Iowa State University

Iowa State University Sports Information

$79,860,045 Total Revenue
$79,763,540 Total Expenses
14 Head Coaches

If you want to know more about the Iowa State 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 Iowa State University Athletics Program

What Division Is Iowa State In?

Iowa State is in the Big Twelve Conference conference and faces off against other NCAA Division I-FBS schools.

There are 541 athletes who take part in at least one sport at the school, 291 men and 250 women. On average, these students receive around $17,252 in sports-related student aid, which can help defray a lot of college costs. On average, the school gave males around $17,212 of sports aid and women received about $17,298.

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Iowa State University Coaches

There are 14 head coaches at Iowa State, 5 of whom lead men’s teams and 9 of whom head up women’s teams. The head coaches of men’s teams make about $1,637,537 on average, and the yearly average salary of women’s team head coaches is $262,813.

In addition to the head coaches of Iowa State sports, there are 19 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 $88,210 while the ones for men’s team make about $294,510 a year. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

Did the Iowa State Athletics Program Make Money?

Iowa State sports teams made $79,860,045 in revenue, but they did have to spend $79,763,540 for expenses. So, the good news is that athletics program made a profit of $96,505, and that’s much nicer than losing money (which some schools do).

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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 Iowa 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 Iowa State.

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A Note About Iowa State 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. We believe it’s important to get a great education, whether you participate in sports or not.

Iowa State Basketball

Iowa State Men’s Basketball

$6,977,511 Net Profit/Loss
Good Graduation Rate

The Iowa State men’s basketball team is made up of 15 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. You may be interested in knowing that the team’s academic progress rate is 949. Iowa State was given a rank of 51 out of the 324 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Basketball report.

The men’s basketball program at Iowa State made $14,670,525 in revenue and spent $7,693,014 in expenses. This equates to a net profit of $6,977,511 for the program. That’s definitely a big plus.

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Iowa State Women’s Basketball

$-3,705,702 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 24-player women’s basketball team at Iowa State is kept in shape by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 985, 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 Basketball analysis, Iowa State was ranked #89 out of the 324 schools in its division.

On the money side of things, the Iowa State women’s basketball program brought home $630,789 in revenue and paid out $4,336,491 in total expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-3,705,702.

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Iowa State Men’s Football

$24,971,387 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

There are 139 players on the Iowa State men’s football team, and they are led by one head coach and 10 assistant coaches. Teammates care for more than football, too. Their great academic progress rate of 979 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well. Iowa State landed the #87 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.

Iowa State brought in $51,931,511 in revenue from its football program while paying out $26,960,124 in expenses. That is, the program raked in a net profit of $24,971,387 for the school. Not all college sports teams can say that.

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Iowa State Golf

Iowa State Men’s Golf

$-1,035,993 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
9 Team Members

The head coach and 2 assistant coaches train and lead the 9 players of the Iowa State 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 1000.

The Iowa State men’s golf program paid out $1,073,172 in expenses while making $37,179 in total revenue. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,035,993 to be exact.

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Iowa State Women’s Golf

$-1,108,169 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
8 Team Members

There are 8 players on the Iowa State women’s golf 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 980.

The women’s golf program at Iowa State made $29,886 in revenue and spent $1,138,055 in expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-1,108,169.

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Iowa State Gymnastics

Iowa State Women’s Gymnastics

$-1,215,192 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
21 Team Members

The head coach and 2 assistant coaches train and lead the 21 members of the Iowa State women’s gymnastics team. With an excellent academic progress rate of 991, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously.

On the money side of things, the Iowa State women’s gymnastics program brought home $227,898 in revenue and paid out $1,443,090 in total expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,215,192 to be exact.

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Iowa State Soccer

Iowa State Women’s Soccer

$-1,025,740 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 31 players on the Iowa State women’s soccer team, and they are led by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 995, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Soccer analysis, Iowa State ranked #99 out of 306 colleges and universities.

Iowa State brought in $373,802 in revenue from its women’s soccer program while paying out $1,399,542 in expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,025,740 to be exact.

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Iowa State Women’s Softball

$-1,384,762 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The head coach and 3 assistant coaches train and lead the 24 players of the Iowa State women’s softball team. With an excellent academic progress rate of 987, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. Iowa State landed the #123 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 Iowa State women’s softball program paid out $1,623,445 in expenses and made $238,683 in total revenue. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,384,762 to be exact.

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Iowa State Swimming & Diving

Iowa State Women’s Swimming & Diving

$-797,288 Net Profit/Loss
31 Team Members

The 31 players of the Iowa State women’s swimming and diving team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches.

The women’s swimming and diving program at Iowa State made $315,511 in revenue and spent $1,112,799 in expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-797,288.

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Iowa State Tennis

Iowa State Women’s Tennis

$-766,287 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
11 Team Members

There are 11 players on the Iowa State women’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 993.

The women’s tennis program at Iowa State made $23,655 in revenue and spent $789,942 in expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-766,287 to be exact.

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Iowa State Track & Field (Combined)

Iowa State Men’s Track & Field (Combined)

$-1,655,733 Net Profit/Loss
86 Team Members

The 86 players of the Iowa State men’s track and field team are led by a head coach and 4 assistant coaches.

On the money side of things, the Iowa State men’s track and field program brought home $89,277 in revenue and paid out $1,745,010 in total expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,655,733 to be exact.

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Iowa State Women’s Track & Field (Combined)

$-1,542,595 Net Profit/Loss
86 Team Members

The 86 players of the Iowa State women’s track and field team are led by a head coach and 4 assistant coaches.

The Iowa State women’s track and field program paid out $1,822,335 in expenses while making $279,740 in total revenue. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-1,542,595.

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Iowa State Volleyball

Iowa State Women’s Volleyball

$-1,867,826 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The Iowa State women’s volleyball team is made up of 14 players who, in turn, are trained and guided 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 978. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Volleyball analysis, Iowa State was ranked #80 out of the 307 schools in its division.

The women’s volleyball program at Iowa State made $226,373 in revenue and spent $2,094,199 in expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-1,867,826.

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Iowa State Men’s Wrestling

$-1,483,196 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
42 Team Members

There are 42 players on the Iowa State men’s wrestling team, and they are led by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team members have more than wrestling on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 984.

The wrestling program at Iowa State made $261,916 in revenue and spend $1,745,112 in expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,483,196 to be exact.

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Notes & References

It’s possible that you may not find your favorite sport on this page, since we only include those sports on which we have data.

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