Do you know how much financial aid NJCAA Division I schools give to players on college cross country 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 I school can mean the differencebetween obtaining a college degree and having to put that aspiration on hold.

If you want to be a competitor for one of the many NJCAA Division I men's cross country scholarships that are offered you have to know which colleges to get in touch with, 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 increase their chances of being recruited by a NJCAA Division I school and receiving a men's cross country scholarship.

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

Detailed Breakdown NJCAA Division I Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 8 11
Total Number of Athletes 185 7,124
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $794 $699
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $6,816 $7,483
Total Full Time Head Coaches 0 38
Total Part Time Head Coaches 41 1,043
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 0 7
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 21 667
Average Total Revenue $28,761 $35,148
Average Total Expenses $26,161 $34,567

Use the NJCAA Division I men's cross country statistics above to decide whether this division offers you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NJCAA Division I 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 NJCAA Division I men's cross country teams across the country, which will help you see how aggressive the recruiting process is, especially when you do a comparison of it to the national average. Currently there are 185 men taking part in cross country at NJCAA Division I schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates how much a NJCAA Division I college is spending on each player on their men's cross country team for things that are important 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 that you are to the cross country team and the overall sports program and also the level of support they give each player.

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

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are vital to helping you sharpen your abilities and help you stay on track athletically and academically so you're able to keep your cross country scholarship year after year. The more NJCAA Division I men's cross country coaches there are, the more likely you are to get one-on-one instruction and attention you need to reach your main goal of graduating from a college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money NJCAA Division I colleges can earn off their men's cross country programs the more likely it is that they will expand them. When men's cross country programs are more profitable and popular NJCAA Division I colleges will invest more in their existing programs and other NJCAA Division I colleges will create new cross country teams of their own. More NJCAA Division I cross country 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 cross country teams at NJCAA Division I schools? Are NJCAA Division I colleges aggressively recruiting men's cross country players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will give you a good idea of how much NJCAA Division I colleges around the nation are spending on men's cross country programs, thus whether or not cross country 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 cross country scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NJCAA Division I schools in your state compare to NJCAA Division I schools in the U.S. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NJCAA Division I

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