You have spent years practicing volleyball and competing for your high school. Now is the time to make sure all that hard work pays off. Last year over 145,000 student athletes received athletic scholarships that helped them pay for their higher education. For most, it can mean the difference between obtaining a college degree and having to put that aspiration on hold.

If you want to be a competitor for one of the many women's volleyball scholarships available to student athletes you need to know which schools to contact, who the coaches are and how to get in front of them. In some cases, joining a network of student volleyball athletes with pre-established access to college coaches can help a great deal. AthleticScholarships.com was created to provide these student athletes with the information they need to improve their chances of being recruited and getting a women's volleyball scholarship.

Women's Volleyball Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics

Detailed Breakdown Nationwide for Volleyball
Average Number of Athletes 14
Total Number of Athletes 24,633
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $2,868
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $41,521
Total Full Time Head Coaches 332
Total Part Time Head Coaches 623
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 263
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 1,289
Average Total Revenue $178,037
Average Total Expenses $211,851

Use the women's volleyball 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 volleyball teams across the nation, which will help you figure out how competitive the recruiting process is. The more positions there are the more opportunities you have for getting recruited to a college volleyball team.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This refers to the amount colleges are spending on average for each player on a women's volleyball team for things which might be required for example uniforms and equipment. How much a university invests in you as a player should help figure out how important they feel you are to the volleyball 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 college to run the day-to-day operations that keep the volleyball program up and running. This will give student athletes a good idea of the quality of women's volleyball programs, facilities and training staff at colleges throughout the country. The more colleges invest 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 academically and athletically so you'll be able to keep your volleyball scholarship every single year. The more women's volleyball 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 volleyball programs the more likely they are to grow them. When women's volleyball programs are more profitable and popular colleges will spend more in their existing programs and other colleges will establish a new volleyball teams to get in on the action. More volleyball teams usually means more athletic scholarship opportunities.

Average Total Expenses: Is there an increasing interest in encouraging and growing women's volleyball teams? Are colleges actively recruiting women's volleyball players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will give you a good idea of how much colleges around the nation are investing in women's volleyball programs and recruiting players, thus whether or not volleyball 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.

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