Use the men's cross country athletic scholarship information above to find out:
Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you roughly how many male athletes are on men's cross country teams throughout the U.S., which can help you determine how competitive the recruiting process is. The more positions there are the more opportunities you have for getting recruited to a college cross country team.
Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This describes how much colleges are spending on average for each player on a men's cross country team for things which might be needed including uniforms and equipment. The amount a college invests in you as a player will help determine how valuable they feel you're to the cross country 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 typically for a college to run the day-to-day operations that keep a cross country program up and running. This will give student athletes a good idea of the quality of men's cross country programs, facilities and training employees at colleges across the nation. The more colleges commit the better quality you may expect.
Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are vital to assisting you sharpen your abilities and enable you to stay on track educationally and athletically so you'll be able to keep your cross country scholarship every single year. The more men's cross country coaches there are, the greater your chances are to get one-on-one training and attention that will help you reach your goal of graduating college.
Average Total Revenue: The more money colleges could make off their men's cross country programs the more likely they are to grow them. When men's cross country programs tend to be profitable and popular colleges will spend more in their present programs and other colleges will create a new cross country teams to get in on the action. More cross country teams usually means more athletic scholarship opportunities.
Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing interest in promoting and expanding men's cross country teams? Are colleges aggressively recruiting men's cross country players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will give you a good idea of how much colleges around the United States are investing in men's cross country programs and recruiting players, thus whether or not cross country scholarship opportunities are likely to grow, keep pace or weaken.
Now that you know the national statistics see how the different divisions compare. Choose a division below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.