What is sliding scale for NCAA eligibility?

Division I uses a sliding scale to match SAT/ACT scores and core-course grade-point averages to determine eligibility. The sliding scale balances your test score with your GPA. If you have a low test score, you need a higher GPA to be eligible. If you have a low GPA, you need a higher test score to be eligible.

How do you read the NCAA sliding scale?

The NCAA sliding scale uses your “ACT sum score.” This is calculated by adding together your English, math, reading and science scores. You can take the ACT a total of 12 times during high school, and your top scores in each subject will be used to create your highest ACT score.

What GPA do you need for NCAA d2?

a 2.2 GPA
Earn at least a 2.2 GPA in your core courses. Earn an SAT combined score or ACT sum score matching your core-course GPA on the Division II sliding scale, which balances your test score and core-course GPA. If you have a low test score, you need a higher core-course GPA to be eligible.

What is NCAA eligibility requirements?

Graduate from high school. Complete a minimum of 16 core courses for Division I or II. Earn a minimum required grade-point average in core courses. Earn a qualifying test score on either the ACT or SAT.

What is the 10 7 rule for NCAA?

Ten of the sixteen core courses must be completed before the start of the seventh semester of high school and at least seven of these 10 core courses must be in English, math, or natural or physical science.

What is the minimum GPA for NCAA?

The minimum GPA required to compete at the NCAA Division I level is a 2.3 GPA in approved core-courses and earn an SAT score of 900 or ACT sum score of 75 to be eligible. Keep in mind that if your core-course GPA is higher your SAT and ACT score can be lower, this is what the NCAA calls the sliding scale.

What are the requirements for NCAA?

The NCAA places strict eligibility requirements on student athletes and scholarship recipient academic performance. Division I football players must successfully complete 16 core courses in college, while Division II players must complete 14, including English, math, science and social sciences.

What is the minimum ACT score for college?

Gateway expects a college-bound student to make a minimum ACT composite of 21 (or the equivalent on the SAT). The lowest ACT score that might get a student into a college is about 18 except for colleges having “open enrollment,” where any paying student is accepted.

When does NCAA eligibility start?

In division 1, the NCAA starts your eligibility clock at age 21, regardless of what you’ve done. So, you have 5 years after that until age 26. This is unless you’ve been doing military service or church related service (mission).