Bottom Line Advantage


How the NAIA Benefits Your Bottom Line


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Analytics that Inform the
Bottom Line

Through Return on Athletics®, campus administrators can access association-wide benchmarking data and research regarding athletic funding, sport offerings, ideal roster sizes, discount rates and financial aid.


Simply put, the NAIA will improve your student-athlete
experience while enhancing your bottom line.


3 point 9 million

On average NAIA athletics departments produce a net return of $3.9 million, which is $10,100 per student-athlete.


NAIA schools have manageable operating budgets, spending $7,300 per student-athlete, compared with $12,900 at DII schools.

24 percent

Student-athlete enrollment at NAIA institutions has increased by 24 percent in the last five years.



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