Do you know how much financial aid NCAA Division I-AA 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 some student athletes, a scholarship from a NCAA Division I-AA school can make the differencebetween obtaining a college education 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 track and field 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. AthleticScholarships.com was made 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 track and field scholarship.

Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics for NCAA Division I-AA Men's Track And Field

Detailed Breakdown NCAA Division I-AA Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 33 27
Total Number of Athletes 329 8,681
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $1,090 $542
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $38,183 $14,736
Total Full Time Head Coaches 2 25
Total Part Time Head Coaches 15 520
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 2 12
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 52 1,235
Average Total Revenue $161,530 $51,744
Average Total Expenses $161,385 $55,881

Make use of the NCAA Division I-AA men's track and field 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 with the nation's averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you approximately the total number of male athletes are on NCAA Division I-AA men's track and field teams in the United States, which helps you see how competitive the recruiting process is, particularly if you compare and contrast it to the national average. Currently there are 329 men taking part in track and field at NCAA Division I-AA schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This refers to just how much a NCAA Division I-AA college is paying for each player on their men's track and field team for things that are important such as equipment and uniforms. The amount a NCAA Division I-AA school invests in you as a player will help determine how beneficial they feel that you are to the track and field team and the overall sports program plus the degree of support they give 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 track and field program operational. This will give student athletes a good idea of the level of men's track and field programs, facilities and training personnel at NCAA Division I-AA schools across the nation. The more NCAA Division I-AA colleges invest the better quality you may expect.

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are vital to helping you develop your abilities and help you keep on track athletically and academically so you can keep your track and field scholarship year after year. The more NCAA Division I-AA men's track and field coaches there are, the more likely you are to get one-on-one training and attention you need to reach your main goal of graduating from a college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money NCAA Division I-AA colleges can make off their men's track and field programs the more likely they are to grow them. When men's track and field programs are more lucrative and well-known NCAA Division I-AA colleges will spend more in their existing programs and other NCAA Division I-AA colleges will establish new track and field teams of their own. More NCAA Division I-AA 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 growing men's track and field teams at NCAA Division I-AA schools? Are NCAA Division I-AA 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 just how much NCAA Division I-AA colleges around the nation are spending on men's track and field programs, thus if 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 many NCAA Division I-AA men's track and field 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 with NCAA Division I-AA schools in the U.S. Choose a state below to obtain detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NCAA Division I-AA

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