At Laurel Springs, student-athletes make up nearly 35% of our student body, and many of these students achieve their ultimate goal of competing at their preferred Division I school or even professionally.
Here, our dedicated athletic advisors and college counselors don't just guide you through the NCAA landscape – they champion your aspirations. In essence, we're much more than a school; WE'RE PART OF YOUR TEAM.
Our Support Looks Like
- Guidance on maintaining eligibility per NCAA guidelines
- Help navigating the recruitment process and choosing the best fit college(s)
- Answers to questions pertaining to amateurism and social media branding
- Information on how to speak with college coaches, and help preparing for official and unofficial visits to colleges
- Help preparing for official and unofficial student-athlete visits to colleges
- Guidance on registration and utilization of the NCAA Eligibility Center
Why Athletes Choose Us
- 100% flexible, self-paced schedule with up to 10 blackout dates per semester
- 5 and 10-month enrollment periods to align with NCAA standards
- 24/7 access to asynchronous coursework from anywhere in the world
- College-prep and NCAA-approved programming, including Honors and AP
- Guidance from two personal advisors, a College Counselor and Athletic Advisor
- Ongoing support to monitor Division I academic qualifier status and NCAA eligibility status
The Journey of a Laurel Springs Student-Athlete
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Is Laurel Springs a qualified NCAA program?Yes, Laurel Springs qualifies as an NCAA-approved education program. The NCAA considers Laurel Springs a nontraditional education program.
What does NCAA-approved mean?NCAA-approved means courses have been reviewed and approved by the NCAA.
What is an NCAA-approved course?An NCAA-approved course meets the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s definition of a core course. A core course must be in English, mathematics, natural/physical science, social science, foreign language, comparative religion, or philosophy. It’s also required to be a four-year college-prep course and a course at or above the regular academic level.
What is NCAA eligibility?NCAA eligibility determines if prospective college athletes are eligible to play collegiate-level sports at Division I or Division II schools. Reaching NCAA eligibility does not guarantee college admission.
What are the NCAA eligibility requirements?