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Compare Athletic Departments

Use this tool to compare two Texas college athletic departments and how they are making and spending money. Of the eight athletic departments in our app, some classify similar expenses in different ways on NCAA financial reports. These figures come from reports filed with the NCAA in 2017. They reflect statistics from the 2015-16 school year. To learn more about this data, click here.

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Texas A&M University

Conference: Southeastern Conference

Total undergraduates: 43,410

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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 TAMU athletics department receives $0 from student fees and $0 from the university.

Revenue:

$194,388,450

Expenses:

$137,101,774

TAMU earned money from...

Ticket sales: $47,784,673

NCAA/conference distributions: $11,439,750

TAMU spent money on...

Athletic scholarships: $9,704,274

Coaching salaries: $23,054,315

Recruiting: $2,114,802

Football

Football

Revenue:

$99,563,727

Expenses:

$29,941,827

Revenue from ticket sales: $41,710,523

Expenses for athletic student aid: $3,023,615

Expenses for coaching salaries: $10,386,819

Expenses for recruiting: $884,700

Basketball

Basketball

Men's

Revenue:

$9,177,327

Expenses:

$8,796,923

Revenue from ticket sales: $2,132,226

Expenses for athletic student aid: $397,294

Expenses for coaching salaries: $3,572,496

Expenses for recruiting: $460,451

Women's

Revenue:

$1,198,833

Expenses:

$4,631,629

Revenue from ticket sales: $636,147

Expenses for athletic student aid: $509,206

Expenses for coaching salaries: $1,494,322

Expenses for recruiting: $297,476

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Conference:

Total undergraduates:

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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 athletics department receives $ from student fees and $ from the university.

Revenue:

$

Expenses:

$

earned money from...

Ticket sales: $

NCAA/conference distributions: $

spent money on...

Athletic scholarships: $

Coaching salaries: $

Recruiting: $

Football

Football

Revenue:

$

Expenses:

$

Revenue from ticket sales: $

Expenses for athletic student aid: $

Expenses for coaching salaries: $

Expenses for recruiting: $

Basketball

Basketball

Men's

Revenue:

$

Expenses:

$

Revenue from ticket sales: $

Expenses for athletic student aid: $

Expenses for coaching salaries: $

Expenses for recruiting: $

Women's

Revenue:

$

Expenses:

$

Revenue from ticket sales: $

Expenses for athletic student aid: $

Expenses for coaching salaries: $

Expenses for recruiting: $

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