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The following American colleges and universities are classified as Division I for NCAA competition.


  • Schools are listed in a tabular format. Columns are arranged in the following order, from left to right:
    • Athletic team description (short school name and nickname), with a link to the school's athletic program article if it exists. When only one nickname is listed, it is used for teams of both sexes. (Note that in recent years, many schools have chosen to use the same nickname for men's and women's teams even when the nickname is distinctly masculine.) When two nicknames are given, the first is used for men's teams and the other is used for women's teams. Different nicknames for a specific sport within a school are noted separately below the table.
    • Full name of school.
    • Location of school.
    • Primary conference.
  • Note also that the prefix "St.", as in "Saint", is alphabetized as if it were spelled out.


Division I Institutions



Alabama Crimson Tide University of Alabama Tuscaloosa Southeastern Conference
Alabama A&M Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University Normal Southwestern Athletic Conference
Alabama State Hornets and Lady Hornets Alabama State University Montgomery Southwestern Athletic Conference
Auburn Tigers Auburn University Auburn Southeastern Conference
Jacksonville State Gamecocks Jacksonville State University Jacksonville Ohio Valley Conference
Samford Bulldogs Samford University Homewood Southern Conference
South Alabama Jaguars University of South Alabama Mobile Sun Belt Conference
Troy Trojans Troy University Troy Sun Belt Conference
UAB Blazers University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham Conference USA


Arizona Wildcats University of Arizona Tucson Pac-10 Conference
Arizona State Sun Devils Arizona State University Tempe Pac-10 Conference
Northern Arizona Lumberjacks Northern Arizona University Flagstaff Big Sky Conference


Arkansas Razorbacks and Lady'Backs1 University of Arkansas Fayetteville Southeastern Conference
Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans University of Arkansas at Little Rock Little Rock Sun Belt Conference
Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions University of Arkansas Pine Bluff Pine Bluff Southwestern Athletic Conference
Arkansas State Red Wolves Arkansas State University Jonesboro Sun Belt Conference
Central Arkansas Bears and Sugar Bears University of Central Arkansas Conway Southland Conference

1 The formal nickname for women's teams is "Lady Razorbacks". However, the school uses "Lady'Backs" as its official short form, and the short form, more often rendered outside the university as "Ladybacks", is in much wider use than the formal name.


Cal Poly-SLO Mustangs California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo Big West Conference
Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunners California State University, Bakersfield Bakersfield Independent
Cal State Fullerton Titans California State University, Fullerton Fullerton Big West Conference
Cal State Northridge Matadors California State University, Northridge Northridge Big West Conference
California Golden Bears University of California, Berkeley Berkeley Pac-10 Conference
Fresno State Bulldogs California State University, Fresno Fresno Western Athletic Conference
Long Beach State 49ers1 California State University, Long Beach Long Beach Big West Conference
Loyola Marymount Lions Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles West Coast Conference
Pacific Tigers University of the Pacific Stockton Big West Conference
Pepperdine Waves Pepperdine University Malibu West Coast Conference
Sacramento State Hornets California State University, Sacramento Sacramento Big Sky Conference
Saint Mary's Gaels Saint Mary's College of California Moraga West Coast Conference
San Diego Toreros University of San Diego San Diego West Coast Conference
San Diego State Aztecs San Diego State University San Diego Mountain West Conference
San Francisco Dons University of San Francisco San Francisco West Coast Conference
San Jose State Spartans San José State University San Jose Western Athletic Conference
Santa Clara Broncos Santa Clara University Santa Clara West Coast Conference
Southern California2 Trojans and Women of Troy University of Southern California Los Angeles Pac-10 Conference
Stanford Cardinal Stanford University Palo Alto Pac-10 Conference
UC Davis Aggies University of California, Davis Davis Big West Conference
UC Irvine Anteaters University of California, Irvine Irvine Big West Conference
UC Riverside Highlanders University of California, Riverside Riverside Big West Conference
UC Santa Barbara Gauchos University of California, Santa Barbara Santa Barbara Big West Conference
UCLA Bruins University of California, Los Angeles Los Angeles Pac-10 Conference

1 The Long Beach State baseball team is unofficially called "Dirtbags", and the school recognizes the nickname.
² The school prefers to be called "Southern California" for athletics purposes, but national news media generally use "USC".


Air Force Falcons United States Air Force Academy Colorado Springs Mountain West Conference
Colorado Buffaloes University of Colorado at Boulder Boulder Big 12 Conference
Colorado State Rams Colorado State University Ft. Collins Mountain West Conference
Denver Pioneers University of Denver Denver Sun Belt Conference
Northern Colorado Bears University of Northern Colorado Greeley Big Sky Conference


Central Connecticut Blue Devils Central Connecticut State University New Britain Northeast Conference
Connecticut Huskies University of Connecticut Storrs Big East Conference
Fairfield Stags Fairfield University Fairfield Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
Hartford Hawks University of Hartford West Hartford America East Conference
Quinnipiac Bobcats Quinnipiac University Hamden Northeast Conference
Sacred Heart Pioneers Sacred Heart University Fairfield Northeast Conference
Yale Bulldogs Yale University New Haven Ivy League


Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens University of Delaware Newark Colonial Athletic Association
Delaware State Hornets and Lady Hornets Delaware State University Dover Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference

District of Columbia (Washington D.C.)

American Eagles American University Washington Patriot League
George Washington Colonials The George Washington University Washington Atlantic 10 Conference
Georgetown Hoyas Georgetown University Washington Big East Conference
Howard Bison and Lady Bison Howard University Washington Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference


Bethune-Cookman Wildcats Bethune-Cookman University Daytona Beach Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
FIU Golden Panthers Florida International University Miami Sun Belt Conference
Florida Gators University of Florida Gainesville Southeastern Conference
Florida A&M Rattlers and Lady Rattlers Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Tallahassee Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
Florida Atlantic Owls Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton Sun Belt Conference
Florida Gulf Coast Eagles Florida Gulf Coast University Fort Myers Atlantic Sun Conference
Florida State Seminoles Florida State University Tallahassee Atlantic Coast Conference
Jacksonville Dolphins Jacksonville University Jacksonville Atlantic Sun Conference
Miami Hurricanes University of Miami Coral Gables Atlantic Coast Conference
North Florida Ospreys and Lady Ospreys University of North Florida Jacksonville Atlantic Sun Conference
South Florida Bulls University of South Florida Tampa Big East Conference
Stetson Hatters Stetson University DeLand Atlantic Sun Conference
UCF Knights University of Central Florida Orlando Conference USA


Georgia Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs1 University of Georgia Athens Southeastern Conference
Georgia Southern Eagles and Lady Eagles Georgia Southern University Statesboro Southern Conference
Georgia State Panthers Georgia State University Atlanta Colonial Athletic Association
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta Atlantic Coast Conference
Kennesaw State Owls and Lady Owls Kennesaw State University Kennesaw Atlantic Sun Conference
Mercer Bears Mercer University Macon Atlantic Sun Conference
Savannah State Tigers and Lady Tigers Savannah State University Savannah Independent

1 The women's gymnastics team is known as "Gym Dogs".


Hawaiʻi Rainbow Warriors1 and Rainbow Wahine University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Honolulu Western Athletic Conference

1 In 2000, all teams at the university were allowed to choose their own nicknames. Different men's teams are known as "Rainbow Warriors", "Warriors", and "Rainbows"; all women's teams use "Rainbow Wahine".


Boise State Broncos Boise State University Boise Western Athletic Conference
Idaho Vandals University of Idaho Moscow Western Athletic Conference
Idaho State Bengals Idaho State University Pocatello Big Sky Conference


Bradley Braves Bradley University Peoria Missouri Valley Conference
Chicago State Cougars Chicago State University Chicago Great West Conference
DePaul Blue Demons DePaul University Chicago Big East Conference
Eastern Illinois Panthers Eastern Illinois University Charleston Ohio Valley Conference
Illinois Fighting Illini University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Urbana-Champaign Big Ten Conference
Illinois State Redbirds Illinois State University Normal Missouri Valley Conference
Loyola Ramblers1 Loyola University Chicago Chicago Horizon League
Northern Illinois Huskies Northern Illinois University DeKalb Mid-American Conference
Northwestern Wildcats Northwestern University Evanston Big Ten Conference
Southern Illinois Salukis Southern Illinois University Carbondale Carbondale Missouri Valley Conference
SIU-Edwardsville Cougars Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Edwardsville Ohio Valley Conference
UIC Flames2 University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago Horizon League
Western Illinois Leathernecks Western Illinois University Macomb The Summit League

1 National sports media generally use "Loyola-Chicago", "Loyola (Chicago)", or "Loyola (Illinois)" to distinguish this school from others with the Loyola name.
2 Although this is the school's preferred athletic name, national sports media generally use "Illinois-Chicago" in score listings and on first reference.


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Ball State Cardinals Ball State University Muncie Mid-American Conference
Butler Bulldogs Butler University Indianapolis Horizon League
Evansville Purple Aces University of Evansville Evansville Missouri Valley Conference
Indiana Hoosiers Indiana University Bloomington Bloomington Big Ten Conference
Indiana State Sycamores Indiana State University Terre Haute Missouri Valley Conference
IPFW Mastodons Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne Fort Wayne The Summit League
IUPUI Jaguars Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Indianapolis The Summit League
Notre Dame Fighting Irish University of Notre Dame Notre Dame Big East Conference
Purdue Boilermakers Purdue University West Lafayette Big Ten Conference
Valparaiso Crusaders Valparaiso University Valparaiso Horizon League


Drake Bulldogs Drake University Des Moines Missouri Valley Conference
Iowa Hawkeyes University of Iowa Iowa City Big Ten Conference
Iowa State Cyclones Iowa State University Ames Big 12 Conference
Northern Iowa Panthers University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls Missouri Valley Conference


Kansas Jayhawks University of Kansas Lawrence Big 12 Conference
Kansas State Wildcats Kansas State University Manhattan Big 12 Conference
Wichita State Shockers Wichita State University Wichita Missouri Valley Conference


Eastern Kentucky Colonels and Lady Colonels Eastern Kentucky University Richmond Ohio Valley Conference
Kentucky Wildcats1 University of Kentucky Lexington Southeastern Conference
Louisville Cardinals University of Louisville Louisville Big East Conference
Morehead State Eagles Morehead State University Morehead Ohio Valley Conference
Murray State Racers and Lady Racers2 Murray State University Murray Ohio Valley Conference
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers and Lady Toppers Western Kentucky University Bowling Green Sun Belt Conference

1 The women's gymnastics team is nicknamed "GymKats" and the swim team is nicknamed "Catfish".
2 The baseball team is nicknamed "Thoroughbreds" instead of "Racers".


Centenary Gentlemen and Ladies Centenary College of Louisiana Shreveport The Summit League
Grambling State Tigers and Lady Tigers Grambling State University Grambling Southwestern Athletic Conference
Louisiana-Lafayette1 Ragin' Cajuns University of Louisiana at Lafayette Lafayette Sun Belt Conference
Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks University of Louisiana at Monroe Monroe Sun Belt Conference
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs and Lady Techsters Louisiana Tech University Ruston Western Athletic Conference
LSU Tigers and Lady Tigers Louisiana State University Baton Rouge Southeastern Conference
McNeese State Cowboys and Cowgirls McNeese State University Lake Charles Southland Conference
New Orleans Privateers and Lady Privateers2 University of New Orleans New Orleans Sun Belt Conference
Nicholls State Colonels and Lady Colonels Nicholls State University Thibodaux Southland Conference
Northwestern State Demons and Lady Demons Northwestern State University Natchitoches Southland Conference
Southeastern Louisiana Lions and Lady Lions Southeastern Louisiana University Hammond Southland Conference
Southern Jaguars Southern University Baton Rouge Southwestern Athletic Conference
Tulane Green Wave Tulane University New Orleans Conference USA

1 The official, trademarked name of the athletic program is Louisiana's Ragin' Cajuns. National media, however, add "Lafayette" to distinguish the school from Louisiana-Monroe.

2 The University of New Orleans will reclassify to Division 3 after the 2009-10 academic year.


Maine Black Bears University of Maine Orono America East Conference


Coppin State Eagles Coppin State University Baltimore Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
Loyola Greyhounds Loyola College in Maryland Baltimore Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
Maryland Terrapins University of Maryland, College Park College Park Atlantic Coast Conference
Morgan State Bears and Lady Bears Morgan State University Baltimore Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
Mount Saint Mary's Mountaineers Mount Saint Mary's University Emmitsburg Northeast Conference
Navy Midshipmen United States Naval Academy Annapolis Patriot League
Towson Tigers Towson University Towson Colonial Athletic Association
UMBC Retrievers University of Maryland, Baltimore County Catonsville America East Conference
UMES Hawks and Lady Hawks University of Maryland Eastern Shore Princess Anne Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference


Boston College Eagles Boston College Chestnut Hill Atlantic Coast Conference
Boston University Terriers Boston University Boston America East Conference
Harvard Crimson Harvard University Cambridge1 Ivy League
Holy Cross Crusaders College of the Holy Cross Worcester Patriot League
Massachusetts2 Minutemen and Minutewomen University of Massachusetts Amherst Amherst Atlantic 10 Conference
Northeastern Huskies Northeastern University Boston Colonial Athletic Association

1 Most of the university is in Cambridge, but some academic buildings and athletic facilities, including the football stadium, lie in Boston.
2 While national media generally use "Massachusetts", the shortened "UMass" is in wide usage, especially in Massachusetts itself.


Central Michigan Chippewas Central Michigan University Mount Pleasant Mid-American Conference
Detroit Titans University of Detroit Mercy Detroit Horizon League
Eastern Michigan Eagles Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti Mid-American Conference
Michigan Wolverines University of Michigan Ann Arbor Big Ten Conference
Michigan State Spartans Michigan State University East Lansing Big Ten Conference
Oakland Golden Grizzlies Oakland University Rochester The Summit League
Western Michigan Broncos Western Michigan University Kalamazoo Mid-American Conference


Minnesota Golden Gophers University of Minnesota Twin Cities Minneapolis and St. Paul Big Ten Conference


Alcorn State Braves1 Alcorn State University Lorman Southwestern Athletic Conference
Jackson State Tigers and Lady Tigers Jackson State University Jackson Southwestern Athletic Conference
Mississippi State Bulldogs Mississippi State University Starkville Southeastern Conference
Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils and Devilettes Mississippi Valley State University Itta Bena Southwestern Athletic Conference
Ole Miss2 Rebels University of Mississippi Oxford Southeastern Conference
Southern Miss Golden Eagles and Lady Eagles The University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg Conference USA

1 Alcorn State uses no nickname for its women's teams at all, referring to them solely as "Alcorn".
2 National media generally use "Mississippi" in score listings and on first reference, but will frequently use "Ole Miss" on later reference. The school athletic department prefers "Ole Miss".


Missouri Tigers University of Missouri Columbia Big 12 Conference
Missouri State Bears and Lady Bears Missouri State University Springfield Missouri Valley Conference
Saint Louis Billikens Saint Louis University St. Louis Atlantic 10 Conference
Southeast Missouri Redhawks Southeast Missouri State University Cape Girardeau Ohio Valley Conference
UMKC Kangaroos University of Missouri–Kansas City Kansas City The Summit League


Montana Grizzlies1 The University of Montana Missoula Big Sky Conference
Montana State Bobcats Montana State University - Bozeman Bozeman Big Sky Conference

1 The women's basketball team is known as the "Lady Griz", but all other women's teams use the "Grizzlies" nickname.


Creighton Bluejays Creighton University Omaha Missouri Valley Conference
Nebraska Cornhuskers University of Nebraska–Lincoln Lincoln Big 12 Conference


Nevada Wolf Pack University of Nevada, Reno Reno Western Athletic Conference
UNLV Rebels University of Nevada, Las Vegas Las Vegas Mountain West Conference

New Hampshire

Dartmouth Big Green Dartmouth College Hanover Ivy League
New Hampshire Wildcats University of New Hampshire Durham America East Conference

New Jersey

Fairleigh Dickinson Knights Fairleigh Dickinson University Hackensack Northeast Conference
Monmouth Hawks Monmouth University West Long Branch Northeast Conference
New Jersey Tech Highlanders New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark Great West Conference
Princeton Tigers Princeton University Princeton Ivy League
Rider Broncs Rider University Lawrenceville Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Rutgers University New Brunswick Big East Conference
Saint Peter's Peacocks and Peahens Saint Peter's College Jersey City Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
Seton Hall Pirates Seton Hall University South Orange Big East Conference

New Mexico

New Mexico Lobos University of New Mexico Albuquerque Mountain West Conference
New Mexico State Aggies New Mexico State University Las Cruces Western Athletic Conference

New York

Albany Great Danes State University of New York at Albany Albany America East Conference
Army Black Knights United States Military Academy West Point Patriot League
Binghamton Bearcats State University of New York at Binghamton Vestal America East Conference
Buffalo Bulls State University of New York at Buffalo Buffalo Mid-American Conference
Canisius Golden Griffins Canisius College Buffalo Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
Colgate Raiders Colgate University Hamilton Patriot League
Columbia Lions Columbia University New York Ivy League
Cornell Big Red Cornell University Ithaca Ivy League
Fordham Rams Fordham University Bronx Atlantic 10 Conference
Hofstra Pride Hofstra University Hempstead Colonial Athletic Association
Iona Gaels Iona College New Rochelle Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
LIU Blackbirds Long Island University-Brooklyn Brooklyn Northeast Conference
Manhattan Jaspers and Lady Jaspers Manhattan College Riverdale Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
Marist Red Foxes Marist College Poughkeepsie Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
Niagara Purple Eagles Niagara University Lewiston Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
St. Bonaventure Bonnies St. Bonaventure University Olean Atlantic 10 Conference
St. Francis1 Terriers St. Francis College Brooklyn Northeast Conference
St. John's2 Red Storm St. John's University Jamaica Big East Conference
Siena Saints Siena College Loudonville Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
Stony Brook Seawolves State University of New York at Stony Brook Stony Brook America East Conference
Syracuse Orange Syracuse University Syracuse Big East Conference
Wagner Seahawks Wagner College Staten Island Northeast Conference

1 National media usually use "St. Francis (New York)" to distinguish it from other schools of that name, notably the school of the same name in Pennsylvania.
2 Other schools in the U.S. have this name but, national media do not add a location identifier to it, since it is the only "St. John's" whose athletic teams compete in NCAA Division I.

North Carolina

Appalachian State Mountaineers Appalachian State University Boone Southern Conference
Campbell Fighting Camels and Lady Camels Campbell University Buies Creek Atlantic Sun Conference
Charlotte 49ers University of North Carolina at Charlotte Charlotte Atlantic 10 Conference
Davidson Wildcats Davidson College Davidson Southern Conference
Duke Blue Devils Duke University Durham Atlantic Coast Conference
East Carolina Pirates and Lady Pirates East Carolina University Greenville Conference USA
Elon Phoenix Elon University Elon Southern Conference
Gardner–Webb Runnin' Bulldogs Gardner–Webb University Boiling Springs Big South Conference
High Point Panthers High Point University High Point Big South Conference
North Carolina Tar Heels University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill Atlantic Coast Conference
North Carolina A&T Aggies North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Greensboro Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
North Carolina Central Eagles North Carolina Central University Durham Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
North Carolina State Wolfpack North Carolina State University Raleigh Atlantic Coast Conference
UNC Asheville Bulldogs University of North Carolina at Asheville Asheville Big South Conference
UNC Greensboro Spartans University of North Carolina at Greensboro Greensboro Southern Conference
UNC Wilmington Seahawks University of North Carolina at Wilmington Wilmington Colonial Athletic Association
Wake Forest Demon Deacons Wake Forest University Winston-Salem Atlantic Coast Conference
Western Carolina Catamounts Western Carolina University Cullowhee Southern Conference

North Dakota

North Dakota State Bison North Dakota State University Fargo The Summit League


Akron Zips University of Akron Akron Mid-American Conference
Bowling Green Falcons Bowling Green State University Bowling Green Mid-American Conference
Cincinnati Bearcats University of Cincinnati Cincinnati Big East Conference
Cleveland State Vikings Cleveland State University Cleveland Horizon League
Dayton Flyers University of Dayton Dayton Atlantic 10 Conference
Kent State Golden Flashes Kent State University Kent Mid-American Conference
Miami1 RedHawks Miami University Oxford Mid-American Conference
Ohio Bobcats Ohio University Athens Mid-American Conference
Ohio State Buckeyes The Ohio State University Columbus Big Ten Conference
Toledo Rockets University of Toledo Toledo Mid-American Conference
Wright State Raiders Wright State University Fairborn Horizon League
Xavier Musketeers Xavier University Cincinnati Atlantic 10 Conference
Youngstown State Penguins Youngstown State University Youngstown Horizon League

1 National media generally refer to the school as "Miami (Ohio)" to distinguish it from the University of Miami in Florida.


Oklahoma Sooners University of Oklahoma Norman Big 12 Conference
Oklahoma State Cowboys and Cowgirls Oklahoma State University–Stillwater Stillwater Big 12 Conference
Oral Roberts Golden Eagles Oral Roberts University Tulsa The Summit League
Tulsa Golden Hurricane University of Tulsa Tulsa Conference USA


Oregon Ducks University of Oregon Eugene Pac-10 Conference
Oregon State Beavers Oregon State University Corvallis Pac-10 Conference
Portland Pilots University of Portland Portland West Coast Conference
Portland State Vikings Portland State University Portland Big Sky Conference


Bucknell Bison Bucknell University Lewisburg Patriot League
Drexel Dragons Drexel University Philadelphia Colonial Athletic Association
Duquesne Dukes Duquesne University Pittsburgh Atlantic 10 Conference
La Salle Explorers La Salle University Philadelphia Atlantic 10 Conference
Lafayette Leopards Lafayette College Easton Patriot League
Lehigh Mountain Hawks Lehigh University Bethlehem Patriot League
Penn Quakers University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia Ivy League
Penn State Nittany Lions and Lady Lions Pennsylvania State University State College Big Ten Conference
Pittsburgh1 Panthers University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Big East Conference
Robert Morris Colonials Robert Morris University Moon Township Northeast Conference
Saint Francis2 Red Flash Saint Francis University Loretto Northeast Conference
Saint Joseph's Hawks3 Saint Joseph's University Philadelphia Atlantic 10 Conference
Temple Owls Temple University Philadelphia Atlantic 10 Conference
Villanova Wildcats Villanova University Radnor Township Big East Conference

1 The school also widely uses its historic short form of "Pitt".
2 National media usually use "St. Francis (Pennsylvania)" to distinguish it from other schools of that name, notably the Division I school of the same name in New York.
3 Although there are other schools with this name in the U.S., none of the others are members of Division I. Therefore, national media refer to it as "Saint Joseph's" (preferred usage) or "St. Joseph's", without a regional identifier.

Rhode Island

Brown Bears Brown University Providence Ivy League
Bryant Bulldogs Bryant University Smithfield Northeast Conference
Providence Friars Providence College Providence Big East Conference
Rhode Island Rams University of Rhode Island Kingston Atlantic 10 Conference

South Carolina

Charleston Southern Buccaneers and Lady Bucs Charleston Southern University Charleston Big South Conference
The Citadel Bulldogs The Citadel Charleston Southern Conference
Clemson Tigers and Lady Tigers Clemson University Clemson Atlantic Coast Conference
Coastal Carolina Chanticleers and Lady Chants Coastal Carolina University Conway Big South Conference
College of Charleston Cougars College of Charleston Charleston Southern Conference
Furman Paladins and Lady Paladins Furman University Greenville Southern Conference
Presbyterian Blue Hose Presbyterian College Clinton Big South Conference
South Carolina Gamecocks University of South Carolina Columbia Southeastern Conference
South Carolina State Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs South Carolina State University Orangeburg Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
South Carolina Upstate Spartans1 University of South Carolina Upstate Spartanburg Atlantic Sun Conference
Winthrop Eagles Winthrop University Rock Hill Big South Conference
Wofford Terriers Wofford College Spartanburg Southern Conference

1 Although the school prefers to use "USC Upstate", national media often use "South Carolina Upstate".

South Dakota

South Dakota State Jackrabbits South Dakota State University Brookings The Summit League
South Dakota Coyotes University of South Dakota Vermillion The Summit League


Austin Peay Governors and Lady Govs Austin Peay State University Clarksville Ohio Valley Conference
Belmont Bruins Belmont University Nashville Atlantic Sun Conference
Chattanooga Mocs and Lady Mocs University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Chattanooga Southern Conference
ETSU Buccaneers and Lady Bucs East Tennessee State University Johnson City Atlantic Sun Conference
Lipscomb Bisons and Lady Bisons Lipscomb University Nashville Atlantic Sun Conference
Memphis Tigers and Lady Tigers University of Memphis Memphis Conference USA
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Middle Tennessee State University Murfreesboro Sun Belt Conference
Tennessee Volunteers and Lady Vols1 University of Tennessee Knoxville Southeastern Conference
Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks University of Tennessee at Martin Martin Ohio Valley Conference
Tennessee State Tigers and Lady Tigers Tennessee State University Nashville Ohio Valley Conference
Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Tennessee Technological University Cookeville Ohio Valley Conference
Vanderbilt Commodores Vanderbilt University Nashville Southeastern Conference

1 The formal nickname for women's teams is "Lady Volunteers". However, the school considers the use of "Lady Vols" acceptable, and the shortened form is widely popular in Tennessee and in much wider usage among national media than the longer form.


Baylor Bears and Lady Bears Baylor University Waco Big 12 Conference
Houston Cougars University of Houston Houston Conference USA
Houston Baptist Huskies Houston Baptist University Houston Great West Conference
Lamar Cardinals and Lady Cardinals Lamar University Beaumont Southland Conference
North Texas Mean Green University of North Texas Denton Sun Belt Conference
Prairie View A&M Panthers and Lady Panthers Prairie View A&M University Prairie View Southwestern Athletic Conference
Rice Owls Rice University Houston Conference USA
Sam Houston State Bearkats Sam Houston State University Huntsville Southland Conference
SMU Mustangs Southern Methodist University University Park Conference USA
Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks and Ladyjacks Stephen F. Austin State University Nacogdoches Southland Conference
TCU Horned Frogs and Lady Frogs Texas Christian University Fort Worth Mountain West Conference
Texas Longhorns University of Texas at Austin Austin Big 12 Conference
Texas A&M Aggies Texas A&M University College Station Big 12 Conference
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi Corpus Christi Southland Conference
Texas Southern Tigers and Lady Tigers Texas Southern University Houston Southwestern Athletic Conference
Texas State Bobcats Texas State University–San Marcos San Marcos Southland Conference
Texas Tech Red Raiders1 Texas Tech University Lubbock Big 12 Conference
UT Arlington Mavericks University of Texas at Arlington Arlington Southland Conference
UTSA Roadrunners University of Texas at San Antonio San Antonio Southland Conference
UTEP Miners University of Texas at El Paso El Paso Conference USA
UTPA Broncs and Lady Broncs University of Texas–Pan American Edinburg Great West Conference

1 The women's basketball team is known as "Lady Raiders". All other women's teams use "Red Raiders".


BYU Cougars Brigham Young University Provo Mountain West Conference
Southern Utah Thunderbirds and Lady Thunderbirds Southern Utah University Cedar City The Summit League
Utah Utes1 University of Utah Salt Lake City Mountain West Conference
Utah State Aggies Utah State University Logan Western Athletic Conference
Utah Valley Wolverines Utah Valley University Orem Great West Conference
Weber State Wildcats Weber State University Ogden Big Sky Conference

1 The men's basketball team is nicknamed "Runnin' Utes", and the women's gymnastics team is nicknamed "Red Rocks".


Vermont Catamounts University of Vermont Burlington America East Conference


George Mason Patriots George Mason University Fairfax Colonial Athletic Association
Hampton Pirates and Lady Pirates Hampton University Hampton Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
James Madison Dukes James Madison University Harrisonburg Colonial Athletic Association
Liberty Flames and Lady Flames Liberty University Lynchburg Big South Conference
Longwood Lancers Longwood University Farmville Independent
Norfolk State Spartans Norfolk State University Norfolk Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
Old Dominion Monarchs and Lady Monarchs Old Dominion University Norfolk Colonial Athletic Association
Radford Highlanders Radford University Radford Big South Conference
Richmond Spiders University of Richmond Richmond Atlantic 10 Conference
Virginia Cavaliers University of Virginia Charlottesville Atlantic Coast Conference
Virginia Commonwealth Rams Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond Colonial Athletic Association
Virginia Tech Hokies Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg Atlantic Coast Conference
VMI Keydets Virginia Military Institute Lexington Big South Conference
William & Mary Tribe College of William & Mary Williamsburg Colonial Athletic Association


Eastern Washington Eagles Eastern Washington University Cheney Big Sky Conference
Gonzaga Bulldogs Gonzaga University Spokane West Coast Conference
Seattle Redhawks Seattle University Seattle Independent
Washington Huskies University of Washington Seattle Pac-10 Conference
Washington State Cougars Washington State University Pullman Pac-10 Conference

West Virginia

Marshall Thundering Herd Marshall University Huntington Conference USA
West Virginia Mountaineers West Virginia University Morgantown Big East Conference


Marquette Golden Eagles Marquette University Milwaukee Big East Conference
1Milwaukee Panthers University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee Milwaukee Horizon League
2UW–Green Bay Phoenix University of Wisconsin–Green Bay Green Bay Horizon League
Wisconsin Badgers University of Wisconsin–Madison Madison Big Ten Conference

1 The school officially uses "Milwaukee" for its athletic program, and accepts "UWM". However, most national sports media have yet to accept this, instead using "Wisconsin–Milwaukee".
2 The school prefers "UW–Green Bay" for its athletic program, and accepts "UWGB", but most national sports media have yet to accept this, instead using "Wisconsin–Green Bay".


Wyoming Cowboys and Cowgirls University of Wyoming Laramie Mountain West Conference

Reclassifying Institutions

The following schools have begun the process to reclassify to Division I, but are not yet recognized as full Division I members.

Team Name Official Name Location Full Membership
Bryant Bulldogs Bryant University Smithfield, Rhode Island 2012-13
Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunners California State University, Bakersfield Bakersfield, California 2010-11
Central Arkansas Bears University of Central Arkansas Conway, Arkansas 2010-11
Florida Gulf Coast Eagles Florida Gulf Coast University Fort Myers, Florida 2011-12
Houston Baptist Huskies Houston Baptist University Houston, Texas 2013-14
North Carolina Central Eagles North Carolina Central University Durham, North Carolina 2011-12
North Dakota Fighting Sioux University of North Dakota Grand Forks, North Dakota 2012-13
Presbyterian Blue Hose Presbyterian College Clinton, South Carolina 2011-12
Seattle Redhawks Seattle University Seattle, Washington 2012-13
South Carolina Upstate Spartans University of South Carolina Upstate Spartanburg, South Carolina 2011-12
South Dakota Coyotes University of South Dakota Vermillion, South Dakota 2012-13
SIU-Edwardsville Cougars Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Edwardsville, Illinois 2012-13
Winston-Salem State Rams Winston-Salem State University Winston-Salem, North Carolina 2010-11

WSSU will return to Division II after the 2009-2010 year.

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