Do you know how much financial aid NCAA Division I-AAA schools award to players on college track and field teams? Last year NCAA Division I and II schools alone awarded $2 billion in undergraduate athletic scholarships. For most student athletes, a scholarship from a NCAA Division I-AAA school can mean the differencebetween getting a college degree and having to put that aspiration on hold.

If you intend to be a contender for one of the many NCAA Division I-AAA men's track and field scholarships that are available you have to know which colleges to contact, who the coaches are and the best way to get in front of them. AthleticScholarships.com was designed to provide student athletes with the information they need to improve their chances of being recruited by a NCAA Division I-AAA school and receiving a men's track and field scholarship.

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

Detailed Breakdown NCAA Division I-AAA Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 31 27
Total Number of Athletes 185 8,681
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $1,030 $542
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $24,323 $14,736
Total Full Time Head Coaches 0 25
Total Part Time Head Coaches 12 520
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 0 12
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 22 1,235
Average Total Revenue $131,193 $51,744
Average Total Expenses $115,734 $55,881

Use the NCAA Division I-AAA men's track and field statistics above to determine whether or not this division offers you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NCAA Division I-AAA schools compare with the nation's averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you about how many male athletes are on NCAA Division I-AAA men's track and field teams in the United States, which will help you determine how aggressive the recruiting process is, particularly if you do a comparison of it to the national average. Currently there are 185 men involved in track and field at NCAA Division I-AAA schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates how much a NCAA Division I-AAA college is investing in each player on their men's track and field team for things that are essential such as equipment and uniforms. Just how much a NCAA Division I-AAA school invests in you as a player will help signify how beneficial believe that you are to the track and field team and the overall sports program as well as the level of support they provide each player.

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

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

Average Total Revenue: The more money NCAA Division I-AAA colleges can earn off their men's track and field programs the more likely it is that they will broaden them. When men's track and field programs are more profitable and popular NCAA Division I-AAA colleges will commit more in their existing programs and other NCAA Division I-AAA colleges will establish new track and field teams of their own. More NCAA Division I-AAA track and field teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities at this type of school.

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing affinity for promoting and expanding men's track and field teams at NCAA Division I-AAA schools? Are NCAA Division I-AAA colleges aggressively recruiting men's track and field players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will give you a good idea of how much NCAA Division I-AAA 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 would like to be a contender for one of the many NCAA Division I-AAA men's track and field scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NCAA Division I-AAA schools in your state compare with NCAA Division I-AAA schools in the U.S. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NCAA Division I-AAA

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