ACHA vs NCAA D3
Here, we'll break down the key differences between the ACHA and NCAA D3 to determine which path is right for you.
|Scholarships are not allowed. This is strictly enforced by the NCAA.
|Scholarships are not allowed; however, some teams may be able to provide financial assistance through academic scholarships.
|25-40 hours/week depending on the division and program
|15-25 hours/week depending on the team
|Teams usually play 25 regular season games in a year. Games are held any day during the week, so midweek games are quite common.
|Teams play anywhere from 25 to 35 regular season games during the year. Almost all games are held Friday through Sunday so as to not conflict with academics.