Do you know how much financial aid NJCAA 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 NJCAA Division II school can make the differencebetween acquiring a college education and having to put that dream on hold.

If you want to be a contender for one of the many NJCAA 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 designed to present student athletes with the information they need to improve their chances of being recruited by a NJCAA Division II school and receiving a women's softball scholarship.

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

Detailed Breakdown NJCAA Division II Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 16 18
Total Number of Athletes 1,353 29,455
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $1,471 $2,624
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $22,933 $48,452
Total Full Time Head Coaches 6 395
Total Part Time Head Coaches 24 514
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 0 356
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 54 1,428
Average Total Revenue $72,703 $177,493
Average Total Expenses $70,885 $206,051

Use the NJCAA Division II women's softball statistics above to decide whether or not this division offers you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NJCAA Division II schools compare with 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 II women's softball teams across the nation, which will help you figure out how competitive the recruiting process is, especially when you do a comparison of it to the national average. Currently there are 1,353 women participating in softball at NJCAA Division II schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This refers to just how much a NJCAA Division II college is paying for each player on their women's softball team for things that are essential such as equipment and uniforms. Just how much a NJCAA Division II school invests in you as a player will help determine how valuable they feel you are to the softball team and the overall sports program as well as the amount of support they give each player.

Average Operating Expenses Per Team: This is exactly what it cost on average for a NJCAA Division II 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 NJCAA Division II schools across the country. The more NJCAA Division II colleges invest the better quality you can expect.

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are crucial to helping you refine your skills and help you stay on track athletically and academically so you can keep your softball scholarship year after year. The more NJCAA Division II women's softball coaches there are, the more likely you are to get one-on-one coaching and attention you need to reach your goal of graduating from a college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money NJCAA Division II colleges can make off their women's softball programs the more likely they are to broaden them. When women's softball programs are more profitable and popular NJCAA Division II colleges will commit more in their existing programs and other NJCAA Division II colleges will create new softball teams of their very own. More NJCAA Division II softball teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities at this type of school.

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing interest in promoting and growing women's softball teams at NJCAA Division II schools? Are NJCAA Division II colleges aggressively recruiting women's softball players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This can give you a good indication of how much NJCAA Division II colleges all 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 would like to be a contender for one of the numerous NJCAA Division II women's softball scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NJCAA Division II schools in your state compare to NJCAA Division II schools in the U.S. Choose a state below to obtain detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NJCAA Division II

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