Do you know how much financial aid NAIA Division III schools award to players on college soccer 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 NAIA Division III school can mean the differencebetween obtaining a college degree and having to put that goal on hold.

If you want to be a contender for one of the many NAIA Division III women's soccer scholarships that are offered you must know which colleges to contact, who the coaches are and how to get in front of them. AthleticScholarships.com was created to provide student athletes with the information they need to improve their chances of being recruited by a NAIA Division III school and receiving a women's soccer scholarship.

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

Detailed Breakdown NAIA Division III Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 20 23
Total Number of Athletes 20 33,796
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $612 $1,742
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $12,241 $42,552
Total Full Time Head Coaches 0 172
Total Part Time Head Coaches 1 226
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 0 223
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 0 978
Average Total Revenue $34,556 $199,538
Average Total Expenses $34,556 $234,498

Make use of the NAIA Division III women's soccer statistics above to decide whether or not this division provides you with the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NAIA Division III schools compare with the nation's averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you approximately the actual number of female athletes are on NAIA Division III women's soccer teams in the United States, which will help you see how aggressive the recruiting process is, particularly if you do a comparison of it to the national average. Presently there are 20 women taking part in soccer at NAIA Division III schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates just how much a NAIA Division III college is investing in each player on their women's soccer team for things that are essential such as equipment and uniforms. How much a NAIA Division III school spends on you as a player will help determine how important believe that that you are to the soccer team and the overall sports program as well as the degree of support they provide each player.

Average Operating Expenses Per Team: This is what it cost on average for a NAIA Division III college to run the day-to-day operations that keep the soccer program up and running. This will give student athletes a good idea of the quality of women's soccer programs, facilities and training personnel at NAIA Division III schools across the country. The more NAIA Division III colleges spend the better quality you should expect.

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

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

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing interest in promoting and expanding women's soccer teams at NAIA Division III schools? Are NAIA Division III 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 III colleges around the country are investing in women's soccer programs, thus whether or not 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 many NAIA Division III women's soccer scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NAIA Division III schools in your state compare with NAIA Division III schools across the country. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NAIA Division III

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