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How do I get cleared by the NAIA Eligibility Center?

If you’re going to play a sport at a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletic sanctioned school, you must register with the NAIA Eligibility Center at

Once you’ve created an account you must pay the $65 fee for US students, or $95 dollars for international students. The next step is to send the Eligibility Center your standardized test scores and your final high school transcript. It must be an official transcript sealed and sent directly from your high school. You will also have the capability of creating an online profile that highlights your personal and academic information, and your sports experience.

The My NAIA Connections feature is an optional feature that allows you to create an additional sports resume that can be shared with NAIA institutions.

The NAIA will not review your eligibility until they have your final transcript, test scores, and completed online registration; or if you’re qualified for an early eligibility decision. To be eligible for an early review you must have a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale at the end of your junior year in high school, and have scored either an 18 on the ACT–composite score–or an 860 combined SAT score, critical reading and math.
Student-athletes can view their status at any time by logging into their account.

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