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

If you want to be a contender for one of the many NAIA Division I women's volleyball scholarships that are available you need to know which colleges to get in touch with, who the coaches are and the best way to get in front of them. was made to present 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 volleyball scholarship.

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

Detailed Breakdown NAIA Division I Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 16 14
Total Number of Athletes 1,693 24,633
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $2,103 $2,868
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $31,102 $41,521
Total Full Time Head Coaches 28 332
Total Part Time Head Coaches 34 623
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 5 263
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 78 1,289
Average Total Revenue $198,331 $178,037
Average Total Expenses $193,771 $211,851

Use the NAIA Division I women's volleyball statistics above to decide whether this division offers you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NAIA Division I schools compare with the national averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This lets you know roughly the actual number of female athletes are on NAIA Division I women's volleyball teams across the nation, which will help you figure out how competitive the recruiting process is, particularly if you compare and contrast it to the national average. Currently there are 1,693 women involved in volleyball at NAIA Division I schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates how much a NAIA Division I college is spending on each player on their women's volleyball team for things that are necessary such as equipment and uniforms. How much a NAIA Division I school spends on you as a player will help signify how valuable they feel that you are to the volleyball team and the overall sports program and also the amount of support they provide 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 volleyball program functioning. This will give student athletes a good idea of the level of women's volleyball programs, facilities and training personnel at NAIA Division I schools across the country. The more NAIA Division I colleges spend the better quality you should expect.

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are essential to helping you refine your talent and help you continue on track athletically and academically so you're able to keep your volleyball scholarship each year. The more NAIA Division I women's volleyball coaches there are, the more likely you are to get one-on-one training 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 make off their women's volleyball programs the more likely they are to grow them. When women's volleyball programs are more lucrative and well-known NAIA Division I colleges will invest more in their existing programs and other NAIA Division I colleges will establish new volleyball teams of their own. More NAIA Division I volleyball 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 volleyball teams at NAIA Division I schools? Are NAIA Division I colleges aggressively recruiting women's volleyball players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This can give you a good indication of how much NAIA Division I colleges throughout the country are investing in women's volleyball programs, thus whether or not volleyball 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 numerous NAIA Division I women's volleyball scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NAIA Division I schools in your state compare with NAIA Division I schools across the country. Choose a state below to obtain detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NAIA Division I

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