Do you know how much financial aid NAIA Division I schools give to players on college track and field 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 NAIA Division I school can make the differencebetween acquiring a college education and having to put that aspiration on hold.

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

Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics for NAIA Division I Women's Track And Field

Detailed Breakdown NAIA Division I Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 18 21
Total Number of Athletes 245 7,007
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $581 $601
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $10,424 $12,722
Total Full Time Head Coaches 0 8
Total Part Time Head Coaches 3 84
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 0 5
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 7 327
Average Total Revenue $78,424 $49,246
Average Total Expenses $76,114 $55,440

Utilize the NAIA Division I women's track and field statistics above to decide whether or not this division provides you with the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NAIA Division I schools compare with the nation's averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This lets you know approximately how many female athletes are on NAIA Division I women's track and field teams across the nation, which helps you figure out how competitive the recruiting process is, particularly if you compare and contrast it to the national average. Currently there are 245 women taking part in track and field at NAIA Division I schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This refers to how much a NAIA Division I college is investing in each player on their women's track and field team for things that are essential such as equipment and uniforms. How much a NAIA Division I school invests in you as a player will help determine how valuable believe that that you are to the track and field team and the overall sports program as well as the amount of support they offer each player.

Average Operating Expenses Per Team: This is exactly what it cost on average for a NAIA Division I college to run the day-to-day operations that keep the track and field program operational. This will give student athletes a good idea of the quality of women's track and field programs, facilities and training personnel at NAIA Division I schools across the nation. The more NAIA Division I colleges invest the better quality you should expect.

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are essential to helping you refine your abilities and help you keep on track athletically and academically so you can keep your track and field scholarship each year. The more NAIA Division I women's track and field coaches there are, the more likely it is you'll get one-on-one instruction and attention you need to reach your main goal of graduating from a college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money NAIA Division I colleges can earn off their women's track and field programs the more likely they are to expand them. When women's track and field programs are more lucrative and well-known NAIA Division I colleges will spend more in their existing programs and other NAIA Division I colleges will create new track and field teams of their own. More NAIA Division I track and field teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities at this type of school.

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing interest in promoting and expanding women's track and field teams at NAIA Division I schools? Are NAIA Division I colleges aggressively recruiting women's track and field players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will give you a good idea of just how much NAIA Division I colleges around the nation are investing in women's track and field programs, thus if track and field scholarship opportunities are likely to grow, keep pace or weaken in this division.

If you want to be a contender for one of the many NAIA Division I women's track and field 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 in the U.S. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NAIA Division I

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