University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Sports Information

$100,156,079 Total Revenue
$100,156,079 Total Expenses
17 Head Coaches

On this page, we take a look at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign athletics program as well as each varsity sport offered at the school so student athletes can decide if the school is a good match for them.

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Athletics Program

What Division Is UIUC In?

As a member of the NCAA Division I-FBS, UIUC competes in the Big Ten Conference conference.

A total number of 627 student athletes participate in varsity sports at the school, 335 of whom are male and 292 are female. On average, these students receive around $21,051 in sports-related student aid, which can help defray a lot of college costs. On average, the school gave males around $21,269 of sports aid and women received about $20,801.

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Coaches

The sports at UIUC are led by 17 head coaches, 8 of whom coach male teams and 9 of whom spearhead women’s teams. The head coaches of men’s teams make about $1,125,734 on average, and the yearly average salary of women’s team head coaches is $226,667.

There are also 46 assitant coaches of sports at UIUC. That breaks down to 26 assistant coaches of men’s teams and 20 assistant coaches of women’s teams. The assistant coaches for women’s teams make an average of $97,919 while the ones for men’s team make about $213,686 a year. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

UIUC Sports Net Profit/Loss

The sports teams at UIUC brought home $100,156,079 in revenue while shelling out $100,156,079 in expenses. That’s not a profit, but then again, it’s not a loss either.

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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 UIUC.

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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 UIUC.

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A Note About UIUC 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. The top spots on College Factual’s sports rankings are reserved for those schools that excel in both athletics and academics. Because, after all, there is life after college sports, and a good education will make it easier to succeed in that life.

UIUC Men’s Baseball

$-1,936,659 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The head coach and 3 assistant coaches train and lead the 35 players of the UIUC men’s baseball team. Teammates care for more than baseball, too. Their great academic progress rate of 995 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well. UIUC landed the #62 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Baseball out of the 271 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

The UIUC baseball program paid out $2,415,733 in expenses while making $479,074 in total revenue. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-1,936,659.

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UIUC Women’s Basketball

$-3,761,527 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 26-player women’s basketball team at UIUC is kept in shape 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. Our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Basketball ranking placed UIUC# 150 out of the 324 schools in its division.

In terms of financials, the UIUC women’s basketball program paid out $4,416,303 in expenses and made $654,776 in total revenue. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-3,761,527.

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UIUC Men’s Football

$34,736,983 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The head coach and 14 assistant coaches train and lead the 103 players of the UIUC men’s football team. Teammates care for more than football, too. Their great academic progress rate of 970 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well. UIUC was given a rank of 65 out of the 124 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I (FBS) Men’s Football report.

The UIUC football program paid out $23,418,953 in expenses while making $58,155,936 in total revenue. So, the program was a moneymaker for the school, bringing in $34,736,983 in net profit. Mark this down as a good thing.

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UIUC Golf

UIUC Men’s Golf

$-903,038 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 9 players on the UIUC men’s golf team, and they are led by one head coach and one 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 College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Golf analysis, UIUC ranked #4 out of 20 colleges and universities.

On the money side of things, the UIUC men’s golf program brought home $624,161 in revenue and paid out $1,527,199 in total expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-903,038.

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UIUC Women’s Golf

$-688,641 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
8 Team Members

The 8 players of the UIUC women’s golf team are led by a head coach and an assistant coach. The team members have more than golf on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 1000.

The women’s golf program at UIUC made $159,419 in revenue and spent $848,060 in expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-688,641 to be exact.

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UIUC Gymnastics

UIUC Men’s Gymnastics

$-908,924 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The UIUC men’s gymnastics team is made up of 21 members who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. Teammates care for more than gymnastics, too. Their great academic progress rate of 983 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Men’s Gymnastics analysis, UIUC was ranked #2 out of the 8 schools in its division. That means the school is in the top 15% of the United States in this category.

The men’s gymnastics program at UIUC made $485,794 in revenue and spent $1,394,718 in expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-908,924.

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UIUC Women’s Gymnastics

$-1,487,569 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
19 Team Members

The head coach and 3 assistant coaches train and lead the 19 members of the UIUC women’s gymnastics team. The team members do well in the classroom, too, as seen by the team’s perfect academic progress rate of 1000.

On the money side of things, the UIUC women’s gymnastics program brought home $172,185 in revenue and paid out $1,659,754 in total expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-1,487,569.

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UIUC Soccer

UIUC Women’s Soccer

$-1,483,416 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 35 players of the UIUC women’s soccer team are led 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. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Soccer analysis, UIUC was ranked #105 out of the 306 schools in its division.

The women’s soccer program at UIUC made $192,323 in revenue and spent $1,675,739 in expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-1,483,416.

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UIUC Women’s Softball

$-1,584,597 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 25 players of the UIUC women’s softball team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team members have more than softball on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 994. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Softball analysis, UIUC ranked #26 out of 273 colleges and universities. This puts it among the top 10% in the country!

The UIUC women’s softball program paid out $1,835,314 in expenses while making $250,717 in total revenue. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-1,584,597.

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UIUC Swimming & Diving

UIUC Women’s Swimming & Diving

$-1,305,464 Net Profit/Loss
34 Team Members

The head coach and 2 assistant coaches train and lead the 34 players of the UIUC women’s swimming and diving team.

In terms of financials, the UIUC women’s swimming and diving program paid out $1,401,346 in expenses and made $95,882 in total revenue. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,305,464 to be exact.

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UIUC Tennis

UIUC Men’s Tennis

$-943,612 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The UIUC men’s tennis team is made up of 10 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team members have more than tennis on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 988. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Tennis analysis, UIUC ranked #18 out of 21 colleges and universities.

The UIUC men’s tennis program paid out $1,237,639 in expenses while making $294,027 in total revenue. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-943,612 to be exact.

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UIUC Women’s Tennis

$-1,099,866 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
9 Team Members

The UIUC women’s tennis team is made up of 9 players who, in turn, are trained and guided 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.

On the money side of things, the UIUC women’s tennis program brought home $140,814 in revenue and paid out $1,240,680 in total expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,099,866 to be exact.

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UIUC Track & Field (Combined)

UIUC Men’s Track & Field (Combined)

$-1,412,253 Net Profit/Loss
102 Team Members

The 102 players of the UIUC men’s track and field team are led by a head coach and 8 assistant coaches.

The UIUC men’s track and field program paid out $1,605,563 in expenses while making $193,310 in total revenue. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-1,412,253.

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UIUC Women’s Track & Field (Combined)

$-1,762,755 Net Profit/Loss
117 Team Members

The head coach and 8 assistant coaches train and lead the 117 players of the UIUC women’s track and field team.

On the money side of things, the UIUC women’s track and field program brought home $162,123 in revenue and paid out $1,924,878 in total expenses. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,762,755 to be exact.

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UIUC Volleyball

UIUC Women’s Volleyball

$-1,732,843 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 19-player women’s volleyball team at UIUC is kept in shape by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 994, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. UIUC landed the #39 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Volleyball out of the 307 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis. This ranking makes the school sit in the top 15% in the nation.

In terms of financials, the UIUC women’s volleyball program paid out $2,648,378 in expenses and made $915,535 in total revenue. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-1,732,843.

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UIUC Men’s Wrestling

$-1,230,958 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The head coach and 3 assistant coaches train and lead the 39 players of the UIUC men’s wrestling team. Teammates care for more than wrestling, too. Their great academic progress rate of 981 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Wrestling analysis, UIUC was ranked #4 out of the 16 schools in its division.

The UIUC wrestling program paid out $1,528,083 in expenses while making $297,125 in total revenue. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1,230,958 to be exact.

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Notes & References

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