Do you know how much financial aid NCAA Division I-A schools award to players on college gymnastics 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 education and having to put that aspiration on hold.

If you intend to be a contender for one of the many NCAA Division I-A women's gymnastics scholarships that are available you have to know which colleges to contact, who the coaches are and how to get in front of them. AthleticScholarships.com was created to supply student athletes with the information they need to boost their chances of being recruited by a NCAA Division I-A school and receiving a women's gymnastics scholarship.

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

Detailed Breakdown NCAA Division I-A Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 17 17
Total Number of Athletes 728 1,412
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $9,199 $6,213
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $145,746 $99,374
Total Full Time Head Coaches 20 30
Total Part Time Head Coaches 1 11
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 30 41
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 13 51
Average Total Revenue $331,250 $288,407
Average Total Expenses $902,136 $603,220

Use the NCAA Division I-A women's gymnastics statistics above to decide whether or not this division offers you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NCAA Division I-A schools compare with the national averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you approximately the actual number of female athletes are on NCAA Division I-A women's gymnastics teams across the nation, which helps you figure out how competitive the recruiting process is, especially when you compare it to the national average. At present there are 728 women involved in gymnastics at NCAA Division I-A schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates just how much a NCAA Division I-A college is paying for each player on their women's gymnastics team for things that are essential such as equipment and uniforms. How much a NCAA Division I-A school invests in you as a player will help determine how beneficial believe that that you are to the gymnastics team and the overall sports program plus the level of support they offer each player.

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

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are crucial to helping you develop your talent and help you stay on track athletically and academically so that you can keep your gymnastics scholarship year after year. The more NCAA Division I-A women's gymnastics coaches there are, the more likely you are to get one-on-one coaching and attention you need to reach your main goal of graduating from a college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money NCAA Division I-A colleges can make off their women's gymnastics programs the more likely they are to broaden them. When women's gymnastics programs are more profitable and well-known NCAA Division I-A colleges will invest more in their existing programs and other NCAA Division I-A colleges will create new gymnastics teams of their own. More NCAA Division I-A gymnastics 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 gymnastics teams at NCAA Division I-A schools? Are NCAA Division I-A colleges aggressively recruiting women's gymnastics players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will give you a good idea of how much NCAA Division I-A colleges throughout the country are spending on women's gymnastics programs, thus if gymnastics scholarship opportunities are likely to grow, keep pace or weaken in this division.

If you want to be a contender for one of the many NCAA Division I-A women's gymnastics 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 get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NCAA Division I-A

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