Do you know how much financial aid NAIA Division III 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 most student athletes, a scholarship from a NAIA Division III school can make the differencebetween acquiring a college education and having to put that goal on hold.

If you wish to be a contender for one of the many NAIA Division III women's basketball scholarships that are available you have to know which colleges to get in touch with, who the coaches are and the best way to get in front of them. was designed to present student athletes with the information they need to improve their chances of being recruited by a NAIA Division III school and receiving a women's basketball scholarship.

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

Detailed Breakdown NAIA Division III Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 14 14
Total Number of Athletes 14 26,962
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $407 $5,661
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $5,694 $81,832
Total Full Time Head Coaches 0 449
Total Part Time Head Coaches 0 477
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 0 804
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 1 1,483
Average Total Revenue $27,437 $316,686
Average Total Expenses $27,437 $387,657

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

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you about the total number of female athletes are on NAIA Division III women's basketball teams across the country, which will help you see how aggressive the recruiting process is, particularly if you compare it to the national average. Currently there are 14 women participating in basketball at NAIA Division III schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This represents just how much a NAIA Division III college is investing in each player on their women's basketball team for things that are important such as equipment and uniforms. Just how much a NAIA Division III school spends on you as a player will help determine how valuable believe that that you are to the basketball team and the overall sports program as well as the amount of support they give each player.

Average Operating Expenses Per Team: This is exactly what it cost on average for a NAIA Division III college to run the day-to-day operations that keep the basketball program operational. This can give student athletes a good idea of the quality of women's basketball programs, facilities and training personnel at NAIA Division III schools across the nation. The more NAIA Division III colleges commit the better quality you should expect.

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are crucial to helping you sharpen your skills and help you stay on track athletically and academically so you can keep your basketball scholarship each year. The more NAIA Division III women's basketball coaches there are, the more likely you are to get one-on-one instruction and attention you need to reach your goal of graduating from a college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money NAIA Division III colleges can earn off their women's basketball programs the more likely it is that they will grow them. When women's basketball programs are more successful and well-known NAIA Division III colleges will commit more in their existing programs and other NAIA Division III colleges will create new basketball teams of their very own. More NAIA Division III basketball teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities at this type of school.

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing affinity for supporting and expanding women's basketball teams at NAIA Division III schools? Are NAIA Division III colleges aggressively recruiting women's basketball players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will give you a good idea of just how much NAIA Division III colleges throughout the nation are investing in women's basketball programs, thus if 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 numerous NAIA Division III women's basketball scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NAIA Division III schools in your state compare to NAIA Division III schools across the country. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NAIA Division III

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