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Play Division l Sports
 

If you want to compete in NCAA sports at a Division l school, you need to register with the NCAA Eligibility Center to make sure you stay on track to meet initial-eligibility standards.

 

If you have questions about your eligibility or the registration process, call us toll free at 1-877-262-1492.  International students should call 317-917-6222.

 

Register with the NCAA Eligibility Center

 

Get Ready.  Get Set.  Go!

 

Grade 9

  • Ask your counselor for a list of your high school’s NCAA core courses to make sure you take the right classes.

Grade 10

Grade 11

  • Check with your counselor to make sure you will graduate on time with the required number of NCAA core courses.

  • Take the ACT or SAT and submit your scores to the NCAA using code 9999.

  • At the end of the year, ask your counselor to upload your official transcript to the NCAA Eligibility Center.

Grade 12

 

Division l academic eligibility

 

To be eligible to compete in NCAA sports during your first year at a Division l school, you must graduate high school and meet ALL the following requirements:

  • Complete 16 core courses:

    • Four years of English

    • Three years of Math (Algebra 1 or higher)

    • Two years of natural/physical science (including one year of lab science if your high school offers it)

    • One additional year of English, math or natural/physical science

    • Two years of social science

    • Four additional years of English, math, natural/physical science, social science, foreign language, comparative religion or philosophy

  • Complete 10 core course, including seven in English, math or natural/physical science, before your seventh semester.  Once you begin your seventh semester, you may not repeat or replace any of those 10 courses to improve your core-course GPA.

  • Earn at least a 2.3 GPA in your core courses.

  • Earn an SAT combined score or ACT sum score matching your core-course GPA on the Division I sliding scale, which balances your test score and core-course GPA.  If you have a low test score, you need a higher core-course GPA to be eligible.  If you have a low core-course GPA, you need a higher test score to be eligible.