University of Iowa

University of Iowa Sports Information

$144,070,825 Total Revenue
$115,896,414 Total Expenses
20 Head Coaches

When trying to decide if University of Iowa 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 University of Iowa Athletics Program

What Division Is Iowa In?

As a member of the NCAA Division I-FBS, Iowa competes in the Big Ten Conference conference.

There are 791 athletes who take part in at least one sport at the school, 382 men and 409 women. Sports-related tudent aid is available at Iowa and the average award is around $16,572 per athlete. Breaking it down by gender, the average amount of sports aid awarded to men is $17,563 and the average awarded to women is $15,645.

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University of Iowa Coaches

The sports at Iowa are led by 20 head coaches, 9 of whom coach male teams and 11 of whom spearhead women’s teams. The head coaches of men’s teams make about $1,113,320 on average, and the yearly average salary of women’s team head coaches is $253,032.

The head coaches of Iowa sports are supported by 29 assistant coaches of women’s teams and 35 assistant coaches of men’s teams. The average salary is $246,344 a year for assistant coaches of men’s teams and $89,533 for assistant coaches of women’s teams. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

Iowa Sports Net Profit/Loss

The sports teams at Iowa brought home $144,070,825 in revenue while shelling out $115,896,414 in expenses. This means the team turned a profit of $28,174,411, which is great since many schools have to declare 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 Iowa.

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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 Iowa.

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A Note About Iowa Sports Rankings

Below we give a summary of the data we have for each sport at Iowa, including rankings when the school made it to one of our Best Schools for a Sport lists. 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. This ensures that while you’re participating in sports programs at the school, you’ll also be getting a solid education.

Iowa Men’s Baseball

$-2,132,727 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

There are 37 players on the Iowa men’s baseball team, and they are led by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. As an interesting note on their academic performance, the team’s APR is 964. Iowa landed the #38 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 15% in the nation.

In terms of financials, the Iowa baseball program paid out $2,588,065 in expenses and made $455,338 in total revenue. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-2,132,727.

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Iowa Women’s Basketball

$-3,991,546 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The head coach and 3 assistant coaches train and lead the 23 players of the Iowa women’s basketball team. With an excellent academic progress rate of 982, 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 Basketball analysis, Iowa ranked #67 out of 324 colleges and universities.

In terms of financials, the Iowa women’s basketball program paid out $5,637,527 in expenses and made $1,645,981 in total revenue. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-3,991,546.

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Iowa Women’s Field Hockey

$-1,784,414 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

There are 22 players on the Iowa women’s field hockey team, and they are led by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 978, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. Iowa was given a rank of 26 out of the 77 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Field Hockey report.

In terms of financials, the Iowa women’s field hockey program paid out $1,867,512 in expenses and made $83,098 in total revenue. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-1,784,414.

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Iowa Men’s Football

$44,199,343 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

There are 124 players on the Iowa men’s football team, and they are led by one head coach and 14 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 971, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. Iowa landed the #33 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I (FBS) Men’s Football out of the 124 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

The Iowa football program paid out $36,838,032 in expenses while making $81,037,375 in total revenue. So, the program was a moneymaker for the school, bringing in $44,199,343 in net profit. Mark this down as a good thing.

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Iowa Golf

Iowa Men’s Golf

$-302,071 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
9 Team Members

The 9-member men’s golf team at Iowa is kept in shape by one head coach and one assistant coach. With an excellent academic progress rate of 985, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously.

In terms of financials, the Iowa men’s golf program paid out $637,167 in expenses and made $335,096 in total revenue. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-302,071.

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Iowa Women’s Golf

$-464,343 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate
10 Team Members

The Iowa women’s golf team is made up of 10 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 979.

The Iowa women’s golf program paid out $777,477 in expenses while making $313,134 in total revenue. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-464,343.

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Iowa Gymnastics

Iowa Men’s Gymnastics

$-922,773 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The Iowa men’s gymnastics team is made up of 18 members who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 995 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Men’s Gymnastics analysis, Iowa was ranked #6 out of the 8 schools in its division.

Iowa brought in $76,814 in revenue from its men’s gymnastics program while paying out $999,587 in expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-922,773.

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Iowa Women’s Gymnastics

$-1,586,557 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The Iowa women’s gymnastics team is made up of 20 members who, in turn, are trained and guided by a 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 995. Iowa landed the #17 spot in our Best Colleges for Women’s Gymnastics out of the 20 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

The Iowa women’s gymnastics program paid out $1,760,781 in expenses while making $174,224 in total revenue. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,586,557 to be exact.

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Iowa Women’s Rowing

$-1,764,718 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 94 players of the Iowa women’s rowing team are led by a head coach and 4 assistant coaches. The team members have more than rowing on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 995. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Rowing analysis, Iowa ranked #15 out of 15 colleges and universities.

Iowa brought in $112,156 in revenue from its women’s rowing program while paying out $1,876,874 in expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-1,764,718.

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Iowa Soccer

Iowa Women’s Soccer

$-1,593,649 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 33-player women’s soccer team at Iowa is kept in shape 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. Iowa was given a rank of 132 out of the 306 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Soccer report.

The women’s soccer program at Iowa made $255,208 in revenue and spent $1,848,857 in expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,593,649 to be exact.

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Iowa Women’s Softball

$-1,596,903 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The 24-player women’s softball team at Iowa is kept in shape by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team members have more than softball on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 976. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Softball analysis, Iowa was ranked #128 out of the 273 schools in its division.

The women’s softball program at Iowa made $476,199 in revenue and spend $2,073,102 in expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-1,596,903.

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Iowa Swimming & Diving

Iowa Men’s Swimming & Diving

$-1,280,147 Net Profit/Loss
30 Team Members

There are 30 players on the Iowa men’s swimming and diving team, and they are led by one head coach and 6 assistant coaches.

Iowa brought in $192,124 in revenue from its men’s swimming and diving program while paying out $1,472,271 in expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,280,147 to be exact.

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Iowa Women’s Swimming & Diving

$-1,364,699 Net Profit/Loss
26 Team Members

The 26 players of the Iowa women’s swimming and diving team are led by a head coach and 6 assistant coaches.

The Iowa women’s swimming and diving program paid out $1,496,127 in expenses while making $131,428 in total revenue. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-1,364,699.

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Iowa Tennis

Iowa Men’s Tennis

$-698,808 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
10 Team Members

The Iowa men’s tennis team is made up of 10 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and an assistant coach. With an excellent academic progress rate of 985, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously.

On the money side of things, the Iowa men’s tennis program brought home $158,978 in revenue and paid out $857,786 in total expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-698,808.

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Iowa Women’s Tennis

$-1,002,806 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
11 Team Members

There are 11 players on the Iowa women’s tennis team, and they are led by one head coach and one 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 992.

Iowa brought in $65,546 in revenue from its women’s tennis program while paying out $1,068,352 in expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-1,002,806.

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Iowa Track & Field (Combined)

Iowa Men’s Track & Field (Combined)

$-2,082,003 Net Profit/Loss

The 102 players of the Iowa men’s track and field team are led by a head coach and 10 assistant coaches. Iowa landed the #17 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.

The team placed #18 in our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Outdoor Track and Field ranking

Iowa brought in $268,446 in revenue from its men’s track and field program while paying out $2,350,449 in expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-2,082,003.

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Iowa Women’s Track & Field (Combined)

$-2,470,385 Net Profit/Loss
130 Team Members

There are 130 players on the Iowa women’s track and field team, and they are led by one head coach and 10 assistant coaches.

In terms of financials, the Iowa women’s track and field program paid out $2,652,798 in expenses and made $182,413 in total revenue. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-2,470,385.

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Iowa Volleyball

Iowa Women’s Volleyball

$-1,744,197 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The 16-player women’s volleyball team at Iowa is kept in shape by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team has an academic progress rate of 952, which is a measure of how well they do in the classroom. Iowa landed the #79 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Volleyball out of the 307 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

The women’s volleyball program at Iowa made $243,004 in revenue and spent $1,987,201 in expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-1,744,197.

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Iowa Men’s Wrestling

$175,918 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The Iowa men’s wrestling team is made up of 36 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 974, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. Iowa came in first place in its division out of 16 schools in College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Wrestling ranking.

The wrestling program at Iowa made $2,333,488 in revenue and spend $2,157,570 in expenses. This means the program turned a profit, making $175,918 for the school. This is great since many college sports programs lose money.

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Notes & References

In case you’re wondering why certain sports that University of Iowa 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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