Do you know how much financial aid NJCAA Division III schools award 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 III school can mean the differencebetween getting a college degree and having to put that goal on hold.

If you wish to be a contender for one of the many NJCAA Division III women's softball scholarships that are available you have to know which colleges to contact, who the coaches are and the best way to get in front of them. AthleticScholarships.com was designed to provide student athletes with the information they need to increase their chances of being recruited by a NJCAA Division III school and receiving a women's softball scholarship.

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

Detailed Breakdown NJCAA Division III Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 14 18
Total Number of Athletes 965 29,455
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $968 $2,624
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $13,473 $48,452
Total Full Time Head Coaches 1 395
Total Part Time Head Coaches 22 514
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 0 356
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 48 1,428
Average Total Revenue $32,259 $177,493
Average Total Expenses $30,792 $206,051

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

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This lets you know approximately the total number of female athletes are on NJCAA Division III women's softball teams in the United States, which will help you figure out how aggressive the recruiting process is, especially when you compare it to the national average. Currently there are 965 women participating in softball at NJCAA Division III schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This refers to just how much a NJCAA Division III college is paying for each player on their women's softball team for things that are important such as equipment and uniforms. Just how much a NJCAA Division III school invests in you as a player will help signify how important believe that that you are to the softball team and the overall sports program and also the level of support they provide each player.

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

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are essential 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 III 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 goal of graduating from a college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money NJCAA Division III colleges can earn off their women's softball programs the more likely they are to broaden them. When women's softball programs are more profitable and well-known NJCAA Division III colleges will invest more in their existing programs and other NJCAA Division III colleges will establish new softball teams of their very own. More NJCAA Division III 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 NJCAA Division III schools? Are NJCAA Division III 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 III colleges all around the country are investing in 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 numerous NJCAA Division III women's softball scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NJCAA Division III schools in your state compare with NJCAA Division III schools across the country. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NJCAA Division III

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