NAIA Eligibility Center

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) is the governing body for athletics programs at colleges and universities throughout the United States and Canada. The long-held mission of the NAIA is to promote the education and development of well-rounded students and productive citizens through intercollegiate athletics. The association offers equitable access and opportunities for participation in its 23 national championship events held annually throughout the country.

If You Recently Graduated High School

Want to Know If You're Eligible?
It's easy! You only need to meet two of these requirements:

  1. Achieve a Minimum of 18 on the ACT or 860 on the SAT*
  2. Achieve a Minimum overall high school GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale
  3. Graduate in the top half of your high school class

* Critical Reading and Math only
NOTE: These are the eligibility requirements for entering freshmen with a break after high school of one year or less.

NAIA Eligibility Information