Countless high school athletes dream of competing at the Division I level. While only a minuscule population will play D1, the athletes that are able to earn a spot on an elite college roster face an immense amount of pressure to finish all four years of their careers and graduate with a degree.
According to NCAA.org, the national percentage of high school female athletes that play Division I sports is an average of about 2.5%. Below lists the annual average percentage of female athletes that compete at the top level each year.
Percentage of High School Female Athletes That Play NCAA D1 Sports
According to ncaa.org, the national percent of high school male athletes that play Division I sports is an average of about 1.9%. Below lists the annual average percentage of male athletes that compete at the top level each year.
Percentage of High School Male Athletes That Play NCAA D1 Sports
After fulfilling a four-year career in Division I college athletics, the NCAA states that the graduation rate has dipped back and forth from 2011 to 2016. Below lists the annual graduation rate over the last six years.