Do you know how much financial aid NAIA Division I schools award to players on college soccer 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 NAIA Division I school can mean the differencebetween getting a college education and having to put that dream on hold.

If you wish to be a contender for one of the many NAIA Division I women's soccer scholarships that are available you have to know which colleges to contact, who the coaches are and how to get in front of them. was designed to provide student athletes with the information they need to increase their chances of being recruited by a NAIA Division I school and receiving a women's soccer scholarship.

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

Detailed Breakdown NAIA Division I Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 23 23
Total Number of Athletes 2,258 33,796
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $1,295 $1,742
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $29,674 $42,552
Total Full Time Head Coaches 9 172
Total Part Time Head Coaches 5 226
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 5 223
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 62 978
Average Total Revenue $238,093 $199,538
Average Total Expenses $233,881 $234,498

Utilize the NAIA Division I women's soccer statistics above to decide whether or not this division offers you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NAIA Division I schools compare with the national averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This lets you know about how many female athletes are on NAIA Division I women's soccer teams across the nation, which helps you see how aggressive the recruiting process is, particularly if you do a comparison of it to the national average. Presently there are 2,258 women involved in soccer at NAIA Division I schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This refers to just how much a NAIA Division I college is paying for each player on their women's soccer team for things that are essential such as equipment and uniforms. The amount a NAIA Division I school invests in you as a player will help determine how beneficial they feel that you are to the soccer team and the overall sports program and also the level of support they provide 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 soccer program functioning. This will give student athletes a good idea of the quality of women's soccer programs, facilities and training personnel at NAIA Division I schools across the country. The more NAIA Division I colleges invest the better quality you can expect.

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are crucial to helping you sharpen your talent and help you keep on track athletically and academically so that you can keep your soccer scholarship year after year. The more NAIA Division I women's soccer coaches there are, the more likely you are to get one-on-one training and attention you need to reach your goal of graduating from a college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money NAIA Division I colleges can earn off their women's soccer programs the more likely they are to broaden them. When women's soccer programs are more successful and well-known NAIA Division I colleges will invest more in their existing programs and other NAIA Division I colleges will establish new soccer teams of their own. More NAIA Division I soccer teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities at this type of school.

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing interest in supporting and expanding women's soccer teams at NAIA Division I schools? Are NAIA Division I colleges aggressively recruiting women's soccer players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will give you a good indication of how much NAIA Division I colleges around the country are spending on women's soccer programs, thus if soccer 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 NAIA Division I women's soccer scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NAIA Division I schools in your state compare to NAIA Division I schools in the U.S. Choose a state below to obtain detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NAIA Division I

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