NCAA Academic Requirements

Want to play in college? Aspiring players must not only perform on the field but in the classroom as well. Check out the table below of academic requirements for DI, DII and DIII athletics.

Division I

Division II

Division III

Complete 16 Core Courses

Complete 16 Core Courses

Division III schools set their own standards for admitting applicants into their school. Therefore, there is no NCAA regulation of academic requirements. Also, an aspiring DIII student-athlete does not have to register with the NCAA Eligibility Center. This information is found HERE.

4 Years of English

3 Years of English

3 Years of Math (Alg. I or Higher)

2 Years of Math (Alg. I or Higher)

2 Years of Natural or Physical Science

+1 Year of lab if offered at high school

2 Years of Natural or Physical Science

+1 Year of lab if offered at high school

1 Additional Year of English, Math or Natural/Physical Science

3 Additional Years of English, Math or Natural/Physical Science

2 Years of Social Science

2 Years of Social Science

4 Additional Years of Math, English, Natural/Physical, Social Science, Foreign Language, Comparative Religion, or Philosophy

4 Additional Years of Math, English, Natural/Physical, Social Science, Foreign Language, Comparative Religion, or Philosophy


Resources:

Aspiring DI Student-Athletes: This information and information on the Division I NCAA sliding scale can be found HERE.

Aspiring DII Student-Athletes: This information and information on the Division II NCAA sliding scale can be found HERE.

***All of the information displayed above can be found HERE. ***