Valparaiso University

Valparaiso University Sports Information

$15,621,841 Total Revenue
$14,159,328 Total Expenses
19 Head Coaches

If you want to know more about the Valparaiso University 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 Valparaiso University Athletics Program

What Division Is Valpo In?

Valpo is in the Pioneer Football League conference and faces off against other NCAA Division I-FCS schools.

A total number of 533 student athletes participate in varsity sports at the school, 321 of whom are male and 212 are female. On average, these students receive around $9,498 in sports-related student aid, which can help defray a lot of college costs. Looking at the difference between men and women, males received an average of about $7,228 and women received an average of $12,936.

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Valparaiso University Coaches

There are 19 head coaches at Valpo, 9 of whom lead men’s teams and 10 of whom head up women’s teams. Women’s team head coaches make an average of $85,624 and men’s team head coaches make about $148,683 each year.

In addition to the head coaches of Valpo sports, there are 16 assistant coaches of men’s teams and 10 assitant coaches of women’s teams. The assistant coaches for women’s teams make an average of $50,839 while the ones for men’s team make about $67,068 a year. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

Valpo Sports Net Profit/Loss

Valpo sports teams made $15,621,841 in revenue, but they did have to spend $14,159,328 for expenses. This means the team turned a profit of $1,462,513, 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 Valpo.

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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 Valpo.

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A Note About Valpo 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.

Valpo Men’s Baseball

$19,763 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The Valpo men’s baseball team is made up of 29 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 983 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education. Valpo landed the #143 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Baseball out of the 271 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

The baseball program at Valpo made $969,809 in revenue and spend $950,046 in expenses. This equates to a net profit of $19,763 for the program. That’s definitely a big plus.

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Valpo Women’s Basketball

$-8,669 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The Valpo 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. With an excellent academic progress rate of 995, 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 Basketball analysis, Valpo was ranked #175 out of the 324 schools in its division.

On the money side of things, the Valpo women’s basketball program brought home $1,453,033 in revenue and paid out $1,461,702 in total expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-8,669.

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Valpo Women’s Bowling

$-2,002 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
10 Team Members

The Valpo women’s bowling team is made up of 10 members who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and an assistant coach. In addition to spending time focusing on bowling, teammates score well in the classroom, too. As a whole, the team has a super academic progress rate of 993.

The bowling program at Valpo made $221,735 in revenue and spend $223,737 in expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-2,002.

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Valpo Men’s Football

$38,242 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The Valpo men’s football team is made up of 108 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 7 assistant coaches. As an interesting note on their academic performance, the team’s APR is 956. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Football analysis, Valpo ranked #60 out of 117 colleges and universities.

On the money side of things, the Valpo football program brought home $1,221,085 in revenue and paid out $1,182,843 in total expenses. That is, the program raked in a net profit of $38,242 for the school. Not all college sports teams can say that.

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Valpo Golf

Valpo Men’s Golf

$3,903 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
10 Team Members

The Valpo men’s golf 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 1000, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously.

The Valpo men’s golf program paid out $293,735 in expenses while making $297,638 in total revenue. That is, the program raked in a net profit of $3,903 for the school. Not all college sports teams can say that.

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Valpo Women’s Golf

$-12,058 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
7 Team Members

The Valpo women’s golf team is made up of 7 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and an assistant coach. 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.

Valpo brought in $211,461 in revenue from its women’s golf program while paying out $223,519 in expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-12,058.

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Valpo Soccer

Valpo Men’s Soccer

$-4,445 Net Profit/Loss
28 Team Members

The Valpo men’s soccer team is made up of 28 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and an assistant coach. Our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Soccer ranking placed Valpo# 77 out of the 188 schools in its division.

The men’s soccer program at Valpo made $839,796 in revenue and spent $844,241 in expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-4,445.

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Valpo Women’s Soccer

$53,115 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The head coach and assistant coach train and lead the 32 players of the Valpo women’s soccer team. With an excellent academic progress rate of 998, 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 Soccer analysis, Valpo ranked #123 out of 306 colleges and universities.

On the money side of things, the Valpo women’s soccer program brought home $977,242 in revenue and paid out $924,127 in total expenses. On the plus side, this means that the program made $53,115 in net profit for the school. That’s much better than a loss.

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Valpo Women’s Softball

$-20,272 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 19 players on the Valpo women’s softball team, and they are led by one 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. Valpo landed the #79 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Softball out of the 273 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

In terms of financials, the Valpo women’s softball program paid out $780,205 in expenses and made $759,933 in total revenue. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-20,272 to be exact.

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Valpo Swimming & Diving

Valpo Men’s Swimming & Diving

$16,598 Net Profit/Loss
30 Team Members

The 30-member men’s swimming and diving team at Valpo is kept in shape by one head coach and one assistant coach.

Valpo brought in $146,001 in revenue from its men’s swimming and diving program while paying out $129,403 in expenses. This equates to a net profit of $16,598 for the program. That’s definitely a big plus.

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Valpo Women’s Swimming & Diving

$-12,682 Net Profit/Loss
30 Team Members

The 30 players of the Valpo women’s swimming and diving team are led by a head coach and an assistant coach.

In terms of financials, the Valpo women’s swimming and diving program paid out $158,683 in expenses and made $146,001 in total revenue. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-12,682.

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Valpo Tennis

Valpo Men’s Tennis

$13,500 Net Profit/Loss
8 Team Members

The 8-member men’s tennis team at Valpo is kept in shape by one head coach and one assistant coach.

On the money side of things, the Valpo men’s tennis program brought home $330,689 in revenue and paid out $317,189 in total expenses. So, the program was a moneymaker for the school, bringing in $13,500 in net profit. Mark this down as a good thing.

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Valpo Women’s Tennis

$1,926 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
7 Team Members

The 7 players of the Valpo women’s tennis team are led by a head coach and an assistant coach. Teammates care for more than tennis, too. Their great academic progress rate of 1000 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well.

In terms of financials, the Valpo women’s tennis program paid out $267,479 in expenses and made $269,405 in total revenue. That is, the program raked in a net profit of $1,926 for the school. Not all college sports teams can say that.

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Valpo Track & Field (Combined)

Valpo Men’s Track & Field (Combined)

$12,995 Net Profit/Loss
94 Team Members

The 94 players of the Valpo men’s track and field team are led by 2 head coaches and 2 assistant coaches. The head coach and assistant coach train and lead the 94 players of the Valpo men’s track and field team.

In terms of financials, the Valpo men’s track and field program paid out $309,604 in expenses and made $322,599 in total revenue. On the plus side, this means that the program made $12,995 in net profit for the school. That’s much better than a loss.

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Valpo Women’s Track & Field (Combined)

$11,930 Net Profit/Loss
77 Team Members

The 77 players of the Valpo women’s track and field team are led by 2 head coaches and 2 assistant coaches. There are 77 players on the Valpo women’s track and field team, and they are led by one head coach and one assistant coach.

On the money side of things, the Valpo women’s track and field program brought home $258,752 in revenue and paid out $246,822 in total expenses. This equates to a net profit of $11,930 for the program. That’s definitely a big plus.

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Valpo Volleyball

Valpo Women’s Volleyball

$-7,897 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The Valpo women’s volleyball team is made up of 14 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 995, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. Our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Volleyball ranking placed Valpo# 120 out of the 307 schools in its division.

Valpo brought in $727,630 in revenue from its women’s volleyball program while paying out $735,527 in expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-7,897 to be exact.

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Notes & References

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