Do you know how much financial aid NJCAA Division I schools award 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 NJCAA Division I school can mean the differencebetween obtaining a college education and having to put that aspiration on hold.

If you want to be a competitor for one of the many NJCAA Division I women's cross country scholarships that are offered you need to know which colleges to get in touch with, who the coaches are and how to get in front of them. was designed to present student athletes with the information they need to improve their chances of being recruited by a NJCAA Division I school and receiving a women's cross country scholarship.

Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics for NJCAA Division I Women's Cross Country

Detailed Breakdown NJCAA Division I Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 7 10
Total Number of Athletes 178 7,042
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $816 $748
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $5,638 $7,420
Total Full Time Head Coaches 0 15
Total Part Time Head Coaches 3 173
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 0 2
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 4 316
Average Total Revenue $30,718 $35,163
Average Total Expenses $28,663 $36,161

Make use of the NJCAA Division I 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 NJCAA Division I schools compare with the national averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This lets you know about how many female athletes are on NJCAA Division I women's cross country teams across the country, which will help you figure out how aggressive the recruiting process is, especially when you do a comparison of it to the national average. Presently there are 178 women involved in cross country at NJCAA Division I schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates just how much a NJCAA Division I college is investing in each player on their women's cross country team for things that are essential such as equipment and uniforms. The amount a NJCAA Division I school spends on you as a player will help signify how important they feel you are to the cross country team and the overall sports program plus 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 I college to run the day-to-day operations that keep the cross country program functioning. This can give student athletes a good idea of the level of women's cross country programs, facilities and training personnel at NJCAA Division I schools across the nation. The more NJCAA Division I colleges spend the better quality you should expect.

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are vital to helping you develop your talent and help you keep on track athletically and academically so you're able to keep your cross country scholarship year after year. The more NJCAA Division I women's cross country coaches there are, the more likely you are to get one-on-one training and attention you need to reach your goal of graduating from a college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money NJCAA Division I colleges can earn off their women's cross country programs the more likely they are to grow them. When women's cross country programs are more profitable and well-known NJCAA Division I colleges will invest more in their existing programs and other NJCAA Division I colleges will establish new cross country teams of their very own. More NJCAA Division I cross country teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities at this type of school.

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing interest in supporting and expanding women's cross country teams at NJCAA Division I schools? Are NJCAA Division I colleges aggressively recruiting women's cross country players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This can give you a good idea of just how much NJCAA Division I colleges around the country are spending on women's cross country programs, thus whether or not cross country 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 I women's cross country scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NJCAA Division I schools in your state compare with NJCAA Division I schools in the U.S. Choose a state below to obtain detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NJCAA Division I

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