You have spent years training in soccer and competing for your high school. Now is the time to make sure all of that work pays off. Last year over 145,000 student athletes received athletic scholarships that helped them finance their college degree. For some, it can mean the difference between obtaining a college degree and having to put that aspiration on hold.

If you intend to be a contender for one of the many men's soccer scholarships that are being offered you need to know which schools to contact, who the coaches are and how to get in front of them. In some cases, joining a network of student soccer athletes with pre-established access to college coaches can help a great deal. AthleticScholarships.com was created to provide these student athletes with the information they need to improve their chances of being recruited and getting a men's soccer scholarship.

Men's Soccer Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics

Detailed Breakdown Nationwide for Soccer
Average Number of Athletes 26
Total Number of Athletes 35,384
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $1,314
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $34,654
Total Full Time Head Coaches 755
Total Part Time Head Coaches 1,502
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 378
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 2,717
Average Total Revenue $168,378
Average Total Expenses $183,855

Use the men's soccer athletic scholarship information above to find out:

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This lets you know roughly how many male athletes are on men's soccer teams throughout the U.S., which can help you see how competitive the recruiting process is. The more positions there are the more opportunities you have for making it on a college soccer team.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This refers to just how much colleges are spending on average for each player on a men's soccer team for things which are necessary such as uniforms and equipment. How much a university invests in you as a player will help figure out how valuable they feel you are to the soccer team and the overall sports program as well as the level of support they offer each player.

Average Operating Expenses Per Team: This is exactly what it cost typically for a college to run the day-to-day operations that keep the soccer program up and running. This will give student athletes a good idea of the quality of men's soccer programs, facilities and training personnel at colleges throughout the country. The more colleges spend the better quality you can expect.

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are vital to assisting you sharpen your talent and enable you to remain track academically and athletically so you'll be able to keep your soccer scholarship every year. The more men's soccer coaches there are, the greater your chances will be to get one-on-one training and attention which will help you reach your goal of graduating college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money colleges can make off their men's soccer programs the more likely they are to expand them. When men's soccer programs are more profitable and popular colleges will invest more in their present programs and other colleges will establish a new soccer teams to get in on the action. More soccer teams usually means more athletic scholarship opportunities.

Average Total Expenses: Is there an increasing interest in encouraging and growing men's soccer teams? Are colleges actively recruiting men's soccer players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will give you a good idea of how much colleges around the nation are investing in men's soccer programs and recruiting players, thus whether or not soccer scholarship opportunities are likely to grow, keep pace or weaken.

Now that you are aware of the national statistics see how the different divisions compare. Choose a division below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

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