Do you know how much financial aid NCAA Division I-AA 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-AA school can mean the differencebetween getting a college education and having to put that goal on hold.

If you want to be a competitor for one of the many NCAA Division I-AA men's lacrosse scholarships that are available you need 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 supply student athletes with the information they need to improve their chances of being recruited by a NCAA Division I-AA school and receiving a men's lacrosse scholarship.

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

Detailed Breakdown NCAA Division I-AA Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 44 36
Total Number of Athletes 1,220 10,476
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $2,662 $1,611
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $115,149 $60,172
Total Full Time Head Coaches 25 118
Total Part Time Head Coaches 5 213
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 30 98
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 38 576
Average Total Revenue $550,674 $223,260
Average Total Expenses $572,572 $240,246

Make use of the NCAA Division I-AA men's lacrosse statistics above to determine whether or not 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 roughly how many male athletes are on NCAA Division I-AA men's lacrosse teams across the nation, which helps you determine how aggressive the recruiting process is, particularly if you do a comparison of it to the national average. Presently there are 1,220 men participating in lacrosse at NCAA Division I-AA schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates how much a NCAA Division I-AA college is investing in each player on their men's lacrosse team for things that are necessary such as equipment and uniforms. The amount a NCAA Division I-AA school invests in you as a player will help determine how important they feel 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-AA college to run the day-to-day operations that keep the lacrosse program up and running. This will give student athletes a good idea of the quality of men's lacrosse programs, facilities and training personnel at NCAA Division I-AA schools across the nation. The more NCAA Division I-AA colleges commit the better quality you may expect.

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

Average Total Revenue: The more money NCAA Division I-AA colleges can earn off their men's lacrosse programs the more likely it is that they will broaden them. When men's lacrosse programs are more successful and well-known NCAA Division I-AA colleges will commit more in their existing programs and other NCAA Division I-AA colleges will create new lacrosse teams of their own. More NCAA Division I-AA lacrosse 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 lacrosse teams at NCAA Division I-AA schools? Are NCAA Division I-AA 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 NCAA Division I-AA colleges throughout the country are spending on 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-AA men's lacrosse 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 with NCAA Division I-AA schools across the country. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NCAA Division I-AA

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