Do you know how much financial aid NCAA Division I-A schools give to players on college golf 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 NCAA Division I-A school can mean the differencebetween obtaining a college degree and having to put that goal on hold.

If you want to be a competitor for one of the many NCAA Division I-A women's golf scholarships that are offered you must 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 information they need to improve their chances of being recruited by a NCAA Division I-A school and receiving a women's golf scholarship.

Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics for NCAA Division I-A Women's Golf

Detailed Breakdown NCAA Division I-A Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 9 7
Total Number of Athletes 931 5,798
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $9,364 $3,674
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $83,255 $28,710
Total Full Time Head Coaches 73 138
Total Part Time Head Coaches 6 157
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 37 48
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 28 178
Average Total Revenue $219,293 $101,828
Average Total Expenses $428,823 $130,345

Utilize the NCAA Division I-A women's golf statistics above to determine whether or not this division offers you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NCAA Division I-A 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 NCAA Division I-A women's golf teams in the United States, which helps you determine how competitive the recruiting process is, particularly if you compare it to the national average. Presently there are 931 women taking part in golf at NCAA Division I-A schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This refers to how much a NCAA Division I-A college is spending on each player on their women's golf team for things that are necessary such as equipment and uniforms. How much a NCAA Division I-A 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 and also the amount of support they provide each player.

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

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

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

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing affinity for supporting and expanding women's golf teams at NCAA Division I-A schools? Are NCAA Division I-A colleges aggressively recruiting women's golf players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This can give you a good idea of just how much NCAA Division I-A 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 many NCAA Division I-A women's golf scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NCAA Division I-A schools in your state compare to NCAA Division I-A schools across the country. Choose a state below to obtain detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NCAA Division I-A

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