Make use of the NAIA Division I women's softball statistics above to decide whether or not this division offers you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NAIA Division I schools compare with the nation's averages.
Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you roughly the total number of female athletes are on NAIA Division I women's softball teams across the country, which helps you see how competitive the recruiting process is, particularly if you do a comparison of it to the national average. Presently there are 1,920 women participating in softball at NAIA Division I schools.
Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates just how much a NAIA Division I college is spending on each player on their women's softball team for things that are necessary such as equipment and uniforms. How much a NAIA Division I school spends on you as a player will help determine how important believe that you are to the softball team and the overall sports program as well as the level of support they offer each player.
Average Operating Expenses Per Team: This is what it cost on average for a NAIA Division I college to run the day-to-day operations that keep the softball program up and running. This can give student athletes a good idea of the level of women's softball programs, facilities and training personnel at NAIA Division I schools across the nation. The more NAIA Division I colleges commit the better quality you should expect.
Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are essential to helping you sharpen your talent and help you stay on track athletically and academically so you're able to keep your softball scholarship each year. The more NAIA Division I women's softball coaches there are, the more likely you are to get one-on-one coaching 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 women's softball programs the more likely it is that they will grow them. When women's softball programs are more profitable and well-known NAIA Division I colleges will spend more in their existing programs and other NAIA Division I colleges will establish new softball teams of their own. More NAIA Division I softball teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities at this type of school.
Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing interest in supporting and expanding women's softball teams at NAIA Division I schools? Are NAIA Division I colleges aggressively recruiting women's softball players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This can give you a good idea of how much NAIA Division I colleges around the nation are investing in women's softball programs, thus whether or not softball scholarship opportunities are likely to grow, keep pace or weaken in this division.
If you would like to be a contender for one of the many NAIA Division I women's softball scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NAIA Division I schools in your state compare to NAIA Division I schools across the nation. Choose a state below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.