Do you know how much financial aid NCCAA Division I schools give to players on college basketball teams? Last year NCAA Division I and II schools alone granted $2 billion in undergraduate athletic scholarships. For most student athletes, a scholarship from a NCCAA Division I school can make the differencebetween acquiring a college education and having to put that dream on hold.

If you wish to be a contender for one of the many NCCAA Division I men's basketball scholarships that are available you must know which colleges to contact, who the coaches are and the best way to get in front of them. was created to provide student athletes with the information they need to boost their chances of being recruited by a NCCAA Division I school and receiving a men's basketball scholarship.

Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics for NCCAA Division I Men's Basketball

Detailed Breakdown NCCAA Division I Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 22 16
Total Number of Athletes 89 31,007
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $1,486 $7,596
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $25,488 $115,744
Total Full Time Head Coaches 1 1,169
Total Part Time Head Coaches 6 1,728
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 0 1,596
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 6 3,692
Average Total Revenue $122,249 $760,287
Average Total Expenses $121,157 $579,580

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

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you approximately the total number of male athletes are on NCCAA Division I men's basketball teams in the United States, which helps you determine how competitive the recruiting process is, particularly if you compare and contrast it to the national average. At present there are 89 men taking part in basketball at NCCAA Division I schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This represents how much a NCCAA Division I college is spending on each player on their men's basketball team for things that are important such as equipment and uniforms. Just how much a NCCAA Division I 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 provide each player.

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

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

Average Total Revenue: The more money NCCAA Division I colleges can earn off their men's basketball programs the more likely they are to broaden them. When men's basketball programs are more profitable and well-known NCCAA Division I colleges will invest more in their existing programs and other NCCAA Division I colleges will establish new basketball teams of their own. More NCCAA Division I basketball teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities at this type of school.

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing interest in promoting and expanding men's basketball teams at NCCAA Division I schools? Are NCCAA Division I colleges aggressively recruiting men's basketball players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This can give you a good idea of just how much NCCAA Division I colleges all around the country 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 numerous NCCAA Division I men's basketball scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NCCAA Division I schools in your state compare with NCCAA Division I schools across the nation. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NCCAA Division I

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