Find out how to become eligible for college recruiting and potential scholarship opportunities
NCAA Eligibility Guidelines:
These guidelines are available by visiting the NCAA Eligibility Center .
When should a student register with the NCAA Eligibility Center?
Students should register with the Eligibility Center at the beginning of their junior year in high
school. At the end of the student's junior year, a transcript, which includes six semesters of
grades, should be sent to the Eligibility Center from the high school. Additionally, students
should have their SAT or ACT scores forwarded directly to the Eligibility Center (by using code
"9999") whenever they take the exam.
What requirements do I need to be able to practice, play and get a scholarship at an NCAA Division I or II college or university?
You need to complete the following:
- Graduate from high school
- Complete a minimum of 16 (for Division I) or 14 (for Division II) core courses
- Present the required grade‐point average (GPA)
- Present a qualifying test score on either the ACT or SAT
- Complete the amateurism questionnaire and request final amateurism certification.