Do you know how much financial aid NCAA Division I-AA 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 NCAA Division I-AA school can make 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 NCAA Division I-AA 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 made 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 soccer scholarship.

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

Detailed Breakdown NCAA Division I-AA Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 25 23
Total Number of Athletes 2,857 33,796
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $2,854 $1,742
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $71,210 $42,552
Total Full Time Head Coaches 33 172
Total Part Time Head Coaches 4 226
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 56 223
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 59 978
Average Total Revenue $442,989 $199,538
Average Total Expenses $469,814 $234,498

Make use of the NCAA Division I-AA 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 NCAA Division I-AA schools compare to the national averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you approximately how many female athletes are on NCAA Division I-AA women's soccer teams across the nation, which will help you see how competitive the recruiting process is, especially when you compare it to the national average. At present there are 2,857 women involved in soccer at NCAA Division I-AA schools.

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

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are vital to helping you sharpen your talent and help you stay on track athletically and academically so you can keep your soccer scholarship each year. The more NCAA Division I-AA women's soccer coaches there are, the more likely you are to 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 earn off their women's soccer programs the more likely it is that they will expand them. When women's soccer programs are more successful and popular NCAA Division I-AA colleges will invest more in their existing programs and other NCAA Division I-AA colleges will create new soccer teams of their own. More NCAA Division I-AA soccer teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities at this type of school.

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing interest in supporting and growing women's soccer teams at NCAA Division I-AA schools? Are NCAA Division I-AA colleges aggressively recruiting women's soccer players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will give you a good idea of just how much NCAA Division I-AA colleges all around the nation 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 want to be a contender for one of the many NCAA Division I-AA women's soccer 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 to 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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