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What to expect when playing U.S. college baseball:

Spring Semester

  • Baseball is a Spring sport, played in the second half of the U.S. school year.
  • Games are usually played between mid-February and late-May.
  • You can expect to play approximately 50-55 games in an average season.
  • You will also be practicing up to 20 hours per week during the season.

Fall Semester

  • The Fall is the off-season for baseball.
  • You can expect to practice 8 hours a week during the majority of Fall.
  • There is a 6 week period when 20 hour practice weeks are permitted.
  • In addition to training, 1-2 practice games will be scheduled in preparation for the upcoming spring season.

Men’s baseball programs all over the U.S. participate under all governing bodies and divisions.


  • The NCAA endorses three divisions of collegiate baseball.

    Division I
    • Currently sponsor 297 baseball programs
    • 11.7 full baseball scholarships are available per team
    Division II
    • Currently sponsor 267 baseball programs
    • 9 full baseball scholarships are available per team
    Division III
    • Currently sponsor 389 baseball programs
    • Financial aid is available but is not considered athletic scholarship


    • The NJCAA endorses three divisions of collegiate baseball.

      • Currently sponsor 385 baseball programs across three divisions
      • 24 full baseball scholarships available across all divisions


    The NAIA endorses one division of collegiate baseball

    • Currently sponsor 187 baseball programs
    • 12 full baseball scholarships available