ARE YOU READY TO PLAY COLLEGE SPORTS?
The advantages of competing in college sports are both immediate and lifelong. Participating in college sports provides opportunities to learn, compete and succeed. Student-athletes receive top-notch academic support, quality medical care and regular access to outstanding coaching, facilities and equipment. Student-athletes as a group graduate at higher rates than their peers in the general student body and feel better prepared for life after college.
Learn more about the three divisions.
College-bound student-athletes preparing to enroll in a Division I or Division II school need to register with the NCAA Eligibility Center to ensure they have met amateurism standards and are academically prepared for college coursework.
How the NCAA Supports College Athletes
Guide for the College-Bound Student Athlete
NCAA Initial Eligibility Brochure
Register with the NCAA Eligibility Center
NCAA Division I Academic Performance Requirements
NCAA Division II Academic Performance Requirements
NCAA Division I and Division II Recruiting Calendars
NCAA Division III Facts and Figures