Do you know how much financial aid NCCAA Division II schools give to players on college cross country teams? Last year NCAA Division I and II schools alone granted $2 billion in undergraduate athletic scholarships. For many 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 intend to be a contender for one of the many NCCAA Division II men's cross country scholarships that are offered you need to know which colleges to contact, who the coaches are and how to get in front of them. was designed to provide student athletes with the information they need to boost their chances of being recruited by a NCCAA Division II school and receiving a men's cross country scholarship.

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

Detailed Breakdown NCCAA Division II Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 6 11
Total Number of Athletes 18 7,124
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $552 $699
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $3,370 $7,483
Total Full Time Head Coaches 0 38
Total Part Time Head Coaches 5 1,043
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 0 7
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 4 667
Average Total Revenue $5,554 $35,148
Average Total Expenses $5,554 $34,567

Make use of the NCCAA Division II men's cross country statistics above to determine whether this division gives you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NCCAA Division II schools compare with 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 II men's cross country teams across the nation, which will help you figure out how competitive the recruiting process is, especially when you do a comparison of it to the national average. At present there are 18 men involved in cross country at NCCAA Division II schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This represents how much a NCCAA Division II college is investing in each player on their men's cross country team for things that are important such as equipment and uniforms. How much a NCCAA Division II school invests in you as a player will help signify how valuable believe that you are to the cross country team and the overall sports program plus the degree of support they give each player.

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

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are crucial to helping you develop your talent and help you stay on track athletically and academically so you can keep your cross country scholarship each year. The more NCCAA Division II men's cross country 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 II colleges can earn off their men's cross country programs the more likely it is that they will grow them. When men's cross country programs are more profitable and well-known NCCAA Division II colleges will invest more in their existing programs and other NCCAA Division II colleges will establish new cross country teams of their very own. More NCCAA Division II cross country teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities at this type of school.

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing affinity for supporting and expanding men's cross country teams at NCCAA Division II schools? Are NCCAA Division II colleges aggressively recruiting men's cross country 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 throughout the country are investing in men's cross country programs, thus if cross country scholarship opportunities are likely to grow, keep pace or weaken in this division.

If you want to be a contender for one of the many NCCAA Division II men's cross country 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 in the U.S. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NCCAA Division II

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