NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETES
About the NAIA NAIA colleges and universities provide 60,000 student-athletes just like you with opportunities to play college sports, earn $500 Million in scholarships and compete in 25 national championships.
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Do you want to play at an NAIA college or university? The NAIA requires all student-athletes who have never played a championship sport in the NAIA to have their eligibility determined before they can play.
If you are Close to High School Graduation - Students do not need to be on a Short List to receive an early decision, and a final transcript is not required if you receive a decision of "Early Decision - Eligible."
WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO TO GET YOUR EARLY DECISION?
• Create an account with a valid email address.
• Pay the one-time registration fee or indicate qualification for a fee waiver.
• Request that your official transcripts after your junior year be sent to the NAIA Eligibility Center and contact ACT or SAT to have your test scores sent directly.
Transcripts may not be faxed or emailed.
WHAT DO YOU NEED TO GET YOUR EARLY DECISION?
EARLY DECISIONS: JUNIOR YEAR COMPLETE
EARLY DECISIONS: MIDWAY THROUGH SENIOR YEAR