Kansas State University

Kansas State University Sports Information

$89,919,819 Total Revenue
$82,228,993 Total Expenses
12 Head Coaches

Before making a decision to attend Kansas 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 Kansas State University Athletics Program

What Division Is K -State In?

As a member of the NCAA Division I-FBS, K -State competes in the Big Twelve Conference conference.

A total number of 579 student athletes participate in varsity sports at the school, 304 of whom are male and 275 are female. On average, these students receive around $15,867 in sports-related student aid, which can help defray a lot of college costs. Breaking it down by gender, the average amount of sports aid awarded to men is $17,435 and the average awarded to women is $14,134.

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Kansas State University Coaches

The sports at K -State are led by 12 head coaches, 5 of whom coach male teams and 7 of whom spearhead women’s teams. The average salary of the men’s team head coaches is $1,394,779, while the head coaches of women’s team make, on average, $219,190 per year.

There are also 36 assitant coaches of sports at K -State. That breaks down to 20 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 $84,616 while the ones for men’s team make about $282,081 a year. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

Did the K -State Athletics Program Make Money?

The sports teams at K -State brought home $89,919,819 in revenue while shelling out $82,228,993 in expenses. In other words, the sports department made a profit of $7,690,826. 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 K -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 K -State.

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A Note About K -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. 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.

K -State Men’s Baseball

$-2,551,390 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The head coach and 2 assistant coaches train and lead the 43 players of the K -State men’s baseball team. The team has an academic progress rate of 966, which is a measure of how well they do in the classroom. K -State was given a rank of 125 out of the 271 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Baseball report.

In terms of financials, the K -State baseball program paid out $2,705,128 in expenses and made $153,738 in total revenue. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-2,551,390.

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K -State Women’s Basketball

$-3,912,145 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

There are 34 players on the K -State women’s basketball team, and they are led 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 970. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Basketball analysis, K -State ranked #92 out of 324 colleges and universities.

The K -State women’s basketball program paid out $4,253,009 in expenses while making $340,864 in total revenue. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-3,912,145.

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K -State Men’s Football

$25,618,425 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The head coach and 10 assistant coaches train and lead the 129 players of the K -State men’s football team. The team members have more than football on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 978. K -State was given a rank of 43 out of the 124 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I (FBS) Men’s Football report.

The K -State football program paid out $20,549,475 in expenses while making $46,167,900 in total revenue. On the plus side, this means that the program made $25,618,425 in net profit for the school. That’s much better than a loss.

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K -State Golf

K -State Men’s Golf

$-859,064 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
11 Team Members

The 11-member men’s golf team at K -State 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 994 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well.

On the money side of things, the K -State men’s golf program brought home $9,035 in revenue and paid out $868,099 in total expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-859,064.

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K -State Women’s Golf

$-833,151 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
7 Team Members

The 7-member women’s golf team at K -State is kept in shape 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 991.

On the money side of things, the K -State women’s golf program brought home $12,047 in revenue and paid out $845,198 in total expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-833,151 to be exact.

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K -State Women’s Rowing

$-1,597,669 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
84 Team Members

There are 84 players on the K -State women’s rowing team, and they are led by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. Teammates care for more than rowing, too. Their great academic progress rate of 984 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well.

In terms of financials, the K -State women’s rowing program paid out $1,637,825 in expenses and made $40,156 in total revenue. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,597,669 to be exact.

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K -State Soccer

K -State Women’s Soccer

$-1,587,135 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
34 Team Members

The 34-player women’s soccer team at K -State is kept in shape by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 991 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education.

In terms of financials, the K -State women’s soccer program paid out $1,638,862 in expenses and made $51,727 in total revenue. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,587,135 to be exact.

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K -State Tennis

K -State Women’s Tennis

$-794,236 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
10 Team Members

The 10 players of the K -State women’s tennis team are led 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.

In terms of financials, the K -State women’s tennis program paid out $810,298 in expenses and made $16,062 in total revenue. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-794,236.

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K -State Track & Field (Combined)

K -State Men’s Track & Field (Combined)

$-1,579,912 Net Profit/Loss
107 Team Members

The 107 players of the K -State men’s track and field team are led by a head coach and 4 assistant coaches.

The K -State men’s track and field program paid out $1,616,543 in expenses while making $36,631 in total revenue. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,579,912 to be exact.

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K -State Women’s Track & Field (Combined)

$-2,019,704 Net Profit/Loss
88 Team Members

The 88 players of the K -State women’s track and field team are led by a head coach and 4 assistant coaches.

In terms of financials, the K -State women’s track and field program paid out $2,070,079 in expenses and made $50,375 in total revenue. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-2,019,704.

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K -State Volleyball

K -State Women’s Volleyball

$-1,776,058 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 18 players on the K -State women’s volleyball team, and they are led by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 984 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Volleyball analysis, K -State was ranked #98 out of the 307 schools in its division.

K -State brought in $77,911 in revenue from its women’s volleyball program while paying out $1,853,969 in expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,776,058 to be exact.

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Notes & References

In case you’re wondering why certain sports that Kansas 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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