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u.s. college GYMNASTICS?

What to expect when competing in U.S. college gymnastics:

Spring Semester

  • Gymnastics is a Spring sport, competed in during the second half of the U.S. school year.
  • Tournaments are usually held between early-January and mid-March.
  • You can expect to compete in approximately 12 tournaments in an average season.

Fall Semester

  • The off-season for college gymnastics is during the Fall semester.
  • You can expect to practice a maximum of 8 hours a week during the fall.
  • In addition to training, you will be required to complete weight lifting and conditioning on a regular basis in preparation for competitions.

Men’s gymnastics programs all over the U.S. participate under 1 governing body and 2 divisions.


  • The NCAA endorses two divisions of men’s collegiate gymnastics.

    Division I
    • Currently, there are 16 competing men’s programs in Division I gymnastics
    • 6.3 full gymnastics scholarships are available per men’s gymnastics program
    Division III
    • Currently sponsor 1 men’s gymnastics program
    • Financial aid is available but is not considered athletic scholarship