Do you know how much financial aid NCAA Division I-AAA 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 many student athletes, a scholarship from a NCAA Division I-AAA school can mean the differencebetween getting a college degree and having to put that goal on hold.

If you intend to be a competitor for one of the many NCAA Division I-AAA women's swimming scholarships that are available you have to know which colleges to contact, who the coaches are and how to get in front of them. AthleticScholarships.com was created to present student athletes with the information they need to boost their chances of being recruited by a NCAA Division I-AAA school and receiving a women's swimming scholarship.

Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics for NCAA Division I-AAA Women's Swimming

Detailed Breakdown NCAA Division I-AAA Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 20 16
Total Number of Athletes 273 3,377
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $2,188 $1,474
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $42,403 $24,621
Total Full Time Head Coaches 3 17
Total Part Time Head Coaches 0 65
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 0 11
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 19 199
Average Total Revenue $214,691 $103,451
Average Total Expenses $257,050 $110,266

Use the NCAA Division I-AAA 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 NCAA Division I-AAA schools compare to the nation's averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you about how many female athletes are on NCAA Division I-AAA women's swimming teams in the United States, which will help you figure out how aggressive the recruiting process is, particularly if you compare it to the national average. At present there are 273 women participating in swimming at NCAA Division I-AAA schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This refers to just how much a NCAA Division I-AAA college is spending on each player on their women's swimming team for things that are important such as equipment and uniforms. The amount a NCAA Division I-AAA school invests in you as a player will help determine how beneficial believe that that you are to the swimming team and the overall sports program plus the degree of support they offer each player.

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

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are essential to helping you sharpen your skills and help you stay on track athletically and academically so you're able to keep your swimming scholarship each year. The more NCAA Division I-AAA women's swimming 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 NCAA Division I-AAA colleges can make off their women's swimming programs the more likely it is that they will expand them. When women's swimming programs are more successful and well-known NCAA Division I-AAA colleges will commit more in their existing programs and other NCAA Division I-AAA colleges will establish new swimming teams of their very own. More NCAA Division I-AAA 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 NCAA Division I-AAA schools? Are NCAA Division I-AAA colleges aggressively recruiting women's swimming players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will give you a good indication of how much NCAA Division I-AAA colleges all 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 would like to be a contender for one of the many NCAA Division I-AAA women's swimming scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NCAA Division I-AAA schools in your state compare with NCAA Division I-AAA schools in the U.S. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NCAA Division I-AAA

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