August 19, 2022


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NCAA Eligibility: Everything You Need to Know

12 min read

Get an overview of the NCAA eligibility rules and requirements for prospective Division 1, 2 and 3 student-athletes and what you need to know.

1:18 Show outline
1:44 NCAA Academic Eligibility requirements
2:13 Former and Current Requirements
4:19 Academic eligibility requirements for GPA
6:22 D1 Core Courses
7:10 D2 Core Courses
7:50 Should student-athletes still take the ACT and SAT?
11:19 How to check NCAA eligibility
14:53 Summary
Live Q & A
16:39 Is the GPA requirement all the way through high school or just your latest year of school?
18:13 My daughter has a high GPA, but did not do well or her ACT/SAT tests, should she still include her scores?
19:40 What is the timeline around completing the SAT?
21:25 Are community service hours and honors courses important for recruiting?
22:29 What’s the difference between the SAT and ACT?
24:21 How much do high school coaches help with recruiting? Or will you need to rely on travel ball to get recruited?
26:46 Ring the Bell #NCSACOMMIT


Academic Eligibility Requirements for Student Athletes –

NCAA Core Courses Requirements –

NCAA GPA Requirements –

How to Determine Your NCAA Eligibility –

Eligibility Center Checklist (downloadable) –

NCAA core course worksheet –

NCAA Eligibility Requirements –

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