes the school sit in the top 10% in the nation.

The Penn State University Park women’s lacrosse program paid out $1,447,319 in expenses while making $739,310 in total revenue. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-708,009.

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Penn State University Park Soccer

Penn State University Park Men’s Soccer

$-768,047 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The 27 players of the Penn State University Park men’s soccer team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. The team’s academic progress rate of 965 is one sign of how well teammates do in the classroom. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Soccer analysis, Penn State University Park was ranked #47 out of the 188 schools in its division.

The men’s soccer program at Penn State University Park made $775,385 in revenue and spent $1,543,432 in expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-768,047.

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Penn State University Park Women’s Soccer

$-1,136,305 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 27-player women’s soccer team at Penn State University Park is kept in shape by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 986, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Soccer analysis, Penn State University Park ranked #37 out of 306 colleges and universities. This puts it among the top 15% in the country!

On the money side of things, the Penn State University Park women’s soccer program brought home $1,086,008 in revenue and paid out $2,222,313 in total expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,136,305 to be exact.

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Penn State University Park Women’s Softball

$-892,054 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The head coach and 3 assistant coaches train and lead the 25 players of the Penn State University Park women’s softball 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 984. Our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Softball] ranking placed Penn State University Park# 81 out of the 273 schools in its division.

The Penn State University Park women’s softball program paid out $1,734,611 in expenses while making $842,557 in total revenue. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-892,054.

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Penn State University Park Swimming & Diving

Penn State University Park Men’s Swimming & Diving

$-637,636 Net Profit/Loss
34 Team Members

The Penn State University Park men’s swimming and diving team is made up of 34 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 6 assistant coaches.

The men’s swimming and diving program at Penn State University Park made $734,540 in revenue and spent $1,372,176 in expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-637,636 to be exact.

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Penn State University Park Women’s Swimming & Diving

$-634,823 Net Profit/Loss
33 Team Members

The Penn State University Park women’s swimming and diving team is made up of 33 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 6 assistant coaches.

The women’s swimming and diving program at Penn State University Park made $1,008,581 in revenue and spent $1,643,404 in expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-634,823.

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Penn State University Park Tennis

Penn State University Park Men’s Tennis

$-575,251 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
12 Team Members

There are 12 players on the Penn State University Park men’s tennis team, and they are led by one head coach and one assistant coach. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 981 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education.

The men’s tennis program at Penn State University Park made $368,487 in revenue and spent $943,738 in expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-575,251.

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Penn State University Park Women’s Tennis

$-421,140 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
10 Team Members

The head coach and assistant coach train and lead the 10 players of the Penn State University Park women’s tennis 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 984.

The women’s tennis program at Penn State University Park made $539,175 in revenue and spent $960,315 in expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-421,140 to be exact.

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Penn State University Park Track & Field (Combined)

Penn State University Park Men’s Track & Field (Combined)

$-1,033,917 Net Profit/Loss
109 Team Members

The head coach and 11 assistant coaches train and lead the 109 players of the Penn State University Park men’s track and field team.

Penn State University Park brought in $887,874 in revenue from its men’s track and field program while paying out $1,921,791 in expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,033,917 to be exact.

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Penn State University Park Women’s Track & Field (Combined)

$-996,571 Net Profit/Loss
125 Team Members

There are 125 players on the Penn State University Park women’s track and field team, and they are led by one head coach and 11 assistant coaches.

The women’s track and field program at Penn State University Park made $1,188,696 in revenue and spent $2,185,267 in expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-996,571 to be exact.

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Penn State University Park Volleyball

Penn State University Park Men’s Volleyball

$-589,540 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 20 players on the Penn State University Park men’s volleyball team, and they are led by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team members have more than volleyball on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 984. Our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Volleyball ranking placed Penn State University Park# 7 out of the 20 schools in its division.

Penn State University Park brought in $353,470 in revenue from its men’s volleyball program while paying out $943,010 in expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-589,540.

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Penn State University Park Women’s Volleyball

$-1,518,291 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 16 players on the Penn State University Park women’s volleyball team, and they are led by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. Teammates care for more than volleyball, too. Their great academic progress rate of 984 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Volleyball analysis, Penn State University Park was ranked #21 out of the 307 schools in its division. That means the school is in the top 10% of the United States in this category.

Penn State University Park brought in $1,212,691 in revenue from its women’s volleyball program while paying out $2,730,982 in expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-1,518,291.

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Penn State University Park Men’s Wrestling

$-602,115 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
38 Team Members

The head coach and 3 assistant coaches train and lead the 38 players of the Penn State University Park men’s wrestling team. The team members have more than wrestling on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 986.

The wrestling program at Penn State University Park made $2,055,458 in revenue and spend $2,657,573 in expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-602,115.

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