Do you know how much financial aid NCAA Division I-AAA schools award 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 NCAA Division I-AAA school can make the differencebetween getting a college education and having to put that goal on hold.

If you want to be a contender for one of the many NCAA Division I-AAA men's football scholarships that are available you must know which colleges to contact, who the coaches are and how to get in front of them. AthleticScholarships.com was designed to provide student athletes with the information they need to boost their chances of being recruited by a NCAA Division I-AAA school and receiving a men's football scholarship.

Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics for NCAA Division I-AAA Men's Football

Detailed Breakdown NCAA Division I-AAA Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 122 98
Total Number of Athletes 122 84,169
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $10,082 $4,327
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $1,229,943 $472,187
Total Full Time Head Coaches 1 522
Total Part Time Head Coaches 0 336
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 10 2,764
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 0 4,436
Average Total Revenue $5,177,338 $3,783,815
Average Total Expenses $5,177,338 $2,498,701

Use the NCAA Division I-AAA men's football statistics above to determine whether or not this division offers you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NCAA Division I-AAA schools compare with the nation's averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This lets you know about the total number of male athletes are on NCAA Division I-AAA men's football teams across the country, which helps you figure out how competitive the recruiting process is, especially when you do a comparison of it to the national average. Currently there are 122 men participating in football at NCAA Division I-AAA schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates how much a NCAA Division I-AAA college is investing in each player on their men's football team for things that are essential such as equipment and uniforms. Just how much a NCAA Division I-AAA school invests in you as a player will help signify how beneficial believe that that 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 what it cost on average for a NCAA Division I-AAA college to run the day-to-day operations that keep the football program up and running. This will give student athletes a good idea of the quality of men's football programs, facilities and training personnel at NCAA Division I-AAA schools across the nation. The more NCAA Division I-AAA colleges invest the better quality you may expect.

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are crucial to helping you refine your abilities and help you stay on track athletically and academically so you can keep your football scholarship each year. The more NCAA Division I-AAA men's football coaches there are, the more likely it is you'll 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 NCAA Division I-AAA colleges can make off their men's football programs the more likely they are to broaden them. When men's football programs are more successful and well-known NCAA Division I-AAA colleges will commit more in their existing programs and other NCAA Division I-AAA colleges will create new football teams of their very own. More NCAA Division I-AAA football teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities at this type of school.

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing interest in supporting and expanding men's football teams at NCAA Division I-AAA schools? Are NCAA Division I-AAA colleges aggressively recruiting men's football players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This can give you a good indication of how much NCAA Division I-AAA colleges throughout the country 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 many NCAA Division I-AAA men's football scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NCAA Division I-AAA schools in your state compare with NCAA Division I-AAA schools across the country. Choose a state below to obtain detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NCAA Division I-AAA

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