KCAA & NAIA Eligibility

HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETES


NCAA Requirements

High school athletes who would like to participate in any sport at an NCAA Division I or II school must register with the NCAA Clearinghouse in the fall of their senior year. Students should obtain a free copy of the booklet "Guide for the College-Bound Student-Athlete," available on the NCAA website. Athletes should register at http://www.ncaaclearinghouse.net

 

NCAA Website: Information for high school athletes.
 

Division One Requirements

Division II Requirements

 

NAIA Requirements

The NAIA Eligibility Center will determine your eligibility based on your academic record and additional information you provide.

What do you need to get your early decision:

  • Create an account with a valid email address
  • Pay the one-time registration fee or indicate qualification for a Fee Waiver
  • Request that your official transcripts after your junior year be sent to the NAIA Eligilbity Center and contact ACT or SAT to have your test scores sent directly.

Early Decisions: Junior Year Complete

US students who have completed their junior year of high school may obtain an elibility determination before graduating from high school if they meet all the following requirements:

  • will enroll at an NAIA institution immediately after high school graduation
  • have at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • have met minimum test score requirments (18 ACT)

Early Decisions: Midway through Senior Year
US students who are midway through their senior year of high school may obtain an eligibility determination before graduation if they meet all the following requirements:

  • will enroll at an NAIA institution immediately after high school graduation
  • have at least a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • have met minimum test score requirement (18 ACT)

Recent High School Graduate

Eligibility, must have 2 of the following 3:

- Achieve a minimum overall high school GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale
- Graduate in the top half of your high school class
- Achieve the NAIA's  minimum test score requirement (18 ACT)
    
Visit the NAIA Eligibility Center HERE