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If you want to compete in NCAA sports at a Division ll 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.

 

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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 II Academic Eligibility

To be eligible to compete in NCAA sports during your first year at a Division II school, you must meet academic requirements for your core courses, grade-point average (GPA) and test scores. The requirements are changing for students who enroll full-time at a Division II school after August 1, 2018.

If you enroll BEFORE August 1, 2018

You must graduate high school and meet ALL the following requirements:

  • Complete 16 core courses:
    • Three years of English.
    • Two years of math (Algebra 1 or higher).
    • Two years of natural or physical science (including one year of lab science if your high school offers it).
    • Three additional years of English, math or natural or physical science
    • Two years of social science
    • Four additional years of English, math, natural or physical science, social science, foreign language, comparative religion or philosophy
  • Earn at least a 2.0 GPA in your core courses.
  • Earn a SAT combined score of 820 or an ACT sum score of 68.  Remember, if you took the SAT on or after March 2016 you need to compare your score on the College Board concordance table. The 820 score is after the concordance table is applied.

AFTER August 1, 2018

You must graduate high school and meet ALL the following requirements:

  • Complete 16 core courses:
    • Three years of English.
    • Two years of math (Algebra 1 or higher).
    • Two years of natural or physical science (including one year of lab science if your high school offers it).
    • Three additional years of English, math or natural or physical science
    • Two years of social science
    • Four additional years of English, math, natural or physical science, social science, foreign language, comparative religion or philosophy
  • Earn at least a 2.2 GPA in your core courses.
  • Earn an SAT combined score or ACT sum score matching your core-course GPA on the Division II 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.