There is a lot of talk about how much money college sports generates.But did you know that more than 90 percent of the NCAA’s revenue goes to support student-athletes? The NCAA and its member campuses are committed to providing opportunities for student-athletes to compete in college while pursuing their educations.
The advantages of competing in college sports are both immediate and lifelong. This list outlines the many benefits student-athletes receive by playing their chosen sport while pursuing a college degree.
U.S. Senators Richard Burr and Lamar Alexander, each former student-athletes, recalled their own experiences as student-athletes while expressing concerns over efforts to professionalize college sports.
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. We support opportunities...