Illinois State University

Illinois State University Sports Information

$29,004,681 Total Revenue
$26,742,643 Total Expenses
15 Head Coaches

Before making a decision to attend Illinois State University, student athletes should take a look at the information presented here on the sports team they are interested in as well as the general athletics program.

The Illinois State University Athletics Program

What Division Is Illinois State In?

Illinois State competes in the NCAA Division I-FCS , and is one of the Missouri Valley Conference schools.

There are 553 athletes who take part in at least one sport at the school, 293 men and 260 women. They receive, on average, about $12,295 in sports-related student aid to attend Illinois State. Looking at the difference between men and women, males received an average of about $12,390 and women received an average of $12,187.

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Illinois State University Coaches

The sports at Illinois State are led by 15 head coaches, 6 of whom coach male teams and 9 of whom spearhead women’s teams. The head coaches of men’s teams make about $229,025 on average, and the yearly average salary of women’s team head coaches is $96,033.

The head coaches of Illinois State sports are supported by 17 assistant coaches of women’s teams and 20 assistant coaches of men’s teams. The annual average salary for those who coach women’s teams is $50,336 and the average for those who coach men’s is $69,833. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

Illinois State Sports Net Profit/Loss

The sports teams at Illinois State brought home $29,004,681 in revenue while shelling out $26,742,643 in expenses. In other words, the sports department made a profit of $2,262,038. That’s a whole lot better than taking 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 Illinois 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 Illinois State.

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A Note About Illinois State 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. The top spots on College Factual’s sports rankings are reserved for those schools that excel in both athletics and academics. We believe it’s important to get a great education, whether you participate in sports or not.

Illinois State Men’s Baseball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The head coach and 2 assistant coaches train and lead the 42 players of the Illinois State men’s baseball team. With an excellent academic progress rate of 997, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Baseball analysis, Illinois State ranked #181 out of 271 colleges and universities.

On the money side of things, the Illinois State baseball program brought home $1,254,956 in revenue and paid out $1,254,956 in total expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Illinois State Basketball

Illinois State Men’s Basketball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The 17 players of the Illinois State men’s basketball team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team’s academic progress rate of 961 is one sign of how well teammates do in the classroom. Illinois State landed the #83 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Basketball out of the 324 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

The men’s basketball program at Illinois State made $2,440,752 in revenue and spent $2,440,752 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Illinois State Women’s Basketball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The head coach and 3 assistant coaches train and lead the 14 players of the Illinois State women’s basketball team. The team members have more than basketball on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 971. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Basketball analysis, Illinois State was ranked #213 out of the 324 schools in its division.

On the money side of things, the Illinois State women’s basketball program brought home $1,314,217 in revenue and paid out $1,314,217 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.

Illinois State Men’s Football

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

There are 100 players on the Illinois State men’s football team, and they are led by one head coach and 10 assistant coaches. You may be interested in knowing that the team’s academic progress rate is 962. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Football analysis, Illinois State ranked #32 out of 117 colleges and universities.

Illinois State brought in $4,429,532 in revenue from its football program while paying out $4,429,532 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.

Illinois State Golf

Illinois State Men’s Golf

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

The head coach and assistant coach train and lead the 7 players of the Illinois State men’s golf team. 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.

The Illinois State men’s golf program paid out $317,466 in expenses while making $317,466 in total revenue. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Illinois State Women’s Golf

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

The Illinois State women’s golf 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 1000.

Illinois State brought in $313,093 in revenue from its women’s golf program while paying out $313,093 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.

Illinois State Gymnastics

Illinois State Women’s Gymnastics

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

The head coach and assistant coach train and lead the 18 members of the Illinois State women’s gymnastics team. 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 995.

The Illinois State women’s gymnastics program paid out $514,361 in expenses while making $514,361 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.

Illinois State Soccer

Illinois State Women’s Soccer

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 25 players on the Illinois State women’s soccer team, and they are led by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches. The team members have more than soccer on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 995. Illinois State was given a rank of 90 out of the 306 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Soccer report.

In terms of financials, the Illinois State women’s soccer program paid out $718,503 in expenses and made $718,503 in total revenue. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Illinois State Women’s Softball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 22-player women’s softball team at Illinois State 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. Our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Softball] ranking placed Illinois State# 76 out of the 273 schools in its division.

In terms of financials, the Illinois State women’s softball program paid out $982,102 in expenses and made $982,102 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.

Illinois State Swimming & Diving

Illinois State Women’s Swimming & Diving

$0 Net Profit/Loss
31 Team Members

The 31-player women’s swimming and diving team at Illinois State is kept in shape by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches.

The women’s swimming and diving program at Illinois State made $683,819 in revenue and spent $683,819 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.

Illinois State Tennis

Illinois State Men’s Tennis

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

There are 9 players on the Illinois State men’s tennis team, and they are led by one head coach and one assistant coach. The team members have more than tennis on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 979.

The Illinois State men’s tennis program paid out $347,641 in expenses while making $347,641 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.

Illinois State Women’s Tennis

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

The 8-member women’s tennis team at Illinois State is kept in shape by one head coach and one assistant coach. As an interesting note on their academic performance, the team’s APR is 964.

The women’s tennis program at Illinois State made $444,028 in revenue and spent $444,028 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Illinois State Track & Field (Combined)

Illinois State Men’s Track & Field (Combined)

$0 Net Profit/Loss
118 Team Members

The head coach and 5 assistant coaches train and lead the 118 players of the Illinois State men’s track and field team.

On the money side of things, the Illinois State men’s track and field program brought home $654,171 in revenue and paid out $654,171 in total expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Illinois State Women’s Track & Field (Combined)

$0 Net Profit/Loss
116 Team Members

The 116-player women’s track and field team at Illinois State is kept in shape by one head coach and 5 assistant coaches.

On the money side of things, the Illinois State women’s track and field program brought home $849,214 in revenue and paid out $849,214 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.

Illinois State Volleyball

Illinois State Women’s Volleyball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The head coach and 2 assistant coaches train and lead the 17 players of the Illinois State women’s volleyball team. 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. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Volleyball analysis, Illinois State was ranked #125 out of the 307 schools in its division.

Illinois State brought in $955,965 in revenue from its women’s volleyball program while paying out $955,965 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

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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