Do you know how much financial aid NCAA Division I-AA schools award to players on college gymnastics teams? Last year NCAA Division I and II schools alone granted $2 billion in undergraduate athletic scholarships. For most student athletes, a scholarship from a NCAA Division I-AA school can mean the differencebetween obtaining a college education and having to put that dream on hold.

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

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

Detailed Breakdown NCAA Division I-AA Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 18 17
Total Number of Athletes 210 1,412
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $3,178 $6,213
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $51,085 $99,374
Total Full Time Head Coaches 4 30
Total Part Time Head Coaches 1 11
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 7 41
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 8 51
Average Total Revenue $312,016 $288,407
Average Total Expenses $377,270 $603,220

Utilize the NCAA Division I-AA women's gymnastics statistics above to decide whether this division offers you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NCAA Division I-AA schools compare to the national averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This lets you know roughly the actual number of female athletes are on NCAA Division I-AA women's gymnastics teams across the country, which will help you see how aggressive the recruiting process is, especially when you compare it to the national average. Currently there are 210 women taking part in gymnastics at NCAA Division I-AA schools.

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

Average Operating Expenses Per Team: This is what it cost on average for a NCAA Division I-AA 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-AA schools across the country. The more NCAA Division I-AA 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 stay on track athletically and academically so you're able to keep your gymnastics scholarship each year. The more NCAA Division I-AA women's gymnastics 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 NCAA Division I-AA colleges can make off their women's gymnastics programs the more likely they are to grow them. When women's gymnastics programs are more successful and well-known NCAA Division I-AA colleges will commit more in their existing programs and other NCAA Division I-AA colleges will establish new gymnastics teams of their own. More NCAA Division I-AA gymnastics teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities at this type of school.

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

States in NCAA Division I-AA

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