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Core Courses

Understanding Test Scores

Division I Schools: 16 Course Rule

16 Core Courses:

Division II Schools: 14 Course Rule

14 Core Courses:

PLEASE NOTE: Beginning August 1, 2013, students planning to attend an NCAA Division II institution will be required to complete 16 core courses.

Grade Point Average

NCAA DIVISION I SLIDING SCALE CORE GRADE-POINT AVERAGE / TEST-SCORE
New Core GPA / Test Score Index Core GPA SAT ACT

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Core GPA

SAT

ACT

Core GPA

SAT

ACT

3.550
400
37
2.750
720
59
3.525
410
38
2.725
730
59
3.500
420
39
2.700
730
60
3.475
430
40
2.675
740-750
61
3.450
440
41
2.650
760
62
3.425
450
41
2.625
770
63
3.400
460
42
2.600
780
64
3.375
470
42
2.575
790
65
3.500
480
43
2.550
800
66
3.325
490
44
2.525
810
67
3.300
500
44
2.500
820
68
3.275
510
45
2.475
830
69
3.250
520
46
2.450
840-850
70
3.225
530
46
2.425
860
70
3.200
540
47
2.400
860
71
3.175
550
47
2.375
870
72
3.150
560
48
2.350
880
73
3.125
570
49
2.325
890
74
3.100
580
49
2.300
900
75
3.075
590
50
2.275
910
76
3.050
600
50
2.250
920
77
3.025
610
51
2.225
930
78
3.000
620
52
2.200
940
79
2.975
630
52
2.175
950
80
2.950
640
53
2.150
960
80
2.925
650
53
2.125
960
81
2.900
660
54
2.100
970
82
2.875
670
55
2.075
980
83
2.850
680
56
2.050
990
84
2.825
690
56
2.025
1000
85
2.800
700
57
2.000
1010
86
2.775
710
58
 
 
 

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