Junior colleges are two-year universities that give student-athletes an opportunity to develop their athletic and academic skills in a post-high school program. There are about 181 NJCAA soccer colleges with women’s programs out there, so there are many opportunities for athletes to develop their skills and boost their academics. In fact, many junior college soccer teams have future D1 and D2 athletes on their roster who are there to hone their skills before they commit to a four-year school. For athletes who might not have the grades, finances or build for a four-year school, a junior college soccer program can be a great way to gain experience competing against collegiate athletes.
Yes, junior colleges can—and do—offer scholarships for qualified athletes. Depending on the school and how funded the program is, qualified athletes might receive a partial or full-ride scholarship. In fact, junior college soccer programs can give out up to 18 scholarships per team.
The NJCAA released the results of a Fall 2021 poll that revealed the top 10 NJCAA women’s soccer teams. Student-athletes can learn more about these programs and find the JUCO soccer team for them on the NJCAA website.
View the complete list of JUCO women’s soccer teams below.