Do you know how much financial aid NCCAA Division II schools give to players on college cross country teams? Last year NCAA Division I and II schools alone awarded $2 billion in undergraduate athletic scholarships. For some student athletes, a scholarship from a NCCAA Division II school can make the differencebetween acquiring a college degree and having to put that dream on hold.

If you intend to be a contender for one of the many NCCAA Division II women's cross country scholarships that are available you have to know which colleges to contact, who the coaches are and how to get in front of them. was designed to provide student athletes with the information they need to improve their chances of being recruited by a NCCAA Division II school and receiving a women's cross country scholarship.

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

Detailed Breakdown NCCAA Division II Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 4 10
Total Number of Athletes 8 7,042
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $1,145 $748
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $3,674 $7,420
Total Full Time Head Coaches 0 15
Total Part Time Head Coaches 0 173
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 0 2
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 0 316
Average Total Revenue $5,347 $35,163
Average Total Expenses $5,347 $36,161

Utilize the NCCAA Division II women's cross country 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 nation's averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you roughly the actual number of female athletes are on NCCAA Division II women's cross country teams across the country, which helps you determine how aggressive the recruiting process is, particularly if you compare and contrast it to the national average. Currently there are 8 women taking part in cross country at NCCAA Division II schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This represents how much a NCCAA Division II college is spending on each player on their women's cross country team for things that are necessary such as equipment and uniforms. The amount a NCCAA Division II school invests in you as a player will help determine how valuable they feel you are to the cross country team and the overall sports program plus the level of support they give 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 cross country program operational. This can give student athletes a good idea of the quality of women's cross country programs, facilities and training personnel at NCCAA Division II schools across the nation. The more NCCAA Division II colleges commit the better quality you can 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 that you can keep your cross country scholarship year after year. The more NCCAA Division II women's cross country coaches there are, the more likely it is you'll get one-on-one instruction and attention you need to reach your main goal of graduating from a college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money NCCAA Division II colleges can make off their women's cross country programs the more likely it is that they will broaden them. When women's cross country programs are more successful and popular NCCAA Division II colleges will commit more in their existing programs and other NCCAA Division II colleges will establish new cross country teams of their very own. More NCCAA Division II cross country 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 cross country teams at NCCAA Division II schools? Are NCCAA Division II 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 NCCAA Division II colleges throughout the country are spending on women's cross country programs, thus if cross country 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 cross country scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NCCAA Division II schools in your state compare with 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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