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NCAA Division I Academic Eligibility Requirements
If you want to participate in athletics or receive an athletics scholarship during your first year, you must:
**NOTE**: Courses with similar content may be deemed duplicative by the NCAA Eligibility Center.
Any core courses used toward your initial eligibility must be completed prior to full-time collegiate enrollment.
If you enroll full time in a Division II college on or after August 1, 2013, and want to participate in athletics or receive an athletics scholarship during your first year, you must:
- Graduate from high school;
- Complete these 16 core courses:
- 3 years of English;
- 2 years of math (Algebra 1 or higher);
- 2 years of natural or physical science (including one year of lab science if offered by your high school);
- 3 additional years of English, math, or natural or physical science;
- 2 years of social science; and
- 4 years of additional core courses (from any category above, or foreign language, comparative religion or philosophy);
- Earn a 2.000 grade-point average or better in your core courses; and
- Earn a combined SAT score of 820 or an ACT sum score of 68. For individuals enrolling at a college or university in Puerto Rico, earn a combined Prueba de Aptitud Academica score of 730.
**Note**: There is no sliding scale in Division II. Also, Division II will require 16 core courses (similart to NCAA Division I) beginning on August 1, 2013
NCAA Division III Academic Eligibility Requirements
Division III does not use the NCAA Eligibility Center. Contact your Division III college regarding its policies on admission, financial aid, practice and competition.
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