Do you know how much financial aid NCAA Division I-A schools award to players on college rowing 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 mean the differencebetween getting 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-A men's rowing scholarships that are offered you need to know which colleges to get in touch with, who the coaches are and how to get in front of them. was made to present student athletes with the information they need to increase their chances of being recruited by a NCAA Division I-A school and receiving a men's rowing scholarship.

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

Detailed Breakdown NCAA Division I-A Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 52 36
Total Number of Athletes 361 2,636
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $3,372 $1,861
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $177,003 $74,133
Total Full Time Head Coaches 9 50
Total Part Time Head Coaches 1 64
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 10 41
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 10 150
Average Total Revenue $428,924 $245,373
Average Total Expenses $806,857 $274,277

Use the NCAA Division I-A men's rowing 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 approximately the total number of male athletes are on NCAA Division I-A men's rowing teams across the country, which will help you see how competitive the recruiting process is, particularly if you compare it to the national average. Presently there are 361 men taking part in rowing at NCAA Division I-A schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This represents how much a NCAA Division I-A college is spending on each player on their men's rowing team for things that are essential such as equipment and uniforms. The amount a NCAA Division I-A school spends on you as a player will help determine how valuable they feel that you are to the rowing team and the overall sports program plus the degree of support they offer each player.

Average Operating Expenses Per Team: This is exactly what it cost on average for a NCAA Division I-A college to run the day-to-day operations that keep the rowing program up and running. This will give student athletes a good idea of the quality of men's rowing programs, facilities and training personnel at NCAA Division I-A schools across the country. The more NCAA Division I-A colleges spend the better quality you may expect.

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

Average Total Revenue: The more money NCAA Division I-A colleges can earn off their men's rowing programs the more likely it is that they will grow them. When men's rowing 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 rowing teams of their own. More NCAA Division I-A rowing teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities at this type of school.

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