Do you know how much financial aid NAIA Division III 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 most student athletes, a scholarship from a NAIA Division III school can make the differencebetween getting a college degree and having to put that goal on hold.

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

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

Detailed Breakdown NAIA Division III Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 5 15
Total Number of Athletes 5 2,385
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $934 $1,244
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $4,670 $19,300
Total Full Time Head Coaches 0 19
Total Part Time Head Coaches 2 233
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 0 0
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 0 229
Average Total Revenue $14,893 $77,935
Average Total Expenses $14,893 $78,301

Utilize the NAIA Division III men's swimming statistics above to determine whether this division gives you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NAIA Division III schools compare with the national averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This lets you know roughly the actual number of male athletes are on NAIA Division III men's swimming teams across the nation, which helps you see how competitive the recruiting process is, particularly if you compare it to the national average. Currently there are 5 men taking part in swimming at NAIA Division III schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates just how much a NAIA Division III college is investing in each player on their men's swimming team for things that are necessary such as equipment and uniforms. The amount a NAIA Division III school spends on you as a player will help determine how beneficial believe that that you are to the swimming team and the overall sports program as well as the amount of support they give each player.

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

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are vital to helping you develop your abilities and help you continue on track athletically and academically so you're able to keep your swimming scholarship year after year. The more NAIA Division III men's swimming coaches there are, the more likely it is you'll get one-on-one coaching and attention you need to reach your main goal of graduating from a college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money NAIA Division III colleges can make off their men's swimming programs the more likely they are to broaden them. When men's swimming programs are more lucrative and well-known NAIA Division III colleges will invest more in their existing programs and other NAIA Division III colleges will establish new swimming teams of their own. More NAIA Division III swimming teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities at this type of school.

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing affinity for promoting and growing men's swimming teams at NAIA Division III schools? Are NAIA Division III colleges aggressively recruiting men's swimming players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This can give you a good idea of how much NAIA Division III colleges throughout the nation are investing in men's swimming programs, thus whether or not swimming 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 NAIA Division III men's swimming scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NAIA Division III schools in your state compare to NAIA Division III schools in the U.S. Choose a state below to obtain detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NAIA Division III

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