South Dakota State University

South Dakota State University Sports Information

$18,203,912 Total Revenue
$18,203,912 Total Expenses
15 Head Coaches

Before making a decision to attend South Dakota State University, student athletes should take a look at the information presented here on the sports team they are interested in as well as the general athletics program.

The South Dakota State University Athletics Program

What Division Is South Dakota State In?

South Dakota State is in the Missouri Valley Conference conference and faces off against other NCAA Division I-FCS schools.

There are 670 athletes who take part in at least one sport at the school, 352 men and 318 women. Sports-related tudent aid is available at South Dakota State and the average award is around $6,033 per athlete. Looking at the difference between men and women, males received an average of about $6,426 and women received an average of $5,598.

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South Dakota State University Coaches

Of the 15 head coaches at South Dakota State, 7 are leaders of men’s teams and 8 lead women’s teams. The average salary of the men’s team head coaches is $182,787, while the head coaches of women’s team make, on average, $97,696 per year.

There are also 43 assitant coaches of sports at South Dakota State. That breaks down to 26 assistant coaches of men’s teams and 17 assistant coaches of women’s teams. The annual average salary for those who coach women’s teams is $56,084 and the average for those who coach men’s is $70,676. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

South Dakota State Sports Net Profit/Loss

South Dakota State sports teams made $18,203,912 in revenue, but they did have to spend $18,203,912 for 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 South Dakota State.

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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 South Dakota State.

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A Note About South Dakota State 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. We believe it’s important to get a great education, whether you participate in sports or not.

South Dakota State Men’s Baseball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 35 players of the South Dakota State men’s baseball team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 984, 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, South Dakota State ranked #162 out of 271 colleges and universities.

The baseball program at South Dakota State made $645,530 in revenue and spend $645,530 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.

South Dakota State Basketball

South Dakota State Men’s Basketball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

There are 14 players on the South Dakota State men’s basketball team, and they are led by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team members have more than basketball on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 975. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Basketball analysis, South Dakota State ranked #200 out of 324 colleges and universities.

On the money side of things, the South Dakota State men’s basketball program brought home $2,177,776 in revenue and paid out $2,177,776 in total expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

South Dakota State Women’s Basketball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The head coach and 3 assistant coaches train and lead the 14 players of the South Dakota State women’s basketball team. The team members have more than basketball on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 996. South Dakota State was given a rank of 145 out of the 324 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Basketball report.

The women’s basketball program at South Dakota State made $1,584,178 in revenue and spent $1,584,178 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.

South Dakota State Men’s Football

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

There are 113 players on the South Dakota State men’s football team, and they are led by one head coach and 11 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 978. South Dakota State was given a rank of 35 out of the 117 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Football report.

In terms of financials, the South Dakota State football program paid out $3,950,727 in expenses and made $3,950,727 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.

South Dakota State Golf

South Dakota State Men’s Golf

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

There are 9 players on the South Dakota State men’s golf team, and they are led by one head coach and 2 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 977.

The men’s golf program at South Dakota State made $313,077 in revenue and spent $313,077 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.

South Dakota State Women’s Golf

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

There are 9 players on the South Dakota State women’s golf team, and they are led by one head coach and 2 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.

South Dakota State brought in $260,383 in revenue from its women’s golf program while paying out $260,383 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.

South Dakota State Soccer

South Dakota State Women’s Soccer

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 28-player women’s soccer team at South Dakota State is kept in shape by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches. Teammates care for more than soccer, too. Their great academic progress rate of 993 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 Soccer analysis, South Dakota State was ranked #180 out of the 306 schools in its division.

On the money side of things, the South Dakota State women’s soccer program brought home $597,722 in revenue and paid out $597,722 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.

South Dakota State Women’s Softball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The South Dakota State women’s softball team is made up of 24 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 974, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. Our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Softball] ranking placed South Dakota State# 206 out of the 273 schools in its division.

South Dakota State brought in $590,076 in revenue from its women’s softball program while paying out $590,076 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

South Dakota State Swimming & Diving

South Dakota State Men’s Swimming & Diving

$0 Net Profit/Loss
27 Team Members

There are 27 players on the South Dakota State men’s swimming and diving team, and they are led by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches.

In terms of financials, the South Dakota State men’s swimming and diving program paid out $212,292 in expenses and made $212,292 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.

South Dakota State Women’s Swimming & Diving

$0 Net Profit/Loss
27 Team Members

The 27 players of the South Dakota State women’s swimming and diving team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches.

In terms of financials, the South Dakota State women’s swimming and diving program paid out $360,823 in expenses and made $360,823 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.

South Dakota State Track & Field (Combined)

South Dakota State Men’s Track & Field (Combined)

$0 Net Profit/Loss
125 Team Members

The head coach and 4 assistant coaches train and lead the 125 players of the South Dakota State men’s track and field team.

In terms of financials, the South Dakota State men’s track and field program paid out $441,893 in expenses and made $441,893 in total revenue. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

South Dakota State Women’s Track & Field (Combined)

$0 Net Profit/Loss
166 Team Members

The 166 players of the South Dakota State women’s track and field team are led by a head coach and 4 assistant coaches.

The South Dakota State women’s track and field program paid out $562,017 in expenses while making $562,017 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.

South Dakota State Volleyball

South Dakota State Women’s Volleyball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 14 players on the South Dakota State women’s volleyball team, and they are led by one head coach and one assistant coach. The team members have more than volleyball on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 988. South Dakota State was given a rank of 260 out of the 307 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Volleyball report.

On the money side of things, the South Dakota State women’s volleyball program brought home $463,368 in revenue and paid out $463,368 in total expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

South Dakota State Men’s Wrestling

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

The head coach and 3 assistant coaches train and lead the 29 players of the South Dakota State men’s wrestling team. The team’s academic progress rate of 966 is one sign of how well teammates do in the classroom.

The South Dakota State wrestling program paid out $652,176 in expenses while making $652,176 in total revenue. 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 South Dakota State 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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