You have spent years practicing soccer and competing 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 finance their college education. For many, it can mean the difference between obtaining a college degree and having to put that dream on hold.

If you would like to be a competitor for one of the many women's soccer 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 soccer athletes with pre-established access to college coaches can help a great deal. AthleticScholarships.com was created to provide these student athletes with the information they need to improve their chances of being recruited and receiving a women's soccer scholarship.

Women's Soccer Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics

Detailed Breakdown Nationwide for Soccer
Average Number of Athletes 23
Total Number of Athletes 33,796
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $1,742
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $42,552
Total Full Time Head Coaches 172
Total Part Time Head Coaches 226
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 223
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 978
Average Total Revenue $199,538
Average Total Expenses $234,498

Use the women's soccer 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 soccer teams around the U.S., which can help you see how competitive the recruiting process is. The more positions there are the more opportunities you have for getting recruited to a college soccer team.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This refers to the amount colleges are spending on average for each player on a women's soccer team for things that are needed such as uniforms and equipment. How much a college invests in you as a player will help figure out how valuable they think you are to the soccer team and the overall sports program as well as the level of support they offer each player.

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

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are vital to assisting you sharpen your skills and help you remain track academically and athletically so you'll be able to keep your soccer scholarship every single year. The more women's soccer coaches there are, the more likely you will be to get one-on-one training and attention which will help you reach your goal of graduating college.

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

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

Now that you are aware of 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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