Do you know how much financial aid NJCAA Division II 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 many student athletes, a scholarship from a NJCAA Division II school can make the differencebetween acquiring a college education and having to put that goal on hold.

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

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

Detailed Breakdown NJCAA Division II Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 9 11
Total Number of Athletes 206 7,124
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $652 $699
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $5,420 $7,483
Total Full Time Head Coaches 0 38
Total Part Time Head Coaches 44 1,043
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 0 7
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 15 667
Average Total Revenue $19,882 $35,148
Average Total Expenses $18,963 $34,567

Use the NJCAA Division II men's cross country 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 total number of male athletes are on NJCAA Division II men's cross country teams across the country, which helps you see how competitive the recruiting process is, particularly if you do a comparison of it to the national average. At present there are 206 men participating in cross country at NJCAA Division II schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This refers to how much a NJCAA Division II college is paying for each player on their men's cross country team for things that are necessary such as equipment and uniforms. How much a NJCAA Division II school spends on you as a player will help signify how valuable believe that that you are to the cross country team and the overall sports program as well as the level of support they provide 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 cross country program operational. This can give student athletes a good idea of the level of men's cross country programs, facilities and training personnel at NJCAA Division II schools across the country. The more NJCAA Division II colleges commit 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 you can keep your cross country scholarship each year. The more NJCAA Division II 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 primary goal of graduating from a college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money NJCAA Division II colleges can make off their men's cross country programs the more likely they are to grow them. When men's cross country programs are more profitable and well-known NJCAA Division II colleges will spend more in their existing programs and other NJCAA Division II colleges will create new cross country teams of their very own. More NJCAA 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 growing men's cross country teams at NJCAA Division II schools? Are NJCAA 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 idea of just how much NJCAA Division II colleges throughout 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 many NJCAA Division II men's cross country 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 in the U.S. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NJCAA Division II

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