The advantages of competing in college sports are both immediate and lifelong. Participating in college sports provides opportunities to learn, compete and succeed.
More than $2.7 billion in athletic scholarships is distributed each year along with access to medical care, academic support services and first-class training opportunities.
Student-athlete success on the field, in the classroom and in life is at the heart of our mission.
With notable increases in football and men’s basketball, student-athletes continue to improve in the classroom, earning record-high marks as measured by the NCAA’s Academic Progress Rate.
We are a member-led, higher education association that appreciates the impact a college degree can have in transforming a life. NCAA employees come to work every day believing in their ability to make a difference.
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"A lot of people where I’m from, all they need is a free education. This is like our gateway in getting one, by playing sports.” – Jamaal Williams, Brigham Young University football athlete.