Do you know how much financial aid NAIA Division II schools award to players on college softball teams? Last year NCAA Division I and II schools alone awarded $2 billion in undergraduate athletic scholarships. For most student athletes, a scholarship from a NAIA Division II school can make the differencebetween getting a college degree and having to put that aspiration on hold.

If you intend to be a contender for one of the many NAIA Division II women's softball scholarships that are offered you need to know which colleges to get in touch with, who the coaches are and how to get in front of them. AthleticScholarships.com was created to present student athletes with the information they need to increase their chances of being recruited by a NAIA Division II school and receiving a women's softball scholarship.

Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics for NAIA Division II Women's Softball

Detailed Breakdown NAIA Division II Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 19 18
Total Number of Athletes 1,948 29,455
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $1,771 $2,624
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $32,501 $48,452
Total Full Time Head Coaches 19 395
Total Part Time Head Coaches 33 514
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 5 356
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 94 1,428
Average Total Revenue $153,363 $177,493
Average Total Expenses $151,604 $206,051

Use the NAIA Division II women's softball statistics above to decide whether this division offers you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NAIA Division II schools compare with the nation's averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you approximately how many female athletes are on NAIA Division II women's softball teams across the country, which helps you determine how competitive the recruiting process is, especially when you compare and contrast it to the national average. Presently there are 1,948 women participating in softball at NAIA Division II schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This represents how much a NAIA Division II college is spending on each player on their women's softball team for things that are necessary such as equipment and uniforms. The amount a NAIA Division II school invests in you as a player will help signify how beneficial believe that you are to the softball team and the overall sports program plus the degree of support they give each player.

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

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are essential to helping you sharpen your talent and help you continue on track athletically and academically so you're able to keep your softball scholarship each year. The more NAIA Division II women's softball 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 NAIA Division II colleges can earn off their women's softball programs the more likely they are to broaden them. When women's softball programs are more successful and well-known NAIA Division II colleges will commit more in their existing programs and other NAIA Division II colleges will create new softball teams of their own. More NAIA Division II softball 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 softball teams at NAIA Division II schools? Are NAIA Division II colleges aggressively recruiting women's softball players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will give you a good indication of just how much NAIA Division II colleges all around the country are investing in women's softball programs, thus whether or not softball 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 II women's softball scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NAIA Division II schools in your state compare to NAIA Division II schools across the nation. Choose a state below to obtain detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NAIA Division II

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