You probably spent years practicing swimming and competing for your high school. Now is the time to be sure all that hard work pays off. Last year over 145,000 student athletes received athletic scholarships that helped them pay for their college degree. For some, it can mean the difference between receiving a college degree and having to put that aspiration on hold.

If you want to be a competitor for one of the numerous men's swimming scholarships that are available you must know which schools to contact, who the coaches are and how to get in contact with them. In some cases, joining a network of student swimming 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 receiving a men's swimming scholarship.

Men's Swimming Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics

Detailed Breakdown Nationwide for Swimming
Average Number of Athletes 15
Total Number of Athletes 2,385
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $1,244
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $19,300
Total Full Time Head Coaches 19
Total Part Time Head Coaches 233
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 0
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 229
Average Total Revenue $77,935
Average Total Expenses $78,301

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

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This informs you of approximately how many male athletes are on men's swimming teams across the country, which will help you see how competitive the recruiting process is. The more positions there are the more opportunities you have for getting recruited to a college swimming team.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This describes how much colleges are spending on average for each player on a men's swimming team for things which might be necessary for example uniforms and equipment. How much a university invests in you as a player will help determine how important they think you're to the swimming team and the overall sports program as well as the level of support they give each player.

Average Operating Expenses Per Team: This is exactly what it cost on average for a college to run the day-to-day operations that keep the swimming program up and running. This can give student athletes a good idea of the quality of men's swimming programs, facilities and training personnel at colleges across the country. The more colleges commit the greater quality you should expect.

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are essential to helping you sharpen your abilities and enable you to keep on track academically and athletically so you'll be able to keep your swimming scholarship every single year. The more men's swimming coaches there are, the more likely you are 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 swimming programs the more likely they are to grow them. When men's swimming programs are more profitable and popular colleges will invest more in their present programs and other colleges will establish a new swimming teams to get in on the action. More swimming teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities.

Average Total Expenses: Is there an increasing interest in promoting and expanding men's swimming teams? Are colleges actively recruiting men's swimming 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 swimming programs and recruiting players, thus whether or not swimming 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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