Do you know how much financial aid NCAA Division I-AA schools give 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 NCAA Division I-AA school can mean the differencebetween getting a college degree and having to put that dream on hold.

If you wish to be a competitor for one of the many NCAA Division I-AA women's lacrosse scholarships that are offered you need to know which colleges to get in touch with, who the coaches are and how to get in front of them. AthleticScholarships.com was designed to supply student athletes with the information they need to increase their chances of being recruited by a NCAA Division I-AA school and receiving a women's lacrosse scholarship.

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

Detailed Breakdown NCAA Division I-AA Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 26 22
Total Number of Athletes 1,074 7,950
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $2,939 $1,895
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $75,933 $45,158
Total Full Time Head Coaches 35 134
Total Part Time Head Coaches 3 168
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 33 95
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 38 374
Average Total Revenue $429,243 $186,793
Average Total Expenses $448,037 $214,185

Utilize the NCAA Division I-AA women's lacrosse statistics above to determine whether this division offers you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NCAA Division I-AA schools compare to the national averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This lets you know roughly the actual number of female athletes are on NCAA Division I-AA women's lacrosse teams across the nation, which helps you determine how competitive the recruiting process is, particularly if you compare it to the national average. Presently there are 1,074 women involved in lacrosse at NCAA Division I-AA schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates just how much a NCAA Division I-AA 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 NCAA Division I-AA school invests in you as a player will help determine how important believe that 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 exactly what it cost on average for a NCAA Division I-AA college to run the day-to-day operations that keep the lacrosse program up and running. This can give student athletes a good idea of the quality of women's lacrosse programs, facilities and training personnel at NCAA Division I-AA schools across the nation. The more NCAA Division I-AA colleges commit the better quality you can expect.

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

Average Total Revenue: The more money NCAA Division I-AA colleges can make off their women's lacrosse programs the more likely it is that they will expand them. When women's lacrosse programs are more profitable and well-known NCAA Division I-AA colleges will spend more in their existing programs and other NCAA Division I-AA colleges will create new lacrosse teams of their own. More NCAA Division I-AA lacrosse teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities at this type of school.

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing affinity for supporting and expanding women's lacrosse teams at NCAA Division I-AA schools? Are NCAA Division I-AA colleges aggressively recruiting women's lacrosse players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This can give you a good indication of how much NCAA Division I-AA 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 numerous NCAA Division I-AA women's lacrosse scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NCAA Division I-AA schools in your state compare with NCAA Division I-AA schools in the U.S. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NCAA Division I-AA

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