Do you know how much financial aid NCAA Division I-AAA 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 most student athletes, a scholarship from a NCAA Division I-AAA school can mean the differencebetween getting a college degree and having to put that goal on hold.

If you wish to be a competitor for one of the many NCAA Division I-AAA women's softball scholarships that are available 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 increase their chances of being recruited by a NCAA Division I-AAA school and receiving a women's softball scholarship.

Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics for NCAA Division I-AAA Women's Softball

Detailed Breakdown NCAA Division I-AAA Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 19 18
Total Number of Athletes 1,461 29,455
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $4,892 $2,624
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $92,214 $48,452
Total Full Time Head Coaches 37 395
Total Part Time Head Coaches 5 514
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 51 356
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 62 1,428
Average Total Revenue $490,018 $177,493
Average Total Expenses $499,985 $206,051

Use the NCAA Division I-AAA women's softball statistics above to determine whether or not this division offers you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NCAA Division I-AAA schools compare to the national averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you about the total number of female athletes are on NCAA Division I-AAA women's softball teams in the United States, which helps you see how competitive the recruiting process is, particularly if you compare it to the national average. Presently there are 1,461 women involved in softball at NCAA Division I-AAA schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This refers to how much a NCAA Division I-AAA college is investing in each player on their women's softball team for things that are essential such as equipment and uniforms. Just how much a NCAA Division I-AAA school spends on you as a player will help determine how important believe that that you are to the softball team and the overall sports program and also the degree of support they offer each player.

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

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are essential to helping you develop your talent and help you stay on track athletically and academically so you're able to keep your softball scholarship each year. The more NCAA Division I-AAA women's softball coaches there are, the more likely you are to get one-on-one instruction and attention you need to reach your goal of graduating from a college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money NCAA Division I-AAA colleges can earn off their women's softball programs the more likely they are to expand them. When women's softball programs are more profitable and well-known NCAA Division I-AAA colleges will invest more in their existing programs and other NCAA Division I-AAA colleges will establish new softball teams of their own. More NCAA Division I-AAA softball 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 softball teams at NCAA Division I-AAA schools? Are NCAA Division I-AAA colleges aggressively recruiting women's softball players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This can give you a good idea of just how much NCAA Division I-AAA colleges throughout the nation are spending on 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 NCAA Division I-AAA women's softball scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NCAA Division I-AAA schools in your state compare to NCAA Division I-AAA schools across the nation. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NCAA Division I-AAA

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