Use the women's cross country athletic scholarship information above to find out:
Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This lets you know approximately how many female athletes are on women's cross country teams across the U.S., which will 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 women's cross country team for things which might be necessary such as uniforms and equipment. The amount a university invests in you as a player can help determine how valuable they feel you are 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 on average for a college to run the day-to-day operations that keep a cross country program up and running. This can give student athletes a good idea of the quality of women's cross country programs, facilities and training employees at colleges across the nation. The more colleges invest the greater quality you should expect.
Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are necessary to assisting you develop your talent and help you remain track educationally and athletically so you can keep your cross country scholarship year after year. The more women's cross country 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 women's cross country programs the more likely they are to expand them. When women's cross country programs tend to be profitable and popular colleges will invest 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 means more athletic scholarship opportunities.
Average Total Expenses: Is there an increasing interest in supporting and growing women's cross country teams? Are colleges aggressively recruiting women's cross country 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 women'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. Select a division below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.