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

If you intend to be a contender for one of the many NCAA Division I-A women's lacrosse 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. was created to present student athletes with the information they need to boost their chances of being recruited by a NCAA Division I-A school and receiving a women's lacrosse scholarship.

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

Detailed Breakdown NCAA Division I-A Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 31 22
Total Number of Athletes 678 7,950
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $5,129 $1,895
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $156,647 $45,158
Total Full Time Head Coaches 20 134
Total Part Time Head Coaches 0 168
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 32 95
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 9 374
Average Total Revenue $477,522 $186,793
Average Total Expenses $905,674 $214,185

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

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This lets you know roughly the total number of female athletes are on NCAA Division I-A women's lacrosse teams across the nation, which helps you see how competitive the recruiting process is, particularly if you do a comparison of it to the national average. Currently there are 678 women taking part in lacrosse at NCAA Division I-A schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates just how much a NCAA Division I-A college is investing in each player on their women's lacrosse team for things that are essential such as equipment and uniforms. The amount a NCAA Division I-A school invests in you as a player will help determine how valuable they feel you are to the lacrosse team and the overall sports program plus the level of support they offer 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 lacrosse program operational. This will give student athletes a good idea of the level of women's lacrosse programs, facilities and training personnel at NCAA Division I-A schools across the nation. The more NCAA Division I-A colleges spend the better quality you can expect.

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

Average Total Revenue: The more money NCAA Division I-A 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 NCAA Division I-A colleges will commit more in their existing programs and other NCAA Division I-A colleges will establish new lacrosse teams of their own. More NCAA Division I-A lacrosse teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities at this type of school.

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing affinity for promoting and growing women's lacrosse teams at NCAA Division I-A schools? Are NCAA Division I-A colleges aggressively recruiting women's lacrosse 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 around the nation are investing in women's lacrosse programs, thus whether or not lacrosse scholarship opportunities are likely to grow, keep pace or weaken in this division.

If you would like to be a contender for one of the many NCAA Division I-A women's lacrosse 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 in the U.S. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NCAA Division I-A

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