Do you know how much financial aid NJCAA Division I 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 some student athletes, a scholarship from a NJCAA Division I school can mean the differencebetween getting a college degree and having to put that goal on hold.

If you want to be a contender for one of the many NJCAA Division I men's football 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 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 football scholarship.

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

Detailed Breakdown NJCAA Division I Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 77 98
Total Number of Athletes 3,310 84,169
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $1,216 $4,327
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $90,269 $472,187
Total Full Time Head Coaches 25 522
Total Part Time Head Coaches 18 336
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 68 2,764
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 183 4,436
Average Total Revenue $487,172 $3,783,815
Average Total Expenses $469,562 $2,498,701

Utilize the NJCAA Division I men's football statistics above to determine whether this division offers you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NJCAA Division I schools compare to the national averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This lets you know roughly the actual number of male athletes are on NJCAA Division I men's football teams in the United States, which will help you figure out how competitive the recruiting process is, particularly if you compare and contrast it to the national average. Presently there are 3,310 men taking part in football at NJCAA Division I schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This represents just how much a NJCAA Division I college is investing in each player on their men's football team for things that are important such as equipment and uniforms. The amount a NJCAA Division I school spends on you as a player will help signify how beneficial believe that you are to the football 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 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 NJCAA Division I schools across the nation. The more NJCAA Division I colleges commit the better quality you should expect.

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are crucial to helping you sharpen your talent and help you continue on track athletically and academically so you can keep your football scholarship year after year. The more NJCAA Division I men's football coaches there are, the more likely it is you'll get one-on-one coaching 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 make off their men's football programs the more likely it is that they will grow them. When men's football programs are more successful and well-known NJCAA Division I colleges will invest more in their existing programs and other NJCAA Division I colleges will establish new football teams of their own. More NJCAA Division I football 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 football teams at NJCAA Division I schools? Are NJCAA Division I 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 NJCAA Division I 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 numerous NJCAA Division I men's football scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NJCAA Division I schools in your state compare with 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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