Do you know how much financial aid NAIA Division II schools give to players on college football 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 NAIA Division II school can mean the differencebetween obtaining a college education and having to put that goal on hold.

If you want to be a contender for one of the many NAIA Division II men's football scholarships that are offered you have to know which colleges to get in touch with, who the coaches are and how to get in front of them. was created to present student athletes with the information they need to boost their chances of being recruited by a NAIA Division II school and receiving a men's football scholarship.

Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics for NAIA Division II Men's Football

Detailed Breakdown NAIA Division II Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 89 98
Total Number of Athletes 4,013 84,169
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $1,056 $4,327
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $89,319 $472,187
Total Full Time Head Coaches 24 522
Total Part Time Head Coaches 21 336
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 49 2,764
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 262 4,436
Average Total Revenue $739,404 $3,783,815
Average Total Expenses $732,094 $2,498,701

Use the NAIA Division II men's football statistics above to determine whether or not this division offers you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NAIA Division II schools compare to the national averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you approximately how many male athletes are on NAIA Division II men's football teams across the country, which helps you determine how aggressive the recruiting process is, particularly if you do a comparison of it to the national average. At present there are 4,013 men involved in football at NAIA Division II schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates how much a NAIA Division II college is investing in each player on their men's football team for things that are important such as equipment and uniforms. How much a NAIA Division II school spends on you as a player will help determine how beneficial they feel you are to the football team and the overall sports program as well as the amount of support they offer each player.

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

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are crucial to helping you sharpen your talent and help you stay on track athletically and academically so you're able to keep your football scholarship each year. The more NAIA Division II men's football 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 NAIA Division II colleges can earn off their men's football programs the more likely they are to broaden them. When men's football programs are more profitable and popular NAIA Division II colleges will invest more in their existing programs and other NAIA Division II colleges will create new football teams of their own. More NAIA Division II football teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities at this type of school.

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing affinity for promoting and expanding men's football teams at NAIA Division II schools? Are NAIA Division II colleges aggressively recruiting men's football players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will give you a good idea of just how much NAIA Division II colleges all around the nation are investing in men's football programs, thus whether or not football 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 NAIA Division II men's football scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NAIA Division II schools in your state compare with NAIA Division II schools across the country. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NAIA Division II

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