Do you know how much financial aid NCAA Division I-AA schools award to players on college rowing 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 make the differencebetween acquiring a college education and having to put that dream on hold.

If you want to be a competitor for one of the many NCAA Division I-AA women's rowing scholarships that are available you must know which colleges to contact, who the coaches are and the best way to get in front of them. was made to supply student athletes with the information they need to improve their chances of being recruited by a NCAA Division I-AA school and receiving a women's rowing scholarship.

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

Detailed Breakdown NCAA Division I-AA Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 54 48
Total Number of Athletes 1,667 6,868
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $1,875 $1,997
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $93,383 $105,515
Total Full Time Head Coaches 9 33
Total Part Time Head Coaches 1 16
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 21 80
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 44 163
Average Total Revenue $410,155 $297,919
Average Total Expenses $417,056 $489,155

Use the NCAA Division I-AA women's rowing statistics above to determine whether this division gives you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NCAA Division I-AA schools compare to the nation's 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-AA women's rowing teams in the United States, which will help you see how aggressive the recruiting process is, particularly if you compare it to the national average. Currently there are 1,667 women taking part in rowing at NCAA Division I-AA schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates how much a NCAA Division I-AA college is investing in each player on their women's rowing 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 signify how important believe that that you are to the rowing 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 on average for a NCAA Division I-AA college to run the day-to-day operations that keep the rowing program operational. This can give student athletes a good idea of the level of women's rowing programs, facilities and training personnel at NCAA Division I-AA schools across the country. The more NCAA Division I-AA colleges commit the better quality you should expect.

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

Average Total Revenue: The more money NCAA Division I-AA colleges can make off their women's rowing programs the more likely it is that they will broaden them. When women's rowing programs are more lucrative and popular NCAA Division I-AA colleges will spend more in their existing programs and other NCAA Division I-AA colleges will establish new rowing teams of their very own. More NCAA Division I-AA rowing 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 rowing teams at NCAA Division I-AA schools? Are NCAA Division I-AA colleges aggressively recruiting women's rowing players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will give you a good indication of how much NCAA Division I-AA colleges around the country are investing in women's rowing programs, thus if rowing 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 numerous NCAA Division I-AA women's rowing 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 across the country. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NCAA Division I-AA

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