Do you know how much financial aid NJCAA Division II 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 NJCAA Division II school can mean the differencebetween getting a college education and having to put that dream on hold.

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

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

Detailed Breakdown NJCAA Division II Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 15 16
Total Number of Athletes 1,418 31,007
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $1,796 $7,596
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $25,535 $115,744
Total Full Time Head Coaches 7 1,169
Total Part Time Head Coaches 150 1,728
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 1 1,596
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 207 3,692
Average Total Revenue $81,966 $760,287
Average Total Expenses $79,782 $579,580

Make use of the NJCAA Division II 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 NJCAA Division II schools compare to the national 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 II men's basketball teams across the nation, which will help you figure out how competitive the recruiting process is, particularly if you compare and contrast it to the national average. Presently there are 1,418 men participating in basketball at NJCAA Division II schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This refers to just how much a NJCAA Division II college is spending on each player on their men's basketball team for things that are essential such as equipment and uniforms. How much a NJCAA Division II school spends on you as a player will help determine how valuable they feel that you are to the basketball team and the overall sports program plus the amount of support they give each player.

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

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are crucial to helping you sharpen your talent and help you keep on track athletically and academically so you can keep your basketball scholarship year after year. The more NJCAA 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 NJCAA Division II colleges can make off their men's basketball programs the more likely it is that they will broaden them. When men's basketball programs are more profitable and well-known NJCAA Division II colleges will invest more in their existing programs and other NJCAA Division II colleges will create new basketball teams of their own. More NJCAA 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 growing men's basketball teams at NJCAA Division II schools? Are NJCAA Division II colleges aggressively recruiting men's basketball players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This can give you a good idea of how much NJCAA Division II 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 would like to be a contender for one of the many NJCAA Division II men's basketball scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NJCAA Division II schools in your state compare with NJCAA Division II schools across the country. Choose a state below to obtain detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NJCAA Division II

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