NCAA

   NCAA WEBSITE

http://www.ncaa.org/student-athletes

"More than 460,000 NCAA student-athletes – more than ever before – compete in 24 sports every year. Member schools support their student-athletes’ academic success by providing state-of-the-art technology, tutoring and access to academic advisors. More than eight out of 10 student-athletes will earn a bachelor’s degree, and more than 35 percent will earn a postgraduate degree."

   NCAA REQUIREMENTS

D1 Academic Requirements:
  • Must graduate from high school
  • Must complete 16 core courses and receive a minimum GPA of 2.3 in those courses
    • Core courses:
      • 4 Years of English
      • 3 Years of Math (Algebra 1 or higher)
      • 2 Years of Natural or Physical Science
      • 2 Years of Social Science
      • 1 Extra Year of English, Math or Science
      • 4 Years of Foreign Language, Religion, Philosophy, or additional years of any other categories above
  • You MUST complete 10 of your 16 core courses before your Senoir year
  • You must take the SAT or ACT and score a minimum of 400 on SAT (Math and Reading only) or 37 on the ACT (your sum score).
  • Your core course GPA combined with your SAT/ACT score must meet the minimum requirements as laid out by the NCAA sliding scale

D1 Academic Requirements:
  • Must graduate from high school
  • Must complete 16 core courses and receive a minimum GPA of 2.0 in those courses
    • Core courses:
      • 3 Years of English
      • 3 Years of Math (Algebra 1 or higher)
      • 2 Years of Natural or Physical Science
      • 2 Years of Social Science
      • 2 Extra Year of English, Math or Science
      • 4 Years of Foreign Language, Religion, Philosophy, or additional years of any other categories above
  • You MUST complete 10 of your 16 core courses before your Senoir year
  • You must take the SAT or ACT and score a minimum of 820 on SAT (Math and Reading only) or 68 on the ACT (your sum score).
  • Your core course GPA combined with your SAT/ACT score must meet the minimum requirements as laid out by the NCAA sliding scale


MAIA Academic Requirements:

  • Must graduate from high school
  • Meet 2 of the following 3 requirements
    • Finish in the top half of your graduating class
    • Achieve a minimum GPA of 2.0 
    • Score a minimum of 860 on SAT or 16 on the ACT

   REGISTRATION

If you want to play NCAA sports at a Division I or II school, you need to register with the NCAA Eligibility Center. 

http://www.ncaa.org/student-athletes/future/eligibility-center

Register using the attached website above before your Junior year
Cost is $75 (some high school counselors can submit a fee waiver) 

   CERTIFICATION

The NCAA will not complete your certification until a NCAA Division I or II school requests your certification and the NCAA has everything they need to complete your certification.
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List or Items Required To Complete Certification:
     Online registration
     Fee payment
     Official ACT/SAT scores
     Official transcript from every high school you attended
     Proof of graduation

http://pub.s1.exacttarget.com/q2fl1h3i4g1

   VISIBILITY
   NCSA (Next College Student Athlete)

"NCSA has helped student athletes raise their game to the college level by connecting them with coaches and scholarships...."

Build a free profile, get evaluated with a scout and get matched with coaches.
3 Plans are available (a one-time fee of $799, $1,599, and $2,799) (monthly payment plans and discounted plans are available if the student athlete qualifies for a reduced lunch at school).

http://www.ncsasports.org

   STATISTICS

There are over 540,000 men's high school basketball players and less than 18,700 (3.5%) play college basketball (1% Division 1, 1% Division 2, 1.5% Division 3)

Over 80% of collegiate athletes graduate college with a bachelor's degree.