NCAA Division I Initial - Eligibility Requirements
Core Courses: (16)
Initial full-time collegiate enrollment before August 1, 2016:
~ Sixteen (16) core courses are required
Initial full-time collegiate enrollment on or after August 1, 2016: ~ Sixteen (16) core courses are required
~ Ten (10) core courses completed before the seventh semester
~ Seven (7) of the 10 must be in English, math or natural/physical science.
~ These courses/grades are "locked in" at start of the seventh semester (cannot be repeated for grade-point average [GPA] improvement to meet initial-eligibility requirements for competition).
Students who do not meet core-course progression requirements may still be eligible to receive athletics aid and practice in the initial year of enrollment by meeting academic redshirt requirements.
Students must present a corresponding test score and core-course GPA on the sliding scale.
SAT: critical reading and math sections.
~ Best subscore from each section is used to determine the SAT combined score for initial eligibility.
ACT: English, math, reading and science sections.
~ Best subscore from each section is used to determine the ACT sum score for initial eligibility.
~ All ACT and SAT attempts before initial full-time collegiate enrollment may be used for initial eligibility.
Test scores on transcripts will not be used.