FNU ties highest department GPA, 12 teams earn Scholar Team honors

Group photo of FNU's women's tennis team in front of a net.
Women’s tennis earns highest varsity 2023-24 team GPA at 3.76.

HIALEAH, Fla. (June 17, 2024) – Florida National University’s athletics department had 12 varsity teams end the 2023-24 season with a GPA of 3.0 higher, earning each team NAIA Scholar Team recognition. With a department GPA of 3.24, FNU tied the 2021-22 academic year for the highest in FNU’s history.

The NAIA Scholar Team criteria are as follows:

  • Minimum 3.0 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by the nominating institution.
  • Include every varsity athlete certified as eligible in this sport and listed on any eligibility certificate submitted to conference/CAC (Independent)/unaffiliated grouping eligibility chairs during this academic year.
  • Will be calculated using the institution’s normal GPA rules regarding repeated courses, transfer credit, etc. Sum the total quality points/GPA points earned by all team members and divide by the sum of the total GPA hours earned by the team members.
  • Fall and spring grades from the current year are to be used when calculating the team GPA.


NAIA Scholar Teams 2023-24

Women’s Tennis 3.76

Softball 3.56

Men’s Soccer 3.46

Baseball 3.44

Men’s Tennis 3.39

Women’s Cross Country 3.28

Co-ED Esports 3.25

Women’s Soccer 3.19

Women’s Basketball 3.15

Women’s Track and Field 3.15

Men’s Cross Country 3.04

Women’s Volleyball 3.02

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