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1 College Admission and Sports Eligibility Rancho Cotate High School
2 AGPA Colleges only look at your academic GPA Your AGPA is your GPA from you’re A-G coursesMost will look at your weighted GPAYou can control your GPA!!! Keep your grades up!
3 UC/CSU RequirementsA-G requirements: Must pass with a C or better (but a 2.0 will likely not get you accepted!)4 years English3 years Math (4 years recommended for UC/CSU)3 years history2 years science (1 physical, 1 biological) (3 years recommended)2 years foreign language (3 years recommended)1 year Visual or Performing ArtAcademic electives – 10 units (recommended additional years are included here)
4 CSU Eligibility Index Formula Students with an AGPA of 3.0 and have taken either the SAT or ACT, are eligible but admission is not guaranteedCSU minimum eligibility formula:AGPA x SAT (Reading and Math) = 2900AGPA x (10 x ACT Comp) = 694
5 NCAA vs. NAIA NCAA NAIA 1200 Participating Schools 3 Divisions2 Divisions23 Sports13 SportsScholarships for Divisions I and II126,000 student athletes60,000 student athletesReference: Exactsports.com
6 NCAARequirements for practicing, playing and getting a scholarship to a Division I or II college or university:Graduate from high schoolComplete 16 core courses with a “D” or higherMeet the required grade point average (GPA)Present a qualifying test score on either the ACT or SATComplete the amateurism questionnaire and request final amateurism certification
7 NCAA 16 Core Courses Years Subject 4 English 3 Math (Alg. 1 or higher) 2Science (Natural/Physical, 1 Year Lab)1Additional Course (English/Math/Science)Social Studies (World History, US History)Additional Academic Courses(listed above & World Language)
8 NCAA To Check Approved Courses Go to www.eligibilitycenter.org Enter as a college bound athleteClick on the “Resources” link at the topClick “US Student” with the pop-upGo to “Are You On Track?” and select “List of NCAA Courses”
9 NCAAIf a course you took is not on the list, then it will not be used in your eligibility determinationCourses that appear on your transcript must match exactly what is on the listNCAA Core courses are not always the same as a-g
10 NCAA FRESHMAN & SOPHOMORE YEARS: Take core and “a-g” classes GET GOOD GRADES EVERY YEAR!!!Pass the CAHSEE (10th Grade)Sign-up to take the PSAT (10th Grade)
11 NCAAJUNIOR YEAR:Students should register with the eligibility center their junior year in high school atTake NCAA core and “a-g” approved coursesJuniors should sign-up for the PSAT in OctoberJunior Athletes who are NCAA registered NEED TO HAVE A OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT SENT TO NCAA at the end of your JUNIOR year. NCAA must receive this transcript before the start of your senior year if you want to be reviewed for eligibility.Official transcripts must be requested and sent to the Eligibility Center for EVERY HIGH SCHOOL that was attendedJuniors MUST TAKE the SAT/ACT in the spring and SHOULD HAVE their scores forwarded to the Eligibility Center directly by using code “9999” when registering
12 NCAA SENIOR YEAR: Take NCAA core and “a-g” courses GET GOOD GRADES!!! Take the ACT and/or SAT again, if necessaryRequest final amateurism certification on or after April 1st from the Eligibility CenterGraduate on time (8 semesters)After graduation, have Rancho send final transcripts to the Eligibility Center with proof of graduation
13 NCAARECRUITING RULESEach sport has a set rules and you must learn them.Freshman & Sophomore year you are allowed unofficial visits, up to three complimentary tickets to a sporting event and may only talk to a coach on his/her campusAfter September 1st of your junior year, you may receive literatureAfter July 1st at the end of your junior year, a coach may contact you, but only off of his/her campus and he/she is allowed one phone call per week to youSenior Year: 5 official visits (1 per campus, 2 days max.)
14 CHANGES COMING FOR THE CLASS OF 2015 NCAACHANGES COMING FOR THE CLASS OF 201510 of the 16 core courses must be completed prior to the start of the senior year7 of the 10 must be from English, Math, ScienceSliding scale to practice and receive a scholarship during the first year stays the same, but the sliding scale to compete increases significantly
15 CHANGES COMING FOR THE CLASS OF 2015 Sliding Scale Examples NCAACHANGES COMING FOR THE CLASS OF 2015 Sliding Scale ExamplesGPAMINIMUM SATMINIMUM ACT3.5600503.0800662.51000852.3108093Below 2.3Ineligible
16 CHANGES COMING FOR THE CLASS OF 2015 NCAACHANGES COMING FOR THE CLASS OF 2015FULL QUALIFIER: A college-bound scholar may receive a scholarship, practice and compete in the first year of enrollment at the Division I college or university.Complete 16 core coursesHave a minimum core-course GPA of 2.300Meet sliding scale requirement of GPA and ACT/SAT scoreGraduate from High School on time
17 CHANGES COMING FOR THE CLASS OF 2015 NCAACHANGES COMING FOR THE CLASS OF 2015RED SHIRT: College-bound scholar may receive a scholarship and may practice during the first regular academic term, but may NOT compete in the first year of enrollment.Complete 16 core coursesHave a minimum core-course GPA of 2.000Meet academic redshirt sliding scale for GPA and ACT/SATGraduate from High School on time
18 ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS NAIAELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTSMust meet two of threeTest ScoreGPAClass RankAchieve a minimum of 18 on the ACT or 860 on the SATAchieve a minimum overall high school GPA of 2.0Graduate in the top half of the high school class
19 NAIA JUNIOR YEAR: You must register at: www.playnaia.org $65 Fee, but can be waived with a Fee Waiver if applicable.When registering for the ACT/SAT include sending your scores to the NAIA by using code “9876”Early DecisionCompleted Junior YearWill enroll in an NAIA institution after high schoolHave at least a 3.0 GPAHave at least an 860 SAT or 18 ACTSend in your transcript.
20 Community CollegeJunior Colleges in California do not give athletic scholarshipsMost JCs in other states give athletic scholarships and many have dorms.