Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University Sports Information

$76,520,111 Total Revenue
$76,520,111 Total Expenses
14 Head Coaches

If you’re a student athlete thinking about going to Wake Forest University 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 Wake Forest University Athletics Program

What Division Is Wake Forest University In?

As a member of the NCAA Division I-FBS, Wake Forest University competes in the Atlantic Coast Conference conference.

There are 536 athletes who take part in at least one sport at the school, 324 men and 212 women. On average, these students receive around $31,644 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 $33,117 and the average awarded to women is $29,392.

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Wake Forest University Coaches

There are 14 head coaches at Wake Forest University, 7 of whom lead men’s teams and 7 of whom head up women’s teams. Women’s team head coaches make an average of $183,928 and men’s team head coaches make about $1,000,578 each year.

There are also 38 assitant coaches of sports at Wake Forest University. That breaks down to 23 assistant coaches of men’s teams and 15 assistant coaches of women’s teams. The average salary is $205,768 a year for assistant coaches of men’s teams and $68,618 for assistant coaches of women’s teams. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

Wake Forest University Sports Net Profit/Loss

In terms of financials, Wake Forest University collected $76,520,111 in revenue and paid out $76,520,111 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 Wake Forest University.

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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 Wake Forest University.

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A Note About Wake Forest University Sports Rankings

Below we give a summary of the data we have for each sport at Wake Forest University, including rankings when the school made it to one of our Best Schools for a Sport lists. The top spots on College Factual’s sports rankings are reserved for those schools that excel in both athletics and academics. We believe it’s important to get a great education, whether you participate in sports or not.

Wake Forest University Men’s Baseball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The head coach and 3 assistant coaches train and lead the 37 players of the Wake Forest University men’s baseball team. 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 978. Wake Forest University landed the #6 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Baseball out of the 271 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 Wake Forest University baseball program brought home $2,704,062 in revenue and paid out $2,704,062 in total 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.

Wake Forest University Basketball

Wake Forest University Men’s Basketball

$343,040 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The Wake Forest University men’s basketball team is made up of 17 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team has an academic progress rate of 959, 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 Basketball analysis, Wake Forest University ranked #23 out of 324 colleges and universities. This puts it among the top 10% in the country!

On the money side of things, the Wake Forest University men’s basketball program brought home $9,148,670 in revenue and paid out $8,805,630 in total expenses. So, the program was a moneymaker for the school, bringing in $343,040 in net profit. Mark this down as a good thing.

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Wake Forest University Women’s Basketball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The head coach and 3 assistant coaches train and lead the 26 players of the Wake Forest University women’s basketball team. With an excellent academic progress rate of 1000, 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, Wake Forest University ranked #23 out of 324 colleges and universities. This puts it among the top 10% in the country!

On the money side of things, the Wake Forest University women’s basketball program brought home $3,447,683 in revenue and paid out $3,447,683 in total expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Wake Forest University Women’s Field Hockey

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The head coach and 3 assistant coaches train and lead the 22 players of the Wake Forest University women’s field hockey team. Teammates care for more than field hockey, too. Their great academic progress rate of 1000 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well. Wake Forest University landed the #5 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Field Hockey out of the 77 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis. This ranking makes the school sit in the top 10% in the nation.

The Wake Forest University women’s field hockey program paid out $1,515,154 in expenses while making $1,515,154 in total revenue. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Wake Forest University Men’s Football

$5,260,171 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The head coach and 10 assistant coaches train and lead the 119 players of the Wake Forest University men’s football team. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 990 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I (FBS) Men’s Football analysis, Wake Forest University was ranked #30 out of the 124 schools in its division.

On the money side of things, the Wake Forest University football program brought home $26,722,457 in revenue and paid out $21,462,286 in total expenses. This means the program turned a profit, making $5,260,171 for the school. This is great since many college sports programs lose money.

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Wake Forest University Golf

Wake Forest University Men’s Golf

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The Wake Forest University men’s golf team is made up of 11 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and an assistant coach. 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. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Golf analysis, Wake Forest University ranked #3 out of 20 colleges and universities. This puts it among the top 15% in the country!

Wake Forest University brought in $851,140 in revenue from its men’s golf program while paying out $851,140 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Wake Forest University Women’s Golf

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

The 9 players of the Wake Forest University women’s golf team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. The team members have more than golf on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 990.

Wake Forest University brought in $1,055,326 in revenue from its women’s golf program while paying out $1,055,326 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.

Wake Forest University Soccer

Wake Forest University Men’s Soccer

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The head coach and 3 assistant coaches train and lead the 29 players of the Wake Forest University men’s soccer team. 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. Out of the 188 schools in its division that College Factual ranked in its Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Soccer analysis, Wake Forest University came in at #1.

The Wake Forest University men’s soccer program paid out $1,844,675 in expenses while making $1,844,675 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.

Wake Forest University Women’s Soccer

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 28 players on the Wake Forest University women’s soccer team, and they are led by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. Teammates care for more than soccer, too. Their great academic progress rate of 993 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Soccer analysis, Wake Forest University was ranked #11 out of the 306 schools in its division. That means the school is in the top 5% of the United States in this category.

Wake Forest University brought in $1,778,260 in revenue from its women’s soccer program while paying out $1,778,260 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.

Wake Forest University Tennis

Wake Forest University Men’s Tennis

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate

The 17 players of the Wake Forest University men’s tennis team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. The team has an academic progress rate of 969, which is a measure of how well they do in the classroom. Wake Forest University landed the #4 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Tennis out of the 21 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis. This ranking makes the school sit in the top 15% in the nation.

The Wake Forest University men’s tennis program paid out $1,867,404 in expenses while making $1,867,404 in total revenue. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Wake Forest University Women’s Tennis

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

The 10-member women’s tennis team at Wake Forest University is kept in shape 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.

Wake Forest University brought in $998,053 in revenue from its women’s tennis program while paying out $998,053 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Wake Forest University Track & Field (Combined)

Wake Forest University Men’s Track & Field (Combined)

$0 Net Profit/Loss
94 Team Members

There are 94 players on the Wake Forest University men’s track and field team, and they are led by one head coach and 4 assistant coaches.

The men’s track and field program at Wake Forest University made $1,291,584 in revenue and spent $1,291,584 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Wake Forest University Women’s Track & Field (Combined)

$0 Net Profit/Loss
96 Team Members

The Wake Forest University women’s track and field team is made up of 96 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 4 assistant coaches.

On the money side of things, the Wake Forest University women’s track and field program brought home $1,730,457 in revenue and paid out $1,730,457 in total expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Wake Forest University Volleyball

Wake Forest University Women’s Volleyball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 21 players on the Wake Forest University women’s volleyball team, and they are led by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. Teammates care for more than volleyball, too. Their great academic progress rate of 989 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Volleyball analysis, Wake Forest University was ranked #51 out of the 307 schools in its division.

The women’s volleyball program at Wake Forest University made $1,618,369 in revenue and spent $1,618,369 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.

Notes & References

In case you’re wondering why certain sports that Wake Forest University 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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