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Washington State University Sports Information

$75,957,792 Total Revenue
$75,957,792 Total Expenses
13 Head Coaches

If you’re a student athlete thinking about going to Washington State University be sure to check out the facts on this page about the athletics program as a whole as well as the information about the particular sport you are interested in.

The Washington State University Athletics Program

What Division Is Wazzu In?

As a proud member of the Pacific-12 Conference conference, Wazzu contends with other NCAA Division I-FBS schools.

A total number of 620 student athletes participate in varsity sports at the school, 315 of whom are male and 305 are female. Sports-related tudent aid is available at Wazzu and the average award is around $17,578 per athlete. Breaking it down by gender, the average amount of sports aid awarded to men is $18,306 and the average awarded to women is $16,825.

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Washington State University Coaches

The sports at Wazzu are led by 13 head coaches, 5 of whom coach male teams and 8 of whom spearhead women’s teams. The average salary of the men’s team head coaches is $1,265,912, while the head coaches of women’s team make, on average, $179,306 per year.

In addition to the head coaches of Wazzu sports, there are 21 assistant coaches of men’s teams and 18 assitant coaches of women’s teams. The assistant coaches for women’s teams make an average of $73,140 while the ones for men’s team make about $254,750 a year. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

Wazzu Sports Net Profit/Loss

Wazzu sports teams made $75,957,792 in revenue, but they did have to spend $75,957,792 for 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 Wazzu.

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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 Wazzu.

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A Note About Wazzu 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. 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. This ensures that while you’re participating in sports programs at the school, you’ll also be getting a solid education.

Wazzu Men’s Baseball

$-823,241 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The 35-player men’s baseball team at Wazzu is kept in shape by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team has an academic progress rate of 956, 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 Baseball analysis, Wazzu ranked #127 out of 271 colleges and universities.

The Wazzu baseball program paid out $2,408,326 in expenses while making $1,585,085 in total revenue. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-823,241.

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Wazzu Women’s Basketball

$-1,634,365 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 19 players of the Wazzu women’s basketball team are led 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 991. Our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Basketball ranking placed Wazzu# 163 out of the 324 schools in its division.

The women’s basketball program at Wazzu made $1,116,662 in revenue and spent $2,751,027 in expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,634,365 to be exact.

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Wazzu Men’s Football

$23,286,242 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The head coach and 14 assistant coaches train and lead the 124 players of the Wazzu men’s football team. The team has an academic progress rate of 963, which is a measure of how well they do in the classroom. Wazzu landed the #55 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I (FBS) Men’s Football out of the 124 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

Wazzu brought in $45,338,410 in revenue from its football program while paying out $22,052,168 in expenses. This equates to a net profit of $23,286,242 for the program. That’s definitely a big plus.

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Wazzu Golf

Wazzu Men’s Golf

$-289,194 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
8 Team Members

The head coach and assistant coach train and lead the 8 players of the Wazzu men’s golf team. 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.

The Wazzu men’s golf program paid out $617,139 in expenses while making $327,945 in total revenue. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-289,194.

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Wazzu Women’s Golf

$-253,814 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
7 Team Members

The 7-member women’s golf team at Wazzu is kept in shape by one head coach and one assistant coach. Teammates care for more than golf, too. Their great academic progress rate of 991 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well.

Wazzu brought in $522,596 in revenue from its women’s golf program while paying out $776,410 in expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-253,814.

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Wazzu Women’s Rowing

$-506,682 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate
82 Team Members

The Wazzu women’s rowing team is made up of 82 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 5 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 978, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously.

In terms of financials, the Wazzu women’s rowing program paid out $2,011,135 in expenses and made $1,504,453 in total revenue. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-506,682.

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Wazzu Soccer

Wazzu Women’s Soccer

$-685,363 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The Wazzu women’s soccer team is made up of 30 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. Teammates care for more than soccer, too. Their great academic progress rate of 984 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well. Our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Soccer ranking placed Wazzu# 134 out of the 306 schools in its division.

The women’s soccer program at Wazzu made $1,258,043 in revenue and spent $1,943,406 in expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-685,363.

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Wazzu Swimming

Wazzu Women’s Swimming

$-472,678 Net Profit/Loss
20 Team Members

The Wazzu women’s swimming team is made up of 20 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and an assistant coach.

Wazzu brought in $972,545 in revenue from its women’s swimming program while paying out $1,445,223 in expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-472,678.

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Wazzu Tennis

Wazzu Women’s Tennis

$-363,421 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
9 Team Members

The Wazzu women’s tennis team is made up of 9 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 Wazzu women’s tennis program brought home $818,481 in revenue and paid out $1,181,902 in total expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-363,421.

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Wazzu Track & Field (Combined)

Wazzu Men’s Track & Field (Combined)

$-835,198 Net Profit/Loss
134 Team Members

The 134-player men’s track and field team at Wazzu is kept in shape by one head coach and 8 assistant coaches.

On the money side of things, the Wazzu men’s track and field program brought home $633,954 in revenue and paid out $1,469,152 in total expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-835,198 to be exact.

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Wazzu Women’s Track & Field (Combined)

$-360,410 Net Profit/Loss
122 Team Members

There are 122 players on the Wazzu women’s track and field team, and they are led by one head coach and 8 assistant coaches.

On the money side of things, the Wazzu women’s track and field program brought home $1,452,528 in revenue and paid out $1,812,938 in total expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-360,410.

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Wazzu Volleyball

Wazzu Women’s Volleyball

$-1,058,055 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 16 players of the Wazzu women’s volleyball team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team members have more than volleyball on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 994. Our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Volleyball ranking placed Wazzu# 97 out of the 307 schools in its division.

The women’s volleyball program at Wazzu made $1,098,146 in revenue and spent $2,156,201 in expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-1,058,055.

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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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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