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

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

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

Detailed Breakdown NCAA Division I-A Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 30 15
Total Number of Athletes 60 2,385
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $3,045 $1,244
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $111,664 $19,300
Total Full Time Head Coaches 2 19
Total Part Time Head Coaches 2 233
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 0 0
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 10 229
Average Total Revenue $432,737 $77,935
Average Total Expenses $427,366 $78,301

Utilize the NCAA Division I-A men's swimming statistics above to determine 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 about the total number of male athletes are on NCAA Division I-A men's swimming teams in the United States, which will help you see how aggressive the recruiting process is, particularly if you compare and contrast it to the national average. Currently there are 60 men involved in swimming at NCAA Division I-A schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates how much a NCAA Division I-A college is paying for each player on their men's swimming team for things that are essential such as equipment and uniforms. Just how much a NCAA Division I-A school spends on you as a player will help determine how valuable they feel you are to the swimming team and the overall sports program as well as the amount of support they offer each player.

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

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are essential to helping you refine your abilities and help you continue on track athletically and academically so you're able to keep your swimming scholarship each year. The more NCAA Division I-A 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 primary goal of graduating from a college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money NCAA Division I-A colleges can make off their men's swimming programs the more likely it is that they will broaden them. When men's swimming programs are more successful and popular NCAA Division I-A colleges will spend more in their existing programs and other NCAA Division I-A colleges will establish new swimming teams of their very own. More NCAA Division I-A 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 NCAA Division I-A schools? Are NCAA Division I-A colleges aggressively recruiting men's swimming players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will give you a good idea of just how much NCAA Division I-A colleges around the country 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 would like to be a contender for one of the numerous NCAA Division I-A men's swimming 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 with NCAA Division I-A schools across the country. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NCAA Division I-A

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