Make use of the NJCAA Division III men's cross country statistics above to determine whether or not this division offers you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NJCAA Division III schools compare with the national averages.
Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you roughly how many male athletes are on NJCAA Division III men's cross country teams across the country, which will help you determine how competitive the recruiting process is, especially when you do a comparison of it to the national average. Presently there are 198 men involved in cross country at NJCAA Division III schools.
Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This refers to just how much a NJCAA Division III college is paying for each player on their men's cross country team for things that are essential such as equipment and uniforms. Just how much a NJCAA Division III school invests in you as a player will help determine how beneficial they feel you are to the cross country team and the overall sports program plus the degree of support they give each player.
Average Operating Expenses Per Team: This is exactly what it cost on average for a NJCAA Division III college to run the day-to-day operations that keep the cross country program functioning. This can give student athletes a good idea of the level of men's cross country programs, facilities and training personnel at NJCAA Division III schools across the nation. The more NJCAA Division III colleges invest the better quality you may expect.
Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are crucial to helping you refine your talent and help you continue on track athletically and academically so you're able to keep your cross country scholarship each year. The more NJCAA Division III men's cross country coaches there are, the more likely it is you'll get one-on-one instruction and attention you need to reach your primary goal of graduating from a college.
Average Total Revenue: The more money NJCAA Division III colleges can earn off their men's cross country programs the more likely they are to grow them. When men's cross country programs are more lucrative and popular NJCAA Division III colleges will invest more in their existing programs and other NJCAA Division III colleges will establish new cross country teams of their own. More NJCAA Division III cross country teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities at this type of school.
Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing affinity for supporting and expanding men's cross country teams at NJCAA Division III schools? Are NJCAA Division III colleges aggressively recruiting men's cross country players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This can give you a good indication of how much NJCAA Division III colleges throughout the country are investing in men's cross country programs, thus whether or not cross country 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 NJCAA Division III men's cross country scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NJCAA Division III schools in your state compare with NJCAA Division III schools across the country. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.