Do you know how much financial aid California NCAA Division I-AA schools give to players on college Softball 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 in California can mean the difference between receiving a college education and having to put that aspiration on hold.

If you would like to be a contender for one of the many NCAA Division I-AA Women's Softball scholarships that are offered in California you need to know which schools to make contact with, who the coaches are and how to get in front of them. AthleticScholarships.com was created to provide Women's Softball athletes and other student athletes with the information they need to better their chances of being recruited by a California NCAA Division I-AA school.

Athletic Scholarship Statistics for NCAA Division I-AA Women's Softball in CA

Detailed Breakdown California Division-wide
Average Number of Athletes 20 19
Total Number of Athletes 80 2,093
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $3,849 $4,741
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $68,842 $89,365
Total Full Time Head Coaches 3 68
Total Part Time Head Coaches 1 7
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 4 84
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 6 78
Average Total Revenue $512,571 $414,345
Average Total Expenses $512,571 $443,296

Use the California NCAA Division I-AA Women's Softball statistics above to decide whether this division gives you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how California NCAA Division I-AA schools compare to the division-wide averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you how many student athletes are on NCAA Division I-AA Women's Softball teams in California, which will help you determine how competitive the recruiting process is, particularly when you compare it to the division-wide average. Currently there are 80 women participating in Softball at NCAA Division I-AA schools in California.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates just how much a California NCAA Division I-AA college is paying for each player on their Women's Softball team for things that are essential such as equipment and uniforms. How much a California NCAA Division I-AA school invests in you as a player can help you figure out how important they feel you actually are to the Softball team and the overall sports program as well as the level of support they provide each player.

Average Operating Expenses Per Team: This is exactly what it costs normally for a California NCAA Division I-AA college to run the day-to-day operations that keep the Softball program up and running. This gives student athletes a good idea of the quality of Women's Softball programs, facilities and training personnel at California NCAA Division I-AA schools. The more California NCAA Division I-AA colleges commit the better quality you should expect from their Softball programs.

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are vital to helping you refine your skills and help you keep on track athletically and educationally so you can keep your Softball scholarship every year. The more Women's Softball coaches there are, the more likely you are to get one-on-one training and attention you will need to accomplish your goal of graduating from a NCAA Division I-AA college in California.

Average Total Revenue: The more money California NCAA Division I-AA colleges can earn off their Women's Softball programs the more likely they are to expand and support them. When Women's Softball programs are more profitable and popular California NCAA Division I-AA colleges will invest more in their present programs and more colleges will create new Softball teams of their own. More NCAA Division I-AA Softball teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities in California.

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing interest in Women's Softball teams at California NCAA Division I-AA schools? Are California NCAA Division I-AA colleges aggressively recruiting for Women's Softball programs? The total expenses stat (consists of|includes} operating and recruiting expenditures. This will likely provide you with a good idea of how much California NCAA Division I-AA colleges around the country are investing in Women's Softball programs and recruiting players, thus whether or not Softball scholarship opportunities are likely to develop, keep pace or weaken in this state and division.

The first, and most essential, step in getting an athletic scholarship is choosing which California NCAA Division I-AA colleges have Women's Softball programs and if they provide financial aid for their players. Below are California NCAA Division I-AA colleges that currently have a Women's Softball team. Choose a college to get detailed statistics on student aid, coaches, athletes and more.

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