Do you know how much financial aid NAIA Division I schools give to players on college lacrosse teams? Last year NCAA Division I and II schools alone granted $2 billion in undergraduate athletic scholarships. For some student athletes, a scholarship from a NAIA Division I 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 NAIA Division I men's lacrosse scholarships that are offered you must know which colleges to contact, who the coaches are and how to get in front of them. was designed to supply student athletes with the information they need to boost their chances of being recruited by a NAIA Division I school and receiving a men's lacrosse scholarship.

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

Detailed Breakdown NAIA Division I Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 29 36
Total Number of Athletes 58 10,476
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $1,235 $1,611
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $38,635 $60,172
Total Full Time Head Coaches 1 118
Total Part Time Head Coaches 2 213
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 0 98
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 6 576
Average Total Revenue $156,258 $223,260
Average Total Expenses $156,258 $240,246

Make use of the NAIA Division I men's lacrosse statistics above to decide whether or not 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 the actual number of male athletes are on NAIA Division I men's lacrosse teams across the country, which helps you see how competitive the recruiting process is, particularly if you compare and contrast it to the national average. Presently there are 58 men participating in lacrosse at NAIA Division I schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This refers to just how much a NAIA Division I college is spending on each player on their men's lacrosse team for things that are necessary such as equipment and uniforms. The amount a NAIA Division I school spends on you as a player will help determine how important they feel that you are to the lacrosse team and the overall sports program plus the level of support they offer 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 lacrosse program operational. This will give student athletes a good idea of the level of men's lacrosse programs, facilities and training personnel at NAIA Division I schools across the nation. The more NAIA Division I colleges invest the better quality you may expect.

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are crucial to helping you sharpen your abilities and help you keep on track athletically and academically so you're able to keep your lacrosse scholarship year after year. The more NAIA Division I men's lacrosse coaches there are, the more likely you are to get one-on-one instruction and attention you need to reach your goal of graduating from a college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money NAIA Division I colleges can make off their men's lacrosse programs the more likely they are to grow them. When men's lacrosse programs are more profitable and popular NAIA Division I colleges will spend more in their existing programs and other NAIA Division I colleges will establish new lacrosse teams of their very own. More NAIA Division I lacrosse 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 lacrosse teams at NAIA Division I schools? Are NAIA Division I colleges aggressively recruiting men's lacrosse players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will give you a good idea of how much NAIA Division I colleges around the country are investing in men's lacrosse programs, thus whether or not lacrosse 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 lacrosse 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 country. Choose a state below to obtain detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NAIA Division I

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