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

If you intend to be a contender for one of the many NJCAA Division III women's basketball scholarships that are offered you need to know which colleges to get in touch with, who the coaches are and the best way to get in front of them. was made to provide student athletes with the information they need to boost their chances of being recruited by a NJCAA Division III school and receiving a women's basketball scholarship.

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

Detailed Breakdown NJCAA Division III Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 12 14
Total Number of Athletes 996 26,962
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $1,471 $5,661
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $16,674 $81,832
Total Full Time Head Coaches 2 449
Total Part Time Head Coaches 33 477
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 0 804
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 69 1,483
Average Total Revenue $38,371 $316,686
Average Total Expenses $37,291 $387,657

Use the NJCAA Division III women's basketball statistics above to determine whether this division offers you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NJCAA 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 NJCAA Division III women's basketball teams across the nation, which will help you see how competitive the recruiting process is, particularly if you compare it to the national average. Presently there are 996 women taking part in basketball at NJCAA Division III schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates just how much a NJCAA Division III college is investing in each player on their women's basketball team for things that are necessary such as equipment and uniforms. Just how much a NJCAA Division III school spends on you as a player will help determine how beneficial they feel that you are to the basketball team and the overall sports program as well as the level of support they offer each player.

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

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are crucial to helping you sharpen your skills and help you continue on track athletically and academically so that you can keep your basketball scholarship each year. The more NJCAA 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 primary goal of graduating from a college.

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

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing affinity for promoting and expanding women's basketball teams at NJCAA Division III schools? Are NJCAA Division III colleges aggressively recruiting women's basketball players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This can give you a good indication of just how much NJCAA Division III colleges all around the country 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 many NJCAA Division III women's basketball scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NJCAA Division III schools in your state compare with NJCAA Division III schools in the U.S. Choose a state below to obtain detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NJCAA Division III

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