Do you know how much financial aid NAIA Division I schools give to players on college golf 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 I school can make the differencebetween getting a college education and having to put that goal on hold.

If you wish to be a competitor for one of the many NAIA Division I men's golf 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 increase their chances of being recruited by a NAIA Division I school and receiving a men's golf scholarship.

Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics for NAIA Division I Men's Golf

Detailed Breakdown NAIA Division I Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 10 10
Total Number of Athletes 822 12,240
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $2,175 $2,839
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $20,004 $27,684
Total Full Time Head Coaches 14 287
Total Part Time Head Coaches 106 1,405
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 3 80
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 63 763
Average Total Revenue $95,749 $87,298
Average Total Expenses $92,634 $104,142

Utilize the NAIA Division I men's golf statistics above to decide whether this division offers you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NAIA Division I 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 NAIA Division I men's golf teams in the United States, which helps you determine how competitive the recruiting process is, particularly if you compare it to the national average. At present there are 822 men taking part in golf at NAIA Division I schools.

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

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are essential to helping you develop your skills and help you keep on track athletically and academically so you can keep your golf scholarship year after year. The more NAIA Division I men's golf 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 NAIA Division I colleges can make off their men's golf programs the more likely they are to expand them. When men's golf programs are more successful and well-known NAIA Division I colleges will commit more in their existing programs and other NAIA Division I colleges will create new golf teams of their very own. More NAIA Division I golf teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities at this type of school.

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

States in NAIA Division I

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