National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

is a college athletics association for small colleges and universities in North America. For the 2018–2019 season, it has 251 member institutions,[3] of which two are in British Columbia, one in the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the rest in the conterminous United States.[4] The NAIA, whose headquarters is in Kansas City, Missouri,[5] sponsors 26 national championships. The CBS Sports Network, formerly called CSTV, serves as the national media outlet for the NAIA.[6] In 2014, ESPNU began carrying the NAIA Football National Championship.

65K athletes NAIA
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250 Schools NAIA

NAIA Eligibilty Center

PlayNAIA.org helps future student-athletes discover and connect with NAIA schools, coaches and athletic scholarships. PlayNAIA is also the official clearinghouse for NAIA eligibility. Every student-athlete must register with the NAIA Eligibility Center to play sports at an NAIA college or university.