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

If you want to be a contender for one of the many NCAA Division I-A women's volleyball scholarships that are available you need to know which colleges to get in touch with, who the coaches are and how to get in front of them. AthleticScholarships.com was designed to provide student athletes with the information they need to improve their chances of being recruited by a NCAA Division I-A school and receiving a women's volleyball scholarship.

Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics for NCAA Division I-A Women's Volleyball

Detailed Breakdown NCAA Division I-A Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 15 14
Total Number of Athletes 1,823 24,633
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $11,496 $2,868
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $176,932 $41,521
Total Full Time Head Coaches 43 332
Total Part Time Head Coaches 0 623
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 107 263
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 25 1,289
Average Total Revenue $492,782 $178,037
Average Total Expenses $924,506 $211,851

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

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This lets you know approximately the total number of female athletes are on NCAA Division I-A women's volleyball teams across the nation, which will help you figure out how aggressive the recruiting process is, particularly if you compare and contrast it to the national average. Currently there are 1,823 women taking part in volleyball at NCAA Division I-A schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This represents how much a NCAA Division I-A college is investing in each player on their women's volleyball team for things that are essential such as equipment and uniforms. How much a NCAA Division I-A school spends on you as a player will help signify how valuable believe that you are to the volleyball team and the overall sports program and also the degree of support they offer each player.

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

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are crucial to helping you develop your talent and help you keep on track athletically and academically so that you can keep your volleyball scholarship each year. The more NCAA Division I-A women's volleyball coaches there are, the more likely you are to get one-on-one coaching and attention you need to reach your goal of graduating from a college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money NCAA Division I-A colleges can make off their women's volleyball programs the more likely they are to expand them. When women's volleyball programs are more lucrative and popular NCAA Division I-A colleges will invest more in their existing programs and other NCAA Division I-A colleges will create new volleyball teams of their own. More NCAA Division I-A 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 NCAA Division I-A schools? Are NCAA Division I-A colleges aggressively recruiting women's volleyball players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will give you a good indication of just how much NCAA Division I-A colleges all around the country are spending on women's volleyball programs, thus if 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 many NCAA Division I-A women's volleyball scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NCAA Division I-A schools in your state compare to NCAA Division I-A schools across the country. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

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