Academic Requirements for Student-Athletes

Progress-Toward-Degree Requirements

St. Joe's student-athletes must maintain progress toward degree requirements to participate in NCAA Division I Athletics. 

Academic RequirementsPrior to the Second Year of EnrollmentPrior to the Third Year of EnrollmentPrior to the Fourth Year of EnrollmentPrior to the Fifth Year of Enrollment
Regular Academic Term6 semester/6 quarter hours of credit6 semester/6 quarter hours of credit6 semester/6 quarter hours of credit6 semester/6 quarter hours of credit
Regular Academic Year18 semester/27 quarter hours of credit18 semester/27 quarter hours of credit18 semester/27 quarter hours of credit18 semester/27 quarter hours of credit
Degree CreditCredits accepted toward any degree offered at the institutionCredits used must go toward the designated degreeCredits used must go toward the designated degreeCredits used must go toward the designated degree
Annual/Percentage-of-Degree24 semester/36 quarter hours of credit40-percent of the designated degree must be completed60-percent of the designated degree must be completed80-percent of the designated degree must be completed
Grade-Point Average90-percent of the minimum GPA required for graduation (1.8 if a 2.0 is the minimum)95-percent of the minimum GPA required for graduation (1.9 if a 2.0 is the minimum)100-percent of the minimum GPA required for graduation (2.0 if 2.0 is the minimum)100-percent of the minimum GPA required for graduation (2.0 if 2.0 is the minimum)

The chart was taken from the NCAA. The chart should be used as a guideline. Specific questions and regulations should be directed to the Athlete Center for Enrichment (ACE)  and the Athletic Compliance Office.