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Best NCAA Division 1 Colleges

Top NCAA D1 Schools

NCSA Power Rankings analyzed over 300 NCAA Division 1 college athletic programs to develop a list of the Best Division 1 Colleges for Student-Athletes.   

NCSA Power Rankings are based on proprietary analysis of NCSA Favorites data obtained from the college search activity of the over 2 million student-athletes on the NCSA recruiting network, general academic rankings by U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges, IPEDS graduation rates and IPEDS average cost after aid.

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1
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$33,916
Avg. Cost After Aid
$11,100
NCSA Favorites
24807
General Rank
47
Grad Rank
66
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2
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$47,940
Avg. Cost After Aid
$16,562
NCSA Favorites
26629
General Rank
11
Grad Rank
20
Favorite
3
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$39,602
Avg. Cost After Aid
$14,760
NCSA Favorites
31284
General Rank
26
Grad Rank
60
Favorite
4
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$47,074
Avg. Cost After Aid
$17,030
NCSA Favorites
15546
General Rank
1
Grad Rank
1
Favorite
5
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$45,320
Avg. Cost After Aid
$16,302
NCSA Favorites
13723
General Rank
1
Grad Rank
3
Favorite
6
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$28,659
Avg. Cost After Aid
$15,283
NCSA Favorites
31990
General Rank
52
Grad Rank
103
Favorite
7
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$45,410
Avg. Cost After Aid
$16,408
NCSA Favorites
24732
General Rank
41
Grad Rank
66
Favorite
8
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$45,756
Avg. Cost After Aid
$16,594
NCSA Favorites
16952
General Rank
38
Grad Rank
33
Favorite
9
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$51,265
Avg. Cost After Aid
$22,011
NCSA Favorites
33383
General Rank
12
Grad Rank
12
Favorite
10
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$40,191
Avg. Cost After Aid
$18,178
NCSA Favorites
21297
General Rank
33
Grad Rank
44
Favorite
11
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$49,480
Avg. Cost After Aid
$18,053
NCSA Favorites
11548
General Rank
1
Grad Rank
3
Favorite
12
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$32,404
Avg. Cost After Aid
$15,873
NCSA Favorites
17317
General Rank
52
Grad Rank
128
Favorite
13
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$55,056
Avg. Cost After Aid
$22,824
NCSA Favorites
12031
General Rank
1
Grad Rank
8
Favorite
14
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$29,844
Avg. Cost After Aid
$15,934
NCSA Favorites
24542
General Rank
99
Grad Rank
153
Favorite
15
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$34,791
Avg. Cost After Aid
$9,443
NCSA Favorites
14142
General Rank
141
Grad Rank
153
Favorite
16
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$45,610
Avg. Cost After Aid
$23,295
NCSA Favorites
15674
General Rank
20
Grad Rank
44
Favorite
17
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$49,685
Avg. Cost After Aid
$27,453
NCSA Favorites
20008
General Rank
26
Grad Rank
3
Favorite
18
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$32,738
Avg. Cost After Aid
$15,910
NCSA Favorites
14713
General Rank
113
Grad Rank
128
Favorite
19
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$35,682
Avg. Cost After Aid
$14,356
NCSA Favorites
23441
General Rank
113
Grad Rank
217
Favorite
20
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$51,438
Avg. Cost After Aid
$22,303
NCSA Favorites
10137
General Rank
17
Grad Rank
20
Favorite
21
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$40,042
Avg. Cost After Aid
$13,944
NCSA Favorites
7169
General Rank
52
Grad Rank
87
Favorite
22
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$51,464
Avg. Cost After Aid
$24,539
NCSA Favorites
11244
General Rank
12
Grad Rank
12
Favorite
23
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$28,229
Avg. Cost After Aid
$18,042
NCSA Favorites
32747
General Rank
133
Grad Rank
161
Favorite
24
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$51,366
Avg. Cost After Aid
$25,651
NCSA Favorites
11273
General Rank
20
Grad Rank
8
Favorite
25
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$40,728
Avg. Cost After Aid
$16,446
NCSA Favorites
10081
General Rank
74
Grad Rank
128
Favorite
26
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$49,308
Avg. Cost After Aid
$23,986
NCSA Favorites
15197
General Rank
41
Grad Rank
87
Favorite
27
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$50,855
Avg. Cost After Aid
$26,099
NCSA Favorites
11847
General Rank
12
Grad Rank
33
Favorite
28
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$30,680
Avg. Cost After Aid
$16,638
NCSA Favorites
11650
General Rank
99
Grad Rank
128
Favorite
29
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$32,045
Avg. Cost After Aid
$17,241
NCSA Favorites
14430
General Rank
151
Grad Rank
116
Favorite
30
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$52,283
Avg. Cost After Aid
$32,892
NCSA Favorites
19205
General Rank
33
Grad Rank
44
Favorite
31
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$51,296
Avg. Cost After Aid
$27,299
NCSA Favorites
16907
General Rank
74
Grad Rank
44
Favorite
32
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$50,953
Avg. Cost After Aid
$31,449
NCSA Favorites
14005
General Rank
22
Grad Rank
33
Favorite
33
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$50,547
Avg. Cost After Aid
$27,420
NCSA Favorites
11675
General Rank
33
Grad Rank
20
Favorite
34
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$42,274
Avg. Cost After Aid
$17,415
NCSA Favorites
7449
General Rank
74
Grad Rank
66
Favorite
35
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$21,673
Avg. Cost After Aid
$16,450
NCSA Favorites
34746
General Rank
172
Grad Rank
234
Favorite
36
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$34,590
Avg. Cost After Aid
$18,757
NCSA Favorites
31720
General Rank
162
Grad Rank
194
Favorite
37
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$40,755
Avg. Cost After Aid
$16,154
NCSA Favorites
8416
General Rank
47
Grad Rank
194
Favorite
38
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$43,918
Avg. Cost After Aid
$24,131
NCSA Favorites
9054
General Rank
22
Grad Rank
60
Favorite
39
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$28,804
Avg. Cost After Aid
$12,117
NCSA Favorites
13582
General Rank
133
Grad Rank
302
Favorite
40
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$32,382
Avg. Cost After Aid
$25,346
NCSA Favorites
26838
General Rank
141
Grad Rank
116
Favorite
41
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$31,214
Avg. Cost After Aid
$19,554
NCSA Favorites
29162
General Rank
162
Grad Rank
234
Favorite
42
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$48,376
Avg. Cost After Aid
$28,339
NCSA Favorites
10092
General Rank
84
Grad Rank
33
Favorite
43
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$30,023
Avg. Cost After Aid
$16,016
NCSA Favorites
9842
General Rank
133
Grad Rank
217
Favorite
44
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$29,975
Avg. Cost After Aid
$18,700
NCSA Favorites
18039
General Rank
250
Grad Rank
161
Favorite
45
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$26,164
Avg. Cost After Aid
$16,154
NCSA Favorites
10023
General Rank
214
Grad Rank
161
Favorite
46
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$26,399
Avg. Cost After Aid
$13,442
NCSA Favorites
21130
General Rank
270
Grad Rank
286
Favorite
47
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$51,955
Avg. Cost After Aid
$22,182
NCSA Favorites
7251
General Rank
105
Grad Rank
66
Favorite
48
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$35,858
Avg. Cost After Aid
$18,699
NCSA Favorites
9876
General Rank
151
Grad Rank
161
Favorite
49
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$5,300
Avg. Cost After Aid
$12,979
NCSA Favorites
7285
General Rank
162
Grad Rank
217
Favorite
50
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$49,280
Avg. Cost After Aid
$35,491
NCSA Favorites
12537
General Rank
113
Grad Rank
66
Favorite
51
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$21,652
Avg. Cost After Aid
$10,473
NCSA Favorites
16542
General Rank
225
Grad Rank
379
Favorite
52
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$49,420
Avg. Cost After Aid
$24,575
NCSA Favorites
8391
General Rank
131
Grad Rank
87
Favorite
53
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$37,890
Avg. Cost After Aid
$16,684
NCSA Favorites
25571
General Rank
316
Grad Rank
265
Favorite
54
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$34,246
Avg. Cost After Aid
$12,488
NCSA Favorites
14549
General Rank
364
Grad Rank
265
Favorite
55
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$47,004
Avg. Cost After Aid
$42,204
NCSA Favorites
23040
General Rank
122
Grad Rank
182
Favorite
56
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$29,758
Avg. Cost After Aid
$22,848
NCSA Favorites
10884
General Rank
172
Grad Rank
182
Favorite
57
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$48,320
Avg. Cost After Aid
$26,933
NCSA Favorites
7575
General Rank
122
Grad Rank
87
Favorite
58
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$50,240
Avg. Cost After Aid
$33,728
NCSA Favorites
9741
General Rank
86
Grad Rank
128
Favorite
59
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$51,960
Avg. Cost After Aid
$37,817
NCSA Favorites
10200
General Rank
156
Grad Rank
66
Favorite
60
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$45,022
Avg. Cost After Aid
$35,306
NCSA Favorites
14532
General Rank
122
Grad Rank
194
Favorite
61
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$23,806
Avg. Cost After Aid
$16,808
NCSA Favorites
10398
General Rank
250
Grad Rank
265
Favorite
62
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$48,940
Avg. Cost After Aid
$27,005
NCSA Favorites
6028
General Rank
150
Grad Rank
44
Favorite
63
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$49,635
Avg. Cost After Aid
$26,148
NCSA Favorites
6044
General Rank
156
Grad Rank
66
Favorite
64
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$20,235
Avg. Cost After Aid
$19,002
NCSA Favorites
9955
General Rank
238
Grad Rank
286
Favorite
65
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$32,204
Avg. Cost After Aid
$21,281
NCSA Favorites
7804
General Rank
172
Grad Rank
252
Favorite
66
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$51,010
Avg. Cost After Aid
$33,886
NCSA Favorites
6819
General Rank
86
Grad Rank
161
Favorite
67
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$50,022
Avg. Cost After Aid
$36,372
NCSA Favorites
7065
General Rank
99
Grad Rank
153
Favorite
68
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$47,653
Avg. Cost After Aid
$30,784
NCSA Favorites
5498
General Rank
86
Grad Rank
153
Favorite
69
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$33,104
Avg. Cost After Aid
$33,754
NCSA Favorites
9142
General Rank
172
Grad Rank
161
Favorite
70
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$28,813
Avg. Cost After Aid
$14,845
NCSA Favorites
10876
General Rank
364
Grad Rank
361
Favorite
71
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$32,250
Avg. Cost After Aid
$16,286
NCSA Favorites
5977
General Rank
364
Grad Rank
194
Favorite
72
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$33,441
Avg. Cost After Aid
$15,100
NCSA Favorites
23618
General Rank
481
Grad Rank
379
Favorite
73
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$32,555
Avg. Cost After Aid
$20,316
NCSA Favorites
10295
General Rank
420
Grad Rank
217
Favorite
74
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$50,358
Avg. Cost After Aid
$36,458
NCSA Favorites
7507
General Rank
141
Grad Rank
234
Favorite
75
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$39,730
Avg. Cost After Aid
$34,085
NCSA Favorites
6783
General Rank
200
Grad Rank
161
Favorite
76
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$42,670
Avg. Cost After Aid
$35,363
NCSA Favorites
17453
General Rank
270
Grad Rank
286
Favorite
77
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$51,950
Avg. Cost After Aid
$37,638
NCSA Favorites
5403
General Rank
151
Grad Rank
161
Favorite
78
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$47,112
Avg. Cost After Aid
$38,900
NCSA Favorites
5639
General Rank
172
Grad Rank
153
Favorite
79
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$17,620
Avg. Cost After Aid
$9,654
NCSA Favorites
9500
General Rank
346
Grad Rank
486
Favorite
80
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$38,360
Avg. Cost After Aid
$38,051
NCSA Favorites
9898
General Rank
172
Grad Rank
286
Favorite
81
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$47,164
Avg. Cost After Aid
$32,951
NCSA Favorites
7452
General Rank
265
Grad Rank
161
Favorite
82
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$20,920
Avg. Cost After Aid
$16,831
NCSA Favorites
6871
General Rank
281
Grad Rank
379
Favorite
83
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$40,263
Avg. Cost After Aid
$12,404
NCSA Favorites
4662
General Rank
316
Grad Rank
330
Favorite
84
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$49,073
Avg. Cost After Aid
$38,503
NCSA Favorites
5456
General Rank
172
Grad Rank
194
Favorite
85
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$42,006
Avg. Cost After Aid
$37,745
NCSA Favorites
28437
General Rank
250
Grad Rank
411
Favorite
86
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$44,480
Avg. Cost After Aid
$42,459
NCSA Favorites
6152
General Rank
172
Grad Rank
234
Favorite
87
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$46,140
Avg. Cost After Aid
$38,592
NCSA Favorites
9979
General Rank
316
Grad Rank
234
Favorite
88
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$36,150
Avg. Cost After Aid
$30,190
NCSA Favorites
7135
General Rank
225
Grad Rank
313
Favorite
89
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$46,970
Avg. Cost After Aid
$36,099
NCSA Favorites
4151
General Rank
172
Grad Rank
128
Favorite
90
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$29,963
Avg. Cost After Aid
$19,790
NCSA Favorites
6471
General Rank
238
Grad Rank
453
Favorite
91
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$29,402
Avg. Cost After Aid
$30,017
NCSA Favorites
5675
General Rank
200
Grad Rank
313
Favorite
92
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$40,962
Avg. Cost After Aid
$34,663
NCSA Favorites
5021
General Rank
225
Grad Rank
217
Favorite
93
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$30,882
Avg. Cost After Aid
$20,271
NCSA Favorites
18363
General Rank
556
Grad Rank
361
Favorite
94
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$26,239
Avg. Cost After Aid
$14,330
NCSA Favorites
4622
General Rank
270
Grad Rank
453
Favorite
95
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$35,079
Avg. Cost After Aid
$20,323
NCSA Favorites
9128
General Rank
420
Grad Rank
379
Favorite
96
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$44,853
Avg. Cost After Aid
$32,732
NCSA Favorites
4663
General Rank
250
Grad Rank
194
Favorite
97
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$37,450
Avg. Cost After Aid
$23,099
NCSA Favorites
6244
General Rank
200
Grad Rank
486
Favorite
98
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$35,206
Avg. Cost After Aid
$28,277
NCSA Favorites
4648
General Rank
172
Grad Rank
330
Favorite
99
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$37,606
Avg. Cost After Aid
$31,481
NCSA Favorites
4622
General Rank
172
Grad Rank
313
Favorite
100
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$32,120
Avg. Cost After Aid
$25,857
NCSA Favorites
4455
General Rank
214
Grad Rank
313
Favorite
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