Do you know how much financial aid NAIA Division I schools give to players on college ice hockey 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 NAIA Division I school can make the differencebetween getting a college education and having to put that dream on hold.

If you want to be a contender for one of the many NAIA Division I women's ice hockey scholarships that are available you must know which colleges to get in touch with, who the coaches are and how to get in front of them. was made to provide student athletes with the information they need to increase their chances of being recruited by a NAIA Division I school and receiving a women's ice hockey scholarship.

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

Detailed Breakdown NAIA Division I Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 27 23
Total Number of Athletes 27 1,929
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $4,760 $4,876
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $128,527 $110,867
Total Full Time Head Coaches 0 14
Total Part Time Head Coaches 0 12
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 0 33
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 1 63
Average Total Revenue $167,627 $427,450
Average Total Expenses $167,627 $504,191

Make use of the NAIA Division I women's ice hockey statistics above to decide whether or not this division offers you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NAIA Division I 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 NAIA Division I women's ice hockey teams across the nation, which will help you determine how aggressive the recruiting process is, particularly if you compare and contrast it to the national average. Presently there are 27 women taking part in ice hockey at NAIA Division I schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates how much a NAIA Division I college is spending on each player on their women's ice hockey team for things that are necessary such as equipment and uniforms. How much a NAIA Division I school invests in you as a player will help signify how beneficial they feel you are to the ice hockey team and the overall sports program plus the amount of support they provide each player.

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

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are crucial to helping you sharpen your abilities and help you stay on track athletically and academically so you're able to keep your ice hockey scholarship each year. The more NAIA Division I women's ice hockey 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 NAIA Division I colleges can make off their women's ice hockey programs the more likely they are to grow them. When women's ice hockey programs are more lucrative and well-known NAIA Division I colleges will commit more in their existing programs and other NAIA Division I colleges will create new ice hockey teams of their very own. More NAIA Division I ice hockey 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 ice hockey teams at NAIA Division I schools? Are NAIA Division I colleges aggressively recruiting women's ice hockey players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will give you a good idea of how much NAIA Division I colleges around the country are spending on women's ice hockey programs, thus whether or not ice hockey 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 NAIA Division I women's ice hockey 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 nation. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NAIA Division I

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