Utilize the NCAA Division I-AA women's softball statistics above to decide whether this division offers you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NCAA Division I-AA schools compare to the national averages.
Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you about the total number of female athletes are on NCAA Division I-AA women's softball teams in the United States, which helps you determine how aggressive the recruiting process is, especially when you compare it to the national average. Presently there are 2,093 women taking part in softball at NCAA Division I-AA schools.
Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates how much a NCAA Division I-AA college is paying for each player on their women's softball team for things that are essential such as equipment and uniforms. Just how much a NCAA Division I-AA school spends on you as a player will help signify how valuable they feel that you are to the softball team and the overall sports program plus the level of support they give each player.
Average Operating Expenses Per Team: This is what it cost on average for a NCAA Division I-AA college to run the day-to-day operations that keep the softball program operational. This will give student athletes a good idea of the level of women's softball programs, facilities and training personnel at NCAA Division I-AA schools across the country. The more NCAA Division I-AA colleges commit the better quality you should expect.
Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are essential to helping you develop your skills and help you continue on track athletically and academically so you're able to keep your softball scholarship year after year. The more NCAA Division I-AA 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 NCAA Division I-AA colleges can earn off their women's softball programs the more likely they are to expand them. When women's softball programs are more profitable and well-known NCAA Division I-AA colleges will commit more in their existing programs and other NCAA Division I-AA colleges will establish new softball teams of their own. More NCAA Division I-AA 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 NCAA Division I-AA schools? Are NCAA Division I-AA colleges aggressively recruiting women's softball players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This can give you a good idea of just how much NCAA Division I-AA colleges throughout the nation are spending on women's softball programs, thus whether or not softball scholarship opportunities are likely to grow, keep pace or weaken in this division.
If you want to be a contender for one of the numerous NCAA Division I-AA women's softball scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NCAA Division I-AA schools in your state compare to NCAA Division I-AA schools across the nation. Choose a state below to obtain detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.