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Do you dream about playing esports for your college and competing against other players from other schools? You’re not alone. There are 1000’s of players out there who have the talent and dedication to take their game to the next level and compete for their school. The most important thing you can do is get your name and your game out there for college eSport coaches to see. The best way to do that is to create an esports recruiting profile and post your videos and academic stats so that coaches can evaluate your potential to be part of their team. It’s much easier for a college esports coaches to evaluate you and other players online through your recruiting profile, than it is to come and watch you compete live.

Esports is a growing sport at many great colleges and universities within the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE). This is a list of NACE member schools and other institutions with varsity esports programs in North America:

  • Averett University (Virginia)
  • Bellevue University (Nebraska)
  • Boise State University (Idaho)
  • Brescia University (Kentucky)
  • Central Methodist University (Missouri)
  • College of St. Joseph (Vermont)
  • Columbia College (Missouri)
  • Culver-Stockton College (Missouri)
  • DigiPen Institute of Technology (Washington)
  • Embry Riddle Aeronautical University (Arizona)
  • Florida Southern College
  • Georgia Southern University
  • Georgia State University
  • Grand View University (Iowa)
  • Harrisburg University (Pennsylvania)
  • Illinois College
  • Illinois Wesleyan University
  • Indiana Institute of Technology
  • Kansas Wesleyan University
  • Lambton College (Ontario)
  • Lees-McRae College (North Carolina)
  • Lourdes University (Ohio)
  • Maryville University (Missouri)
  • Miami University (Ohio)
  • Midland University (Nebraska)
  • Missouri Baptist University
  • Morningside College (Iowa)
  • North Virginia Community College
  • Principia College (Illinois)
  • Robert Morris University (Illinois)
  • St. Louis College of Pharmacy (Missouri)
  • Southwest Baptist University (Missouri)
  • St. Clair College (Ontario)
  • Stephens College (Missouri)
  • Trine University (Indiana)
  • University of California-Irvine
  • University of Jamestown (North Dakota)
  • University of Pikeville (Kentucky)
  • University of South Carolina - Sumter
  • University of Utah
  • West Virginia Wesleyan College
  • Western Kentucky University

NOTE – Esports is growing quickly and many more schools are continuing to add esports as a college varsity sport.


Esports is a relatively new sport at the collegiate level but it is growing quickly. Some of the programs listed above do offer esports athletic scholarships for the top players. Scholarships can include tuition, room, board and books. The best way to earn an athletic scholarship for esports is to continually update your recruiting profile and actively communicate with the head esports coaches at the schools listed above.

Your playing ability isn’t the only thing esports coaches will be looking for. Having strong grades and being a great team player are other attributes that coaches are looking for when recruiting and offering scholarships to esports players.

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