Seahawks Excel In NCAA's GSR Again

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

UNCW's student-athletes have performed well again in the classroom, according to the NCAA's latest Graduation Success Rate, the governing body's most accurate tool that tracks the academic progression of student-athletes.
According to figures released Tuesday by NCAA officials, UNCW's 19 intercollegiate teams achieved a GSR of 88 percent.
"Our student-athletes continue to be high achievers," said Jimmy Bass, UNCW's veteran athletic director. "They are very dedicated, both in athletic arena and classroom, and are busy preparing themselves for the future."
The GSR was developed by the NCAA to accurately assess the academic success of student-athletes. Under the GSR calculation, institutions are not penalized for outgoing transfer students who leave in good academic standing. Tuesday's numbers are based on the four entering freshmen classes in NCAA Division I that entered in 2015-16 and graduated by August 31, 2021.

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