5 Levels Of College Athletics

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

     

    NCAA
    Division I

    NCAA
    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

    NCAA
    Division III

    • Generally smaller colleges
    • Wide range of athletic talent
    • No Athletic scholarships offered - HOWEVER - many students earn merit and need-based aid equal to full scholarships
    • No specific eligibility requirements other than being admitted
    • Emphasis of benefit placed on participants rather than spectators
    • See NCAA Div III Toolkit
    • Search NCAA by Division, State or Sport

    NAIA

    • Wide range of athletic talent
    • Athletic scholarships available
    • Min eligibility standards = 2.0 school GPA and 970 SAT

    NJCAA

     

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

     

    INTRAMURAL/CLUB

    • Wide range of talent depending on the strength of Varsity and size of the school
    • Continue playing without the pressures of Varsity commitments