University of South Dakota

University of South Dakota Sports Information

$17,357,655 Total Revenue
$17,357,655 Total Expenses
16 Head Coaches

If you want to know more about the University of South Dakota sports programs, you’ve come to the right place. Here we present data on the program as a whole as well as information about each varsity sport offered at the school.

The University of South Dakota Athletics Program

What Division Is USD In?

USD competes in the NCAA Division I-FCS , and is one of the Missouri Valley Conference schools.

There are 600 athletes who take part in at least one sport at the school, 272 men and 328 women. They receive, on average, about $7,992 in sports-related student aid to attend USD. Breaking it down by gender, the average amount of sports aid awarded to men is $8,762 and the average awarded to women is $7,354.

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University of South Dakota Coaches

The sports at USD are led by 16 head coaches, 6 of whom coach male teams and 10 of whom spearhead women’s teams. Women’s team head coaches make an average of $77,081 and men’s team head coaches make about $161,618 each year.

There are also 38 assitant coaches of sports at USD. That breaks down to 20 assistant coaches of men’s teams and 18 assistant coaches of women’s teams. The average salary is $61,688 a year for assistant coaches of men’s teams and $44,545 for assistant coaches of women’s teams. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

USD Sports Financials

In terms of financials, USD collected $17,357,655 in revenue and paid out $17,357,655 in expenses. So, basically, the school broke even - but that’s a whole lot better than losing money!

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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 USD.

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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 USD.

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A Note About USD Sports Rankings

Below we give a summary of the data we have for each sport at USD, including rankings when the school made it to one of our Best Schools for a Sport lists. The top spots on College Factual’s sports rankings are reserved for those schools that excel in both athletics and academics. We believe it’s important to get a great education, whether you participate in sports or not.

USD Basketball

USD Men’s Basketball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

There are 17 players on the USD men’s basketball 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 961. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Basketball analysis, USD ranked #185 out of 324 colleges and universities.

In terms of financials, the USD men’s basketball program paid out $1,469,868 in expenses and made $1,469,868 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.

USD Women’s Basketball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 14-player women’s basketball team at USD is kept in shape by one head coach and 3 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. USD was given a rank of 164 out of the 324 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Basketball report.

USD brought in $1,332,037 in revenue from its women’s basketball program while paying out $1,332,037 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.

USD Men’s Football

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The USD men’s football team is made up of 110 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 10 assistant coaches. The team has an academic progress rate of 968, which is a measure of how well they do in the classroom. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Football analysis, USD ranked #72 out of 117 colleges and universities.

The football program at USD made $4,031,135 in revenue and spend $4,031,135 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.

USD Golf

USD Men’s Golf

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

The 8-member men’s golf team at USD is kept in shape by one head coach and one assistant coach. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 973 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education.

The USD men’s golf program paid out $166,358 in expenses while making $166,358 in total revenue. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

USD Women’s Golf

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

The USD 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 1000.

On the money side of things, the USD women’s golf program brought home $275,366 in revenue and paid out $275,366 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.

USD Soccer

USD Women’s Soccer

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 31 players on the USD women’s soccer 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 991. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Soccer analysis, USD was ranked #259 out of the 306 schools in its division.

In terms of financials, the USD women’s soccer program paid out $650,850 in expenses and made $650,850 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.

USD Women’s Softball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 23 players on the USD women’s softball team, and they are led 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 985. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Softball analysis, USD was ranked #198 out of the 273 schools in its division.

USD brought in $708,610 in revenue from its women’s softball program while paying out $708,610 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

USD Swimming & Diving

USD Men’s Swimming & Diving

$0 Net Profit/Loss
34 Team Members

The 34-player men’s swimming and diving team at USD is kept in shape by one head coach and 5 assistant coaches.

The men’s swimming and diving program at USD made $276,684 in revenue and spent $276,684 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.

USD Women’s Swimming & Diving

$0 Net Profit/Loss
38 Team Members

The 38 players of the USD women’s swimming and diving team are led by a head coach and 5 assistant coaches.

USD brought in $596,030 in revenue from its women’s swimming and diving program while paying out $596,030 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.

USD Tennis

USD Women’s Tennis

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

The USD women’s tennis team is made up of 8 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 984.

On the money side of things, the USD women’s tennis program brought home $353,663 in revenue and paid out $353,663 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.

USD Track & Field (Combined)

USD Men’s Track & Field (Combined)

$0 Net Profit/Loss
103 Team Members

The USD men’s track and field team is made up of 103 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by 2 head coaches and 8 assistant coaches. The head coach and assistant coach train and lead the 103 players of the USD men’s track and field team.

On the money side of things, the USD men’s track and field program brought home $604,787 in revenue and paid out $604,787 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.

USD Women’s Track & Field (Combined)

$0 Net Profit/Loss
183 Team Members

There are 183 players on the USD women’s track and field team, and they are led by 2 head coaches and 8 assistant coaches. The 183 players of the USD women’s track and field team are led by a head coach and an assistant coach.

The women’s track and field program at USD made $937,953 in revenue and spent $937,953 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.

USD Volleyball

USD Women’s Volleyball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 16 players of the USD women’s volleyball team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. Teammates care for more than volleyball, too. Their great academic progress rate of 1000 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well. Our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Volleyball ranking placed USD# 134 out of the 307 schools in its division.

The USD women’s volleyball program paid out $782,939 in expenses while making $782,939 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.

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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