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Academic Eligibility

Being a student-athlete is a tough job. The emphasis should always be on student first, and athlete second. To help make sure you or your athlete is eligible to play baseball in college, check out the handouts in this section.

The NCAA, or National Collegiate Athletic Association, serves as the athletics governing body for more than 1,300 colleges, universities, conferences, and organizations. This guide aims to help student-athletes who wish to play a sport in college know the academic requirements before they step foot on campus. Read the guide to learn important steps you should take on your road to higher education and athletics.


The NJCAA, or National Junior College Athletic Association, aims to promote and foster junior college athletics on intersectional and national levels. This pamphlet provides an in depth look into student-athlete eligibility for any NJCAA sanctioned programs. High school athletes who are hoping to play sports in college should be aware of the academic requirements they must meet to be able to participate in sports.