Do you know how many resources NCAA Division III (without football) schools put into recruting players for their college cross country teams? Last year NCAA Division III and Ivy League schools alone spent $3,993,324 in the recruiting process. Although this money is not spent on athletic scholarships, being a talented women's cross country player can help you get into an academically prestigious Division III school. For some student athletes, a chance to play at a NCAA Division III (without football) school can make the difference between advancing their athletic career and never getting a chance to play at a high level again.

If you wish to be a contender for one of many NCAA Division III (without football) women's cross country positions that are offered you have to 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 facts they require to boost their chances of being recruited by a NCAA Division III (without football) school and getting on a college level women's cross country team.

Sports Program Statistics for NCAA Division III (without football) Women's Cross Country

Detailed Breakdown NCAA Division III (without football) Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 10 10
Total Number of Athletes 1,259 7,042
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $584 $748
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $5,445 $7,420
Total Full Time Head Coaches 2 15
Total Part Time Head Coaches 35 173
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 0 2
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 65 316
Average Total Revenue $14,321 $35,163
Average Total Expenses $14,254 $36,161

Utilize the NCAA Division III (without football) women's cross country statistics above to determine whether or not this division offers you the best athletic opportunities. The table below shows how NCAA Division III (without football) schools compare to the national averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you about the actual number of female athletes are on NCAA Division III (without football) women's cross country teams in the United States, which will help you determine how competitive the recruiting process is, particularly if you compare it to the national average. Presently there are 1,259 women participating in cross country at NCAA Division III (without football) schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This refers to just how much a NCAA Division III (without football) college is paying for each player on their women's cross country team for things that are important such as equipment and uniforms. Just how much a NCAA Division III (without football) school invests in you as a player will help signify how valuable they feel that you are to the cross country team and the overall sports program plus the degree of support they give each player.

Average Operating Expenses Per Team: This is exactly what it cost on average for a NCAA Division III (without football) college to run the day-to-day operations that keep the cross country program operational. This will give student athletes a good idea of the quality of women's cross country programs, facilities and training personnel at NCAA Division III (without football) schools across the nation. The more NCAA Division III (without football) colleges commit the better quality you may expect.

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are vital to helping you refine your skills and help you keep on track athletically and academically so you're able to keep your cross country position on the team each year. The more NCAA Division III (without football) women's cross country coaches there are, the more likely you are to get the one-on-one coaching and attention you need to reach your primary goal of graduating from a college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money NCAA Division III (without football) colleges can earn off their women's cross country programs the more likely it is that they will grow them. When women's cross country programs are more successful and well-known NCAA Division III (without football) colleges will commit more in their existing programs and other NCAA Division III (without football) colleges will create new cross country teams of their own.

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing interest in supporting and expanding women's cross country teams at NCAA Division III (without football) schools? Are NCAA Division III (without football) colleges aggressively recruiting women's cross country players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will give you a good idea of just how much NCAA Division III (without football) colleges around the country are investing in women's cross country programs, thus if cross country program is likely to grow, keep pace or weaken.

If you would like to be a contender for one of the many NCAA Division III (without football) women's cross country positions that are available, it will take persistence, research, and planning. See how NCAA Division III (without football) schools in your state compare to NCAA Division III (without football) schools across the nation. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NCAA Division III (without football)

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