Ballpark Figures

Conference: American Athletic Conference

Total undergraduates: 33,404

View NCAA report | About the data

These figures come from reports filed with the NCAA in 2017. They reflect statistics from the 2015-16 school year.

University of Houston

Total athletic department revenue and expenses

Here’s a look at the amount of money the athletic department earns and spends by itself. Revenue doesn’t include student fees or money transferred into the department by the university. The UH athletics department receives $7,546,458 from student fees and $17,609,027 from the university.

Revenue:

$26,313,812

Expenses:

$52,204,566

UH spent money on...

Athletic scholarships: $6,649,806

Coaching salaries: $11,619,197

Recruiting: $565,656

UH earned money from...

Ticket sales: $4,868,522

NCAA/conference distributions: $1,661,418

Totals for men’s and women’s teams

  • Men's

    Revenue:

    $12,088,748

    Expenses:

    $26,051,920

  • Women's

    Revenue:

    $621,862

    Expenses:

    $7,650,654

Football

Football

Revenue:

$11,165,579

Expenses:

$17,737,625

Revenue from ticket sales: $4,265,980

Expenses for athletic student aid: $2,811,307

Expenses for coaching salaries: $6,226,748

Expenses for recruiting: $169,717

Basketball

Basketball

Men's

Revenue:

$233,170

Expenses:

$4,470,212

Revenue from ticket sales: $17,232

Expenses for athletic student aid: $411,267

Expenses for coaching salaries: $1,906,239

Expenses for recruiting: $111,143

Women's

Revenue:

$360,870

Expenses:

$2,118,423

Revenue from ticket sales: $346,223

Expenses for athletic student aid: $530,731

Expenses for coaching salaries: $605,728

Expenses for recruiting: $60,493

Baseball

Baseball

  • Men's

    Revenue:

    $537,276

    Expenses:

    $1,889,970

  • No women's team

Golf

Golf

  • Men's

    Revenue:

    $41,908

    Expenses:

    $745,548

  • Women's

    Revenue:

    $41,029

    Expenses:

    $453,565

Soccer

Soccer

  • No men's team

  • Women's

    Revenue:

    $3,744

    Expenses:

    $828,791

Softball

Softball

  • No men's team

  • Women's

    Revenue:

    $51,979

    Expenses:

    $909,055

Swimming and diving

Swimming and diving

  • No men's team

  • Women's

    Revenue:

    $13,903

    Expenses:

    $780,230

Tennis

Tennis

  • No men's team

  • Women's

    Revenue:

    $710

    Expenses:

    $431,125

Track, field and cross country

Track and field and cross-country

  • Men's

    Revenue:

    $110,815

    Expenses:

    $1,208,565

  • Women's

    Revenue:

    $118,700

    Expenses:

    $1,223,701

Volleyball

Volleyball

  • No men's team

  • Women's

    Revenue:

    $30,927

    Expenses:

    $905,764