Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech Sports Information

$83,767,722 Total Revenue
$82,486,221 Total Expenses
18 Head Coaches

When trying to decide if Virginia Tech 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 Virginia Tech Athletics Program

What Division Is Virginia Tech In?

Virginia Tech competes in the NCAA Division I-FBS , and is one of the Atlantic Coast Conference schools.

A total number of 659 student athletes participate in varsity sports at the school, 380 of whom are male and 279 are female. On average, these students receive around $19,129 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 $19,072 and the average awarded to women is $19,206.

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Virginia Tech Coaches

The sports at Virginia Tech are led by 18 head coaches, 9 of whom coach male teams and 9 of whom spearhead women’s teams. The average salary of the men’s team head coaches is $876,955, while the head coaches of women’s team make, on average, $236,567 per year.

In addition to the head coaches of Virginia Tech sports, there are 28 assistant coaches of men’s teams and 21 assitant coaches of women’s teams. The annual average salary for those who coach women’s teams is $93,186 and the average for those who coach men’s is $211,782. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

Virginia Tech Sports Net Profit/Loss

Virginia Tech sports teams made $83,767,722 in revenue, but they did have to spend $82,486,221 for expenses. This means the team turned a profit of $1,281,501, 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 Virginia Tech.

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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 Virginia Tech.

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A Note About Virginia Tech 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. In order to place in College Factual’s sports rankings, you have to have more than a good sports team. You need to offer a quality education as well. Because, after all, there is life after college sports, and a good education will make it easier to succeed in that life.

Virginia Tech Men’s Baseball

$-2,961,090 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The 35-player men’s baseball team at Virginia Tech 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 975. Our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Baseball] ranking placed Virginia Tech# 82 out of the 271 schools in its division.

On the money side of things, the Virginia Tech baseball program brought home $245,606 in revenue and paid out $3,206,696 in total expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-2,961,090 to be exact.

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Virginia Tech Women’s Basketball

$-3,327,723 Net Profit/Loss
Good Graduation Rate

The 24 players of the Virginia Tech women’s basketball team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. In terms of how well they perform in the classroom, the team has an academic progress rate of 947. Virginia Tech was given a rank of 76 out of the 324 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Basketball report.

The women’s basketball program at Virginia Tech made $735,842 in revenue and spent $4,063,565 in expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-3,327,723.

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Virginia Tech Men’s Football

$26,101,630 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The Virginia Tech men’s football team is made up of 120 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 9 assistant coaches. The team’s academic progress rate of 958 is one sign of how well teammates do in the classroom. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I (FBS) Men’s Football analysis, Virginia Tech ranked #17 out of 124 colleges and universities. This puts it among the top 15% in the country!

On the money side of things, the Virginia Tech football program brought home $56,224,912 in revenue and paid out $30,123,282 in total expenses. This equates to a net profit of $26,101,630 for the program. That’s definitely a big plus.

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Virginia Tech Golf

Virginia Tech Men’s Golf

$-404,604 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
9 Team Members

The head coach and assistant coach train and lead the 9 players of the Virginia Tech men’s golf team. The team members have more than golf on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 984.

In terms of financials, the Virginia Tech men’s golf program paid out $458,102 in expenses and made $53,498 in total revenue. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-404,604.

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Virginia Tech Women’s Golf

$-708,532 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
10 Team Members

The 10-player women’s golf team at Virginia Tech is kept in shape 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 1000.

Virginia Tech brought in $74,030 in revenue from its women’s golf program while paying out $782,562 in expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-708,532.

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Virginia Tech Lacrosse

Virginia Tech Women’s Lacrosse

$-1,207,099 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The 39-player women’s lacrosse team at Virginia Tech is kept in shape by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team members have more than lacrosse on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 979. Our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Lacrosse ranking placed Virginia Tech# 34 out of the 100 schools in its division.

In terms of financials, the Virginia Tech women’s lacrosse program paid out $1,331,581 in expenses and made $124,482 in total revenue. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-1,207,099.

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Virginia Tech Soccer

Virginia Tech Men’s Soccer

$-1,023,190 Net Profit/Loss
Good Graduation Rate

The 29 players of the Virginia Tech men’s soccer team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. As an interesting note on their academic performance, the team’s APR is 949. Virginia Tech landed the #25 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Soccer out of the 188 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis. This ranking makes the school sit in the top 15% in the nation.

On the money side of things, the Virginia Tech men’s soccer program brought home $106,541 in revenue and paid out $1,129,731 in total expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,023,190 to be exact.

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Virginia Tech Women’s Soccer

$-1,290,490 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 32-player women’s soccer team at Virginia Tech is kept in shape by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 997 - 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, Virginia Tech ranked #41 out of 306 colleges and universities. This puts it among the top 15% in the country!

On the money side of things, the Virginia Tech women’s soccer program brought home $148,975 in revenue and paid out $1,439,465 in total expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-1,290,490.

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Virginia Tech Women’s Softball

$-1,391,138 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 24 players of the Virginia Tech women’s softball team are led by a head coach and 4 assistant coaches. Teammates care for more than softball, too. Their great academic progress rate of 989 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 Softball analysis, Virginia Tech was ranked #74 out of the 273 schools in its division.

On the money side of things, the Virginia Tech women’s softball program brought home $74,557 in revenue and paid out $1,465,695 in total expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,391,138 to be exact.

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Virginia Tech Swimming & Diving

Virginia Tech Men’s Swimming & Diving

$-1,099,326 Net Profit/Loss
28 Team Members

There are 28 players on the Virginia Tech men’s swimming and diving team, and they are led by one head coach and 5 assistant coaches.

The men’s swimming and diving program at Virginia Tech made $50,135 in revenue and spent $1,149,461 in expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-1,099,326.

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Virginia Tech Women’s Swimming & Diving

$-1,174,433 Net Profit/Loss
34 Team Members

The 34 players of the Virginia Tech women’s swimming and diving team are led by a head coach and 5 assistant coaches.

On the money side of things, the Virginia Tech women’s swimming and diving program brought home $47,174 in revenue and paid out $1,221,607 in total expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-1,174,433.

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Virginia Tech Tennis

Virginia Tech Men’s Tennis

$-677,736 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
8 Team Members

The head coach and assistant coach train and lead the 8 players of the Virginia Tech men’s tennis team. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 1000 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education.

In terms of financials, the Virginia Tech men’s tennis program paid out $750,374 in expenses and made $72,638 in total revenue. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-677,736.

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Virginia Tech Women’s Tennis

$-766,999 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
14 Team Members

The Virginia Tech women’s tennis team is made up of 14 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 Virginia Tech women’s tennis program brought home $76,812 in revenue and paid out $843,811 in total expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-766,999 to be exact.

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Virginia Tech Track & Field (Combined)

Virginia Tech Men’s Track & Field (Combined)

$-1,600,490 Net Profit/Loss
106 Team Members

The Virginia Tech men’s track and field team is made up of 106 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 7 assistant coaches. Virginia Tech was given a rank of 6 out of the 22 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Indoor Track and Field report.

The men’s track and field program at Virginia Tech made $62,751 in revenue and spent $1,663,241 in expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-1,600,490.

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Virginia Tech Women’s Track & Field (Combined)

$-2,036,612 Net Profit/Loss
85 Team Members

The 85 players of the Virginia Tech women’s track and field team are led by a head coach and 7 assistant coaches.

The team placed #14 in our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Outdoor Track and Field ranking

On the money side of things, the Virginia Tech women’s track and field program brought home $61,713 in revenue and paid out $2,098,325 in total expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-2,036,612.

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Virginia Tech Volleyball

Virginia Tech Women’s Volleyball

$-1,379,000 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The Virginia Tech women’s volleyball team is made up of 17 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 989. Virginia Tech landed the #114 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Volleyball out of the 307 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

The Virginia Tech women’s volleyball program paid out $1,468,322 in expenses while making $89,322 in total revenue. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,379,000 to be exact.

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Virginia Tech Men’s Wrestling

$-1,261,307 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The 32-player men’s wrestling team at Virginia Tech is kept in shape by one head coach and 4 assistant coaches. The team’s academic progress rate of 965 is one sign of how well teammates do in the classroom. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Wrestling analysis, Virginia Tech ranked #2 out of 16 colleges and universities. This puts it among the top 10% in the country!

Virginia Tech brought in $130,975 in revenue from its wrestling program while paying out $1,392,282 in expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,261,307 to be exact.

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Notes & References

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