Moravian College offers one of the most competitive and successful small college athletics programs in the nation, recently having been ranked as one of the top overall programs in the Director’s Cup for success in all athletic programs. Moravian athletes and teams are regularly recognized as top performers academically and athletically. In the recent past, Greyhounds have earned everything from national and conference championships to all-academic team recognition. Individual student athletes have been selected as All-Americans, Academic All-Americans and even national players of the year. Moravian won the first two Landmark Conference President's Trophy for the most successful program in the conference and a total of five in 13 years and continues to excel across the board. Moravian sponsors 20 sports (10 men and 10 women) and seeks to assure a quality experience for all student athletes. Moravian has announced that men's and women's swimming will become varsity sports in 2021-22 to raise the total to 22 (11 men and 11 women).
Moravian College offers financial aid to qualified students in the form of scholarships, loans, grants, and student employment to all students including athletes. Such aid is intended to supplement the financial resources of the student's family allowing qualified prospects to experience a Moravian education. Aid is based on the applicant's academic promise and documented financial need. More than 80% of Moravian students receive financial aid in some form, and most offers of aid include some combination of grants, loans, and student employment.
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NCAA Division III: Colleges and universities in Division III place the highest priority on the overall quality of the educational experience and on the successful completion of all students’ academic programs. They seek to establish and maintain an environment in which a student-athlete’s athletics activities are conducted as an integral part of the student-athlete’s educational experience, and an environment that values cultural diversity and gender equity among their student-athletes and athletics staff. To achieve this end, Division III institutions:
The purpose of the NCAA is to assist its members in developing the basis for consistent, equitable competition while minimizing infringement on the freedom of individual institutions to determine their own special objectives and programs. The above statement articulates principles that represent a commitment to Division III membership and shall serve as a guide for the preparation of legislation by the division and for planning and implementation of programs by institutions and conferences.
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NCAA Division III Financial aid: NCAA Division III student-athletes are not permitted to receive athletically related financial aid. Division III athletics feature athletes who receive no financial aid related to their athletics skills.
Total NCAA Division III Membership: 446 institutions over 44 conferences. The largest of the NCAA's three divisions. Division III athletics is committed to providing equitable athletics opportunities for both genders and gives equal emphasis to men's and women's sports.
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