Northern State University

Northern State University Sports Information

$6,753,879 Total Revenue
$6,753,879 Total Expenses
11 Head Coaches

When trying to decide if Northern State University 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 Northern State University Athletics Program

What Division Is NSU In?

As a proud member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference conference, NSU contends with other NCAA Division II with football schools.

There are 440 athletes who take part in at least one sport at the school, 260 men and 180 women. On average, these students receive around $3,752 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 $3,879 and the average awarded to women is $3,568.

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Northern State University Coaches

There are 11 head coaches at NSU, 5 of whom lead men’s teams and 6 of whom head up women’s teams. Women’s team head coaches make an average of $64,466 and men’s team head coaches make about $72,384 each year.

There are also 29 assitant coaches of sports at NSU. That breaks down to 19 assistant coaches of men’s teams and 10 assistant coaches of women’s teams. The annual average salary for those who coach women’s teams is $39,017 and the average for those who coach men’s is $39,534. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

NSU Sports Net Profit/Loss

NSU sports teams made $6,753,879 in revenue, but they did have to spend $6,753,879 for expenses. So, basically, the school broke even - but that’s a whole lot better than losing money!

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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 NSU.

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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 NSU.

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A Note About NSU 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.

NSU Men’s Baseball

$25,013 Net Profit/Loss
45 Team Members

The 45 players of the NSU men’s baseball team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. NSU was given a rank of 107 out of the 235 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division II Men’s Baseball report.

On the money side of things, the NSU baseball program brought home $411,902 in revenue and paid out $386,889 in total expenses. This equates to a net profit of $25,013 for the program. That’s definitely a big plus.

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NSU Women’s Basketball

$131,720 Net Profit/Loss
20 Team Members

The 20 players of the NSU women’s basketball team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division II Women’s Basketball analysis, NSU was ranked #63 out of the 276 schools in its division.

NSU brought in $687,318 in revenue from its women’s basketball program while paying out $555,598 in expenses. On the plus side, this means that the program made $131,720 in net profit for the school. That’s much better than a loss.

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NSU Men’s Football

$-184,777 Net Profit/Loss
103 Team Members

The 103-player men’s football team at NSU is kept in shape by one head coach and 10 assistant coaches. NSU was given a rank of 111 out of the 160 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division II Men’s Football report.

The football program at NSU made $1,221,897 in revenue and spend $1,406,674 in expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-184,777.

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NSU Soccer

NSU Women’s Soccer

$-16,182 Net Profit/Loss
26 Team Members

The 26-player women’s soccer team at NSU is kept in shape by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches. NSU was given a rank of 127 out of the 230 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division II Women’s Soccer report.

On the money side of things, the NSU women’s soccer program brought home $324,218 in revenue and paid out $340,400 in total expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-16,182 to be exact.

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NSU Women’s Softball

$9,654 Net Profit/Loss
20 Team Members

There are 20 players on the NSU women’s softball team, and they are led by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division II Women’s Softball analysis, NSU ranked #124 out of 260 colleges and universities.

The women’s softball program at NSU made $310,101 in revenue and spend $300,447 in expenses. That is, the program raked in a net profit of $9,654 for the school. Not all college sports teams can say that.

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NSU Swimming

NSU Women’s Swimming

$37,148 Net Profit/Loss
18 Team Members

The 18-member women’s swimming team at NSU is kept in shape by one head coach and one assistant coach.

On the money side of things, the NSU women’s swimming program brought home $291,285 in revenue and paid out $254,137 in total expenses. This means the program turned a profit, making $37,148 for the school. This is great since many college sports programs lose money.

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NSU Track & Field (Combined)

NSU Men’s Track & Field (Combined)

$14,865 Net Profit/Loss
70 Team Members

The NSU men’s track and field team is made up of 70 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 4 assistant coaches.

In terms of financials, the NSU men’s track and field program paid out $291,608 in expenses and made $306,473 in total revenue. This means the program turned a profit, making $14,865 for the school. This is great since many college sports programs lose money.

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NSU Women’s Track & Field (Combined)

$-3,795 Net Profit/Loss
78 Team Members

There are 78 players on the NSU women’s track and field team, and they are led by one head coach and 4 assistant coaches.

The women’s track and field program at NSU made $293,173 in revenue and spent $296,968 in expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-3,795.

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NSU Volleyball

NSU Women’s Volleyball

$43,595 Net Profit/Loss
18 Team Members

The NSU women’s volleyball team is made up of 18 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division II Women’s Volleyball analysis, NSU was ranked #107 out of the 263 schools in its division.

The NSU women’s volleyball program paid out $503,857 in expenses while making $547,452 in total revenue. This means the program turned a profit, making $43,595 for the school. This is great since many college sports programs lose money.

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NSU Men’s Wrestling

$82,294 Net Profit/Loss
27 Team Members

The 27 players of the NSU men’s wrestling team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches.

On the money side of things, the NSU wrestling program brought home $502,281 in revenue and paid out $419,987 in total expenses. This means the program turned a profit, making $82,294 for the school. This is great since many college sports programs lose money.

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Notes & References

Note that if we don’t have data on a particular sport, it won’t be listed in the section above.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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