College Volleyball

There are about 1,802 Indoor Programs:

  • 334 Division 1 schools 

  • 298 Division 2 schools 

  • 437 Division 3 schools

  • 220 NAIA schools

  • 67 four-year schools outside of the above divisions

  • 313 NJCAA schools 

  • 133 two-year schools outside of the NJCAA

There are 126 Beach Programs: 

  • 62 Division 1 schools

  • 15 Division 2 schools

  • 7 Division 3 schools 

  • 23 NAIA schools 

What are College coaches looking for:

  • Height (Division 1 level, the average height of an outside hitter is 6’0”, with 53% of D1 outside hitters at 6’0” or taller. Only 13% are 5’9” or shorter.)

  • Build of body

  • Approach jump/vertical jump 

  • Experience level 

  • Academics 

  • Position/versatility 

  • Leadership 

  • Attitude

  • Personality