Do you know how much financial aid NAIA Division I schools award to players on college ice hockey 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 mean the differencebetween obtaining a college education and having to put that goal on hold.

If you intend to be a contender for one of the many NAIA Division I men's ice hockey scholarships that are available you need to know which colleges to get in touch with, who the coaches are and the best way to get in front of them. was created to supply student athletes with the information they need to improve their chances of being recruited by a NAIA Division I school and receiving a men's ice hockey scholarship.

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

Detailed Breakdown NAIA Division I Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 97 29
Total Number of Athletes 97 4,153
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $2,104 $6,705
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $204,076 $185,993
Total Full Time Head Coaches 0 97
Total Part Time Head Coaches 2 100
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 0 126
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 6 265
Average Total Revenue $286,301 $774,266
Average Total Expenses $286,301 $710,209

Use the NAIA Division I men's ice hockey statistics above to decide whether this division offers you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NAIA Division I schools compare to the national averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This lets you know roughly how many male athletes are on NAIA Division I men's ice hockey teams across the country, which helps you figure out how aggressive the recruiting process is, especially when you do a comparison of it to the national average. Currently there are 97 men participating in ice hockey 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 ice hockey team for things that are necessary such as equipment and uniforms. How much a NAIA Division I school invests in you as a player will help determine how beneficial believe that you are to the ice hockey team and the overall sports program and also the level of support they provide 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 ice hockey program functioning. This can give student athletes a good idea of the level of men's ice hockey programs, facilities and training personnel at NAIA Division I schools across the nation. The more NAIA Division I colleges invest the better quality you can expect.

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are essential to helping you sharpen your talent and help you continue on track athletically and academically so you're able to keep your ice hockey scholarship each year. The more NAIA Division I men's ice hockey coaches there are, the more likely it is you'll get one-on-one coaching and attention you need to reach your goal of graduating from a college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money NAIA Division I colleges can earn off their men's ice hockey programs the more likely they are to grow them. When men's ice hockey programs are more successful and well-known NAIA Division I colleges will invest more in their existing programs and other NAIA Division I colleges will establish new ice hockey teams of their own. More NAIA Division I ice hockey 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 ice hockey teams at NAIA Division I schools? Are NAIA Division I colleges aggressively recruiting men's ice hockey players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will give you a good indication of just how much NAIA Division I colleges all around the nation are spending on men's ice hockey programs, thus if ice hockey 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 NAIA Division I men's ice hockey scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NAIA Division I schools in your state compare with 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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