Do you know how much financial aid NAIA Division I schools give to players on college track and field teams? Last year NCAA Division I and II schools alone granted $2 billion in undergraduate athletic scholarships. For many student athletes, a scholarship from a NAIA Division I school can make the differencebetween acquiring a college education and having to put that aspiration on hold.

If you want to be a competitor for one of the many NAIA Division I men's track and field 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 present student athletes with the information they need to increase their chances of being recruited by a NAIA Division I school and receiving a men's track and field scholarship.

Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics for NAIA Division I Men's Track And Field

Detailed Breakdown NAIA Division I Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 20 27
Total Number of Athletes 245 8,681
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $694 $542
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $11,795 $14,736
Total Full Time Head Coaches 2 25
Total Part Time Head Coaches 19 520
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 0 12
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 29 1,235
Average Total Revenue $81,869 $51,744
Average Total Expenses $79,498 $55,881

Make use of the NAIA Division I men's track and field statistics above to decide whether this division offers you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NAIA Division I schools compare to the national averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you approximately the total number of male athletes are on NAIA Division I men's track and field teams across the nation, which will help you see how aggressive the recruiting process is, especially when you do a comparison of it to the national average. Presently there are 245 men involved in track and field at NAIA Division I schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This represents how much a NAIA Division I college is spending on each player on their men's track and field team for things that are important such as equipment and uniforms. Just how much a NAIA Division I school invests in you as a player will help determine how important they feel that you are to the track and field team and the overall sports program and also the degree of support they give each player.

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

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are crucial to helping you develop your skills and help you keep on track athletically and academically so that you can keep your track and field scholarship year after year. The more NAIA Division I men's track and field 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 I colleges can earn off their men's track and field programs the more likely it is that they will expand them. When men's track and field programs are more profitable and well-known NAIA Division I colleges will commit more in their existing programs and other NAIA Division I colleges will establish new track and field teams of their very own. More NAIA Division I track and field 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 track and field teams at NAIA Division I schools? Are NAIA Division I colleges aggressively recruiting men's track and field players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This can give you a good indication of how much NAIA Division I colleges all around the nation are investing in men's track and field programs, thus whether or not track and field scholarship opportunities are likely to grow, keep pace or weaken in this division.

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

States in NAIA Division I

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