Do you know how much financial aid NCAA Division I-AA schools award to players on college golf 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 NCAA Division I-AA school can mean the differencebetween getting a college degree and having to put that goal on hold.

If you wish to be a contender for one of the many NCAA Division I-AA men's golf scholarships that are offered you need to know which colleges to contact, who the coaches are and how to get in front of them. was made to supply student athletes with the information they need to boost their chances of being recruited by a NCAA Division I-AA school and receiving a men's golf scholarship.

Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics for NCAA Division I-AA Men's Golf

Detailed Breakdown NCAA Division I-AA Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 10 10
Total Number of Athletes 988 12,240
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $4,507 $2,839
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $43,018 $27,684
Total Full Time Head Coaches 47 287
Total Part Time Head Coaches 107 1,405
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 3 80
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 86 763
Average Total Revenue $156,204 $87,298
Average Total Expenses $161,939 $104,142

Use the NCAA Division I-AA men's golf statistics above to determine whether this division gives you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NCAA Division I-AA schools compare with the nation's averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This lets you know approximately the total number of male athletes are on NCAA Division I-AA men's golf teams across the country, which will help you determine how aggressive the recruiting process is, especially when you do a comparison of it to the national average. At present there are 988 men taking part in golf at NCAA Division I-AA schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates how much a NCAA Division I-AA college is investing in each player on their men's golf team for things that are essential such as equipment and uniforms. Just how much a NCAA Division I-AA school spends on you as a player will help determine how important they feel you are to the golf team and the overall sports program plus the level of support they provide each player.

Average Operating Expenses Per Team: This is exactly what it cost on average for a NCAA Division I-AA college to run the day-to-day operations that keep the golf program functioning. This will give student athletes a good idea of the quality of men's golf programs, facilities and training personnel at NCAA Division I-AA schools across the nation. The more NCAA Division I-AA colleges spend the better quality you should 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 that you can keep your golf scholarship each year. The more NCAA Division I-AA men's golf coaches there are, the more likely you are to get one-on-one coaching and attention you need to reach your goal of graduating from a college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money NCAA Division I-AA colleges can earn off their men's golf programs the more likely it is that they will broaden them. When men's golf programs are more lucrative and popular NCAA Division I-AA colleges will commit more in their existing programs and other NCAA Division I-AA colleges will create new golf teams of their very own. More NCAA Division I-AA golf 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 golf teams at NCAA Division I-AA schools? Are NCAA Division I-AA colleges aggressively recruiting men's golf players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This can give you a good indication of just how much NCAA Division I-AA colleges around the nation 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 want to be a contender for one of the many NCAA Division I-AA men's golf scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NCAA Division I-AA schools in your state compare with NCAA Division I-AA schools across the country. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NCAA Division I-AA

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