Sending a Class Rank Letter

NAIA rules are pretty specific when it comes to class rank letters. In addition to coming in a sealed, school-stamped envelope to the address listed on the sample below, the letter needs to be signed by the student-athlete's high school principal, headmaster, vice-principal or guidance counselor.

Class rank is not available to GED or home school students as an option to meet eligibility requirements.

If a student’s high school does not rank, a student can still meet the other two requirements needed to satisfy initial freshmen eligibility requirements:

  • Have an overall high school grade-point average of at least a 2.00 (on a 4.00 scale)
  • Meet the minimum ACT or SAT test score

Here is a sample of a correct class rank letter to help you out.




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