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

If you want to be a contender for one of the many NCAA Division I-AA men's swimming scholarships that are available you need to know which colleges to contact, who the coaches are and how to get in front of them. AthleticScholarships.com was designed to supply 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 swimming scholarship.

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

Detailed Breakdown NCAA Division I-AA Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 16 15
Total Number of Athletes 65 2,385
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $2,519 $1,244
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $37,523 $19,300
Total Full Time Head Coaches 0 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 $211,756 $77,935
Average Total Expenses $207,579 $78,301

Utilize the NCAA Division I-AA men's swimming statistics above to determine whether this division gives 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 lets you know about the actual number of male athletes are on NCAA Division I-AA men's swimming teams across the nation, which helps you see how competitive the recruiting process is, particularly if you compare and contrast it to the national average. At present there are 65 men participating in swimming at NCAA Division I-AA schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates how much a NCAA Division I-AA college is investing in each player on their men's swimming team for things that are important such as equipment and uniforms. How much a NCAA Division I-AA school spends on you as a player will help determine how important they feel you are to the swimming team and the overall sports program and also the degree of support they offer each player.

Average Operating Expenses Per Team: This is exactly what it cost on average for a NCAA Division I-AA college to run the day-to-day operations that keep the swimming program functioning. This will give student athletes a good idea of the level of men's swimming 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 should expect.

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

Average Total Revenue: The more money NCAA Division I-AA colleges can earn off their men's swimming programs the more likely they are to expand them. When men's swimming programs are more profitable and well-known NCAA Division I-AA colleges will invest more in their existing programs and other NCAA Division I-AA colleges will create new swimming teams of their very own. More NCAA Division I-AA swimming 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 swimming teams at NCAA Division I-AA schools? Are NCAA Division I-AA colleges aggressively recruiting men's swimming players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This can give you a good indication of how much NCAA Division I-AA colleges throughout the nation are spending on 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 many NCAA Division I-AA men's swimming 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 to NCAA Division I-AA schools across the nation. Choose a state below to obtain detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NCAA Division I-AA

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