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

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

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

Detailed Breakdown NCAA Division I-AA Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 27 26
Total Number of Athletes 1,785 35,384
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $2,696 $1,314
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $72,072 $34,654
Total Full Time Head Coaches 103 755
Total Part Time Head Coaches 8 1,502
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 69 378
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 116 2,717
Average Total Revenue $430,328 $168,378
Average Total Expenses $458,600 $183,855

Utilize the NCAA Division I-AA men's soccer statistics above to determine whether 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 tells you about the total number of male athletes are on NCAA Division I-AA men's soccer teams in the United States, which will help you figure out how competitive the recruiting process is, especially when you compare and contrast it to the national average. At present there are 1,785 men taking part in soccer at NCAA Division I-AA schools.

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

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are vital to helping you refine your talent and help you keep on track athletically and academically so you're able to keep your soccer scholarship each year. The more NCAA Division I-AA men's soccer coaches there are, the more likely it is you'll get one-on-one training and attention you need to reach your main goal of graduating from a college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money NCAA Division I-AA colleges can earn off their men's soccer programs the more likely they are to grow them. When men's soccer programs are more successful and popular NCAA Division I-AA colleges will commit more in their existing programs and other NCAA Division I-AA colleges will create new soccer teams of their own. More NCAA Division I-AA soccer 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 soccer teams at NCAA Division I-AA schools? Are NCAA Division I-AA colleges aggressively recruiting men's soccer 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 all around the nation are spending on 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-AA men's soccer 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 nation. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NCAA Division I-AA

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