Do you know how much financial aid NJCAA Division III 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 most student athletes, a scholarship from a NJCAA Division III school can mean the differencebetween obtaining a college education and having to put that aspiration on hold.

If you want to be a contender for one of the many NJCAA Division III women's cross country scholarships that are available 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 supply 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 cross country scholarship.

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

Detailed Breakdown NJCAA Division III Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 6 10
Total Number of Athletes 140 7,042
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $566 $748
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $3,594 $7,420
Total Full Time Head Coaches 0 15
Total Part Time Head Coaches 4 173
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 0 2
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 8 316
Average Total Revenue $10,631 $35,163
Average Total Expenses $9,407 $36,161

Use the NJCAA Division III women's cross country statistics above to decide whether this division offers you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NJCAA Division III schools compare with the national averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This lets you know about the total number of female athletes are on NJCAA Division III women's cross country teams across the country, which helps you see how competitive the recruiting process is, especially when you compare it to the national average. Presently there are 140 women taking part in cross country at NJCAA Division III schools.

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

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are essential to helping you develop your talent and help you stay on track athletically and academically so you can keep your cross country scholarship year after year. The more NJCAA Division III 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 primary goal of graduating from a college.

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

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing affinity for supporting and growing women's cross country teams at NJCAA Division III schools? Are NJCAA Division III colleges aggressively recruiting women's cross country players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will give you a good indication of just how much NJCAA Division III colleges throughout the nation 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 numerous NJCAA Division III women's cross country 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 get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NJCAA Division III

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