NCAA Eligibility Center

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If you want to play sports at an NCAA Division I or II school, start by registering for a Certification
Account with the NCAA Eligibility Center at If you want to play Division III sports
or you aren’t sure where you want to compete, start by creating a Profile Page at

Academic Requirements

To play sports at a Division I or II school, you must graduate from high school, complete 16 NCAA-approved
core courses, earn a minimum GPA, and earn an ACT or SAT score that matches your core-course GPA.

Core Requirements

Visit for a full list of your high school’s approved core courses.
Complete 16 core courses in the following areas:

Division I

Complete 10 NCAA core courses, including seven in English, Math, or Natural/Physical Science, before your seventh semester.