Do you know how much financial aid NCAA Division I-AAA schools award to players on college basketball teams? Last year NCAA Division I and II schools alone awarded $2 billion in undergraduate athletic scholarships. For some student athletes, a scholarship from a NCAA Division I-AAA school can make the differencebetween acquiring a college degree and having to put that goal on hold.

If you intend to be a contender for one of the many NCAA Division I-AAA men's basketball scholarships that are offered you need to know which colleges to get in touch with, who the coaches are and how to get in front of them. was made to provide student athletes with the information they need to boost their chances of being recruited by a NCAA Division I-AAA school and receiving a men's basketball scholarship.

Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics for NCAA Division I-AAA Men's Basketball

Detailed Breakdown NCAA Division I-AAA Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 15 16
Total Number of Athletes 1,479 31,007
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $22,594 $7,596
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $336,472 $115,744
Total Full Time Head Coaches 133 1,169
Total Part Time Head Coaches 3 1,728
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 358 1,596
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 26 3,692
Average Total Revenue $2,048,826 $760,287
Average Total Expenses $1,868,584 $579,580

Make use of the NCAA Division I-AAA men's basketball statistics above to decide whether or not this division provides you with the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NCAA Division I-AAA schools compare with the national averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you roughly the actual number of male athletes are on NCAA Division I-AAA men's basketball teams across the nation, which helps you see how competitive the recruiting process is, particularly if you compare it to the national average. Presently there are 1,479 men involved in basketball at NCAA Division I-AAA schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This refers to how much a NCAA Division I-AAA college is paying for each player on their men's basketball team for things that are important such as equipment and uniforms. How much a NCAA Division I-AAA school invests in you as a player will help signify how beneficial believe that you are to the basketball team and the overall sports program and also the degree of support they give each player.

Average Operating Expenses Per Team: This is what it cost on average for a NCAA Division I-AAA college to run the day-to-day operations that keep the basketball program functioning. This can give student athletes a good idea of the level of men's basketball programs, facilities and training personnel at NCAA Division I-AAA schools across the country. The more NCAA Division I-AAA colleges invest the better quality you should expect.

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are vital to helping you refine your skills and help you stay on track athletically and academically so you can keep your basketball scholarship year after year. The more NCAA Division I-AAA men's basketball coaches there are, the more likely you are to get one-on-one coaching and attention you need to reach your main goal of graduating from a college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money NCAA Division I-AAA colleges can earn off their men's basketball programs the more likely they are to broaden them. When men's basketball programs are more successful and popular NCAA Division I-AAA colleges will spend more in their existing programs and other NCAA Division I-AAA colleges will create new basketball teams of their very own. More NCAA Division I-AAA basketball teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities at this type of school.

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing affinity for supporting and expanding men's basketball teams at NCAA Division I-AAA schools? Are NCAA Division I-AAA colleges aggressively recruiting men's basketball players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will give you a good indication of just how much NCAA Division I-AAA colleges all around the nation are spending on men's basketball programs, thus whether or not basketball scholarship opportunities are likely to grow, keep pace or weaken in this division.

If you want to be a contender for one of the many NCAA Division I-AAA men's basketball scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NCAA Division I-AAA schools in your state compare to NCAA Division I-AAA schools in the U.S. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NCAA Division I-AAA

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