International Student-Athletes

There are over 20,000 international student-athletes enrolled and competing at NCAA schools.  International student-athletes add much to the learning environment within intercollegiate athletics. If you are an international college-bound student-athlete who wants to play at an NCAA Division I or II school, this page will help you learn more about the steps to take toward becoming an NCAA student-athlete.

Just getting started?

Click here to learn more about the steps in the NCAA initial-eligibility process.

Questions about academic requirements?

Click here to review the standards you must meet for NCAA initial eligibility.

Need to submit documentation?

Click here to review our document submission policies and recommendations.

Looking for specific information about your country?

Click here for our country-specific information.

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