Do you know how much financial aid NAIA Division III schools give to players on college swimming teams? Last year NCAA Division I and II schools alone awarded $2 billion in undergraduate athletic scholarships. For some student athletes, a scholarship from a NAIA Division III school can mean the differencebetween getting a college degree and having to put that dream on hold.

If you want to be a competitor for one of the many NAIA Division III women's swimming scholarships that are offered you must know which colleges to contact, who the coaches are and the best way to get in front of them. AthleticScholarships.com was designed to present student athletes with the information they need to boost their chances of being recruited by a NAIA Division III school and receiving a women's swimming scholarship.

Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics for NAIA Division III Women's Swimming

Detailed Breakdown NAIA Division III Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 9 16
Total Number of Athletes 9 3,377
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $934 $1,474
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $8,405 $24,621
Total Full Time Head Coaches 0 17
Total Part Time Head Coaches 0 65
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 0 11
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 0 199
Average Total Revenue $18,629 $103,451
Average Total Expenses $18,629 $110,266

Use the NAIA Division III women's swimming statistics above to decide whether or not this division provides you with the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NAIA Division III schools compare to the national averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This lets you know about the total number of female athletes are on NAIA Division III women's swimming teams across the country, which helps you determine how competitive the recruiting process is, particularly if you do a comparison of it to the national average. Currently there are 9 women participating in swimming at NAIA Division III schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates how much a NAIA Division III college is investing in each player on their women's swimming team for things that are important such as equipment and uniforms. Just how much a NAIA Division III school invests in you as a player will help determine how valuable believe that you are to the swimming 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 NAIA Division III college to run the day-to-day operations that keep the swimming program operational. This will give student athletes a good idea of the level of women's swimming programs, facilities and training personnel at NAIA Division III schools across the country. The more NAIA Division III colleges commit the better quality you may expect.

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are crucial to helping you sharpen your skills and help you stay on track athletically and academically so you can keep your swimming scholarship each year. The more NAIA Division III women's swimming coaches there are, the more likely it is you'll get one-on-one coaching and attention you need to reach your primary goal of graduating from a college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money NAIA Division III colleges can earn off their women's swimming programs the more likely they are to grow them. When women's swimming programs are more lucrative and popular NAIA Division III colleges will commit more in their existing programs and other NAIA Division III colleges will establish new swimming teams of their own. More NAIA Division III swimming 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 swimming teams at NAIA Division III schools? Are NAIA Division III colleges aggressively recruiting women's swimming players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This can give you a good idea of just how much NAIA Division III colleges around the nation are investing in women's swimming programs, thus whether or not swimming 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 NAIA Division III women's swimming scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NAIA Division III schools in your state compare to NAIA Division III schools in the U.S. Choose a state below to obtain detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NAIA Division III

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