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Best NCAA Division 1 Colleges

Top NCAA D1 Schools

NCSA Power Rankings analyzed over 290 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,  U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges general academic rankings, and the U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard graduation rates and average cost after aid.

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1

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$51,354

Avg. Cost After Aid

$12,265

NCSA Favorites

33973

General Rank

4

Grad Rank

15


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2

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$50,340

Avg. Cost After Aid

$9,749

NCSA Favorites

17258

General Rank

1

Grad Rank

3


Favorite

3

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$28,659

Avg. Cost After Aid

$8,057

NCSA Favorites

40094

General Rank

30

Grad Rank

57


Favorite

4

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$50,420

Avg. Cost After Aid

$15,561

NCSA Favorites

18313

General Rank

1

Grad Rank

1


Favorite

5

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$42,218

Avg. Cost After Aid

$14,171

NCSA Favorites

37220

General Rank

19

Grad Rank

45


Favorite

6

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$35,170

Avg. Cost After Aid

$13,918

NCSA Favorites

29618

General Rank

28

Grad Rank

51


Favorite

7

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$43,176

Avg. Cost After Aid

$14,846

NCSA Favorites

25314

General Rank

22

Grad Rank

41


Favorite

8

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$49,350

Avg. Cost After Aid

$16,010

NCSA Favorites

30438

General Rank

24

Grad Rank

37


Favorite

9

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$53,430

Avg. Cost After Aid

$18,770

NCSA Favorites

14452

General Rank

4

Grad Rank

2


Favorite

10

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$30,404

Avg. Cost After Aid

$13,971

NCSA Favorites

30908

General Rank

55

Grad Rank

85


Favorite

11

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$33,020

Avg. Cost After Aid

$14,927

NCSA Favorites

20650

General Rank

34

Grad Rank

77


Favorite

12

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$18,786

Avg. Cost After Aid

$10,744

NCSA Favorites

39632

General Rank

76

Grad Rank

135


Favorite

13

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$49,032

Avg. Cost After Aid

$20,281

NCSA Favorites

21674

General Rank

24

Grad Rank

13


Favorite

14

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$49,816

Avg. Cost After Aid

$20,253

NCSA Favorites

19684

General Rank

13

Grad Rank

31


Favorite

15

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$36,588

Avg. Cost After Aid

$12,001

NCSA Favorites

17731

General Rank

76

Grad Rank

99


Favorite

16

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$55,695

Avg. Cost After Aid

$23,442

NCSA Favorites

39800

General Rank

12

Grad Rank

8


Favorite

17

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$37,580

Avg. Cost After Aid

$16,505

NCSA Favorites

29889

General Rank

42

Grad Rank

116


Favorite

18

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$36,805

Avg. Cost After Aid

$18,219

NCSA Favorites

18716

General Rank

42

Grad Rank

71


Favorite

19

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$43,394

Avg. Cost After Aid

$14,729

NCSA Favorites

11471

General Rank

39

Grad Rank

80


Favorite

20

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$59,430

Avg. Cost After Aid

$22,637

NCSA Favorites

14045

General Rank

1

Grad Rank

7


Favorite

21

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$30,742

Avg. Cost After Aid

$17,704

NCSA Favorites

41770

General Rank

65

Grad Rank

113


Favorite

22

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$45,272

Avg. Cost After Aid

$16,383

NCSA Favorites

8509

General Rank

39

Grad Rank

38


Favorite

23

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$28,794

Avg. Cost After Aid

$12,527

NCSA Favorites

16935

General Rank

65

Grad Rank

165


Favorite

24

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$42,692

Avg. Cost After Aid

$14,604

NCSA Favorites

9219

General Rank

34

Grad Rank

101


Favorite

25

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$31,664

Avg. Cost After Aid

$17,302

NCSA Favorites

13555

General Rank

55

Grad Rank

93


Favorite

26

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$35,216

Avg. Cost After Aid

$18,457

NCSA Favorites

17390

General Rank

76

Grad Rank

81


Favorite

27

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$54,568

Avg. Cost After Aid

$24,840

NCSA Favorites

15096

General Rank

8

Grad Rank

18


Favorite

28

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$47,350

Avg. Cost After Aid

$20,879

NCSA Favorites

9941

General Rank

16

Grad Rank

27


Favorite

29

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$55,584

Avg. Cost After Aid

$25,033

NCSA Favorites

13080

General Rank

8

Grad Rank

5


Favorite

30

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$37,128

Avg. Cost After Aid

$18,252

NCSA Favorites

40723

General Rank

104

Grad Rank

121


Favorite

31

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$53,391

Avg. Cost After Aid

$32,096

NCSA Favorites

25499

General Rank

19

Grad Rank

4


Favorite

32

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$43,383

Avg. Cost After Aid

$16,236

NCSA Favorites

11220

General Rank

30

Grad Rank

134


Favorite

33

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$37,495

Avg. Cost After Aid

$18,944

NCSA Favorites

34494

General Rank

89

Grad Rank

128


Favorite

34

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$5,620

Avg. Cost After Aid

$13,181

NCSA Favorites

8660

General Rank

116

Grad Rank

95


Favorite

35

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$56,225

Avg. Cost After Aid

$30,453

NCSA Favorites

24390

General Rank

24

Grad Rank

33


Favorite

36

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$35,456

Avg. Cost After Aid

$13,428

NCSA Favorites

17230

General Rank

109

Grad Rank

184


Favorite

37

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$28,444

Avg. Cost After Aid

$16,404

NCSA Favorites

24446

General Rank

116

Grad Rank

161


Favorite

38

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$55,188

Avg. Cost After Aid

$30,494

NCSA Favorites

16427

General Rank

16

Grad Rank

20


Favorite

39

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$54,104

Avg. Cost After Aid

$30,169

NCSA Favorites

14455

General Rank

22

Grad Rank

14


Favorite

40

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$55,466

Avg. Cost After Aid

$31,685

NCSA Favorites

13121

General Rank

13

Grad Rank

9


Favorite

41

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$31,908

Avg. Cost After Aid

$20,964

NCSA Favorites

22809

General Rank

104

Grad Rank

103


Favorite

42

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$55,453

Avg. Cost After Aid

$31,449

NCSA Favorites

11979

General Rank

13

Grad Rank

6


Favorite

43

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$55,464

Avg. Cost After Aid

$33,562

NCSA Favorites

20483

General Rank

34

Grad Rank

35


Favorite

44

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$39,766

Avg. Cost After Aid

$18,984

NCSA Favorites

30347

General Rank

116

Grad Rank

158


Favorite

45

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$30,438

Avg. Cost After Aid

$17,479

NCSA Favorites

13216

General Rank

89

Grad Rank

152


Favorite

46

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$51,447

Avg. Cost After Aid

$22,109

NCSA Favorites

10100

General Rank

70

Grad Rank

49


Favorite

47

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$53,322

Avg. Cost After Aid

$32,129

NCSA Favorites

17049

General Rank

28

Grad Rank

61


Favorite

48

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$38,098

Avg. Cost After Aid

$21,588

NCSA Favorites

11540

General Rank

85

Grad Rank

106


Favorite

49

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$34,858

Avg. Cost After Aid

$30,996

NCSA Favorites

35249

General Rank

85

Grad Rank

90


Favorite

50

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$50,226

Avg. Cost After Aid

$30,841

NCSA Favorites

28304

General Rank

55

Grad Rank

115


Favorite

51

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$53,948

Avg. Cost After Aid

$30,729

NCSA Favorites

11694

General Rank

42

Grad Rank

69


Favorite

52

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$53,308

Avg. Cost After Aid

$40,134

NCSA Favorites

14507

General Rank

65

Grad Rank

47


Favorite

53

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$22,171

Avg. Cost After Aid

$14,018

NCSA Favorites

17903

General Rank

159

Grad Rank

254


Favorite

54

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$31,282

Avg. Cost After Aid

$20,623

NCSA Favorites

10832

General Rank

85

Grad Rank

151


Favorite

55

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$28,416

Avg. Cost After Aid

$21,281

NCSA Favorites

12009

General Rank

134

Grad Rank

112


Favorite

56

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$52,610

Avg. Cost After Aid

$25,911

NCSA Favorites

9567

General Rank

83

Grad Rank

67


Favorite

57

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$31,233

Avg. Cost After Aid

$15,893

NCSA Favorites

13466

General Rank

134

Grad Rank

245


Favorite

58

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$21,696

Avg. Cost After Aid

$20,592

NCSA Favorites

10953

General Rank

134

Grad Rank

129


Favorite

59

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$55,870

Avg. Cost After Aid

$26,041

NCSA Favorites

7399

General Rank

81

Grad Rank

52


Favorite

60

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$51,853

Avg. Cost After Aid

$34,472

NCSA Favorites

17956

General Rank

76

Grad Rank

117


Favorite

61

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$32,052

Avg. Cost After Aid

$28,758

NCSA Favorites

13801

General Rank

76

Grad Rank

123


Favorite

62

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$52,930

Avg. Cost After Aid

$30,832

NCSA Favorites

8362

General Rank

55

Grad Rank

75


Favorite

63

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$17,324

Avg. Cost After Aid

$9,838

NCSA Favorites

18781

General Rank

252

Grad Rank

265


Favorite

64

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$34,570

Avg. Cost After Aid

$21,396

NCSA Favorites

9168

General Rank

89

Grad Rank

177


Favorite

65

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$34,310

Avg. Cost After Aid

$16,127

NCSA Favorites

6890

General Rank

215

Grad Rank

130


Favorite

66

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$51,522

Avg. Cost After Aid

$31,855

NCSA Favorites

6752

General Rank

55

Grad Rank

70


Favorite

67

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$56,092

Avg. Cost After Aid

$39,294

NCSA Favorites

10286

General Rank

101

Grad Rank

55


Favorite

68

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$54,820

Avg. Cost After Aid

$35,132

NCSA Favorites

7859

General Rank

39

Grad Rank

97


Favorite

69

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$46,950

Avg. Cost After Aid

$37,513

NCSA Favorites

19272

General Rank

116

Grad Rank

120


Favorite

70

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$42,819

Avg. Cost After Aid

$12,743

NCSA Favorites

5199

General Rank

134

Grad Rank

218


Favorite

71

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$53,932

Avg. Cost After Aid

$34,701

NCSA Favorites

8625

General Rank

55

Grad Rank

105


Favorite

72

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$51,711

Avg. Cost After Aid

$37,399

NCSA Favorites

6641

General Rank

65

Grad Rank

50


Favorite

73

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$45,542

Avg. Cost After Aid

$32,601

NCSA Favorites

31978

General Rank

109

Grad Rank

181


Favorite

74

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$35,478

Avg. Cost After Aid

$16,355

NCSA Favorites

28486

General Rank

252

Grad Rank

262


Favorite

75

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$18,678

Avg. Cost After Aid

$8,982

NCSA Favorites

11338

General Rank

196

Grad Rank

319


Favorite

76

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$30,524

Avg. Cost After Aid

$23,696

NCSA Favorites

37359

General Rank

215

Grad Rank

189


Favorite

77

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$43,210

Avg. Cost After Aid

$33,545

NCSA Favorites

8074

General Rank

116

Grad Rank

76


Favorite

78

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$53,630

Avg. Cost After Aid

$29,884

NCSA Favorites

6194

General Rank

113

Grad Rank

64


Favorite

79

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$52,770

Avg. Cost After Aid

$35,692

NCSA Favorites

5843

General Rank

106

Grad Rank

36


Favorite

80

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$28,336

Avg. Cost After Aid

$11,644

NCSA Favorites

34953

General Rank

252

Grad Rank

385


Favorite

81

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$35,319

Avg. Cost After Aid

$35,160

NCSA Favorites

10849

General Rank

134

Grad Rank

111


Favorite

82

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$49,358

Avg. Cost After Aid

$32,576

NCSA Favorites

11990

General Rank

134

Grad Rank

140


Favorite

83

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$27,295

Avg. Cost After Aid

$14,893

NCSA Favorites

4820

General Rank

134

Grad Rank

253


Favorite

84

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$29,215

Avg. Cost After Aid

$14,364

NCSA Favorites

11499

General Rank

215

Grad Rank

336


Favorite

85

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$54,492

Avg. Cost After Aid

$36,575

NCSA Favorites

8892

General Rank

89

Grad Rank

166


Favorite

86

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$49,532

Avg. Cost After Aid

$27,487

NCSA Favorites

7443

General Rank

131

Grad Rank

149


Favorite

87

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$41,120

Avg. Cost After Aid

$35,488

NCSA Favorites

10730

General Rank

134

Grad Rank

145


Favorite

88

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$34,896

Avg. Cost After Aid

$21,758

NCSA Favorites

10557

General Rank

252

Grad Rank

161


Favorite

89

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$48,522

Avg. Cost After Aid

$39,898

NCSA Favorites

6718

General Rank

89

Grad Rank

138


Favorite

90

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$18,766

Avg. Cost After Aid

$8,234

NCSA Favorites

8005

General Rank

221

Grad Rank

364


Favorite

91

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$55,230

Avg. Cost After Aid

$33,734

NCSA Favorites

6014

General Rank

89

Grad Rank

136


Favorite

92

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$33,298

Avg. Cost After Aid

$19,219

NCSA Favorites

22298

General Rank

362

Grad Rank

203


Favorite

93

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$23,392

Avg. Cost After Aid

$15,140

NCSA Favorites

12581

General Rank

362

Grad Rank

231


Favorite

94

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$36,366

Avg. Cost After Aid

$14,553

NCSA Favorites

21122

General Rank

215

Grad Rank

439


Favorite

95

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$52,687

Avg. Cost After Aid

$36,301

NCSA Favorites

5844

General Rank

89

Grad Rank

137


Favorite

96

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$27,769

Avg. Cost After Aid

$17,090

NCSA Favorites

4127

General Rank

134

Grad Rank

214


Favorite

97

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$32,020

Avg. Cost After Aid

$18,783

NCSA Favorites

7220

General Rank

172

Grad Rank

301


Favorite

98

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$31,426

Avg. Cost After Aid

$19,142

NCSA Favorites

23933

General Rank

317

Grad Rank

282


Favorite

99

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$41,870

Avg. Cost After Aid

$29,693

NCSA Favorites

5338

General Rank

134

Grad Rank

125


Favorite

100

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$50,528

Avg. Cost After Aid

$38,990

NCSA Favorites

4826

General Rank

134

Grad Rank

89


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