Do you know how much financial aid NCAA Division I-A schools award to players on college soccer 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 NCAA Division I-A school can mean the differencebetween obtaining a college degree and having to put that goal on hold.

If you wish to be a contender for one of the many NCAA Division I-A men's soccer 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 provide 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 soccer scholarship.

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

Detailed Breakdown NCAA Division I-A Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 29 26
Total Number of Athletes 1,467 35,384
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $4,432 $1,314
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $126,220 $34,654
Total Full Time Head Coaches 82 755
Total Part Time Head Coaches 0 1,502
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 126 378
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 56 2,717
Average Total Revenue $400,185 $168,378
Average Total Expenses $768,405 $183,855

Utilize the NCAA Division I-A men's soccer statistics above to decide whether this division offers you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NCAA Division I-A schools compare to the nation's 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 soccer teams across the nation, which helps you see how competitive the recruiting process is, particularly if you compare it to the national average. Presently there are 1,467 men participating in soccer at NCAA Division I-A schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This represents just how much a NCAA Division I-A college is investing in each player on their men's soccer team for things that are necessary such as equipment and uniforms. The amount a NCAA Division I-A school spends on you as a player will help signify how important they feel that you are to the soccer team and the overall sports program plus the degree of support they give 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 soccer program up and running. This can give student athletes a good idea of the quality of men's soccer programs, facilities and training personnel at NCAA Division I-A schools across the nation. The more NCAA Division I-A colleges commit the better quality you should expect.

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are crucial to helping you develop your skills and help you continue on track athletically and academically so you're able to keep your soccer scholarship year after year. The more NCAA Division I-A men's soccer 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 soccer programs the more likely it is that they will broaden them. When men's soccer programs are more profitable and popular NCAA Division I-A colleges will invest more in their existing programs and other NCAA Division I-A colleges will establish new soccer teams of their own. More NCAA Division I-A soccer teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities at this type of school.

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing interest in supporting and expanding men's soccer teams at NCAA Division I-A schools? Are NCAA Division I-A colleges aggressively recruiting men's soccer players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This can give you a good indication of how much NCAA Division I-A colleges all around the country are investing in men's soccer programs, thus whether or not soccer 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 soccer 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 to NCAA Division I-A schools across the nation. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NCAA Division I-A

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