Do you know how much financial aid NAIA Division I schools award to players on college swimming 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 NAIA Division I school can make the differencebetween acquiring a college degree and having to put that aspiration on hold.

If you wish to be a contender for one of the many NAIA Division I men's swimming scholarships that are available you need to know which colleges to contact, who the coaches are and the best way to get in front of them. was made to present student athletes with the information they need to improve their chances of being recruited by a NAIA Division I school and receiving a men's swimming scholarship.

Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics for NAIA Division I Men's Swimming

Detailed Breakdown NAIA Division I Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 10 15
Total Number of Athletes 59 2,385
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $1,947 $1,244
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $12,707 $19,300
Total Full Time Head Coaches 2 19
Total Part Time Head Coaches 6 233
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 0 0
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 5 229
Average Total Revenue $94,396 $77,935
Average Total Expenses $94,112 $78,301

Utilize the NAIA Division I men's swimming statistics above to decide whether or not this division offers you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NAIA Division I schools compare with the nation's averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you approximately how many male athletes are on NAIA Division I men's swimming teams across the nation, which helps you figure out how competitive the recruiting process is, especially when you compare it to the national average. Currently there are 59 men participating in swimming at NAIA Division I schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates how much a NAIA Division I college is paying for each player on their men's swimming team for things that are necessary such as equipment and uniforms. Just how much a NAIA Division I school invests in you as a player will help signify how valuable believe that that you are to the swimming team and the overall sports program plus the level of support they provide each player.

Average Operating Expenses Per Team: This is exactly what it cost on average for a NAIA Division I 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 NAIA Division I schools across the nation. The more NAIA Division I colleges commit the better quality you may expect.

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are essential to helping you refine your talent and help you continue on track athletically and academically so that you can keep your swimming scholarship year after year. The more NAIA Division I men's swimming coaches there are, the more likely it is you'll get one-on-one instruction and attention you need to reach your main goal of graduating from a college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money NAIA Division I colleges can make off their men's swimming programs the more likely it is that they will expand them. When men's swimming programs are more profitable and popular NAIA Division I colleges will commit more in their existing programs and other NAIA Division I colleges will establish new swimming teams of their very own. More NAIA Division I swimming teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities at this type of school.

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing affinity for promoting and expanding men's swimming teams at NAIA Division I schools? Are NAIA Division I colleges aggressively recruiting men's swimming players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This can give you a good indication of just how much NAIA Division I colleges throughout the country are spending on men's swimming programs, thus if swimming scholarship opportunities are likely to grow, keep pace or weaken in this division.

If you would like to be a contender for one of the numerous NAIA Division I men's swimming scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NAIA Division I schools in your state compare with NAIA Division I schools across the country. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NAIA Division I

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