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

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

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

Detailed Breakdown NCAA Division I-A Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 47 36
Total Number of Athletes 422 10,476
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $4,685 $1,611
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $221,722 $60,172
Total Full Time Head Coaches 10 118
Total Part Time Head Coaches 0 213
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 22 98
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 9 576
Average Total Revenue $737,182 $223,260
Average Total Expenses $1,246,749 $240,246

Use the NCAA Division I-A men's lacrosse statistics above to decide whether or not this division offers you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NCAA Division I-A schools compare to 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 lacrosse teams across the nation, which will help you determine how competitive the recruiting process is, particularly if you compare and contrast it to the national average. At present there are 422 men involved in lacrosse at NCAA Division I-A schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates how much a NCAA Division I-A college is investing in each player on their men's lacrosse team for things that are essential such as equipment and uniforms. The amount a NCAA Division I-A school invests in you as a player will help signify how important they feel that you are to the lacrosse 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 NCAA Division I-A college to run the day-to-day operations that keep the lacrosse program functioning. This will give student athletes a good idea of the level of men's lacrosse 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 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 that you can keep your lacrosse scholarship each year. The more NCAA Division I-A men's lacrosse coaches there are, the more likely you are to get one-on-one training and attention you need to reach your goal of graduating from a college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money NCAA Division I-A colleges can earn off their men's lacrosse programs the more likely they are to grow them. When men's lacrosse programs are more successful and well-known NCAA Division I-A colleges will commit more in their existing programs and other NCAA Division I-A colleges will establish new lacrosse teams of their own. More NCAA Division I-A lacrosse teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities at this type of school.

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing affinity for promoting and growing men's lacrosse teams at NCAA Division I-A schools? Are NCAA Division I-A colleges aggressively recruiting men's lacrosse players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This can give you a good idea of just how much NCAA Division I-A colleges all around the country are investing in men's lacrosse programs, thus if lacrosse 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-A men's lacrosse 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 with 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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