Your scholarship in the USA

College basket­ball is the dream of millions of basket­ball players in the US and around the world. It’s THE step­ping stone to get into the NBA!

The playing level and the requie­re­ments of the coaches are insa­nely high.

If you make it to the USA, however, you can not only take your sport to a new level, but also continue your academic career at a top level.

Are you ready for the ulti­mate basket­ball chal­lenge?



Basket­ball players who study in the United States



College teams in the USA



avail­able full scho­l­ar­s­hips in college basket­ball

Basketball in the USA

How many scholarships are there?

Obtai­ning a sports scho­l­ar­ship is the ulti­mate goal for all of our players. But how many teams are there and how many full scho­l­ar­s­hips can they award? In general, basket­ball is very common in college sports. Basi­cally every univer­sity has a basket­ball team.

Univer­si­ties with basket­ball teams:

  • Men: 1326
  • Women: 1286

Full scho­l­ar­s­hips per team:

  • Men: bis zu 15
  • Women: bis zu 15

How is the training in the USA structured?

In addi­tion to daily team prac­tice on the court, the teams usually do 2 to 3 strength and condi­tio­ning session per week. Prctice at an American college is often more deman­ding and inten­sive than in Europe. Due to the high inten­sity, the basket­ball teams have excel­lent condi­tions and access to physio­the­ra­pists, chiro­prac­tors and doctors. They also have access to all reco­very faci­li­ties on a daily basis.

What does a season at college look like?

The season usually starts in early October and ends ‚Äď depen¬≠ding on your team‚Äôs perfor¬≠mance ‚Äď in early April with the national playoff games, called NCAA March Madness. The games, which take place two to three times a week, are at least as well attended as in the top divi¬≠sions of your home country. The atmo¬≠s¬≠phere is simply fantastic.


Requirements for your scholarship

Basket­ball is the most popular sport in the United States. The level is high in all divi­sions in college basket­ball. The requi­re­ments a recruit has to meet in order to obtain a scho­l­ar­ship are very indi­vi­dual. Each posi­tion has precise speci­fi­ca­tions and the exis­ting tape is an important compo­nent. For this reason, we recom­mend that you fill out free oppor­tu­nity assess­ment. Our basket­ball experts will have a detailed look your profile and give you a clear over­view of your chances of beco­ming a college basket­ball player in the United States.

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