University of Nevada - Las Vegas

University of Nevada - Las Vegas Sports Information

$44,245,146 Total Revenue
$43,904,787 Total Expenses
17 Head Coaches

If you’re a student athlete thinking about going to University of Nevada - Las Vegas be sure to check out the facts on this page about the athletics program as a whole as well as the information about the particular sport you are interested in.

The University of Nevada - Las Vegas Athletics Program

What Division Is UNLV In?

As a member of the NCAA Division I-FBS, UNLV competes in the Mountain West Conference conference.

There are 469 athletes who take part in at least one sport at the school, 223 men and 246 women. They receive, on average, about $19,097 in sports-related student aid to attend UNLV. Breaking it down by gender, the average amount of sports aid awarded to men is $23,600 and the average awarded to women is $15,015.

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University of Nevada - Las Vegas Coaches

There are 17 head coaches at UNLV, 7 of whom lead men’s teams and 10 of whom head up women’s teams. The head coaches of men’s teams make about $306,434 on average, and the yearly average salary of women’s team head coaches is $109,853.

The head coaches of UNLV sports are supported by 20 assistant coaches of women’s teams and 23 assistant coaches of men’s teams. The assistant coaches for women’s teams make an average of $50,389 while the ones for men’s team make about $130,448 a year. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

Did the UNLV Athletics Program Make Money?

UNLV sports teams made $44,245,146 in revenue, but they did have to spend $43,904,787 for expenses. This means the team turned a profit of $340,359, 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 UNLV.

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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 UNLV.

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A Note About UNLV Sports Rankings

Along with the other data we present for each sport below, we also include the sport’s ranking on our Best Schools for the Sport list when applicable. 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.

UNLV Men’s Baseball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The 35-player men’s baseball team at UNLV is kept in shape by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches. The team members have more than baseball on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 978. UNLV was given a rank of 206 out of the 271 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Baseball report.

The UNLV baseball program paid out $1,326,746 in expenses while making $1,326,746 in total revenue. On the positive side, this means the program didn’t lose any money - and that’s not something every college sports program can claim.

UNLV Basketball

UNLV Men’s Basketball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The 17-player men’s basketball team at UNLV is kept in shape by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. In terms of how well they perform in the classroom, the team has an academic progress rate of 964. Our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Basketball ranking placed UNLV# 223 out of the 324 schools in its division.

In terms of financials, the UNLV men’s basketball program paid out $5,795,483 in expenses and made $5,795,483 in total revenue. On the positive side, this means the program didn’t lose any money - and that’s not something every college sports program can claim.

UNLV Women’s Basketball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 19 players on the UNLV women’s basketball team, and they are led by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. With an excellent academic progress rate of 982, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Basketball analysis, UNLV ranked #167 out of 324 colleges and universities.

On the money side of things, the UNLV women’s basketball program brought home $1,789,108 in revenue and paid out $1,789,108 in total expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

UNLV Cross Country

UNLV Women’s Cross Country

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate
35 Team Members

There are 35 players on the UNLV women’s cross country team, and they are led by one head coach and one assistant coach. With an excellent academic progress rate of 973, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously.

UNLV brought in $248,760 in revenue from its women’s cross country program while paying out $248,760 in expenses. So, the program broke even. It’s unfortunate that it didn’t make any money, but, then again, it didn’t lose any money either.

UNLV Men’s Football

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

There are 103 players on the UNLV men’s football team, and they are led by one head coach and 10 assistant coaches. The team’s academic progress rate of 964 is one sign of how well teammates do in the classroom. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I (FBS) Men’s Football analysis, UNLV was ranked #106 out of the 124 schools in its division.

The UNLV football program paid out $9,768,926 in expenses while making $9,768,926 in total revenue. So, the program broke even. It’s unfortunate that it didn’t make any money, but, then again, it didn’t lose any money either.

UNLV Golf

UNLV Men’s Golf

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The head coach and assistant coach train and lead the 11 players of the UNLV men’s golf team. The team members have more than golf on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 985. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Golf analysis, UNLV was ranked #18 out of the 20 schools in its division.

In terms of financials, the UNLV men’s golf program paid out $1,188,357 in expenses and made $1,188,357 in total revenue. On the positive side, this means the program didn’t lose any money - and that’s not something every college sports program can claim.

UNLV Women’s Golf

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
7 Team Members

The UNLV women’s golf team is made up of 7 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and an assistant coach. Teammates care for more than golf, too. Their great academic progress rate of 992 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well.

The women’s golf program at UNLV made $668,968 in revenue and spent $668,968 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

UNLV Indoor Track

UNLV Women’s Indoor Track

$0 Net Profit/Loss
42 Team Members

The 42 players of the UNLV women’s indoor track team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches.

The UNLV women’s indoor track program paid out $506,591 in expenses while making $506,591 in total revenue. So, the program broke even. It’s unfortunate that it didn’t make any money, but, then again, it didn’t lose any money either.

UNLV Outdoor Track

UNLV Women’s Outdoor Track

$0 Net Profit/Loss
40 Team Members

There are 40 players on the UNLV women’s outdoor track team, and they are led by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches. UNLV was given a rank of 19 out of the 19 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Outdoor Track and Field report.

The women’s outdoor track program at UNLV made $506,591 in revenue and spent $506,591 in expenses. On the positive side, this means the program didn’t lose any money - and that’s not something every college sports program can claim.

UNLV Soccer

UNLV Men’s Soccer

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The UNLV men’s soccer team is made up of 26 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. The team has an academic progress rate of 965, which is a measure of how well they do in the classroom. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Soccer analysis, UNLV ranked #140 out of 188 colleges and universities.

The UNLV men’s soccer program paid out $799,303 in expenses while making $799,303 in total revenue. So, the program broke even. It’s unfortunate that it didn’t make any money, but, then again, it didn’t lose any money either.

UNLV Women’s Soccer

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 33 players of the UNLV 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 980. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Soccer analysis, UNLV was ranked #128 out of the 306 schools in its division.

The women’s soccer program at UNLV made $830,373 in revenue and spent $830,373 in expenses. So, the program broke even. It’s unfortunate that it didn’t make any money, but, then again, it didn’t lose any money either.

UNLV Women’s Softball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 21 players of the UNLV women’s softball 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 984. Our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Softball] ranking placed UNLV# 173 out of the 273 schools in its division.

The women’s softball program at UNLV made $1,069,258 in revenue and spend $1,069,258 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

UNLV Swimming & Diving

UNLV Men’s Swimming & Diving

$0 Net Profit/Loss
21 Team Members

There are 21 players on the UNLV men’s swimming and diving team, and they are led by one head coach and 4 assistant coaches.

The UNLV men’s swimming and diving program paid out $718,655 in expenses while making $718,655 in total revenue. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

UNLV Women’s Swimming & Diving

$0 Net Profit/Loss
27 Team Members

There are 27 players on the UNLV women’s swimming and diving team, and they are led by one head coach and 4 assistant coaches.

The UNLV women’s swimming and diving program paid out $803,854 in expenses while making $803,854 in total revenue. On the positive side, this means the program didn’t lose any money - and that’s not something every college sports program can claim.

UNLV Tennis

UNLV Men’s Tennis

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
10 Team Members

There are 10 players on the UNLV men’s tennis team, and they are led by one head coach and one assistant coach. Teammates care for more than tennis, too. Their great academic progress rate of 985 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well.

UNLV brought in $445,262 in revenue from its men’s tennis program while paying out $445,262 in expenses. So, the program broke even. It’s unfortunate that it didn’t make any money, but, then again, it didn’t lose any money either.

UNLV Women’s Tennis

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
8 Team Members

There are 8 players on the UNLV women’s tennis team, and they are led by one head coach and one assistant coach. With an excellent academic progress rate of 1000, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously.

UNLV brought in $601,487 in revenue from its women’s tennis program while paying out $601,487 in expenses. On the positive side, this means the program didn’t lose any money - and that’s not something every college sports program can claim.

UNLV Volleyball

UNLV Women’s Volleyball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 14 players of the UNLV women’s volleyball 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 Volleyball analysis, UNLV was ranked #124 out of the 307 schools in its division.

UNLV brought in $1,218,334 in revenue from its women’s volleyball program while paying out $1,218,334 in expenses. On the positive side, this means the program didn’t lose any money - and that’s not something every college sports program can claim.

Notes & References

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