Academic Achievement

College athletes perform at high levels in the classroom in addition to the field.

Back to the 2014-15 Year in Review.

Graduation Success Rates

In October, the NCAA announced that Division I graduate rates for student-athletes have increased to 84 percent, and college athletes are now graduating at record rates.

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Public Recognition Awards

In June 2015, the NCAA recognized more than 1,100 teams across Division I sports for scoring in the top ten percent in Academic Progress Rate scores. Among these teams were men’s basketball national champions Duke and semifinalists Kentucky.

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Elite 89 Award recipients

The Elite 89 is presented to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative GPA participating at the finals site for each of the NCAA's 89 championships. 

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