Do you know how much financial aid NAIA Division I schools award to players on college golf teams? Last year NCAA Division I and II schools alone granted $2 billion in undergraduate athletic scholarships. For many student athletes, a scholarship from a NAIA Division I school can mean the differencebetween getting a college degree and having to put that goal on hold.

If you wish to be a contender for one of the many NAIA Division I women's golf scholarships that are available you must know which colleges to get in touch with, who the coaches are and the best way to get in front of them. AthleticScholarships.com was created to provide student athletes with the information they need to boost their chances of being recruited by a NAIA Division I school and receiving a women's golf scholarship.

Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics for NAIA Division I Women's Golf

Detailed Breakdown NAIA Division I Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 7 7
Total Number of Athletes 410 5,798
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $2,089 $3,674
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $13,760 $28,710
Total Full Time Head Coaches 2 138
Total Part Time Head Coaches 16 157
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 1 48
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 8 178
Average Total Revenue $79,604 $101,828
Average Total Expenses $77,017 $130,345

Utilize the NAIA Division I women's golf statistics above to determine whether this division gives you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NAIA Division I schools compare to the nation's averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you roughly how many female athletes are on NAIA Division I women's golf teams across the country, which helps you figure out how aggressive the recruiting process is, particularly if you compare it to the national average. At present there are 410 women participating in golf at NAIA Division I schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This represents how much a NAIA Division I college is paying for each player on their women's golf team for things that are essential such as equipment and uniforms. Just how much a NAIA Division I school invests in you as a player will help signify how important they feel you are to the golf team and the overall sports program as well as the amount of support they give each player.

Average Operating Expenses Per Team: This is exactly what it cost on average for a NAIA Division I college to run the day-to-day operations that keep the golf program up and running. This will give student athletes a good idea of the level of women's golf programs, facilities and training personnel at NAIA Division I schools across the country. The more NAIA Division I colleges spend the better quality you should expect.

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are vital to helping you develop your skills and help you stay on track athletically and academically so that you can keep your golf scholarship each year. The more NAIA Division I women's golf coaches there are, the more likely it is you'll get one-on-one instruction and attention you need to reach your goal of graduating from a college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money NAIA Division I colleges can make off their women's golf programs the more likely it is that they will grow them. When women's golf programs are more profitable and well-known NAIA Division I colleges will commit more in their existing programs and other NAIA Division I colleges will establish new golf teams of their very own. More NAIA Division I golf teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities at this type of school.

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing affinity for promoting and growing women's golf teams at NAIA Division I schools? Are NAIA Division I colleges aggressively recruiting women's golf players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This can give you a good indication of just how much NAIA Division I colleges throughout the country are investing in women's golf programs, thus whether or not golf 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 NAIA Division I women's golf scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NAIA Division I schools in your state compare with NAIA Division I schools across the country. Choose a state below to obtain detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NAIA Division I

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