Luther College

Luther College Sports Information

$4,285,511 Total Revenue
$3,999,278 Total Expenses
19 Head Coaches

When trying to decide if Luther College 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 Luther College Athletics Program

What Division Is Luther In?

As a proud member of the American Rivers Conference conference, Luther contends with other NCAA Division III with football schools.

Luther College Sports Participants

There are 615 athletes who take part in at least one sport at the school, 372 men and 243 women.

Luther College Coaches

There are 19 head coaches at Luther, 10 of whom lead men’s teams and 9 of whom head up women’s teams. Women’s team head coaches make an average of $59,283 and men’s team head coaches make about $63,553 each year.

There are also 43 assitant coaches of sports at Luther. That breaks down to 25 assistant coaches of men’s teams and 18 assistant coaches of women’s teams. The assistant coaches for women’s teams make an average of $25,176 while the ones for men’s team make about $34,630 a year. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

Luther Sports Financials

Luther sports teams made $4,285,511 in revenue, but they did have to spend $3,999,278 for expenses. This means the team turned a profit of $286,233, 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 Luther.

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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 Luther.

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

Luther Men’s Baseball

$25,147 Net Profit/Loss
39 Team Members

The head coach and 2 assistant coaches train and lead the 39 players of the Luther men’s baseball team. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division III Men’s Baseball analysis, Luther ranked #51 out of 348 colleges and universities. This puts it among the top 15% in the country!

Luther brought in $179,555 in revenue from its baseball program while paying out $154,408 in expenses. On the plus side, this means that the program made $25,147 in net profit for the school. That’s much better than a loss.

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Luther Women’s Basketball

$3,964 Net Profit/Loss
27 Team Members

There are 27 players on the Luther women’s basketball team, and they are led by one head coach and one assistant coach. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division III Women’s Basketball analysis, Luther ranked #60 out of 387 colleges and universities.

Luther brought in $137,529 in revenue from its women’s basketball program while paying out $133,565 in expenses. On the plus side, this means that the program made $3,964 in net profit for the school. That’s much better than a loss.

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Luther Men’s Football

$18,470 Net Profit/Loss
68 Team Members

The 68 players of the Luther men’s football team are led by a head coach and 7 assistant coaches. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division III Men’s Football analysis, Luther ranked #53 out of 221 colleges and universities.

The football program at Luther made $466,642 in revenue and spend $448,172 in expenses. On the plus side, this means that the program made $18,470 in net profit for the school. That’s much better than a loss.

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Luther Golf

Luther Men’s Golf

$-1,796 Net Profit/Loss
6 Team Members

The 6 players of the Luther men’s golf team are led by a head coach and an assistant coach.

The men’s golf program at Luther made $49,766 in revenue and spent $51,562 in expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,796 to be exact.

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Luther Women’s Golf

$2,314 Net Profit/Loss
8 Team Members

The head coach and assistant coach train and lead the 8 players of the Luther women’s golf team.

On the money side of things, the Luther women’s golf program brought home $33,669 in revenue and paid out $31,355 in total expenses. So, the program was a moneymaker for the school, bringing in $2,314 in net profit. Mark this down as a good thing.

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Luther Soccer

Luther Men’s Soccer

$2,933 Net Profit/Loss
43 Team Members

The head coach and 2 assistant coaches train and lead the 43 players of the Luther men’s soccer team. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division III Men’s Soccer analysis, Luther ranked #49 out of 375 colleges and universities. This puts it among the top 15% in the country!

In terms of financials, the Luther men’s soccer program paid out $211,487 in expenses and made $214,420 in total revenue. That is, the program raked in a net profit of $2,933 for the school. Not all college sports teams can say that.

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Luther Women’s Soccer

$-1,801 Net Profit/Loss
38 Team Members

The 38-player women’s soccer team at Luther is kept in shape by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division III Women’s Soccer analysis, Luther was ranked #31 out of the 383 schools in its division. That means the school is in the top 10% of the United States in this category.

In terms of financials, the Luther women’s soccer program paid out $221,625 in expenses and made $219,824 in total revenue. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-1,801.

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Luther Women’s Softball

$20,864 Net Profit/Loss
24 Team Members

The 24 players of the Luther women’s softball team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. Luther came in first place in its division out of 365 schools in College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division III Women’s Softball ranking.

The Luther women’s softball program paid out $187,099 in expenses while making $207,963 in total revenue. On the plus side, this means that the program made $20,864 in net profit for the school. That’s much better than a loss.

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Luther Swimming

Luther Men’s Swimming

$-3,182 Net Profit/Loss
14 Team Members

There are 14 players on the Luther men’s swimming team, and they are led by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches.

In terms of financials, the Luther men’s swimming program paid out $70,596 in expenses and made $67,414 in total revenue. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-3,182.

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Luther Women’s Swimming

$5,485 Net Profit/Loss
16 Team Members

The 16 players of the Luther women’s swimming team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches.

The women’s swimming program at Luther made $67,757 in revenue and spent $62,272 in expenses. This equates to a net profit of $5,485 for the program. That’s definitely a big plus.

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Luther Tennis

Luther Men’s Tennis

$9,321 Net Profit/Loss
16 Team Members

The 16 players of the Luther men’s tennis team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches.

Luther brought in $71,407 in revenue from its men’s tennis program while paying out $62,086 in expenses. That is, the program raked in a net profit of $9,321 for the school. Not all college sports teams can say that.

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Luther Women’s Tennis

$14,340 Net Profit/Loss
11 Team Members

The 11 players of the Luther women’s tennis team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches.

On the money side of things, the Luther women’s tennis program brought home $68,939 in revenue and paid out $54,599 in total expenses. That is, the program raked in a net profit of $14,340 for the school. Not all college sports teams can say that.

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Luther Track & Field (Combined)

Luther Men’s Track & Field (Combined)

$86,227 Net Profit/Loss
131 Team Members

The 131-player men’s track and field team at Luther is kept in shape by 2 head coaches and 4 assistant coaches. There are 131 players on the Luther men’s track and field team, and they are led by one head coach and one assistant coach.

The Luther men’s track and field program paid out $185,232 in expenses while making $271,459 in total revenue. That is, the program raked in a net profit of $86,227 for the school. Not all college sports teams can say that.

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Luther Women’s Track & Field (Combined)

$124,313 Net Profit/Loss
97 Team Members

The 2 head coaches and 5 assistant coaches train and lead the 97 players of the Luther women’s track and field team. The 97 players of the Luther women’s track and field team are led by a head coach and an assistant coach.

On the money side of things, the Luther women’s track and field program brought home $296,218 in revenue and paid out $171,905 in total expenses. On the plus side, this means that the program made $124,313 in net profit for the school. That’s much better than a loss.

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Luther Volleyball

Luther Women’s Volleyball

$1,525 Net Profit/Loss
22 Team Members

The Luther women’s volleyball team is made up of 22 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. Luther landed the #41 spot in our Best Colleges for Division III Women’s Volleyball out of the 375 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis. This ranking makes the school sit in the top 15% in the nation.

The Luther women’s volleyball program paid out $122,054 in expenses while making $123,579 in total revenue. This equates to a net profit of $1,525 for the program. That’s definitely a big plus.

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Luther Men’s Wrestling

$-4,436 Net Profit/Loss
30 Team Members

The 30 players of the Luther men’s wrestling team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches.

In terms of financials, the Luther wrestling program paid out $516,984 in expenses and made $512,548 in total revenue. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-4,436.

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Notes & References

In case you’re wondering why certain sports that Luther College 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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