Do you know how much financial aid NCAA Division I-AA 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 many student athletes, a scholarship from a NCAA Division I-AA school can mean the differencebetween getting a college education and having to put that dream on hold.

If you wish to be a competitor for one of the many NCAA Division I-AA men's ice hockey scholarships that are offered you have to know which colleges to get in touch with, who the coaches are and the best way to get in front of them. AthleticScholarships.com was made to supply student athletes with the information they need to increase their chances of being recruited by a NCAA Division I-AA school and receiving a men's ice hockey scholarship.

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

Detailed Breakdown NCAA Division I-AA Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 28 29
Total Number of Athletes 423 4,153
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $10,308 $6,705
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $285,892 $185,993
Total Full Time Head Coaches 25 97
Total Part Time Head Coaches 0 100
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 32 126
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 17 265
Average Total Revenue $1,519,989 $774,266
Average Total Expenses $1,280,870 $710,209

Use the NCAA Division I-AA men's ice hockey statistics above to determine whether this division offers you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NCAA Division I-AA schools compare to 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 ice hockey teams across the country, which will help you figure out how aggressive the recruiting process is, particularly if you compare and contrast it to the national average. Currently there are 423 men participating in ice hockey at NCAA Division I-AA schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates just how much a NCAA Division I-AA college is investing in each player on their men's ice hockey team for things that are essential such as equipment and uniforms. The amount a NCAA Division I-AA school invests in you as a player will help determine how valuable they feel you are to the ice hockey team and the overall sports program as well as the amount of support they offer 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 ice hockey program up and running. This will give student athletes a good idea of the quality of men's ice hockey programs, facilities and training personnel at NCAA Division I-AA schools across the country. The more NCAA Division I-AA colleges invest the better quality you may expect.

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are crucial to helping you develop your abilities and help you stay on track athletically and academically so you're able to keep your ice hockey scholarship year after year. The more NCAA Division I-AA men's ice hockey coaches there are, the more likely you are to 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-AA colleges can earn 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-AA colleges will invest more in their existing programs and other NCAA Division I-AA colleges will create new ice hockey teams of their very own. More NCAA Division I-AA ice hockey 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 ice hockey teams at NCAA Division I-AA schools? Are NCAA Division I-AA colleges aggressively recruiting men's ice hockey players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This can give you a good idea of just how much NCAA Division I-AA colleges all around the country 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 would like to be a contender for one of the numerous NCAA Division I-AA men's ice hockey 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 to NCAA Division I-AA schools across the country. Choose a state below to obtain detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NCAA Division I-AA

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