Do you know how much financial aid NJCAA Division I 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 many student athletes, a scholarship from a NJCAA Division I school can make the differencebetween getting a college degree and having to put that aspiration on hold.

If you want to be a contender for one of the many NJCAA Division I men's basketball scholarships that are available you have to know which colleges to get in touch with, who the coaches are and how 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 NJCAA Division I school and receiving a men's basketball scholarship.

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

Detailed Breakdown NJCAA Division I Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 15 16
Total Number of Athletes 3,046 31,007
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $2,477 $7,596
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $35,864 $115,744
Total Full Time Head Coaches 115 1,169
Total Part Time Head Coaches 211 1,728
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 41 1,596
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 355 3,692
Average Total Revenue $167,144 $760,287
Average Total Expenses $166,714 $579,580

Use the NJCAA Division I men's basketball statistics above to determine whether or not this division offers you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NJCAA Division I schools compare to the nation's averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This lets you know roughly the actual number of male athletes are on NJCAA Division I men's basketball teams across the nation, which helps you determine how competitive the recruiting process is, especially when you compare and contrast it to the national average. At present there are 3,046 men participating in basketball at NJCAA Division I schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates just how much a NJCAA Division I college is investing in each player on their men's basketball team for things that are necessary such as equipment and uniforms. Just how much a NJCAA Division I school invests in you as a player will help determine how valuable they feel you are to the basketball team and the overall sports program plus the level of support they give each player.

Average Operating Expenses Per Team: This is what it cost on average for a NJCAA Division I 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 NJCAA Division I schools across the nation. The more NJCAA Division I colleges invest the better quality you may expect.

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are crucial to helping you sharpen your skills and help you continue on track athletically and academically so that you can keep your basketball scholarship year after year. The more NJCAA 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 NJCAA Division I colleges can make 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 NJCAA Division I colleges will spend more in their existing programs and other NJCAA Division I colleges will create new basketball teams of their own. More NJCAA 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 growing men's basketball teams at NJCAA Division I schools? Are NJCAA 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 NJCAA Division I colleges around the country are investing in 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 numerous NJCAA Division I men's basketball scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NJCAA Division I schools in your state compare with NJCAA Division I schools across the country. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NJCAA Division I

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