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Eligibility To Transfer and Compete at a Four-Year College or University

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NCAA

A student-athlete’s eligibility to transfer and compete at an NCAA Division I institution is based in part on his/her high school record and standardized test scores (ACT or SAT). There are two categories for a student-athlete upon completion of high school: qualifier or non-qualifier.

Definition of a Qualifier:

  1. Must be a high school graduate.
  2. Must achieve a cumulative 2.0 GPA in 13 core courses:

    Subject

    Semesters

    Years

    English

    8

    4 yrs.

    Mathematics

    4

    2 yrs.

    Social Science

    4

    2 yrs.

    Science (including lab)

    4

    2 yrs.

    Other Academic

    4

    2 yrs.

    Additional courses in English, Math, or Natural or Physical Science

    2

    1 yr.

    Courses must be certified by the high school on the NCAA Form 48-H.

  3. Must receive a combined SAT or ACT score based on qualifiers’ GPA index, i.e., minimum 2.0 GPA with ACT score 86 or SAT score 1010.

The qualifier is eligible for competition at the NCAA institution if the following conditions are met:

  1. Needs an AA/AS degree and 48 semester hours of transferable units, or
  2. Must have two semesters in residence at PCC with an average of 12 units of transferable credit per semester and a minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA in transferable courses.

Definition of a Non-Qualifier The non-qualifier is eligible for competition only under the following conditions:

  1. Needs an AA/AS degree, and
  2. Must have 48 semester hours of transferable units with a minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA.