Carroll College – Montana – small liberal arts college. 13-1 staff ratio. Great skiing. 1475 students. Looking to recruit international students.
- No dominant group
- 40 majors
- Undergraduate institution, no teaching assistants
- Average class size 16.
- Internship programme.
- Soccer, cross-country, golf, football team.
Texas Christian University
- Bigger than Carroll – thousands.
- Lots of building has been done.
- Mascot is horned frog.
- Northern part of Texas – Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.
- Lots of sports
- Founded 1906
- in charge of sports in unis – Div 1, 2 and 3.
- Div 1 & 2 offer scholarships.
- Div 3 are academic scholarships not athletic
- Division 2 institutions are the largest
- 0-1% of high school students end up professional
- Division 3 – balance of academics and competitive athletics
- Better balance than higher levels. Less competition.
- Scholarships – limited by NCAA. Full scholarship – everything (e.g. basketball – track and field, men and women soccer.
- Partial scholarships
- Eligibility – reg fee $130, register during junior year (1ère)
- Have to submit transcripts, leaving certificates, SAT scores
- SUBMIT ASAP! Additional info may be necessary
- They check you’re an amateur.
- Division 1 – 5 year clock
- Corresponding with coaches – send emails direct ot university coaches, telephone calls, send videos of yourself in action, find coaches’ email addresses – refer to NCAA Guide for the College Bound Student-Athlete
- NCAA limits number of scholarships. Awarded to athletes by coaches and can vary in amount.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS
- founded 1937
- comparable to NCAA Division 2 and 3
- 255 member institutions
- Often religiously-affiliated
- 13 sports
- 22 conferences
- Divisions 1 & 2
- « Champions of Character » – integrity, respect, responsibility, sportsmanship, servant leadership
- $120 fee, register just after junior year, submit SATs, reports, translations, class ranking. Top 50% of class. 860 SAT.
- Have to be amateurs, never paid for what they have done. Can’t promote producs.
Differences between the NCAA and NAIA.
- Div 1 & 2 – v large research institutions – NAIA – everything smaller
- Strict coach-student contact rules NCAA – less strict NAIA
- Scholarships only Div 1 and 2 NCAA, both divisions NAIA
Similarities – must be amateurs, minimum academic standards. Limits on semesters of competition.
Certain sports recruit v early – e.g. women’s soccer recruit 2 years earlier. As long as the students visit at their own expense.
Internationals mostly in track, tennis and golf…but in basketball as well for example.
Minimum academic requirements in NCAA – check details for your country.