Will You Be Ready for the New NCAA Initial Academic Eligibility Standards?


Will You Be Ready for the New NCAA Initial Academic Eligibility Standards?

by Anthony Caruso on September 21, 2012

Student-athletes and their parents should be aware that new initial-eligibility standards for NCAA Division I college-bound student-athletes are on the horizon. Student-athletes first entering a Division I college or university on or after August 1, 2016, will need to satisfy more stringent eligibility requirements.

The new academic requirements govern whether student-athletes can receive athletics aid (scholarship), practice or compete during their first year.

For a college-bound student-athlete to receive a scholarship, practice, and compete in the first year of enrollment at the Division I college or university, he or she must satisfy the following requirements:

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