The Odds of Reaching the Biggest Stage

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

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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

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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.

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