College Men's Water Polo Scholarships



How to Get Recruited for a Men's Water Polo Scholarship

Welcome to the SportsRecruits college Men's Water Polo athletic scholarships page. There are 59 college Men's Water Polo programs in the U.S. many of which offer athletic scholarships. Following is a breakdown of college Men's Water Polo programs by level:

  • 31

    Division I

  • 8

    Division II

  • 20

    Division III

  • 0

    NAIA

  • 0

    NJCAA

  • 0

    CCCAA

If you are not familiar with each of these levels, that’s where SportsRecruits can help. Each level of competition has different rules, governing bodies, and member colleges and universities. It’s important for every high school student-athlete looking to get recruited to learn about each level of play, so they can find the right fit. Here is a summary of each level of play:

Division I

Division I is the highest level of collegiate competition, and is governed by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). Division I (also referred to as DI) has larger program budgets, and has the ability to offer athletic and academic scholarships, in addition to need-based scholarships and grants.

Division II

Division II is an alternative level of competition to DI, and is also governed by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). Division II (also referred to as D2 or D-II) offers athletic scholarships, in addition to academic and need-based scholarships and grants.

Division III

Division III (also referred to as D3 or D-III) is the third-tier of NCAA athletic programs. D-III programs do not offer athletic scholarships, but do have the ability to offer academic and need-based scholarships and grants.

NAIA

National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) is a collegiate governing body of athletics, and is an alternative to the NCAA. Member schools offer athletic scholarships.

NJCAA

National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) is the governing body for many community colleges and junior colleges throughout the U.S. NJCAA athletic programs have the ability to offer various levels of athletic, academic and need-based scholarships.

CCCAA

California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) is governing body for athletic programs offered for community colleges in the state of California. Athletic scholarships are not offered at CCCAA colleges.

The following index was created to help student-athletes explore college water polo scholarship opportunities by state. Overwhelmed? If you need help researching which schools are a fit, communicating with college coaches, or tracking college interest, SportsRecruits has you covered. The best way to get recruited for water polo starts with your free SportsRecruits recruiting profile.