Modified ACT/SAT Score Requirements

NAIA membership voted to amend NAIA Bylaws Article V, Section C, Item 2 at the 2017 National Convention. The amendment updated minimum test score requirments as follows:

  • 18 composite on the ACT* for tests taken prior to March 2016
  • 860 on the SAT (Evidence-Based Reading and Writing & Math)

*EXCEPTION: Per NAIA Bylaws V.C.2a, "For ACT tests taken beginning March 2016, a minimum score of 16 will satisfy this requirement. This exception will apply through the 2018-19 academic year, after which time the exception will expire."


Please read the April 2017 Legislative Brief for full details.

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