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Student-Athlete Academic Eligibility Requirements

Student-athlete academic eligibility for competition is tied to the number of semesters that the student-athlete is enrolled full-time. Each student-athlete's academic record is reviewed to make sure that the following requirements have been satisfied:

 

Entering Third Semester (2nd Year)


The student-athlete must:

  • Be in good academic standing within the university
  • Complete 6 hours (during previous semester)
  • Complete 18 hours (during previous two semesters)
  • Complete 24 hours (during previous year, summer school hours are allowed)
  • Have a Texas State GPA of at least 1.80

Entering Fifth Semester (3rd Year)


The student-athlete must have declared a major and:

  • Be in good academic standing within the university
  • Complete 6 hours (during previous semester)
  • Complete 18 hours (during previous two semesters)
  • Complete 40% of declared major
  • Have a Texas State GPA of at least 1.90

Entering Seventh Semester (4th Year)


The student-athlete must have declared a major and:

  • Be in good academic standing within the university
  • Complete *6 hours (during previous semester)
  • Complete *18 hours (during previous two semesters)
  • Complete 60% of declared major
  • Have a Texas State GPA of at least 2.00

Entering Ninth Semester (5th Year)

The student-athlete must have declared a major and:

  • Be in good academic standing within the university
  • Complete *6 hours (during previous semester)
  • Complete *18 hours (during previous two semesters)
  • Complete 80% of declared major
  • Have a Texas State GPA of at least 2.00
 
*Beginning with the fifth semester, hours are acceptable only when they are applicable to the student-athlete's declared major.