Do you know how much financial aid NCAA Division I-AAA schools award to players on college ice hockey teams? Last year NCAA Division I and II schools alone granted $2 billion in undergraduate athletic scholarships. For many student athletes, a scholarship from a NCAA Division I-AAA school can make the differencebetween acquiring a college degree and having to put that aspiration on hold.

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

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

Detailed Breakdown NCAA Division I-AAA Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 28 29
Total Number of Athletes 197 4,153
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $9,788 $6,705
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $273,387 $185,993
Total Full Time Head Coaches 12 97
Total Part Time Head Coaches 0 100
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 16 126
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 11 265
Average Total Revenue $1,983,200 $774,266
Average Total Expenses $1,713,390 $710,209

Utilize the NCAA Division I-AAA 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-AAA schools compare to the national averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you about how many male athletes are on NCAA Division I-AAA men's ice hockey teams across the nation, which helps you figure out how competitive the recruiting process is, especially when you compare it to the national average. Presently there are 197 men taking part in ice hockey at NCAA Division I-AAA schools.

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

Average Operating Expenses Per Team: This is exactly what it cost on average for a NCAA Division I-AAA 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 level of men's ice hockey programs, facilities and training personnel at NCAA Division I-AAA schools across the country. The more NCAA Division I-AAA colleges spend the better quality you should expect.

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are vital to helping you develop your abilities and help you keep on track athletically and academically so that you can keep your ice hockey scholarship year after year. The more NCAA Division I-AAA 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-AAA 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 lucrative and well-known NCAA Division I-AAA colleges will spend more in their existing programs and other NCAA Division I-AAA colleges will establish new ice hockey teams of their very own. More NCAA Division I-AAA ice hockey teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities at this type of school.

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing affinity for promoting and expanding men's ice hockey teams at NCAA Division I-AAA schools? Are NCAA Division I-AAA 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 how much NCAA Division I-AAA colleges around the country are investing in 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 numerous NCAA Division I-AAA men's ice hockey scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NCAA Division I-AAA schools in your state compare to NCAA Division I-AAA schools across the nation. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NCAA Division I-AAA

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