Yale University

Yale University Sports Information

$47,325,251 Total Revenue
$46,697,948 Total Expenses
35 Head Coaches

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

What Division Is Yale In?

As a proud member of the Ivy Group conference, Yale contends with other NCAA Division I-FCS schools.

Yale University Sports Participants

A total number of 1,055 student athletes participate in varsity sports at the school, 584 of whom are male and 471 are female.

Yale University Coaches

Of the 35 head coaches at Yale, 16 are leaders of men’s teams, 18 lead women’s teams, and 1 coaches a coed team. Women’s team head coaches make an average of $133,234, men’s team head coaches make about $208,651 each year, and the head coach of the coed teams gets paid $120,210.

In addition to the head coaches of Yale sports, there are 33 assistant coaches of men’s teams, 29 assitant coaches of women’s teams, and 1 assistant coach of the coed team. The average salary is $74,190 a year for assistant coaches of men’s teams and $50,848 for assistant coaches of women’s teams. The assistant coach who coaches the coed team earns $79,143. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

Did the Yale Athletics Program Make Money?

Yale sports teams made $47,325,251 in revenue, but they did have to spend $46,697,948 for expenses. This means the team turned a profit of $627,303, 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 Yale.

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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 Yale.

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A Note About Yale 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. Because, after all, there is life after college sports, and a good education will make it easier to succeed in that life.

Yale Men’s Baseball

$88 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The Yale men’s baseball team is made up of 30 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 1000, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. Our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Baseball] ranking placed Yale# 51 out of the 271 schools in its division.

On the money side of things, the Yale baseball program brought home $640,018 in revenue and paid out $639,930 in total expenses. This means the program turned a profit, making $88 for the school. This is great since many college sports programs lose money.

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Yale Basketball

Yale Men’s Basketball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 18 players of the Yale men’s basketball team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team members have more than basketball on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 992. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Basketball analysis, Yale was ranked #88 out of the 324 schools in its division.

Yale brought in $1,416,853 in revenue from its men’s basketball program while paying out $1,416,853 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.

Yale Women’s Basketball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 16-player women’s basketball team at Yale is kept in shape 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 1000. Our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Basketball ranking placed Yale# 119 out of the 324 schools in its division.

Yale brought in $728,521 in revenue from its women’s basketball program while paying out $728,521 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.

Yale Fencing

Yale Men’s Fencing

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The head coach and 2 assistant coaches train and lead the 25 members of the Yale men’s fencing team. With a perfect academic progress rate of 1000. the tea, has shown that they take their studies seriously, too. Yale was given a rank of 2 out of the 2 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Men’s Fencing report.

Yale brought in $237,784 in revenue from its men’s fencing program while paying out $237,784 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Yale Women’s Fencing

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 17 members of the Yale women’s fencing team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. Teammates care for more than fencing, too. Their great academic progress rate of 988 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well. Yale landed the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for Women’s Fencing out of the 3 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

On the money side of things, the Yale women’s fencing program brought home $203,784 in revenue and paid out $203,784 in total expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Yale Women’s Field Hockey

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 21-player women’s field hockey team at Yale is kept in shape by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 997, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. Yale was given a rank of 58 out of the 77 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Field Hockey report.

On the money side of things, the Yale women’s field hockey program brought home $441,746 in revenue and paid out $441,746 in total expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Yale Men’s Football

$435 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The Yale men’s football team is made up of 105 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 9 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 992, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Football analysis, Yale was ranked #42 out of the 117 schools in its division.

The football program at Yale made $4,247,553 in revenue and spend $4,247,118 in expenses. This means the program turned a profit, making $435 for the school. This is great since many college sports programs lose money.

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Yale Golf

Yale Men’s Golf

$34,477 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate
11 Team Members

The Yale men’s golf team is made up of 11 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and an assistant coach. With an excellent academic progress rate of 975, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously.

In terms of financials, the Yale men’s golf program paid out $255,251 in expenses and made $289,728 in total revenue. This means the program turned a profit, making $34,477 for the school. This is great since many college sports programs lose money.

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Yale Women’s Golf

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
8 Team Members

The Yale women’s golf team is made up of 8 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and an assistant coach. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 1000 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education.

Yale brought in $234,206 in revenue from its women’s golf program while paying out $234,206 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Yale Gymnastics

Yale Women’s Gymnastics

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
20 Team Members

The 20-member women’s gymnastics team at Yale is kept in shape by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches. The team’s perfect academic progress rate of 1000 shows that team members do more than just gymnastics - they are willing to hit the books, too.

Yale brought in $440,082 in revenue from its women’s gymnastics program while paying out $440,082 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.

Yale Ice Hockey

Yale Men’s Hockey

$-264 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 28-player men’s ice hockey team at Yale is kept in shape 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 1000. Yale was given a rank of 31 out of the 54 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Ice Hockey report.

The Yale men’s ice hockey program paid out $1,344,726 in expenses while making $1,344,462 in total revenue. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-264.

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Yale Women’s Ice Hockey

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 22-player women’s ice hockey team at Yale is kept in shape by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches. Teammates care for more than ice hockey, too. Their great academic progress rate of 1000 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well. Our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Ice Hockey ranking placed Yale# 22 out of the 30 schools in its division.

Yale brought in $670,806 in revenue from its women’s ice hockey program while paying out $670,806 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.

Yale Lacrosse

Yale Men’s Lacrosse

$26,738 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 52 players on the Yale men’s lacrosse team, and they are led 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 993. Yale was given a rank of 23 out of the 64 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Lacrosse report.

On the money side of things, the Yale men’s lacrosse program brought home $1,509,396 in revenue and paid out $1,482,658 in total expenses. That is, the program raked in a net profit of $26,738 for the school. Not all college sports teams can say that.

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Yale Women’s Lacrosse

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The Yale women’s lacrosse team is made up of 35 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. The team members have more than lacrosse on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 1000. Yale landed the #63 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Lacrosse out of the 100 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

In terms of financials, the Yale women’s lacrosse program paid out $529,727 in expenses and made $529,727 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.

Yale Women’s Rowing

$264 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 45-player women’s rowing team at Yale is kept in shape by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches. The team members have more than rowing on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 1000. Yale was given a rank of 7 out of the 15 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Rowing report.

The Yale women’s rowing program paid out $1,086,604 in expenses while making $1,086,868 in total revenue. On the plus side, this means that the program made $264 in net profit for the school. That’s much better than a loss.

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Yale Soccer

Yale Men’s Soccer

$44 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 30 players of the Yale men’s soccer team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 1000, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Soccer analysis, Yale was ranked #131 out of the 188 schools in its division.

In terms of financials, the Yale men’s soccer program paid out $575,243 in expenses and made $575,287 in total revenue. That is, the program raked in a net profit of $44 for the school. Not all college sports teams can say that.

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Yale Women’s Soccer

$44 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 30 players of the Yale women’s soccer team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 1000, 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 Soccer analysis, Yale was ranked #143 out of the 306 schools in its division.

In terms of financials, the Yale women’s soccer program paid out $492,452 in expenses and made $492,496 in total revenue. So, the program was a moneymaker for the school, bringing in $44 in net profit. Mark this down as a good thing.

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Yale Women’s Softball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 19 players of the Yale women’s softball team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. Teammates care for more than softball, too. Their great academic progress rate of 1000 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well. Yale landed the #141 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 Yale women’s softball program paid out $412,890 in expenses and made $412,890 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.

Yale Swimming & Diving

Yale Men’s Swimming & Diving

$0 Net Profit/Loss
33 Team Members

There are 33 players on the Yale men’s swimming and diving team, and they are led by 2 head coaches and 4 assistant coaches. The Yale men’s swimming and diving team is made up of 33 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and an assistant coach.

In terms of financials, the Yale men’s swimming and diving program paid out $531,125 in expenses and made $531,125 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.

Yale Women’s Swimming & Diving

$0 Net Profit/Loss
33 Team Members

The Yale women’s swimming and diving team is made up of 33 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by 2 head coaches and assistant coaches. The head coach and assistant coach train and lead the 33 players of the Yale women’s swimming and diving team.

The women’s swimming and diving program at Yale made $531,125 in revenue and spent $531,125 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.

Yale Tennis

Yale Men’s Tennis

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
10 Team Members

There are 10 players on the Yale men’s tennis team, and they are led by one head coach and one 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 994.

On the money side of things, the Yale men’s tennis program brought home $364,418 in revenue and paid out $364,418 in total 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.

Yale Women’s Tennis

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
9 Team Members

The 9-player women’s tennis team at Yale 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.

In terms of financials, the Yale women’s tennis program paid out $417,682 in expenses and made $417,682 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.

Yale Track & Field (Combined)

Yale Men’s Track & Field (Combined)

$8,717 Net Profit/Loss
112 Team Members

The 112 players of the Yale men’s track and field team are led by 2 head coaches and 3 assistant coaches. The 112 players of the Yale men’s track and field team are led by a head coach and an assistant coach.

On the money side of things, the Yale men’s track and field program brought home $589,896 in revenue and paid out $581,179 in total expenses. This equates to a net profit of $8,717 for the program. That’s definitely a big plus.

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Yale Women’s Track & Field (Combined)

$8,717 Net Profit/Loss
125 Team Members

The 125 players of the Yale women’s track and field team are led by 2 head coaches and 3 assistant coaches. The 125-member women’s track and field team at Yale is kept in shape by one head coach and one assistant coach.

The women’s track and field program at Yale made $634,180 in revenue and spent $625,463 in expenses. On the plus side, this means that the program made $8,717 in net profit for the school. That’s much better than a loss.

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Yale Volleyball

Yale Women’s Volleyball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 19 players on the Yale women’s volleyball team, and they are led by one 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 992. Yale was given a rank of 63 out of the 307 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Volleyball report.

Yale brought in $566,184 in revenue from its women’s volleyball program while paying out $566,184 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.

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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