You have spent years training in lacrosse and contending for your high school. Now is the time to make sure all that effort pays off. Last year over 145,000 student athletes received athletic scholarships that helped them pay for their higher education. For many, it can mean the difference between getting a college degree and having to put that aspiration on hold.

If you would like to be a competitor for one of the many women's lacrosse scholarships available to student athletes you must know which schools to contact, who the coaches are and how to get in front of them. In some cases, joining a network of student lacrosse athletes with pre-established access to college coaches can help considerably. AthleticScholarships.com was created to provide these student athletes with the information they need to improve their chances of being recruited and getting a women's lacrosse scholarship.

Women's Lacrosse Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics

Detailed Breakdown Nationwide for Lacrosse
Average Number of Athletes 22
Total Number of Athletes 7,950
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $1,895
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $45,158
Total Full Time Head Coaches 134
Total Part Time Head Coaches 168
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 95
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 374
Average Total Revenue $186,793
Average Total Expenses $214,185

Use the women's lacrosse athletic scholarship information above to find out:

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This lets you know approximately how many female athletes are on women's lacrosse teams throughout the nation, which can help you figure out how competitive the recruiting process is. The more positions there are the more opportunities you have for making it on a college lacrosse team.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This describes the amount colleges are spending on average for each player on a women's lacrosse team for things that are required including uniforms and equipment. The amount a university invests in you as a player should help determine how important they think you're to the lacrosse team and the overall sports program as well as the level of support they offer each player.

Average Operating Expenses Per Team: This is what it cost typically for a college to run the day-to-day operations that keep a lacrosse program up and running. This can give student athletes a good idea of the quality of women's lacrosse programs, facilities and training staff at colleges across the country. The more colleges commit the higher quality you should expect.

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are necessary to assisting you develop your skills and enable you to remain track educationally and athletically so you'll be able to keep your lacrosse scholarship every single year. The more women's lacrosse coaches there are, the greater your chances will be to get one-on-one training and attention that will help you reach your goal of graduating college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money colleges can make off their women's lacrosse programs the more likely they are to grow them. When women's lacrosse programs are more profitable and popular colleges will invest more in their present programs and other colleges will establish a new lacrosse teams to get in on the action. More lacrosse teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities.

Average Total Expenses: Is there an increasing interest in promoting and growing women's lacrosse teams? Are colleges actively recruiting women's lacrosse players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will provide you with a good idea of how much colleges around the nation are investing in women's lacrosse programs and recruiting players, thus whether or not lacrosse scholarship opportunities are likely to grow, keep pace or weaken.

Now that you know the national statistics see how the different divisions compare. Pick a division below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

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