NAIA Quick Stats

What do you know about the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)? Did you know they have almost 300 colleges and universities in their association, spanning 13 sports? The NAIA schools work with over 65,000 student-athletes affording them the opportunity to play college sports and particiapte in 25  national championships. In addition, the NAIA colleges and universities provide over $500 million in athletic scholarships.

NAIA and NCAA Eligibility Centers

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) are 2 separate organizations. In order to play sports at teh collegiate level, you should register with BOTH organizations. To register with the NAIA you have to go to To register with the NCAA you have to go to

Invitation-only Camps

Did you know that most NCAA schools hold private, invitation-only camps and showcase events? Well, it’s true. If you are lucky enough to get onto a college coach’s radar, you could very well be invited to a camp or private showcase event.The trick is getting on their radar. A strong profile with up-to-date videos help! They also hold walk-in events that often get posed on their websites. If you are interested in certain schools, keep watch on their sites if you have not been invited ...

How competitive is NCAA athletics?

The path to professional sports is a competitive one. Less than 2% of student-athletes make it to the pros. Most student athletes use their collegiate sports careers to gain valued education. That is what helps them prepare for life after college as well as life after professional sports. With over 460,000 collegiate level student-athletes, almost all of them will go pro outside of the sports arena. Below is a table showing the numbers provided by the NCAA. Student-Athlete All ...

Does the NCAA give athletic scholarships?

The quick answer to this question is no, the individual schools give athletics scholarships.  Something else you should know is that only Division I and Division II schools athletic scholarships. Division III do not offer athletic financial aid at all, but many student-athletes receive some form of academic grant or need-based scholarship.

NCAA Quick Stats

Did you know there are over 460,000 student athletes at teh collegiate level? 173,500 are in Division I 109,100 are in Division II 183,500 are in Division III At the Division I level about 53% of student-athletes receive some sort of financial aid stemming from athletics. That number is even higher for Division II, 56%. Division III does not provide athletic financial aid, but over 75% of those student-athletes receive some sort of academic grant or need-based scholarship averaging $13,50...