Do you know how much financial aid NCAA Division I-AAA schools give 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 NCAA Division I-AAA school can make the differencebetween acquiring a college education and having to put that dream on hold.

If you wish to be a competitor for one of the many NCAA Division I-AAA women's basketball scholarships that are available you must know which colleges to contact, who the coaches are and how to get in front of them. AthleticScholarships.com was designed to supply student athletes with the information they need to increase their chances of being recruited by a NCAA Division I-AAA school and receiving a women's basketball scholarship.

Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics for NCAA Division I-AAA Women's Basketball

Detailed Breakdown NCAA Division I-AAA Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 14 14
Total Number of Athletes 1,400 26,962
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $14,372 $5,661
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $203,806 $81,832
Total Full Time Head Coaches 57 449
Total Part Time Head Coaches 1 477
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 189 804
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 14 1,483
Average Total Revenue $1,090,061 $316,686
Average Total Expenses $1,145,062 $387,657

Utilize the NCAA Division I-AAA women's basketball statistics above to determine whether 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 approximately how many female athletes are on NCAA Division I-AAA women's basketball teams across the country, which helps you figure out how aggressive the recruiting process is, especially when you do a comparison of it to the national average. Presently there are 1,400 women taking part in basketball at NCAA Division I-AAA schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates just how much a NCAA Division I-AAA college is spending on each player on their women's basketball team for things that are essential such as equipment and uniforms. Just how much a NCAA Division I-AAA school spends on you as a player will help determine how important believe that you are to the basketball team and the overall sports program and also the level of support they give 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 basketball program functioning. This will give student athletes a good idea of the quality of women's basketball programs, facilities and training personnel at NCAA Division I-AAA schools across the country. The more NCAA Division I-AAA colleges invest the better quality you can expect.

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are crucial to helping you refine your abilities and help you continue on track athletically and academically so that you can keep your basketball scholarship each year. The more NCAA Division I-AAA 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 NCAA Division I-AAA colleges can make off their women's basketball programs the more likely it is that they will expand them. When women's basketball programs are more lucrative and popular NCAA Division I-AAA colleges will spend more in their existing programs and other NCAA Division I-AAA colleges will establish new basketball teams of their very own. More NCAA Division I-AAA basketball teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities at this type of school.

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing interest in promoting and growing women's basketball teams at NCAA Division I-AAA schools? Are NCAA Division I-AAA 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 NCAA Division I-AAA colleges throughout the nation are spending on 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 many NCAA Division I-AAA women's basketball 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 across the nation. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NCAA Division I-AAA

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