PLAYING COLLEGE BASEBALL
Playing college baseball is a privilege. College baseball consists of the Junior College (2 YR) level, NCAA (4 YR) Division I, II, III, and NAIA (4 YR) levels. Currently based on NCAA statistics, 6.9% of graduating seniors playing baseball will get the chance to play at the NCAA level. Combined with the junior college and NAIA level its an estimated 8% that get a chance to play at the “NEXT LEVEL”. Below are some links to help in the process to get to that next level.
– Graduate from high school and be recruited or walk on to a program.
– Apply to the junior college
– California Junior College Application
– Applying to out of state junior college, applications will go through the state. Out of state junior colleges may offer scholarships also.
– By being an NCAA Qualifier, transfer rules are different. If you are not a qualifier you must get you Associates Degree (AA) to be eligible as a junior college transfer.
–NAIA Eligibility Center
– The NCAA consists of Divisions I, II, and III
– Each division has different eligibility standards to play as a freshmen
– NCAA Eligibility Information
– NCAA Quick Reference Sheet
– NCAA Eligibility Center