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

If you intend to be a competitor for one of the many NJCAA Division I women's softball scholarships that are available you need to know which colleges to get in touch with, who the coaches are and how to get in front of them. was created to provide student athletes with the information they need to improve their chances of being recruited by a NJCAA Division I school and receiving a women's softball scholarship.

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

Detailed Breakdown NJCAA Division I Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 18 18
Total Number of Athletes 3,291 29,455
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $1,948 $2,624
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $34,556 $48,452
Total Full Time Head Coaches 32 395
Total Part Time Head Coaches 49 514
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 20 356
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 121 1,428
Average Total Revenue $146,534 $177,493
Average Total Expenses $146,477 $206,051

Make use of the NJCAA Division I women's softball statistics above to decide whether this division offers you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NJCAA Division I schools compare to the national averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This lets you know roughly the actual number of female athletes are on NJCAA Division I women's softball teams in the United States, which will help you see how aggressive the recruiting process is, particularly if you do a comparison of it to the national average. At present there are 3,291 women involved in softball at NJCAA Division I schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates just how much a NJCAA Division I college is spending on each player on their women's softball team for things that are necessary such as equipment and uniforms. How much a NJCAA Division I school spends on you as a player will help signify how valuable believe that that you are to the softball team and the overall sports program and also the level of support they offer each player.

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

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are crucial to helping you develop your skills and help you continue on track athletically and academically so that you can keep your softball scholarship year after year. The more NJCAA Division I women's softball coaches there are, the more likely it is you'll get one-on-one instruction and attention you need to reach your main goal of graduating from a college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money NJCAA Division I colleges can make off their women's softball programs the more likely it is that they will broaden them. When women's softball programs are more successful and popular NJCAA Division I colleges will invest more in their existing programs and other NJCAA Division I colleges will establish new softball teams of their own. More NJCAA Division I softball teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities at this type of school.

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing affinity for promoting and expanding women's softball teams at NJCAA Division I schools? Are NJCAA Division I colleges aggressively recruiting women's softball players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will give you a good idea of just how much NJCAA Division I colleges all around the country 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 NJCAA Division I women's softball scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NJCAA Division I schools in your state compare with NJCAA Division I schools across the nation. Choose a state below to obtain detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NJCAA Division I

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