Information for Prospective Student-Athletes

A prospective student-athlete (prospect) is a student who is currently enrolled in the ninth grade. In addition, a student who has not started ninth grade classes if St. John's University provides the individual, or the individual's relatives or friends any financial assistance or get benefits that St. John's University does not generally provide to prospective students.

A prospective student-athlete becomes a "recruited prospective student-athlete" once a St. John's University staff member or athletics representative:

  • Provides the prospect with an official visit.
  • Has an arranged, in-person, off-campus encounter with the prospect or the prospect's parent(s), relative(s) or legal guardian(s).
  • Initiates or arranges a telephone contact with the prospect, the prospect's parent(s), relative(s) or legal guardian(s) on more than one occasion for the purpose of recruitment.
  • Issues the prospect a National Letter of Intent or written offer of athletically-related financial aid.

In order to be eligible to compete at St. John's University as a Student-Athlete you will need to register with the NCAA Eligibility Center.

To learn more about becoming a St. John's University student-athlete, the regulations you must observe during the recruiting process and other resources for prospective student-athletes, click the following links:

 About Graduation Rates (Student Right-To-Know Student-Athlete Graduation Rates):

    In order to meet NCAA initial eligibility requirements to compete as a freshman prospective student-athletes must pass 16 core courses in high school, take the SAT or ACT standardized tests and meet the NCAA standardized test score and GPA minimums, which are determined by a sliding scale.

    You can find information on the core course and sliding scale requirements here: Initial Eligibility Quick Reference Guide Get Acrobat Reader

    You can find information on the equity in athletics report here: Link to St. John's EADA Report

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