You have spent years practicing lacrosse and contending for your high school. Now is the time to make sure all that effort pays off. Last year over 145,000 student athletes received athletic scholarships that helped them finance their college education. For many, it can mean the difference between getting a college degree and having to put that aspiration on hold.

If you would like to be a competitor for one of the numerous men's lacrosse scholarships that are being offered you must know which schools to contact, who the coaches are and how to get in front of them. In some cases, joining a network of student lacrosse athletes with pre-established access to college coaches can help considerably. AthleticScholarships.com was created to provide these student athletes with the information they need to improve their chances of being recruited and receiving a men's lacrosse scholarship.

Men's Lacrosse Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics

Detailed Breakdown Nationwide for Lacrosse
Average Number of Athletes 36
Total Number of Athletes 10,476
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $1,611
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $60,172
Total Full Time Head Coaches 118
Total Part Time Head Coaches 213
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 98
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 576
Average Total Revenue $223,260
Average Total Expenses $240,246

Use the men's lacrosse athletic scholarship information above to find out:

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This lets you know about how many male athletes are on men's lacrosse teams around the U.S., which can help you see how competitive the recruiting process is. The more positions there are the more opportunities you have for making it on a college lacrosse team.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This describes the amount colleges are spending on average for each player on a men's lacrosse team for things which might be necessary such as uniforms and equipment. How much a college invests in you as a player will help figure out how important they feel you are to the lacrosse team and the overall sports program as well as the level of support they offer each player.

Average Operating Expenses Per Team: This is exactly what it cost on average for a college to run the day-to-day operations that keep the lacrosse program up and running. This can give student athletes a good idea of the quality of men's lacrosse programs, facilities and training employees at colleges across the country. The more colleges spend the better quality you should expect.

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are necessary to assisting you develop your talent and enable you to remain track educationally and athletically so you'll be able to keep your lacrosse scholarship year after year. The more men's lacrosse coaches there are, the greater your chances are to get one-on-one training and attention which will help you reach your goal of graduating college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money colleges can make off their men's lacrosse programs the more likely they are to expand them. When men's lacrosse programs are more profitable and popular colleges will invest more in their current programs and other colleges will establish a new lacrosse teams to get in on the action. More lacrosse teams usually means more athletic scholarship opportunities.

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing interest in encouraging and expanding men's lacrosse teams? Are colleges actively recruiting men's lacrosse players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will provide you with a good idea of how much colleges around the nation are investing in men's lacrosse programs and recruiting players, thus whether or not lacrosse scholarship opportunities are likely to grow, keep pace or weaken.

Now that you know the national statistics see how the different divisions compare. Select a division below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

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