University of Arkansas

University of Arkansas Sports Information

$139,504,649 Total Revenue
$133,144,771 Total Expenses
15 Head Coaches

Before making a decision to attend University of Arkansas, 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 University of Arkansas Athletics Program

What Division Is UARK In?

UARK competes in the NCAA Division I-FBS , and is one of the Southeastern Conference schools.

There are 612 athletes who take part in at least one sport at the school, 306 men and 306 women. On average, these students receive around $19,754 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 $21,078 and women received an average of $18,429.

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University of Arkansas Coaches

Of the 15 head coaches at UARK, 6 are leaders of men’s teams and 9 lead women’s teams. Women’s team head coaches make an average of $260,607 and men’s team head coaches make about $1,340,312 each year.

The head coaches of UARK sports are supported by 17 assistant coaches of women’s teams and 19 assistant coaches of men’s teams. The average salary is $328,556 a year for assistant coaches of men’s teams and $110,090 for assistant coaches of women’s teams. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

Did the UARK Athletics Program Make Money?

The sports teams at UARK brought home $139,504,649 in revenue while shelling out $133,144,771 in expenses. In other words, the sports department made a profit of $6,359,878. 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 UARK.

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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 UARK.

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A Note About UARK 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.

UARK Men’s Baseball

$855,055 Net Profit/Loss
48 Team Members

The head coach and 3 assistant coaches train and lead the 48 players of the UARK men’s baseball team. UARK landed the #27 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Baseball out of the 271 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis. This ranking makes the school sit in the top 10% in the nation.

The UARK baseball program paid out $5,878,143 in expenses while making $6,733,198 in total revenue. This means the program turned a profit, making $855,055 for the school. This is great since many college sports programs lose money.

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UARK Women’s Basketball

$-4,970,687 Net Profit/Loss
17 Team Members

There are 17 players on the UARK women’s basketball team, and they are led by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. UARK was given a rank of 156 out of the 324 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Basketball report.

On the money side of things, the UARK women’s basketball program brought home $497,775 in revenue and paid out $5,468,462 in total expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-4,970,687 to be exact.

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UARK Men’s Football

$33,301,115 Net Profit/Loss
125 Team Members

The UARK men’s football team is made up of 125 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 14 assistant coaches. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I (FBS) Men’s Football analysis, UARK ranked #47 out of 124 colleges and universities.

On the money side of things, the UARK football program brought home $76,463,785 in revenue and paid out $43,162,670 in total expenses. This equates to a net profit of $33,301,115 for the program. That’s definitely a big plus.

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UARK Golf

UARK Men’s Golf

$-1,249,697 Net Profit/Loss
9 Team Members

The 9-member men’s golf team at UARK is kept in shape by one head coach and one assistant coach.

The men’s golf program at UARK made $46,205 in revenue and spent $1,295,902 in expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-1,249,697.

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UARK Women’s Golf

$-1,278,686 Net Profit/Loss
9 Team Members

There are 9 players on the UARK women’s golf team, and they are led by one head coach and one assistant coach. Our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Golf ranking placed UARK# 17 out of the 18 schools in its division.

In terms of financials, the UARK women’s golf program paid out $1,359,508 in expenses and made $80,822 in total revenue. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,278,686 to be exact.

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UARK Gymnastics

UARK Women’s Gymnastics

$-1,676,492 Net Profit/Loss
15 Team Members

The UARK women’s gymnastics team is made up of 15 members who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches.

The women’s gymnastics program at UARK made $370,671 in revenue and spent $2,047,163 in expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,676,492 to be exact.

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UARK Soccer

UARK Women’s Soccer

$-2,202,183 Net Profit/Loss
36 Team Members

The 36 players of the UARK women’s soccer team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Soccer analysis, UARK was ranked #61 out of the 306 schools in its division.

In terms of financials, the UARK women’s soccer program paid out $2,319,174 in expenses and made $116,991 in total revenue. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-2,202,183.

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UARK Women’s Softball

$-2,199,684 Net Profit/Loss
25 Team Members

There are 25 players on the UARK women’s softball team, and they are led by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Softball analysis, UARK ranked #80 out of 273 colleges and universities.

On the money side of things, the UARK women’s softball program brought home $174,059 in revenue and paid out $2,373,743 in total expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-2,199,684 to be exact.

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UARK Swimming & Diving

UARK Women’s Swimming & Diving

$-1,956,800 Net Profit/Loss
31 Team Members

The head coach and 3 assistant coaches train and lead the 31 players of the UARK women’s swimming and diving team.

In terms of financials, the UARK women’s swimming and diving program paid out $2,038,218 in expenses and made $81,418 in total revenue. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-1,956,800.

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UARK Tennis

UARK Men’s Tennis

$-942,576 Net Profit/Loss
11 Team Members

The head coach and assistant coach train and lead the 11 players of the UARK men’s tennis team.

On the money side of things, the UARK men’s tennis program brought home $56,895 in revenue and paid out $999,471 in total expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-942,576 to be exact.

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UARK Women’s Tennis

$-923,263 Net Profit/Loss
10 Team Members

The UARK women’s tennis team is made up of 10 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and an assistant coach. UARK landed the #21 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Tennis out of the 21 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

On the money side of things, the UARK women’s tennis program brought home $59,735 in revenue and paid out $982,998 in total expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-923,263 to be exact.

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UARK Track & Field (Combined)

UARK Men’s Track & Field (Combined)

$-3,701,899 Net Profit/Loss

The 96 players of the UARK men’s track and field team are led by a head coach and 5 assistant coaches. UARK landed the #4 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Indoor Track and Field out of the 22 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis. This ranking makes the school sit in the top 15% in the nation.

The team placed #10 in our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Outdoor Track and Field ranking

In terms of financials, the UARK men’s track and field program paid out $4,163,732 in expenses and made $461,833 in total revenue. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-3,701,899.

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UARK Women’s Track & Field (Combined)

$-3,903,211 Net Profit/Loss

The 145 players of the UARK women’s track and field team are led by a head coach and 4 assistant coaches. UARK was given a rank of 4 out of the 19 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Indoor Track and Field report.

The team placed #4 in our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Outdoor Track and Field ranking

In terms of financials, the UARK women’s track and field program paid out $4,404,434 in expenses and made $501,223 in total revenue. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-3,903,211 to be exact.

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UARK Volleyball

UARK Women’s Volleyball

$-1,566,122 Net Profit/Loss
18 Team Members

The 18 players of the UARK women’s volleyball team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Volleyball analysis, UARK ranked #178 out of 307 colleges and universities.

The UARK women’s volleyball program paid out $1,802,870 in expenses while making $236,748 in total revenue. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,566,122 to be exact.

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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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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