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Ohio University continues to perform well in latest NCAA APR report

Ohio University, Press Release,

Ohio Athletics continued its recent history of solid Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores, as announced by the NCAA in its 2022-23 data report, which was released earlier this month.
Ohio recorded a department-wide single-year APR score of 990 for 2023, marking the eighth-straight year the department has scored a 980 or better. This year's mark is four points higher than last year's mark of 986.
Ohio also tallied a department-wide multi-year APR score of 987, putting the Bobcats well above the NCAA mandated minimum four-year score of 930 required to compete in the 2023-24 postseason. NCAA members chose the 930 standard because that score predicts, on average, a 50-percent graduation rate. Additionally, teams must earn a four-year APR of at least 930 to avoid penalties.  
Nine of the intercollegiate programs that represent Ohio achieved a perfect 1,000 single-year APR score, with the men's basketball, men's cross country, men's golf, women's basketball, women's cross country, women's golf, soccer, swimming and diving and volleyball teams attaining a perfect single-year APR score.  
The Ohio football, wrestling, soccer, swimming and diving and women's track and field programs all recorded single-year score improvements from 2021-22 to 2022-23.  
"Our student-athletes continue to earn high APR marks and we are extremely proud of the nine teams who scored a perfect single-year APR score," said Ohio Director of Athletics Julie Cromer. "This achievement shows our dedication to academic success. These scores are only possible through the efforts of incredibly hard-working student-athletes, faculty, staff and coaches."
The APR is a real-time measure of eligibility, retention and graduation of student-athletes competing on every NCAA Division I athletics team. The most recent scores are based on a multi-year rate that averages scores from 2019-20, 2020-21, 2021-22 and 2022-23 academic years.
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