If you want to play sports at an NCAA Division I or II college, start by registering for a Certification Account with the NCAA Eligibility Center. If you want to play Division III sports or you aren’t sure where you want to compete, start by creating a Profile Page at the eligibility center. This link will take you to the NCAA Eligibility Center.


To play sports at a Division I or II school, you must graduate from high school, complete 16 NCAA-approved core courses, earn a minimum GPA, and earn an ACT or SAT score that matches your core-course GPA.


This is a full list of CPA high school’s approved core courses. Complete 16 core courses in the following areas:

English – 4 Years Required Division I

  • English 9
  • English 9 Honors
  • English 10
  • English 10 Honors
  • English 11
  • English 11 Honors
  • English 12
  • English 12 Honors

Mathematics – 3 Years Required Div I Algebra 1

  • Algebra 1
  • Algebra 1 Honors
  • Algebra 2
  • Algebra 2 Honors
  • Geometry