As a member of the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) in division 1, all CIU athletic teams are subject to the eligibility rules set forth by the NCCAA.
An entering freshman student must meet two of the three entry level requirements:
1. A minimum score of 18 on the Enhanced ACT or 860 on the SAT (for tests taken on or after April 1, 1995).
2. An overall high school grade point average of 2.000 or higher on a 4.000 scale;
3. Graduate in the upper half of the student’s high school graduating class. The class rank must appear on the student’s transcript, leaving certificate or other academic document. If the student’s class rank does not appear on the above-mentioned documents, a letter from the student’s principal or headmaster, written on the school’s letterhead and with the school’s official seal, stating that the student meets the class rank requirement can be accepted.
For more information regarding NCCAA eligibility, click on this link: NCCAA Eligibility