Senior Athletes

If you plan on competing college sports, you must register with the NCAA Clearinghouse. 

It is the student’s responsibility to fill out and submit the registration form. 

Online registration is available at http://eligibilitycenter.org

 

NCAA Division I & II Freshman –Eligibility Standards

EFFECTIVE FOR THOSE ENTERING COLLEGE IN THE FALL OF 2008 or LATER

* Note - Division III does not use NCAA Initial Eligibility Clearinghouse.

 

1.     All student athletes must register with the NCAA Initial-Eligibility Clearinghouse.

To register, visit the NCAA Clearinghouse Web site at http://eligibilitycenter.org

2.     Complete the following core courses in high school:

 Division I requirements

 Full Qualifier

Academic Redshirt

Nonqualifier

Complete 16 Core Courses:

 Ten of the 16 core courses must be complete before the seventh semester (senior year) of high school.

 Seven of the 10 core courses must be in English, Math, or Science.

Complete 16 core courses.

Does not meet requirements for  Full Qualifier or Academic Redshirt status.

Minimum Core-Course GPA of 2.300.

Minimum Core-Course GPA of 2.000.

 

Meet the sliding scale requirement of GPA and ACT/SAT score.*

Meet the sliding scale requirement of GPA and ACT/SAT score.*

 

Graduate from high school.

Graduate from high school.

 

 

Div I

Div II

Subject

4

3

years of English

3

2

years of mathematics (Algebra I or higher)

2

2

years of science (one must be a lab science)

1

2

year of additional English, Math or Science

2

2

years of social studies

4

3

years of additional core courses (from an area listed above or foreign language)

16

14

TOTAL CORE COURSES

 

3.     Submit the following information to the Clearinghouse:

S          Transcript from high school or college attended (mailed directly from the issuing institution)

Proof of high school graduation, including specific graduation date Completed Student Release Form, Fee Payment,  ACT or SAT test scores (submitted directly from ACT or SAT).

Division I Core GPA and Test Score Sliding Scale (SAT or ACT combined score)

GPA

SAT

ACT

 

GPA

SAT

ACT

 

GPA

SAT

ACT

3.550 & up

400

37

 

3.025

610

51

 

2.500

820

68

3.525

410

38

 

3.000

620

52

 

2.475

830

69

3.500

420

39

 

2.975

630

52

 

2.450

840

70

3.475

430

40

 

2.950

640

53

 

2.450

850

70

3.450

440

41

 

2.925

650

53

 

2.425

860

70

3.425

450

41

 

2.900

660

54

 

2.400

860

71

3.400

460

42

 

2.875

670

55

 

2.375

870

72

3.375

470

42

 

2.850

680

56

 

2.350

880

73

3.350

480

43

 

2.825

690

56

 

2.325

890

74

3.325

490

44

 

2.800

700

57

 

2.300

900

75

3.300

500

44

 

2.775

710

58

 

2.275

910

76

3.275

510

45

 

2.750

720

59

 

2.250

920

77

3.250

520

46

 

2.725

730

59

 

2.225

930

78

3.225

530

46

 

2.700

730

60

 

2.200

940

79

3.200

540

47

 

2.675

740

61

 

2.175

950

80

3.175

550

47

 

2.675

750

61

 

2.150

960

80

3.150

560

48

 

2.650

760

62

 

2.125

960

81

3.125

570

49

 

2.625

770

63

 

2.100

970

82

3.100

580

49

 

2.600

780

64

 

2.075

980

83

3.075

590

50

 

2.575

790

65

 

2.050

990

84

3.050

600

50

 

2.550

800

66

 

2.025

1000

85

 

 

 

 

2.525

810

67

 

2.000

1010

86

Visit the NCAA Web site at:  www.ncaa.org  For more resources visit NCAA.org/student-athletes/play-division-i-sports or the Division I Academic Requirements Guide.