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Interested in competing in college athletics?

NCAA Initial-Eligibility rules impact a student-athlete’s ability to practice, compete, and receive an athletic scholarship during the freshman year of collegiate enrollment at Division I and Division II schools.

Determination of initial-eligibility is based upon high school performance in the classroom and performance on standardized test scores (ie: ACT, or SAT).

NCAA Division I requires 16 core courses in high school.

NCAA Division II also requires 16 core courses in high school.

Student athlete must graduate from high school.

CORE COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

NCAA Division I:

4 years of English     3 years of math (Algebra 1 or higher)

2 years of natural/physical science 

1 additional year of English, math, or natural physical science

2 years of social science

4 years of additional courses (from any area above, foreign language, or comparative religion/philosophy)

**10 of the 16 core courses must be completed before senior year of high school.  7 of the 10 core courses must be in English, math, or science.  Core course GPA must be 2.30 or greater.

 

NCAA Division II

3 years of English    2 years of math (Algebra 1 or higher)

2 years of natural/physical science

2 years of social science

1 additional year of English, math, or natural/physical science

4 years of additional courses from any area above, foreign language, or comparative religion/philosophy)

 

NCAA Division III or Undecided

Create a Profile Page if you plan to compete at a Division III school or are not yet sure where you want to compete.  You will get an NCAA ID, and the eligibility center will be able to send you important reminders as you complete your high school career.

 

Prospective student athletes can begin registration process through the Eligibility Center web-site at: 

www.ncaaeligibilitycenter.org

Registration includes an $80 fee.  The profile page for Division III or Undecided is FREE.

Any questions can be addressed at aherchock@marlow.k12.ok.us or through your HS coach.