Do you know how much financial aid NCCAA Division I 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 NCCAA Division I school can make the differencebetween getting a college degree and having to put that aspiration on hold.

If you wish to be a competitor for one of the many NCCAA Division I women's softball 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 present student athletes with the information they need to improve their chances of being recruited by a NCCAA Division I school and receiving a women's softball scholarship.

Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics for NCCAA Division I Women's Softball

Detailed Breakdown NCCAA Division I Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 18 18
Total Number of Athletes 35 29,455
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $1,323 $2,624
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $27,818 $48,452
Total Full Time Head Coaches 1 395
Total Part Time Head Coaches 0 514
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 0 356
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 0 1,428
Average Total Revenue $105,450 $177,493
Average Total Expenses $105,175 $206,051

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

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you about the total number of female athletes are on NCCAA Division I women's softball teams across the country, which will help you figure out how aggressive the recruiting process is, particularly if you compare and contrast it to the national average. At present there are 35 women taking part in softball at NCCAA Division I schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates just how much a NCCAA Division I college is paying for each player on their women's softball team for things that are important such as equipment and uniforms. How much a NCCAA Division I school spends on you as a player will help determine how valuable they feel that you are to the softball team and the overall sports program as well as the amount of support they provide each player.

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

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

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing affinity for supporting and growing women's softball teams at NCCAA Division I schools? Are NCCAA Division I colleges aggressively recruiting women's softball players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will give you a good indication of how much NCCAA Division I colleges around the country are spending on women's softball programs, thus if softball 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 NCCAA Division I women's softball scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NCCAA Division I schools in your state compare with NCCAA Division I schools in the U.S. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NCCAA Division I

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