Do you know how much financial aid NJCAA Division III 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 III school can make the differencebetween obtaining a college education and having to put that goal on hold.

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

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

Detailed Breakdown NJCAA Division III Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 14 16
Total Number of Athletes 1,412 31,007
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $1,353 $7,596
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $18,938 $115,744
Total Full Time Head Coaches 8 1,169
Total Part Time Head Coaches 144 1,728
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 0 1,596
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 196 3,692
Average Total Revenue $43,008 $760,287
Average Total Expenses $42,407 $579,580

Make use of the NJCAA Division III men's basketball statistics above to determine whether this division offers you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NJCAA Division III schools compare to the national averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This lets you know approximately the total number of male athletes are on NJCAA Division III men's basketball teams across the nation, which helps you determine how competitive the recruiting process is, especially when you compare it to the national average. Presently there are 1,412 men taking part in basketball at NJCAA Division III schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This refers to just how much a NJCAA Division III 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 NJCAA Division III school invests in you as a player will help determine how important believe that you are to the basketball team and the overall sports program and also the amount of support they provide each player.

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

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

Average Total Revenue: The more money NJCAA Division III colleges can earn off their men's basketball programs the more likely they are to grow them. When men's basketball programs are more lucrative and well-known NJCAA Division III colleges will spend more in their existing programs and other NJCAA Division III colleges will establish new basketball teams of their very own. More NJCAA Division III 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 NJCAA Division III schools? Are NJCAA Division III colleges aggressively recruiting men's basketball players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will give you a good idea of just how much NJCAA Division III colleges throughout the country 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 want to be a contender for one of the numerous NJCAA Division III men's basketball scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NJCAA Division III schools in your state compare with NJCAA Division III schools in the U.S. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NJCAA Division III

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