Make use of the NAIA Division I men's soccer statistics above to determine whether this division offers you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NAIA Division I schools compare to the national averages.
Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you roughly the actual number of male athletes are on NAIA Division I men's soccer teams in the United States, which helps you see how competitive the recruiting process is, particularly if you compare and contrast it to the national average. Currently there are 2,761 men participating in soccer at NAIA Division I schools.
Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates how much a NAIA Division I college is spending on each player on their men's soccer team for things that are necessary such as equipment and uniforms. The amount a NAIA Division I school invests in you as a player will help signify how beneficial they feel that you are to the soccer team and the overall sports program as well as the degree of support they give each player.
Average Operating Expenses Per Team: This is exactly what it cost on average for a NAIA Division I college to run the day-to-day operations that keep the soccer program operational. This will give student athletes a good idea of the level of men's soccer programs, facilities and training personnel at NAIA Division I schools across the country. The more NAIA Division I colleges commit the better quality you should expect.
Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are crucial to helping you sharpen your skills and help you continue on track athletically and academically so that you can keep your soccer scholarship year after year. The more NAIA Division I men's soccer coaches there are, the more likely it is you'll get one-on-one training and attention you need to reach your goal of graduating from a college.
Average Total Revenue: The more money NAIA Division I colleges can earn off their men's soccer programs the more likely they are to grow them. When men's soccer programs are more lucrative and popular NAIA Division I colleges will invest more in their existing programs and other NAIA Division I colleges will create new soccer teams of their own. More NAIA Division I soccer teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities at this type of school.
Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing affinity for promoting and expanding men's soccer teams at NAIA Division I schools? Are NAIA Division I colleges aggressively recruiting men's soccer players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will give you a good indication of how much NAIA Division I colleges throughout the nation are investing in men's soccer programs, thus whether or not soccer 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 NAIA Division I men's soccer scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NAIA Division I schools in your state compare with NAIA Division I schools in the U.S. Choose a state below to obtain detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.