This is a List of NCAA Division I non-football programs— colleges and universities that are members of Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association but do not sponsor varsity football teams. This includes schools that are in the process of transitioning to Division I, but are not yet full D-I members. Some have had football teams in the past (
NCAA Division I (D-I) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in the United States. D-I schools include the major collegiate athletic powers, with larger budgets, more elaborate facilities and more athletic scholarships than Divisions II and III as well as many smaller schools committed to the highest level of intercollegiate competition.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a non-profit organization which regulates athletes of 1,268 North American institutions and conferences. It also organizes the athletic programs of many colleges and universities in the United States and Canada, and helps more than 480,000 college student-athletes who compete annually in college sports. The organization is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana.
College football is American football played by teams of student athletes fielded by American universities, colleges, and military academies, or Canadian football played by teams of student athletes fielded by Canadian universities. It was through college football play that American football rules first gained popularity in the United States.
|American||Washington, D.C.||1893||Private||10,676||Eagles||Patriot League|
|Belmont||Nashville, Tennessee||1890||Private||6,647||Bruins||Ohio Valley Conference|
|Binghamton||Vestal, New York||1946||Public||14,746||Bearcats||America East Conference|
|Boston University||Boston, Massachusetts||1839||Private||29,978||Terriers||Patriot League|
|Bradley||Peoria, Illinois||1897||Private||6,700||Braves||Missouri Valley Conference|
|Cal State Bakersfield||Bakersfield, California||1965||Public||8,111||Roadrunners|| Western Athletic Conference |
(Big West Conference in 2020)
|Cal State Fullerton||Fullerton, California||1957||Public||37,677||Titans||Big West Conference|
|Cal State Northridge||Northridge, California||1958||Public||36,070||Matadors||Big West Conference|
|California Baptist||Riverside, California||1950||Private||10,486||Lancers||Western Athletic Conference|
|Canisius||Buffalo, New York||1870||Private||5,152||Golden Griffins||Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference|
|Charleston||Charleston, South Carolina||1770||Public||11,220||Cougars||Colonial Athletic Association|
|Chicago State||Chicago, Illinois||1867||Public||7,131||Cougars||Western Athletic Conference|
|Cleveland State||Cleveland, Ohio||1923||Public||17,204||Vikings||Horizon League|
|Creighton||Omaha, Nebraska||1878||Private||7,730||Bluejays||Big East Conference|
|Denver||Denver, Colorado||1864||Private||11,476||Pioneers||The Summit League|
|DePaul||Chicago, Illinois||1898||Private||22,966||Blue Demons||Big East Conference|
|Detroit Mercy||Detroit, Michigan||1877||Private||5,231||Titans||Horizon League|
|Drexel||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||1891||Private||25,500||Dragons||Colonial Athletic Association|
|Evansville||Evansville, Indiana||1854||Private||3,050||Purple Aces||Missouri Valley Conference|
|Fairfield||Fairfield, Connecticut||1942||Private||4,991||Stags||Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference|
|Florida Gulf Coast||Lee County, Florida||1991||Public||12,683||Eagles||Atlantic Sun Conference|
|George Mason||Fairfax County, Virginia||1957||Public||33,320||Patriots||Atlantic 10 Conference|
|George Washington||Washington, D.C.||1821||Private||24,531||Colonials||Atlantic 10 Conference|
|Gonzaga||Spokane, Washington||1887||Private||7,764||Bulldogs/Zags||West Coast Conference|
|Grand Canyon||Phoenix, Arizona||1949||Private||6,500 (on campus)/44,000||Antelopes||Western Athletic Conference|
|Green Bay||Green Bay, Wisconsin||1965||Public||6,700||Phoenix||Horizon League|
|Hartford||West Hartford, Connecticut||1877||Private||6,935||Hawks||America East Conference|
|High Point||High Point, North Carolina||1924||Private||4,500||Panthers||Big South Conference|
|Hofstra||Hempstead, New York||1935||Private||12,400||Pride||Colonial Athletic Association|
|IUPUI||Indianapolis, Indiana||1911/1946/1969||Public||30,461||Jaguars||Horizon League|
|Iona||New Rochelle, New York||1940||Private||4,648||Gaels||Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference|
|La Salle||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||1863||Private||7,554||Explorers||Atlantic 10 Conference|
|Lipscomb||Nashville, Tennessee||1891||Private||4,278||Bisons||Atlantic Sun Conference|
|Little Rock||Little Rock, Arkansas||1927||Public||13,176||Trojans||Sun Belt Conference|
|LIU Brooklyn||Brooklyn, New York||1926||Private||24,170||Blackbirds||Northeast Conference|
|Long Beach State||Long Beach, California||1949||Public||36,279||49ers||Big West Conference|
|Longwood||Farmville, Virginia||1839||Public||4,800||Lancers||Big South Conference|
|Loyola (Chicago)||Chicago, Illinois||1870||Private||15,068||Ramblers||Missouri Valley Conference|
|Loyola (Maryland)||Baltimore, Maryland||1852||Private||5,080||Greyhounds||Patriot League|
|Loyola Marymount||Los Angeles, California||1911/1923/1973||Private||9,369||Lions||West Coast Conference|
|Manhattan||Riverdale, New York||1853||Private||3,500||Jaspers||Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference|
|Marquette||Milwaukee, Wisconsin||1881||Private||12,002||Golden Eagles||Big East Conference|
|Maryland Eastern Shore||Princess Anne, Maryland||1886||Public||4,433||Hawks||Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference|
|Milwaukee||Milwaukee, Wisconsin||1885/1956||Public||30,502||Panthers||Horizon League|
|Mount Saint Mary's||Emmitsburg, Maryland||1808||Private||2,100||Mountaineers||Northeast Conference|
|Niagara||Lewiston, New York||1856||Private||4,200||Purple Eagles||Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference|
|NJIT||Newark, New Jersey||1881||Public||9,944||Highlanders||Atlantic Sun Conference|
|North Florida||Jacksonville, Florida||1969||Public||16,372||Ospreys||Atlantic Sun Conference|
|Northeastern||Boston, Massachusetts||1898||Private||20,768||Huskies||Colonial Athletic Association|
|Northern Kentucky||Highland Heights, Kentucky||1968||Public||15,405||Norse||Horizon League|
|Oakland|| Auburn Hills and |
Rochester Hills, Michigan
|1957||Public||19,379||Golden Grizzlies||Horizon League|
|Omaha||Omaha, Nebraska||1908||Public||14,903||Mavericks||The Summit League|
|Oral Roberts||Tulsa, Oklahoma||1963||Private||3,335||Golden Eagles||The Summit League|
|Pacific||Stockton, California||1851||Private||6,196||Tigers||West Coast Conference|
|Pepperdine||Los Angeles County, California||1937||Private||7,768||Waves||West Coast Conference|
|Portland||Portland, Oregon||1901||Private||3,537||Pilots||West Coast Conference|
|Providence||Providence, Rhode Island||1917||Private||4,587||Friars||Big East Conference|
|Purdue Fort Wayne||Fort Wayne, Indiana||1964/2018||Public||14,000||Mastodons||The Summit League|
|Quinnipiac||Hamden, Connecticut||1929||Private||8,400||Bobcats||Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference|
|Radford||Radford, Virginia||1910||Public||9,370||Highlanders||Big South Conference|
|Rider||Mercer County, New Jersey||1865||Private||5,790||Broncs||Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference|
|St. Bonaventure||Allegany, New York||1858||Private||2,400||Bonnies||Atlantic 10 Conference|
|St. Francis Brooklyn||Brooklyn Heights, New York||1859||Private||2,744||Terriers||Northeast Conference|
|St. John's||Jamaica, New York||1870||Private||21,354||Red Storm||Big East Conference|
|Saint Joseph's||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||1851||Private||8,750||Hawks||Atlantic 10 Conference|
|Saint Louis||St. Louis, Missouri||1818||Private||13,785||Billikens||Atlantic 10 Conference|
|Saint Mary's||Moraga, California||1863||Private||4,228||Gaels||West Coast Conference|
|Saint Peter's||Jersey City, New Jersey||1872||Private||2,987||Peacocks and Peahens||Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference|
|San Francisco||San Francisco, California||1855||Private||10,017||Dons||West Coast Conference|
|Santa Clara||Santa Clara, California||1851||Private||8,519||Broncos||West Coast Conference|
|Seattle||Seattle, Washington||1891||Private||7,755||Redhawks||Western Athletic Conference|
|Seton Hall||South Orange, New Jersey||1856||Private||9,745||Pirates||Big East Conference|
|Siena||Loudonville, New York||1937||Private||3,423||Saints||Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference|
|SIU Edwardsville||Edwardsville, Illinois||1957||Public||14,055||Cougars||Ohio Valley Conference|
|South Carolina Upstate||Spartanburg, South Carolina||1967||Public||5,495||Spartans||Big South Conference|
|Texas A&M–Corpus Christi||Corpus Christi, Texas||1947||Public||10,510||Islanders||Southland Conference|
|Texas–Arlington||Arlington, Texas||1895||Public||41,933||Mavericks||Sun Belt Conference|
|UC Riverside||Riverside, California||1954||Public||21,005||Highlanders||Big West Conference|
|UC Irvine||Irvine, California||1965||Public||28,184||Anteaters||Big West Conference|
|UC Santa Barbara||Goleta, California||1891||Public||21,927||Gauchos||Big West Conference|
|UIC||Chicago, Illinois||1858/1965/1982||Public||28,091||Flames||Horizon League|
|UMass Lowell||Lowell, Massachusetts||1894||Public||16,969||River Hawks||America East Conference|
|UMBC||Catonsville, Maryland||1966||Public||13,637||Retrievers||America East Conference|
|UMKC||Kansas City, Missouri||1933||Public||16,019||Kangaroos||Western Athletic Conference|
|UNC Asheville||Asheville, North Carolina||1927||Public||3,644||Bulldogs||Big South Conference|
|UNC Greensboro||Greensboro, North Carolina||1891||Public||18,502||Spartans||Southern Conference|
|UNC Wilmington||Wilmington, North Carolina||1947||Public||14,071||Seahawks||Colonial Athletic Association|
|Utah Valley||Orem, Utah||1941||Public||33,395||Wolverines||Western Athletic Conference|
|UTRGV||Edinburg, Texas||1927/2015||Public||28,700||Vaqueros||Western Athletic Conference|
|Vermont||Burlington, Vermont||1791||Public||12,000||Catamounts||America East Conference|
|VCU||Richmond, Virginia||1838||Public||31,899||Rams||Atlantic 10 Conference|
|Wichita State||Wichita, Kansas||1895||Public||14,806||Shockers||American Athletic Conference|
|Winthrop||Rock Hill, South Carolina||1886||Public||6,170||Eagles||Big South Conference|
|Wright State||Fairborn, Ohio||1967||Public||17,789||Raiders||Horizon League|
|Xavier||Cincinnati, Ohio||1831||Private||6,650||Musketeers||Big East Conference|
Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) was a public university in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Founded in 1964, IPFW was a cooperatively-managed regional campus of two state university systems: Indiana University and Purdue University. IPFW hit its highest enrollment in 2014, with 13,459 undergraduate and postgraduate students in nine colleges and schools, including a branch of the Indiana University School of Medicine. During its last academic year (2017–2018), IPFW had a total enrollment of 10,414 students. IPFW offered more than 200 graduate and undergraduate degree programs through IU or Purdue universities. The university's 14 men's and women's athletic teams competed in Division I of the NCAA Summit League.
The Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (MIVA) is a college athletic conference whose member schools compete in men's volleyball. The conference footprint is centered in the Midwestern United States, stretching from Missouri in the west to Ohio in the east. Many of the conference's schools also participate in the similarly named Midwest Intercollegiate Volleyball Association in men's volleyball at the club level.
The Summit League, or The Summit, is an NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletic conference with its membership mostly located in the Midwestern United States from Indiana and Illinois on the East of the Mississippi River to the Dakotas and Nebraska on the West, with additional members in the Western state of Colorado and the Southern state of Oklahoma. Originally dubbed the Association of Mid-Continent Universities in 1982, on June 1, 2007, the conference changed its name from the Mid-Continent Conference. League headquarters are in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
The University of Texas–Pan American (UTPA) was a state university located in Edinburg, Texas. Founded in 1927, it was a component institution of the University of Texas System. The university served the Rio Grande Valley and South Texas with baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees. The Carnegie Foundation classified UTPA as a "doctoral research university". From the institution's founding until it was merged into the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV), it grew from 200 students to over 20,000, making UTPA the tenth-largest university in the state of Texas. The majority of these students were natives of the Rio Grande Valley. UTPA also operated an Upper Level Studies Center in Rio Grande City, Starr County, Texas. On August 15, 2014, Dr. Havidan Rodriguez was appointed interim President of UTPA, the institution's final leader.
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The Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons, formerly known as the IPFW Mastodons and Fort Wayne Mastodons, are the athletic teams of Purdue University Fort Wayne. The Mastodons compete as a NCAA Division I school in the Summit League for most sports and in the Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association for men's volleyball. The university participates in 14 men’s and women’s sports. Before joining NCAA Division I athletics, IPFW competed in the Great Lakes Valley Conference in the NCAA Division II.
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