5 Levels Of College Athletics

  • See Where Are ETHS Grads Are Playing? to help determine your level.

    See NCSA College Search Map to help you search based on Division selectivity, Academic Selectivity, Location, etc. 

    • NCSA is an online recruiting service that provides a number of excellent FREE applications and tutorials. We encourage you to use their free applications, but do not promote paying for additional services.




    National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

    Division I



    Division II

    • Wider range of athletic talent
    • Mostly partial/Some full Athletic scholarships available including tuition, fees, room & board and books
    • Strict eligibility requirements
    • Minimum requirements for athletic contests and participants in each sport
    • Search NCAA by Division, State or Sport



    Division III


    National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics

    • Wide range of athletic talent
    • Athletic scholarships available
    • Slightly less strict eligibility



    National Junior College Athletic Association

    • Wide range of athletic talent
    • Athletic scholarships available
    • Eligibility determined by junior college enrollment
    • Transfer opportunity to athletic associations listed above                          



    • Wide range of talent depending on the strength of Varsity and size of the school

    • Continue playing without the pressures of Varsity commitments