Do you know how much financial aid NCCAA Division II 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 some student athletes, a scholarship from a NCCAA Division II school can make the differencebetween acquiring a college degree and having to put that goal on hold.

If you want to be a contender for one of the many NCCAA Division II men's basketball scholarships that are available 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 present student athletes with the information they need to increase their chances of being recruited by a NCCAA Division II school and receiving a men's basketball scholarship.

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

Detailed Breakdown NCCAA Division II Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 15 16
Total Number of Athletes 484 31,007
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $1,553 $7,596
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $22,437 $115,744
Total Full Time Head Coaches 8 1,169
Total Part Time Head Coaches 40 1,728
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 1 1,596
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 42 3,692
Average Total Revenue $38,614 $760,287
Average Total Expenses $37,190 $579,580

Make use of the NCCAA Division II 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 II schools compare with the nation's averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you about the total number of male athletes are on NCCAA Division II men's basketball teams in the United States, which will help you see how aggressive the recruiting process is, particularly if you do a comparison of it to the national average. At present there are 484 men taking part in basketball at NCCAA Division II schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates just how much a NCCAA Division II college is paying for each player on their men's basketball team for things that are important such as equipment and uniforms. The amount a NCCAA Division II school invests in you as a player will help determine how beneficial believe that that you are to the basketball team and the overall sports program and also the degree of support they offer each player.

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

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are essential to helping you develop your talent and help you continue on track athletically and academically so that you can keep your basketball scholarship each year. The more NCCAA Division II men's basketball coaches there are, the more likely you are to get one-on-one instruction and attention you need to reach your goal of graduating from a college.

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

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing interest in supporting and expanding men's basketball teams at NCCAA Division II schools? Are NCCAA Division II colleges aggressively recruiting men's basketball players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This can give you a good indication of just how much NCCAA Division II colleges all around the nation are spending on men's basketball programs, thus if basketball scholarship opportunities are likely to grow, keep pace or weaken in this division.

If you would like to be a contender for one of the many NCCAA Division II men's basketball scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NCCAA Division II schools in your state compare with NCCAA Division II schools across the nation. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NCCAA Division II

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