Do you know how much financial aid NCAA Division I-A schools give to players on college track and field teams? Last year NCAA Division I and II schools alone awarded $2 billion in undergraduate athletic scholarships. For some student athletes, a scholarship from a NCAA Division I-A school can mean the differencebetween getting a college education and having to put that goal on hold.

If you wish to be a competitor for one of the many NCAA Division I-A women's track and field scholarships that are offered you have to know which colleges to contact, who the coaches are and the best way to get in front of them. AthleticScholarships.com was made to supply student athletes with the information they need to increase their chances of being recruited by a NCAA Division I-A school and receiving a women's track and field scholarship.

Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics for NCAA Division I-A Women's Track And Field

Detailed Breakdown NCAA Division I-A Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 38 21
Total Number of Athletes 192 7,007
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $1,824 $601
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $83,358 $12,722
Total Full Time Head Coaches 0 8
Total Part Time Head Coaches 1 84
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 0 5
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 6 327
Average Total Revenue $51,839 $49,246
Average Total Expenses $446,492 $55,440

Utilize the NCAA Division I-A women's track and field statistics above to decide whether this division offers you the best athletic scholarship opportunities. The table below shows how NCAA Division I-A schools compare with the national averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This lets you know roughly how many female athletes are on NCAA Division I-A women's track and field teams across the nation, which will help you figure out how aggressive the recruiting process is, especially when you compare and contrast it to the national average. Presently there are 192 women involved in track and field at NCAA Division I-A schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This represents just how much a NCAA Division I-A college is spending on each player on their women's track and field team for things that are necessary such as equipment and uniforms. Just how much a NCAA Division I-A school spends on you as a player will help signify how beneficial they feel you are to the track and field team and the overall sports program plus the level of support they provide each player.

Average Operating Expenses Per Team: This is exactly what it cost on average for a NCAA Division I-A college to run the day-to-day operations that keep the track and field program operational. This can give student athletes a good idea of the level of women's track and field programs, facilities and training personnel at NCAA Division I-A schools across the country. The more NCAA Division I-A colleges spend the better quality you can expect.

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are vital to helping you sharpen your skills and help you keep on track athletically and academically so you're able to keep your track and field scholarship year after year. The more NCAA Division I-A women's track and field coaches there are, the more likely you are to get one-on-one training and attention you need to reach your primary goal of graduating from a college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money NCAA Division I-A colleges can earn off their women's track and field programs the more likely it is that they will broaden them. When women's track and field programs are more profitable and popular NCAA Division I-A colleges will invest more in their existing programs and other NCAA Division I-A colleges will establish new track and field teams of their own. More NCAA Division I-A track and field teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities at this type of school.

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing affinity for supporting and expanding women's track and field teams at NCAA Division I-A schools? Are NCAA Division I-A colleges aggressively recruiting women's track and field players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This can give you a good indication of just how much NCAA Division I-A colleges all around the nation are investing in women's track and field programs, thus whether or not track and field 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 numerous NCAA Division I-A women's track and field scholarships that are available it will take persistence and lots of research and planning. See how NCAA Division I-A schools in your state compare with NCAA Division I-A schools across the nation. Choose a state below to obtain detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

States in NCAA Division I-A

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