University of South Carolina - Columbia

University of South Carolina - Columbia Sports Information

$140,295,659 Total Revenue
$140,146,333 Total Expenses
18 Head Coaches

On this page, we take a look at the University of South Carolina - Columbia athletics program as well as each varsity sport offered at the school so student athletes can decide if the school is a good match for them.

The University of South Carolina - Columbia Athletics Program

What Division Is UofSC In?

UofSC is in the Southeastern Conference conference and faces off against other NCAA Division I-FBS schools.

There are 690 athletes who take part in at least one sport at the school, 332 men and 358 women. On average, these students receive around $18,025 in sports-related student aid, which can help defray a lot of college costs. Breaking it down by gender, the average amount of sports aid awarded to men is $19,889 and the average awarded to women is $16,297.

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University of South Carolina - Columbia Coaches

Of the 18 head coaches at UofSC, 8 are leaders of men’s teams and 10 lead women’s teams. The head coaches of men’s teams make about $428,944 on average, and the yearly average salary of women’s team head coaches is $243,016.

The head coaches of UofSC sports are supported by 24 assistant coaches of women’s teams and 29 assistant coaches of men’s teams. The average salary is $242,182 a year for assistant coaches of men’s teams and $103,103 for assistant coaches of women’s teams. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

UofSC Sports Net Profit/Loss

UofSC sports teams made $140,295,659 in revenue, but they did have to spend $140,146,333 for expenses. This means the team turned a profit of $149,326, 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 UofSC.

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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 UofSC.

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A Note About UofSC 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. The top spots on College Factual’s sports rankings are reserved for those schools that excel in both athletics and academics. This ensures that while you’re participating in sports programs at the school, you’ll also be getting a solid education.

UofSC Men’s Baseball

$-1,324,793 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The 40 players of the UofSC men’s baseball team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team has an academic progress rate of 961, which is a measure of how well they do in the classroom. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Baseball analysis, UofSC was ranked #17 out of the 271 schools in its division. That means the school is in the top 10% of the United States in this category.

The baseball program at UofSC made $4,145,897 in revenue and spend $5,470,690 in expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-1,324,793.

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UofSC Women’s Basketball

$-4,626,215 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 31-player women’s basketball team at UofSC is kept in shape by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 990 - 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, UofSC ranked #26 out of 324 colleges and universities. This puts it among the top 10% in the country!

UofSC brought in $2,207,171 in revenue from its women’s basketball program while paying out $6,833,386 in expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-4,626,215.

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UofSC Men’s Football

$28,797,755 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The UofSC men’s football team is made up of 119 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 14 assistant coaches. As an interesting note on their academic performance, the team’s APR is 967. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I (FBS) Men’s Football analysis, UofSC ranked #48 out of 124 colleges and universities.

On the money side of things, the UofSC football program brought home $65,004,536 in revenue and paid out $36,206,781 in total expenses. On the plus side, this means that the program made $28,797,755 in net profit for the school. That’s much better than a loss.

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UofSC Golf

UofSC Men’s Golf

$-797,835 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
10 Team Members

The 10 players of the UofSC men’s golf team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. The team members have more than golf on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 993.

On the money side of things, the UofSC men’s golf program brought home $6,064 in revenue and paid out $803,899 in total expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-797,835 to be exact.

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UofSC Women’s Golf

$-885,083 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 7 players on the UofSC women’s golf team, and they are led 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. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Golf analysis, UofSC was ranked #18 out of the 18 schools in its division.

The women’s golf program at UofSC made $119,434 in revenue and spent $1,004,517 in expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-885,083.

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UofSC Soccer

UofSC Men’s Soccer

$-1,164,452 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The UofSC men’s soccer team is made up of 28 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 992, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. UofSC landed the #59 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Soccer out of the 188 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

On the money side of things, the UofSC men’s soccer program brought home $231,708 in revenue and paid out $1,396,160 in total expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-1,164,452.

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UofSC Women’s Soccer

$-1,614,663 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The UofSC women’s soccer team is made up of 35 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. Teammates care for more than soccer, too. Their great academic progress rate of 996 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well. UofSC landed the #40 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Soccer out of the 306 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 UofSC women’s soccer program paid out $1,919,739 in expenses and made $305,076 in total revenue. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,614,663 to be exact.

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UofSC Women’s Softball

$-1,813,392 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The UofSC women’s softball team is made up of 21 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 1000, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. Our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Softball] ranking placed UofSC# 103 out of the 273 schools in its division.

The UofSC women’s softball program paid out $2,179,946 in expenses while making $366,554 in total revenue. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-1,813,392.

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UofSC Swimming & Diving

UofSC Men’s Swimming & Diving

$-1,178,295 Net Profit/Loss
28 Team Members

The UofSC men’s swimming and diving team is made up of 28 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 7 assistant coaches. Our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Swimming ranking placed UofSC# 20 out of the 21 schools in its division.

The men’s swimming and diving program at UofSC made $248,730 in revenue and spent $1,427,025 in expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-1,178,295.

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UofSC Women’s Swimming & Diving

$-1,471,594 Net Profit/Loss
44 Team Members

The UofSC women’s swimming and diving team is made up of 44 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 7 assistant coaches.

The UofSC women’s swimming and diving program paid out $1,787,515 in expenses while making $315,921 in total revenue. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,471,594 to be exact.

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UofSC Tennis

UofSC Men’s Tennis

$-904,525 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

There are 9 players on the UofSC men’s tennis 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 978. UofSC was given a rank of 19 out of the 21 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Tennis report.

On the money side of things, the UofSC men’s tennis program brought home $73,986 in revenue and paid out $978,511 in total expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-904,525.

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UofSC Women’s Tennis

$-1,040,014 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 8 players of the UofSC women’s tennis team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 1000, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Tennis analysis, UofSC was ranked #16 out of the 21 schools in its division.

The women’s tennis program at UofSC made $238,949 in revenue and spent $1,278,963 in expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-1,040,014.

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UofSC Track & Field (Combined)

UofSC Men’s Track & Field (Combined)

$-1,634,211 Net Profit/Loss
82 Team Members

The 82 players of the UofSC men’s track and field team are led by a head coach and 9 assistant coaches.

The team placed #19 in our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Outdoor Track and Field ranking

UofSC brought in $339,134 in revenue from its men’s track and field program while paying out $1,973,345 in expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-1,634,211.

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UofSC Women’s Track & Field (Combined)

$-2,436,654 Net Profit/Loss
131 Team Members

There are 131 players on the UofSC women’s track and field team, and they are led by one head coach and 9 assistant coaches.

The women’s track and field program at UofSC made $496,233 in revenue and spent $2,932,887 in expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-2,436,654 to be exact.

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UofSC Volleyball

UofSC Women’s Volleyball

$-1,705,866 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 19 players of the UofSC women’s volleyball team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 1000 - 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 Volleyball analysis, UofSC was ranked #100 out of the 307 schools in its division.

UofSC brought in $288,725 in revenue from its women’s volleyball program while paying out $1,994,591 in expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-1,705,866.

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Notes & References

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