Do you know how much financial aid NCCAA Division II 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 NCCAA Division II school can make the differencebetween acquiring a college education and having to put that aspiration on hold.

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

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

Detailed Breakdown NCCAA Division II Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 11 14
Total Number of Athletes 285 26,962
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $1,516 $5,661
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $16,811 $81,832
Total Full Time Head Coaches 1 449
Total Part Time Head Coaches 10 477
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 0 804
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 11 1,483
Average Total Revenue $29,648 $316,686
Average Total Expenses $29,500 $387,657

Use the NCCAA 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 NCCAA Division II schools compare to the national averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This lets you know approximately how many female athletes are on NCCAA Division II women's basketball teams in the United States, which will help you determine how aggressive the recruiting process is, especially when you compare it to the national average. Currently there are 285 women taking part in basketball at NCCAA Division II schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates how much a NCCAA Division II college is paying for each player on their women's basketball team for things that are important such as equipment and uniforms. The amount a NCCAA Division II school spends on you as a player will help signify how valuable believe that that you are to the basketball team and the overall sports program and also the level of support they provide each player.

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

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

Average Total Revenue: The more money NCCAA Division II colleges can earn off their women's basketball programs the more likely they are to expand them. When women's basketball programs are more successful and well-known NCCAA Division II colleges will commit more in their existing programs and other NCCAA Division II colleges will establish new basketball teams of their own. More NCCAA Division II 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 NCCAA Division II schools? Are NCCAA Division II colleges aggressively recruiting women's basketball players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This can give you a good indication of how much NCCAA Division II colleges 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 want to be a contender for one of the numerous NCCAA Division II women's basketball scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NCCAA Division II schools in your state compare to NCCAA Division II schools in the U.S. Choose a state below to obtain detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NCCAA Division II

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