Do you know how much financial aid NCAA Division I-A schools give to players on college ice hockey 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-A school can mean the differencebetween obtaining a college degree and having to put that aspiration on hold.

If you intend to be a competitor for one of the many NCAA Division I-A men's ice hockey scholarships that are offered you have to know which colleges to get in touch with, who the coaches are and how to get in front of them. was designed to present student athletes with the information they need to improve their chances of being recruited by a NCAA Division I-A school and receiving a men's ice hockey scholarship.

Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics for NCAA Division I-A Men's Ice Hockey

Detailed Breakdown NCAA Division I-A Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 28 29
Total Number of Athletes 303 4,153
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $21,276 $6,705
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $580,872 $185,993
Total Full Time Head Coaches 12 97
Total Part Time Head Coaches 0 100
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 25 126
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 10 265
Average Total Revenue $2,434,072 $774,266
Average Total Expenses $2,303,044 $710,209

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

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you roughly the total number of male athletes are on NCAA Division I-A men's ice hockey teams across the country, which helps you determine how aggressive the recruiting process is, particularly if you compare it to the national average. Currently there are 303 men taking part in ice hockey at NCAA Division I-A schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates how much a NCAA Division I-A college is paying for each player on their men's ice hockey team for things that are essential such as equipment and uniforms. How much a NCAA Division I-A school spends on you as a player will help signify how beneficial believe that that you are to the ice hockey team and the overall sports program and also the level of support they give each player.

Average Operating Expenses Per Team: This is what it cost on average for a NCAA Division I-A 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 NCAA Division I-A schools across the nation. The more NCAA Division I-A colleges spend the better quality you should expect.

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

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

States in NCAA Division I-A

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