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

If you want to be a competitor for one of the many NAIA Division I women's lacrosse scholarships that are offered you must know which colleges to get in touch with, who the coaches are and the best way to get in front of them. AthleticScholarships.com was created to present student athletes with the information they need to boost their chances of being recruited by a NAIA Division I school and receiving a women's lacrosse scholarship.

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

Detailed Breakdown NAIA Division I Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 19 22
Total Number of Athletes 37 7,950
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $2,137 $1,895
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $46,688 $45,158
Total Full Time Head Coaches 1 134
Total Part Time Head Coaches 0 168
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 0 95
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 1 374
Average Total Revenue $126,092 $186,793
Average Total Expenses $126,092 $214,185

Make use of the NAIA Division I women's lacrosse statistics above to decide whether or not this division provides you with the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NAIA Division I schools compare to the nation's averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you approximately how many female athletes are on NAIA Division I women's lacrosse teams across the country, which helps you figure out how competitive the recruiting process is, especially when you compare it to the national average. At present there are 37 women taking part in lacrosse at NAIA Division I schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This refers to how much a NAIA Division I college is paying for each player on their women's lacrosse team for things that are necessary such as equipment and uniforms. How much a NAIA Division I school spends on you as a player will help determine how important believe that you are to the lacrosse team and the overall sports program plus the amount of support they offer 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 lacrosse program functioning. This will give student athletes a good idea of the level of women's lacrosse programs, facilities and training personnel at NAIA Division I schools across the country. The more NAIA Division I colleges spend the better quality you can expect.

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are essential to helping you refine your talent and help you stay on track athletically and academically so you can keep your lacrosse scholarship each year. The more NAIA Division I women's lacrosse coaches there are, the more likely it is you'll get one-on-one instruction and attention you need to reach your primary goal of graduating from a college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money NAIA Division I colleges can earn off their women's lacrosse programs the more likely they are to expand them. When women's lacrosse programs are more lucrative and popular NAIA Division I colleges will spend more in their existing programs and other NAIA Division I colleges will establish new lacrosse teams of their own. More NAIA Division I lacrosse teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities at this type of school.

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing interest in promoting and growing women's lacrosse teams at NAIA Division I schools? Are NAIA Division I colleges aggressively recruiting women's lacrosse 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 investing in women's lacrosse programs, thus if lacrosse 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 NAIA Division I women's lacrosse 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 in the U.S. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NAIA Division I

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