Syracuse University

Syracuse University Sports Information

$99,815,688 Total Revenue
$82,930,151 Total Expenses
16 Head Coaches

When trying to decide if Syracuse 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 Syracuse University Athletics Program

What Division Is Syracuse In?

As a proud member of the Atlantic Coast Conference conference, Syracuse contends with other NCAA Division I-FBS schools.

A total number of 730 student athletes participate in varsity sports at the school, 389 of whom are male and 341 are female. Sports-related tudent aid is available at Syracuse and the average award is around $27,423 per athlete. Looking at the difference between men and women, males received an average of about $25,820 and women received an average of $29,252.

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Syracuse University Coaches

There are 16 head coaches at Syracuse, 6 of whom lead men’s teams and 10 of whom head up women’s teams. Women’s team head coaches make an average of $246,026 and men’s team head coaches make about $1,198,180 each year.

There are also 46 assitant coaches of sports at Syracuse. That breaks down to 23 assistant coaches of men’s teams and 23 assistant coaches of women’s teams. The average salary is $229,773 a year for assistant coaches of men’s teams and $73,711 for assistant coaches of women’s teams. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

Syracuse Sports Financials

The sports teams at Syracuse brought home $99,815,688 in revenue while shelling out $82,930,151 in expenses. So, the good news is that athletics program made a profit of $16,885,537, 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 Syracuse.

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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 Syracuse.

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A Note About Syracuse Sports Rankings

Below we give a summary of the data we have for each sport at Syracuse, including rankings when the school made it to one of our Best Schools for a Sport lists. 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. Because, after all, there is life after college sports, and a good education will make it easier to succeed in that life.

Syracuse Basketball

Syracuse Men’s Basketball

$19,721,516 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

There are 17 players on the Syracuse men’s basketball team, and they are led by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 970 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Basketball analysis, Syracuse was ranked #15 out of the 324 schools in its division. That means the school is in the top 5% of the United States in this category.

On the money side of things, the Syracuse men’s basketball program brought home $34,567,071 in revenue and paid out $14,845,555 in total expenses. That is, the program raked in a net profit of $19,721,516 for the school. Not all college sports teams can say that.

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Syracuse Women’s Basketball

$-3,629,321 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 17 players of the Syracuse women’s basketball team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. Teammates care for more than basketball, too. Their great academic progress rate of 983 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Basketball analysis, Syracuse ranked #14 out of 324 colleges and universities. This puts it among the top 5% in the country!

On the money side of things, the Syracuse women’s basketball program brought home $2,389,280 in revenue and paid out $6,018,601 in total expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-3,629,321.

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Syracuse Women’s Field Hockey

$-769,808 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The Syracuse women’s field hockey team is made up of 24 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team members have more than field hockey on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 973. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Field Hockey analysis, Syracuse was ranked #2 out of the 77 schools in its division. That means the school is in the top 5% of the United States in this category.

On the money side of things, the Syracuse women’s field hockey program brought home $1,048,918 in revenue and paid out $1,818,726 in total expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-769,808.

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Syracuse Men’s Football

$15,812,309 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The 125-player men’s football team at Syracuse is kept in shape by one head coach and 10 assistant coaches. You may be interested in knowing that the team’s academic progress rate is 965. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I (FBS) Men’s Football analysis, Syracuse ranked #51 out of 124 colleges and universities.

The football program at Syracuse made $43,813,014 in revenue and spend $28,000,705 in expenses. This means the program turned a profit, making $15,812,309 for the school. This is great since many college sports programs lose money.

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Syracuse Ice Hockey

Syracuse Women’s Ice Hockey

$-994,393 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The Syracuse women’s ice hockey team is made up of 23 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a 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 993. Syracuse landed the #8 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Ice Hockey out of the 30 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

The women’s ice hockey program at Syracuse made $1,521,625 in revenue and spent $2,516,018 in expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-994,393.

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Syracuse Lacrosse

Syracuse Men’s Lacrosse

$-737,652 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The head coach and 3 assistant coaches train and lead the 62 players of the Syracuse men’s lacrosse team. With an excellent academic progress rate of 998, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. Syracuse landed the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Lacrosse out of the 64 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis. This ranking makes the school sit in the top 5% in the nation.

The Syracuse men’s lacrosse program paid out $3,264,696 in expenses while making $2,527,044 in total revenue. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-737,652.

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Syracuse Women’s Lacrosse

$-1,275,158 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The Syracuse women’s lacrosse team is made up of 45 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. Teammates care for more than lacrosse, too. Their great academic progress rate of 990 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well. Syracuse landed the #3 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Lacrosse out of the 100 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis. This ranking makes the school sit in the top 5% in the nation.

The women’s lacrosse program at Syracuse made $1,353,314 in revenue and spent $2,628,472 in expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-1,275,158.

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Syracuse Women’s Rowing

$-782,498 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 66 players of the Syracuse women’s rowing team are led by a head coach and 5 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 989. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Rowing analysis, Syracuse was ranked #6 out of the 15 schools in its division.

On the money side of things, the Syracuse women’s rowing program brought home $1,818,880 in revenue and paid out $2,601,378 in total expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-782,498 to be exact.

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Syracuse Soccer

Syracuse Men’s Soccer

$-954,175 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 29-player men’s soccer team at Syracuse is kept in shape by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 991, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. Syracuse landed the #4 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Soccer out of the 188 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis. This ranking makes the school sit in the top 5% in the nation.

On the money side of things, the Syracuse men’s soccer program brought home $1,019,859 in revenue and paid out $1,974,034 in total expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-954,175.

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Syracuse Women’s Soccer

$-940,054 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 25 players on the Syracuse women’s soccer team, and they are led by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team members have more than soccer on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 1000. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Soccer analysis, Syracuse ranked #42 out of 306 colleges and universities. This puts it among the top 15% in the country!

The women’s soccer program at Syracuse made $1,193,593 in revenue and spent $2,133,647 in expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-940,054 to be exact.

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Syracuse Women’s Softball

$-844,868 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 24-player women’s softball team at Syracuse is kept in shape by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 996 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education. Syracuse landed the #11 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Softball out of the 273 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis. This ranking makes the school sit in the top 5% in the nation.

Syracuse brought in $1,171,225 in revenue from its women’s softball program while paying out $2,016,093 in expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-844,868.

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Syracuse Tennis

Syracuse Women’s Tennis

$-794,712 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
8 Team Members

The Syracuse women’s tennis team is made up of 8 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a 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.

Syracuse brought in $729,465 in revenue from its women’s tennis program while paying out $1,524,177 in expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-794,712 to be exact.

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Syracuse Track & Field (Combined)

Syracuse Men’s Track & Field (Combined)

$-537,964 Net Profit/Loss
99 Team Members

The 99 players of the Syracuse men’s track and field team are led by a head coach and 7 assistant coaches. Syracuse was given a rank of 14 out of the 22 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Indoor Track and Field report.

In terms of financials, the Syracuse men’s track and field program paid out $1,806,775 in expenses and made $1,268,811 in total revenue. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-537,964.

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Syracuse Women’s Track & Field (Combined)

$-533,711 Net Profit/Loss
94 Team Members

The head coach and 7 assistant coaches train and lead the 94 players of the Syracuse women’s track and field team.

Syracuse brought in $1,614,604 in revenue from its women’s track and field program while paying out $2,148,315 in expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-533,711.

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Syracuse Volleyball

Syracuse Women’s Volleyball

$-783,996 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 15-player women’s volleyball team at Syracuse is kept in shape by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 1000 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Volleyball analysis, Syracuse ranked #105 out of 307 colleges and universities.

The Syracuse women’s volleyball program paid out $1,762,301 in expenses while making $978,305 in total revenue. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-783,996.

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Notes & References

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