University of Southern Mississippi

University of Southern Mississippi Sports Information

$22,804,589 Total Revenue
$22,804,589 Total Expenses
15 Head Coaches

On this page, we take a look at the University of Southern Mississippi 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 Southern Mississippi Athletics Program

What Division Is Southern Miss In?

Southern Miss is in the Conference USA conference and faces off against other NCAA Division I-FBS schools.

There are 396 athletes who take part in at least one sport at the school, 221 men and 175 women. Sports-related tudent aid is available at Southern Miss and the average award is around $13,199 per athlete. Breaking it down by gender, the average amount of sports aid awarded to men is $14,578 and the average awarded to women is $11,457.

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University of Southern Mississippi Coaches

There are 15 head coaches at Southern Miss, 7 of whom lead men’s teams and 8 of whom head up women’s teams. Women’s team head coaches make an average of $78,635 and men’s team head coaches make about $221,638 each year.

There are also 33 assitant coaches of sports at Southern Miss. That breaks down to 21 assistant coaches of men’s teams and 12 assistant coaches of women’s teams. The average salary is $103,260 a year for assistant coaches of men’s teams and $41,857 for assistant coaches of women’s teams. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

Southern Miss Sports Net Profit/Loss

Southern Miss sports teams made $22,804,589 in revenue, but they did have to spend $22,804,589 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 Southern Miss.

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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 Southern Miss.

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A Note About Southern Miss Sports Rankings

Below we give a summary of the data we have for each sport at Southern Miss, 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. We believe it’s important to get a great education, whether you participate in sports or not.

Southern Miss Men’s Baseball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 37-player men’s baseball team at Southern Miss is kept in shape by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team members have more than baseball on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 981. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Baseball analysis, Southern Miss was ranked #156 out of the 271 schools in its division.

On the money side of things, the Southern Miss baseball program brought home $1,379,465 in revenue and paid out $1,379,465 in total expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Southern Miss Basketball

Southern Miss Men’s Basketball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Good Graduation Rate

The 15 players of the Southern Miss men’s basketball team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team has an academic progress rate of 936, which is a measure of how well they do in the classroom. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Basketball analysis, Southern Miss was ranked #288 out of the 324 schools in its division.

In terms of financials, the Southern Miss men’s basketball program paid out $2,169,053 in expenses and made $2,169,053 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.

Southern Miss Women’s Basketball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The Southern Miss women’s basketball team is made up of 16 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team has an academic progress rate of 962, which is a measure of how well they do in the classroom. Southern Miss landed the #226 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Basketball out of the 324 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

The Southern Miss women’s basketball program paid out $1,456,454 in expenses while making $1,456,454 in total revenue. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Southern Miss Men’s Football

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Good Graduation Rate

The 114 players of the Southern Miss men’s football team are led by a head coach and 14 assistant coaches. The team’s academic progress rate of 945 is one sign of how well teammates do in the classroom. Our Best Colleges for Division I (FBS) Men’s Football] ranking placed Southern Miss# 105 out of the 124 schools in its division.

In terms of financials, the Southern Miss football program paid out $7,068,057 in expenses and made $7,068,057 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.

Southern Miss Golf

Southern Miss Men’s Golf

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

The 10 players of the Southern Miss men’s golf team are led by a head coach and an assistant coach. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 993 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education.

The men’s golf program at Southern Miss made $251,837 in revenue and spent $251,837 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.

Southern Miss Women’s Golf

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

The 7 players of the Southern Miss women’s golf team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 976 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education.

Southern Miss brought in $280,170 in revenue from its women’s golf program while paying out $280,170 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.

Southern Miss Indoor Track

Southern Miss Men’s Indoor Track

$0 Net Profit/Loss
19 Team Members

There are 19 players on the Southern Miss men’s indoor track team, and they are led by one head coach and 5 assistant coaches.

In terms of financials, the Southern Miss men’s indoor track program paid out $193,297 in expenses and made $193,297 in total revenue. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Southern Miss Outdoor Track

Southern Miss Men’s Outdoor Track

$0 Net Profit/Loss
19 Team Members

The head coach and 5 assistant coaches train and lead the 19 players of the Southern Miss men’s outdoor track team.

On the money side of things, the Southern Miss men’s outdoor track program brought home $252,399 in revenue and paid out $252,399 in total expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Southern Miss Soccer

Southern Miss Women’s Soccer

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 26 players of the Southern Miss women’s soccer team are led by a head coach and 4 assistant coaches. The team members have more than soccer on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 987. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Soccer analysis, Southern Miss ranked #243 out of 306 colleges and universities.

In terms of financials, the Southern Miss women’s soccer program paid out $654,985 in expenses and made $654,985 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.

Southern Miss Women’s Softball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The Southern Miss women’s softball team is made up of 23 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a 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 978. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Softball analysis, Southern Miss ranked #209 out of 273 colleges and universities.

In terms of financials, the Southern Miss women’s softball program paid out $706,452 in expenses and made $706,452 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.

Southern Miss Tennis

Southern Miss Men’s Tennis

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

The Southern Miss men’s tennis team is made up of 7 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. Teammates care for more than tennis, too. Their great academic progress rate of 992 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well.

In terms of financials, the Southern Miss men’s tennis program paid out $228,495 in expenses and made $228,495 in total revenue. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Southern Miss Women’s Tennis

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

The Southern Miss 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 991.

The women’s tennis program at Southern Miss made $316,560 in revenue and spent $316,560 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.

Southern Miss Track & Field (Combined)

Southern Miss Women’s Track & Field (Combined)

$0 Net Profit/Loss
75 Team Members

The Southern Miss women’s track and field team is made up of 75 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 5 assistant coaches.

Southern Miss brought in $743,071 in revenue from its women’s track and field program while paying out $743,071 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Southern Miss Volleyball

Southern Miss Women’s Volleyball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The Southern Miss women’s volleyball team is made up of 18 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a 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 979. Southern Miss landed the #182 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Volleyball out of the 307 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

On the money side of things, the Southern Miss women’s volleyball program brought home $654,772 in revenue and paid out $654,772 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 Southern Mississippi 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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