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Collegiate Athletics

Many students are interested in playing sports in college

For some programs, colleges may actively recruit and potentially award financial scholarships for students to attend their colleges (typically NCAA D1 and D2 sports), and for others, students may initiate involvement with particular sports during the colleges search process or when attending that college.  We recommend that all interested athletes visit the college's athletic facilities during a campus visit to learn about their sports and recruiting processes.  


There are rules and regulations to follow for students wishing to be recruited, and we recommend that interested students visit the NCAA Eligibility Center (download the most recent Eligibility Guide below) and the NAIA Eligibility Center to learn the details.


Many schools offer Club Sports and intramural team competitions, and we recommend that all students check these out at the colleges where they intend to apply.  Even if a college participates in an NCAA or NAIA league, they may have opportunities for students to play the same sports in a less competitive scenario through their club or intramural programs.