University of Utah

University of Utah Sports Information

$94,177,912 Total Revenue
$86,281,327 Total Expenses
22 Head Coaches

When trying to decide if University of Utah 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 Utah Athletics Program

What Division Is U of U In?

As a member of the NCAA Division I-FBS, U of U competes in the Pacific-12 Conference conference.

A total number of 586 student athletes participate in varsity sports at the school, 304 of whom are male and 282 are female. Sports-related tudent aid is available at U of U and the average award is around $18,720 per athlete. Breaking it down by gender, the average amount of sports aid awarded to men is $19,866 and the average awarded to women is $17,484.

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University of Utah Coaches

There are 22 head coaches at U of U, 9 of whom lead men’s teams and 13 of whom head up women’s teams. Women’s team head coaches make an average of $199,656 and men’s team head coaches make about $1,158,299 each year.

There are also 50 assitant coaches of sports at U of U. That breaks down to 26 assistant coaches of men’s teams and 24 assistant coaches of women’s teams. The assistant coaches for women’s teams make an average of $116,622 while the ones for men’s team make about $244,237 a year. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

U of U Sports Net Profit/Loss

U of U sports teams made $94,177,912 in revenue, but they did have to spend $86,281,327 for expenses. In other words, the sports department made a profit of $7,896,585. That’s a whole lot better than taking 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 U of U.

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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 U of U.

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A Note About U of U 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. The top spots on College Factual’s sports rankings are reserved for those schools that excel in both athletics and academics. Because, after all, there is life after college sports, and a good education will make it easier to succeed in that life.

U of U Men’s Baseball

$-1,653,317 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

There are 36 players on the U of U men’s baseball team, and they are led 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 974. U of U was given a rank of 57 out of the 271 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Baseball report.

The baseball program at U of U made $345,654 in revenue and spend $1,998,971 in expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-1,653,317.

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U of U Women’s Basketball

$-2,949,408 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The U of U women’s basketball team is made up of 14 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. Teammates care for more than basketball, too. Their great academic progress rate of 986 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well. U of U landed the #118 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 women’s basketball program at U of U made $214,491 in revenue and spent $3,163,899 in expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-2,949,408.

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U of U Cross Country

U of U Women’s Cross Country

$-340,488 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
26 Team Members

The head coach and assistant coach train and lead the 26 players of the U of U women’s cross country team. The team members have more than sports on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 997.

The women’s cross country program at U of U made $30,930 in revenue and spent $371,418 in expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-340,488.

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U of U Men’s Football

$33,919,319 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 131 players on the U of U men’s football team, and they are led by one head coach and 10 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 988. U of U was given a rank of 24 out of the 124 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I (FBS) Men’s Football report.

U of U brought in $63,181,908 in revenue from its football program while paying out $29,262,589 in expenses. So, the program was a moneymaker for the school, bringing in $33,919,319 in net profit. Mark this down as a good thing.

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U of U Golf

U of U Men’s Golf

$-604,332 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate
11 Team Members

The 11 players of the U of U men’s golf team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. In terms of how well they perform in the classroom, the team has an academic progress rate of 960.

The U of U men’s golf program paid out $702,622 in expenses while making $98,290 in total revenue. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-604,332 to be exact.

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U of U Gymnastics

U of U Women’s Gymnastics

$-1,833,001 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The head coach and 3 assistant coaches train and lead the 15 members of the U of U women’s gymnastics team. In addition to their athletic activities, teammates perform great in the classroom as evidenced by the team’s perfect academic progress rate of 1000. Our Best Colleges for Women’s Gymnastics ranking placed U of U# 8 out of the 20 schools in its division.

The U of U women’s gymnastics program paid out $2,726,607 in expenses while making $893,606 in total revenue. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,833,001 to be exact.

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U of U Indoor Track

U of U Women’s Indoor Track

$-550,018 Net Profit/Loss
42 Team Members

The U of U women’s indoor track team is made up of 42 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 4 assistant coaches.

On the money side of things, the U of U women’s indoor track program brought home $49,964 in revenue and paid out $599,982 in total expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-550,018.

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U of U Lacrosse

U of U Men’s Lacrosse

$-924,427 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
43 Team Members

There are 43 players on the U of U men’s lacrosse 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 980.

On the money side of things, the U of U men’s lacrosse program brought home $1,150,794 in revenue and paid out $2,075,221 in total expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-924,427 to be exact.

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U of U Outdoor Track

U of U Women’s Outdoor Track

$-536,923 Net Profit/Loss
41 Team Members

The 41 players of the U of U women’s outdoor track team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches.

U of U brought in $48,774 in revenue from its women’s outdoor track program while paying out $585,697 in expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-536,923 to be exact.

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U of U Soccer

U of U Women’s Soccer

$-1,234,618 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 35 players on the U of U women’s soccer team, and they are led by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 988 - 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 Soccer analysis, U of U ranked #64 out of 306 colleges and universities.

The women’s soccer program at U of U made $289,112 in revenue and spent $1,523,730 in expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-1,234,618.

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U of U Women’s Softball

$-1,280,094 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

There are 18 players on the U of U women’s softball team, and they are led by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. Teammates care for more than softball, too. Their great academic progress rate of 979 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well. U of U was given a rank of 49 out of the 273 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Softball report.

The U of U women’s softball program paid out $1,431,259 in expenses while making $151,165 in total revenue. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,280,094 to be exact.

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U of U Swimming & Diving

U of U Men’s Swimming & Diving

$-969,973 Net Profit/Loss
37 Team Members

There are 37 players on the U of U men’s swimming and diving team, and they are led by 2 head coaches and 5 assistant coaches. The 37 players of the U of U men’s swimming and diving team are led by a head coach and an assistant coach.

The men’s swimming and diving program at U of U made $132,596 in revenue and spent $1,102,569 in expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-969,973.

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U of U Women’s Swimming & Diving

$-975,486 Net Profit/Loss
39 Team Members

The 39 players of the U of U women’s swimming and diving team are led by 2 head coaches and 5 assistant coaches. There are 39 players on the U of U women’s swimming and diving team, and they are led by one head coach and one assistant coach.

The women’s swimming and diving program at U of U made $214,793 in revenue and spent $1,190,279 in expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-975,486.

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U of U Tennis

U of U Men’s Tennis

$-790,846 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
12 Team Members

There are 12 players on the U of U men’s tennis team, and they are led 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 1000.

The men’s tennis program at U of U made $242,617 in revenue and spent $1,033,463 in expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-790,846.

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U of U Women’s Tennis

$-812,126 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
10 Team Members

The 10 players of the U of U women’s tennis team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 993 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education.

On the money side of things, the U of U women’s tennis program brought home $76,450 in revenue and paid out $888,576 in total expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-812,126.

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U of U Volleyball

U of U Women’s Volleyball

$-1,400,248 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The U of U women’s volleyball team is made up of 15 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 3 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. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Volleyball analysis, U of U was ranked #70 out of the 307 schools in its division.

U of U brought in $328,194 in revenue from its women’s volleyball program while paying out $1,728,442 in expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-1,400,248.

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Notes & References

Note that if we don’t have data on a particular sport, it won’t be listed in the section above.

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