Do you know how much financial aid NAIA Division I schools give to players on college tennis 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 NAIA Division I school can mean the differencebetween getting a college education and having to put that goal on hold.

If you intend to be a contender for one of the many NAIA Division I women's tennis scholarships that are available you must know which colleges to contact, who the coaches are and how to get in front of them. was designed to supply student athletes with the information they need to improve their chances of being recruited by a NAIA Division I school and receiving a women's tennis scholarship.

Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics for NAIA Division I Women's Tennis

Detailed Breakdown NAIA Division I Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 9 9
Total Number of Athletes 477 10,922
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $1,450 $2,473
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $11,923 $22,603
Total Full Time Head Coaches 0 102
Total Part Time Head Coaches 16 313
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 0 47
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 20 404
Average Total Revenue $92,820 $100,911
Average Total Expenses $90,676 $127,222

Make use of the NAIA Division I women's tennis statistics above to determine whether this division gives you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NAIA Division I schools compare to the nation's averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you about the total number of female athletes are on NAIA Division I women's tennis teams across the nation, which helps you figure out how aggressive the recruiting process is, particularly if you compare it to the national average. At present there are 477 women involved in tennis at NAIA Division I schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates just how much a NAIA Division I college is paying for each player on their women's tennis team for things that are necessary such as equipment and uniforms. Just how much a NAIA Division I school spends on you as a player will help signify how important they feel you are to the tennis team and the overall sports program and also the degree of support they offer each player.

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

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are vital to helping you refine your talent and help you keep on track athletically and academically so you can keep your tennis scholarship year after year. The more NAIA Division I women's tennis coaches there are, the more likely it is you'll 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 NAIA Division I colleges can earn off their women's tennis programs the more likely they are to expand them. When women's tennis programs are more profitable and well-known NAIA Division I colleges will spend more in their existing programs and other NAIA Division I colleges will establish new tennis teams of their very own. More NAIA Division I tennis 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 tennis teams at NAIA Division I schools? Are NAIA Division I colleges aggressively recruiting women's tennis players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This can give you a good idea of just how much NAIA Division I colleges all around the country are investing in women's tennis programs, thus if tennis 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 NAIA Division I women's tennis scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NAIA Division I schools in your state compare to NAIA Division I schools across the country. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NAIA Division I

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