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

If you intend to be a contender for one of the many NCAA Division I-AA women's volleyball 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 designed to provide student athletes with the information they need to improve their chances of being recruited by a NCAA Division I-AA school and receiving a women's volleyball scholarship.

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

Detailed Breakdown NCAA Division I-AA Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 15 14
Total Number of Athletes 1,714 24,633
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $4,828 $2,868
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $69,926 $41,521
Total Full Time Head Coaches 60 332
Total Part Time Head Coaches 6 623
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 61 263
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 58 1,289
Average Total Revenue $416,503 $178,037
Average Total Expenses $473,684 $211,851

Utilize the NCAA Division I-AA 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-AA schools compare with the national averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This lets you know about how many female athletes are on NCAA Division I-AA women's volleyball teams across the country, which helps you see how aggressive the recruiting process is, particularly if you compare and contrast it to the national average. Currently there are 1,714 women involved in volleyball at NCAA Division I-AA schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates how much a NCAA Division I-AA college is spending on each player on their women's volleyball team for things that are essential such as equipment and uniforms. How much a NCAA Division I-AA school invests in you as a player will help determine how valuable believe that you are to the volleyball team and the overall sports program as well as the level of support they give each player.

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

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

Average Total Revenue: The more money NCAA Division I-AA colleges can make off their women's volleyball programs the more likely they are to broaden them. When women's volleyball programs are more profitable and well-known NCAA Division I-AA colleges will invest more in their existing programs and other NCAA Division I-AA colleges will establish new volleyball teams of their very own. More NCAA Division I-AA 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-AA schools? Are NCAA Division I-AA colleges aggressively recruiting women's volleyball players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will give you a good idea of just how much NCAA Division I-AA colleges around the country are investing in 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 numerous NCAA Division I-AA women's volleyball scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NCAA Division I-AA schools in your state compare to NCAA Division I-AA schools across the country. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NCAA Division I-AA

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