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

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

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

Detailed Breakdown NCAA Division I-A Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 23 23
Total Number of Athletes 138 1,929
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $11,118 $4,876
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $259,438 $110,867
Total Full Time Head Coaches 4 14
Total Part Time Head Coaches 0 12
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 5 33
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 1 63
Average Total Revenue $665,527 $427,450
Average Total Expenses $1,464,959 $504,191

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

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you about the total number of female athletes are on NCAA Division I-A women's ice hockey teams across the country, which helps you figure out how competitive the recruiting process is, especially when you compare and contrast it to the national average. Presently there are 138 women participating in ice hockey at NCAA Division I-A schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This represents just how much a NCAA Division I-A college is paying for each player on their women's ice hockey team for things that are necessary such as equipment and uniforms. How much a NCAA Division I-A school spends on you as a player will help signify how beneficial believe that that you are to the ice hockey team and the overall sports program and also the degree of support they provide 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 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 NCAA Division I-A schools across the country. The more NCAA Division I-A 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 you can keep your ice hockey scholarship each year. The more NCAA Division I-A women's ice hockey 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 NCAA Division I-A 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 NCAA Division I-A colleges will commit more in their existing programs and other NCAA Division I-A colleges will establish new ice hockey teams of their own. More NCAA Division I-A 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 NCAA Division I-A schools? Are NCAA Division I-A colleges aggressively recruiting women's ice hockey players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will give you a good indication of just how much NCAA Division I-A colleges throughout the country are spending on women's ice hockey programs, thus if 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 many NCAA Division I-A women's ice hockey 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.

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