Academic Progress Rate (APR)

Division I college athletes match record-high academic performance

Division I student-athletes continue to succeed in the classroom at record-high levels. The overall four-year Academic Progress Rate held steady at 983, the highest ever.

Low academic rates cause lost postseason, penalties

In 2019-20, eight teams will be ineligible for the postseason due to their low Academic Progress Rates, down from 17 teams last year.

NCAA recognizes programs for academic performance

The NCAA has recognized more than 1,300 programs from 321 Division I schools for academic excellence after they scored in the top 10% of their sports in the most recent Academic Progress Rates results.

Academic gains continue among DI student-athletes

Division I student-athletes continue to succeed in the classroom, confirmed by a 2-point increase in the Academic Progress Rate. The overall, four-year rate increased to 983.

Penalties, lost postseason numbers decline

In 2018-19, nine Division I teams will be ineligible for the postseason due to their low Academic Progress Rates, down from 17 teams last year.

NCAA schools recognized for academic performance

More than 1,200 teams from 312 Division I schools have been recognized for academic excellence after scoring in the top 10 percent of their sports in the most recent Academic Progress Rates.

FIU stresses academics

The Academic Progress Rate of Florida International University’s team was hovering in the mid-800s, far below the 930 benchmark for both penalties and access to the postseason. The APR measures the academic success of Division I athletics teams by tracking the retention and eligibility of student-athletes. Garcia, the athletics director, looked at the team’s academic history — specifically, an APR that never climbed above 910 in all 13 years of data collection.

HBCUs continue to make academic progress

When the Division I membership created the Academic Performance Program, leaders insisted that the goal of the new academic standards and accompanying penalties for missing the mark was to inspire schools to improve, not to punish them.

Division I teams face penalties, lose postseason

Seventeen Division I teams will be ineligible for the postseason in 2017-18 due to their low Academic Progress Rates, compared with 23 teams last year.

DI student-athletes continue classroom success

Division I student-athletes improved academically for the 12th consecutive year, earning another all-time high four-year Academic Progress Rate.

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