University of Denver

University of Denver Sports Information

$39,044,611 Total Revenue
$39,044,611 Total Expenses
17 Head Coaches

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

A total number of 347 student athletes participate in varsity sports at the school, 181 of whom are male and 166 are female. On average, these students receive around $35,475 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 $30,325 and women received an average of $41,091.

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University of Denver Coaches

Of the 17 head coaches at DU, 8 are leaders of men’s teams and 9 lead women’s teams. The average salary of the men’s team head coaches is $179,274, while the head coaches of women’s team make, on average, $134,249 per year.

In addition to the head coaches of DU sports, there are 18 assistant coaches of men’s teams and 20 assitant coaches of women’s teams. The assistant coaches for women’s teams make an average of $68,037 while the ones for men’s team make about $86,516 a year. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

DU Sports Financials

DU sports teams made $39,044,611 in revenue, but they did have to spend $39,044,611 for 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 DU.

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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 DU.

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A Note About DU 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. 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.

DU Basketball

DU Men’s Basketball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The head coach and 3 assistant coaches train and lead the 14 players of the DU men’s basketball team. With an excellent academic progress rate of 975, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. DU was given a rank of 57 out of the 324 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Basketball report.

The men’s basketball program at DU made $2,532,725 in revenue and spent $2,532,725 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.

DU Women’s Basketball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The head coach and 3 assistant coaches train and lead the 13 players of the DU women’s basketball team. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 979 - 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 Basketball analysis, DU ranked #103 out of 324 colleges and universities.

The DU women’s basketball program paid out $2,002,365 in expenses while making $2,002,365 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.

DU Golf

DU Men’s Golf

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

The 8-player men’s golf team at DU is kept in shape by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches. Teammates care for more than golf, too. Their great academic progress rate of 1000 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well.

In terms of financials, the DU men’s golf program paid out $721,598 in expenses and made $721,598 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.

DU Women’s Golf

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

The head coach and 2 assistant coaches train and lead the 8 players of the DU women’s golf team. Teammates care for more than golf, too. Their great academic progress rate of 985 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well.

On the money side of things, the DU women’s golf program brought home $768,036 in revenue and paid out $768,036 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.

DU Gymnastics

DU Women’s Gymnastics

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 13 members on the DU women’s gymnastics team, 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 989. Out of the 20 schools in its division that College Factual ranked in its Best Colleges for Women’s Gymnastics analysis, DU came in at #1.

The women’s gymnastics program at DU made $1,720,232 in revenue and spent $1,720,232 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

DU Ice Hockey

DU Men’s Hockey

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The DU men’s ice hockey team is made up of 28 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. In terms of how well they perform in the classroom, the team has an academic progress rate of 964. DU took top honors in College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Ice Hockey ranking, making it #1 out of 54 schools.

The DU men’s ice hockey program paid out $3,832,056 in expenses while making $3,832,056 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.

DU Lacrosse

DU Men’s Lacrosse

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The 57 players of the DU men’s lacrosse team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. As an interesting note on their academic performance, the team’s APR is 963. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Lacrosse analysis, DU was ranked #3 out of the 64 schools in its division. That means the school is in the top 5% of the United States in this category.

In terms of financials, the DU men’s lacrosse program paid out $2,163,084 in expenses and made $2,163,084 in total revenue. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

DU Women’s Lacrosse

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

There are 35 players on the DU women’s lacrosse team, and they are led by one 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 979. DU came in first place in its division out of 100 schools in College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Lacrosse ranking.

The DU women’s lacrosse program paid out $1,865,400 in expenses while making $1,865,400 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.

DU Soccer

DU Men’s Soccer

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 26 players of the DU men’s soccer team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. Teammates care for more than soccer, too. Their great academic progress rate of 984 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well. DU landed the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Soccer out of the 188 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis. This ranking makes the school sit in the top 1% in the nation.

DU brought in $1,579,473 in revenue from its men’s soccer program while paying out $1,579,473 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

DU Women’s Soccer

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The head coach and 3 assistant coaches train and lead the 28 players of the DU women’s soccer team. Teammates care for more than soccer, too. Their great academic progress rate of 994 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Soccer analysis, DU ranked #22 out of 306 colleges and universities. This puts it among the top 10% in the country!

The DU women’s soccer program paid out $1,664,262 in expenses while making $1,664,262 in total revenue. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

DU Swimming & Diving

DU Men’s Swimming & Diving

$0 Net Profit/Loss
26 Team Members

The DU men’s swimming and diving team is made up of 26 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 6 assistant coaches.

On the money side of things, the DU men’s swimming and diving program brought home $1,226,732 in revenue and paid out $1,226,732 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.

DU Women’s Swimming & Diving

$0 Net Profit/Loss
32 Team Members

The 32-player women’s swimming and diving team at DU is kept in shape by one head coach and 6 assistant coaches.

On the money side of things, the DU women’s swimming and diving program brought home $1,226,732 in revenue and paid out $1,226,732 in total 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.

DU Tennis

DU Men’s Tennis

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

There are 9 players on the DU men’s tennis team, and they are led by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 993, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously.

The men’s tennis program at DU made $683,709 in revenue and spent $683,709 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

DU Women’s Tennis

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

The 8-player women’s tennis team at DU is kept in shape by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches. The team members have more than tennis on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 992.

The women’s tennis program at DU made $949,066 in revenue and spent $949,066 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

DU Volleyball

DU Women’s Volleyball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 15 players on the DU women’s volleyball team, and they are led by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 981 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education. DU landed the #6 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Volleyball out of the 307 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis. This ranking makes the school sit in the top 5% in the nation.

On the money side of things, the DU women’s volleyball program brought home $1,600,078 in revenue and paid out $1,600,078 in total expenses. 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 University of Denver 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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