Do you know how much financial aid NAIA Division II schools award to players on college basketball 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 NAIA Division II school can mean the differencebetween obtaining a college degree and having to put that goal on hold.

If you want to be a competitor for one of the many NAIA Division II women's basketball 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 present student athletes with the information they need to boost their chances of being recruited by a NAIA Division II school and receiving a women's basketball scholarship.

Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics for NAIA Division II Women's Basketball

Detailed Breakdown NAIA Division II Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 16 14
Total Number of Athletes 2,138 26,962
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $2,431 $5,661
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $36,918 $81,832
Total Full Time Head Coaches 12 449
Total Part Time Head Coaches 28 477
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 5 804
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 129 1,483
Average Total Revenue $172,327 $316,686
Average Total Expenses $169,375 $387,657

Make use of the NAIA Division II women's basketball statistics above to decide whether or not this division provides you with the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NAIA Division II schools compare to the national averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you about how many female athletes are on NAIA Division II women's basketball teams across the country, which helps you see how aggressive the recruiting process is, especially when you do a comparison of it to the national average. At present there are 2,138 women taking part in basketball at NAIA Division II schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This refers to just how much a NAIA Division II college is paying for each player on their women's basketball team for things that are essential such as equipment and uniforms. Just how much a NAIA Division II school invests in you as a player will help determine how beneficial they feel you are to the basketball team and the overall sports program and also the level of support they offer each player.

Average Operating Expenses Per Team: This is what it cost on average for a NAIA Division II college to run the day-to-day operations that keep the basketball program up and running. This can give student athletes a good idea of the quality of women's basketball programs, facilities and training personnel at NAIA Division II schools across the country. The more NAIA Division II colleges commit the better quality you may 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 basketball scholarship year after year. The more NAIA Division II women's basketball coaches there are, the more likely it is you'll get one-on-one training and attention you need to reach your primary goal of graduating from a college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money NAIA Division II colleges can make off their women's basketball programs the more likely they are to broaden them. When women's basketball programs are more successful and well-known NAIA Division II colleges will spend more in their existing programs and other NAIA Division II colleges will establish new basketball teams of their very own. More NAIA Division II basketball teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities at this type of school.

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing interest in supporting and expanding women's basketball teams at NAIA Division II schools? Are NAIA Division II colleges aggressively recruiting women's basketball players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This can give you a good idea of how much NAIA Division II colleges all around the country are spending on women's basketball programs, thus whether or not basketball 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 NAIA Division II women's basketball scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NAIA Division II schools in your state compare with NAIA Division II schools across the country. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NAIA Division II

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