Wayne State University

Wayne State University Sports Information

$12,303,155 Total Revenue
$12,303,155 Total Expenses
16 Head Coaches

When trying to decide if Wayne State University 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 Wayne State University Athletics Program

What Division Is Wayne State In?

Wayne State is in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference conference and faces off against other NCAA Division II with football schools.

A total number of 415 student athletes participate in varsity sports at the school, 240 of whom are male and 175 are female. They receive, on average, about $9,402 in sports-related student aid to attend Wayne State. On average, the school gave males around $9,384 of sports aid and women received about $9,425.

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Wayne State University Coaches

Of the 16 head coaches at Wayne State, 8 are leaders of men’s teams and 8 lead women’s teams. Women’s team head coaches make an average of $79,240 and men’s team head coaches make about $115,599 each year.

There are also 38 assitant coaches of sports at Wayne State. That breaks down to 22 assistant coaches of men’s teams and 16 assistant coaches of women’s teams. The assistant coaches for women’s teams make an average of $47,849 while the ones for men’s team make about $53,140 a year. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

Wayne State Sports Net Profit/Loss

In terms of financials, Wayne State collected $12,303,155 in revenue and paid out $12,303,155 in expenses. Although the school didn’t make any money, it didn’t lose any 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 Wayne State.

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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 Wayne State.

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A Note About Wayne State Sports Rankings

Below we give a summary of the data we have for each sport at Wayne State, including rankings when the school made it to one of our Best Schools for a Sport lists. 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.

Wayne State Men’s Baseball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
37 Team Members

The 37-player men’s baseball team at Wayne State is kept in shape by one head coach and 6 assistant coaches. Wayne State landed the #21 spot in our Best Colleges for Division II Men’s Baseball out of the 235 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis. This ranking makes the school sit in the top 10% in the nation.

Wayne State brought in $666,665 in revenue from its baseball program while paying out $666,665 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Wayne State Basketball

Wayne State Men’s Basketball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
13 Team Members

The 13-player men’s basketball team at Wayne State is kept in shape by one head coach and 4 assistant coaches. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division II Men’s Basketball analysis, Wayne State was ranked #34 out of the 274 schools in its division. That means the school is in the top 15% of the United States in this category.

The men’s basketball program at Wayne State made $732,191 in revenue and spent $732,191 in expenses. 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.

Wayne State Women’s Basketball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
17 Team Members

The Wayne State women’s basketball team is made up of 17 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. Wayne State was given a rank of 106 out of the 276 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division II Women’s Basketball report.

On the money side of things, the Wayne State women’s basketball program brought home $716,549 in revenue and paid out $716,549 in total expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Wayne State Cross Country

Wayne State Men’s Cross County

$0 Net Profit/Loss
19 Team Members

The head coach and 3 assistant coaches train and lead the 19 players of the Wayne State men’s cross country team.

In terms of financials, the Wayne State men’s cross country program paid out $165,621 in expenses and made $165,621 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.

Wayne State Fencing

Wayne State Men’s Fencing

$0 Net Profit/Loss
11 Team Members

The head coach and 5 assistant coaches train and lead the 11 members of the Wayne State men’s fencing team.

Wayne State brought in $180,472 in revenue from its men’s fencing program while paying out $180,472 in expenses. 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.

Wayne State Women’s Fencing

$0 Net Profit/Loss
10 Team Members

The head coach and 5 assistant coaches train and lead the 10 members of the Wayne State women’s fencing team.

The Wayne State women’s fencing program paid out $189,073 in expenses while making $189,073 in total revenue. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Wayne State Men’s Football

$0 Net Profit/Loss
107 Team Members

There are 107 players on the Wayne State men’s football team, and they are led by one head coach and 12 assistant coaches. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division II Men’s Football analysis, Wayne State ranked #8 out of 160 colleges and universities. This puts it among the top 5% in the country!

The Wayne State football program paid out $2,251,791 in expenses while making $2,251,791 in total revenue. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Wayne State Golf

Wayne State Men’s Golf

$0 Net Profit/Loss
17 Team Members

There are 17 players on the Wayne State men’s golf team, and they are led by one head coach and 4 assistant coaches.

The men’s golf program at Wayne State made $258,368 in revenue and spent $258,368 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Wayne State Women’s Golf

$0 Net Profit/Loss
9 Team Members

There are 9 players on the Wayne State women’s golf team, and they are led by one head coach and one assistant coach.

The Wayne State women’s golf program paid out $277,568 in expenses while making $277,568 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.

Wayne State Women’s Softball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
19 Team Members

The 19 players of the Wayne State women’s softball team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division II Women’s Softball analysis, Wayne State ranked #13 out of 260 colleges and universities. This puts it among the top 5% in the country!

Wayne State brought in $497,375 in revenue from its women’s softball program while paying out $497,375 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.

Wayne State Swimming & Diving

Wayne State Men’s Swimming & Diving

$0 Net Profit/Loss
26 Team Members

The 26 players of the Wayne State men’s swimming and diving team are led by a head coach and 5 assistant coaches.

The men’s swimming and diving program at Wayne State made $572,814 in revenue and spent $572,814 in expenses. 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.

Wayne State Women’s Swimming & Diving

$0 Net Profit/Loss
25 Team Members

The Wayne State women’s swimming and diving team is made up of 25 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 5 assistant coaches.

In terms of financials, the Wayne State women’s swimming and diving program paid out $536,790 in expenses and made $536,790 in total revenue. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Wayne State Tennis

Wayne State Men’s Tennis

$0 Net Profit/Loss
10 Team Members

There are 10 players on the Wayne State men’s tennis team, and they are led by one head coach and one assistant coach.

Wayne State brought in $326,179 in revenue from its men’s tennis program while paying out $326,179 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Wayne State Women’s Tennis

$0 Net Profit/Loss
10 Team Members

The 10 players of the Wayne State women’s tennis team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches.

Wayne State brought in $385,878 in revenue from its women’s tennis program while paying out $385,878 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Wayne State Track & Field (Combined)

Wayne State Women’s Track & Field (Combined)

$0 Net Profit/Loss
68 Team Members

The 68-player women’s track and field team at Wayne State is kept in shape by one head coach and 4 assistant coaches.

On the money side of things, the Wayne State women’s track and field program brought home $500,384 in revenue and paid out $500,384 in total expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Wayne State Volleyball

Wayne State Women’s Volleyball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
17 Team Members

The head coach and 2 assistant coaches train and lead the 17 players of the Wayne State women’s volleyball team. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division II Women’s Volleyball analysis, Wayne State was ranked #35 out of the 263 schools in its division. That means the school is in the top 15% of the United States in this category.

In terms of financials, the Wayne State women’s volleyball program paid out $460,532 in expenses and made $460,532 in total revenue. 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 Wayne State University 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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