*Penn basketball player Kayla Padilla
HCERECRUIT College Placement Service promotes and places athletes to Colleges of all levels nationwide. Through our expertise and diverse network, our mission is to mentor and assist our HCE families through the College admission and recruiting process. We are in constant communication with College Coaches by phone and email targeting their biggest needs. With our unique and personal approach, we remain directly involved with the athlete and family throughout the entire process. Let's make it happen!!!
MEN'S BASKETBALL RECRUITING
There are 351 registered basketball programs at the NCAA Division I level. Each school can only offer 13 full-ride scholarships. At the Division II level, there are 309 programs and 10 full scholarships available per program. These are equivalency grants and can be divided between a larger number of players. 447 NCAA DIII schools also offer basketball as a sport; however, no athletic scholarships are awarded (other forms of financial aid may be available).
The NAIA has 236 thriving basketball programs over two divisions: 108 Division I colleges and 128 Division II schools. Across both divisions, 12 basketball scholarships are available in the form of equivalency grants.
The NJCAA allows scholarships in Division I and Division II. There are 221 Junior College DI schools and 123 DII community colleges that offer scholarships. 15 full-ride scholarships are available for each JUCO basketball program. There are no athletic scholarships awarded in Division III, but athletes with good academic records may be eligible for other forms of financial grants.
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL RECRUITING
There are 349 Division I schools that have a maximum of 15 full-ride scholarships per women's basketball program. In Division II there are 281 programs where 10 athletic scholarships can be allocated per program. These are equivalency grants in aid and can be spread out over a larger number of players.
All scholarships at NAIA level are partial. In Division I there are 105 institutions that can offer the equivalency of up to 11 basketball scholarships, and 124 Division II colleges can grant six scholarships.
There are 395 schools in Division I and Division II. Details are the same as above for men's basketball.