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Top D1 Football Schools

NCSA analyzed over 250 four-year colleges with college football programs across two NCAA Division 1 sub-divisions (D1-FBS (formerly D1-A), D1-FCS (formerly D1-AA)) to develop a list of the Best Division 1 Football 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 3 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
$53,529 Tuition
$11,496 Avg. Cost After Aid
7,737 Favorites
5 General Rank
20 Grad Rank
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2
NCAA Division 1
$28,659 Tuition
$6,302 Avg. Cost After Aid
15,136 Favorites
26 General Rank
57 Grad Rank
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3
NCAA Division 1
$51,200 Tuition
$15,336 Avg. Cost After Aid
9,527 Favorites
20 General Rank
26 Grad Rank
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4
NCAA Division 1
$52,800 Tuition
$11,317 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,975 Favorites
1 General Rank
1 Grad Rank
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5
NCAA Division 1
$42,994 Tuition
$14,279 Avg. Cost After Aid
6,907 Favorites
18 General Rank
35 Grad Rank
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6
NCAA Division 1
$36,159 Tuition
$12,352 Avg. Cost After Aid
6,236 Favorites
26 General Rank
42 Grad Rank
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7
NCAA Division 1
$31,120 Tuition
$13,649 Avg. Cost After Aid
15,680 Favorites
44 General Rank
61 Grad Rank
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8
NCAA Division 1
$33,794 Tuition
$14,739 Avg. Cost After Aid
8,418 Favorites
31 General Rank
47 Grad Rank
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9
NCAA Division 1
$44,007 Tuition
$15,329 Avg. Cost After Aid
5,620 Favorites
20 General Rank
31 Grad Rank
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10
NCAA Division 1
$18,786 Tuition
$9,789 Avg. Cost After Aid
13,556 Favorites
53 General Rank
88 Grad Rank
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11
NCAA Division 1
$32,061 Tuition
$17,616 Avg. Cost After Aid
17,728 Favorites
44 General Rank
67 Grad Rank
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12
NCAA Division 1
$52,070 Tuition
$19,432 Avg. Cost After Aid
5,681 Favorites
12 General Rank
27 Grad Rank
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13
NCAA Division 1
$51,925 Tuition
$15,386 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,162 Favorites
1 General Rank
3 Grad Rank
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14
NCAA Division 1
$38,326 Tuition
$18,023 Avg. Cost After Aid
12,252 Favorites
31 General Rank
71 Grad Rank
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15
NCAA Division 1
$37,785 Tuition
$17,708 Avg. Cost After Aid
8,551 Favorites
36 General Rank
59 Grad Rank
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16
NCAA Division 1
$38,166 Tuition
$13,297 Avg. Cost After Aid
6,697 Favorites
62 General Rank
82 Grad Rank
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17
NCAA Division 1
$50,900 Tuition
$20,397 Avg. Cost After Aid
4,750 Favorites
23 General Rank
15 Grad Rank
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18
NCAA Division 1
$58,031 Tuition
$27,020 Avg. Cost After Aid
7,667 Favorites
8 General Rank
17 Grad Rank
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19
NCAA Division 1
$55,500 Tuition
$17,549 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,923 Favorites
5 General Rank
2 Grad Rank
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20
NCAA Division 1
$49,112 Tuition
$16,999 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,608 Favorites
16 General Rank
30 Grad Rank
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21
NCAA Division 1
$55,553 Tuition
$33,025 Avg. Cost After Aid
9,547 Favorites
18 General Rank
5 Grad Rank
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22
NCAA Division 1
$28,794 Tuition
$13,986 Avg. Cost After Aid
5,179 Favorites
44 General Rank
104 Grad Rank
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23
NCAA Division 1
$56,691 Tuition
$24,664 Avg. Cost After Aid
4,733 Favorites
8 General Rank
23 Grad Rank
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24
NCAA Division 1
$32,264 Tuition
$15,880 Avg. Cost After Aid
3,462 Favorites
39 General Rank
73 Grad Rank
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25
NCAA Division 1
$58,195 Tuition
$29,528 Avg. Cost After Aid
8,321 Favorites
23 General Rank
34 Grad Rank
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26
NCAA Division 1
$38,550 Tuition
$20,008 Avg. Cost After Aid
18,147 Favorites
81 General Rank
87 Grad Rank
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27
NCAA Division 1
$44,249 Tuition
$14,669 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,074 Favorites
31 General Rank
63 Grad Rank
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28
NCAA Division 1
$36,891 Tuition
$19,045 Avg. Cost After Aid
5,048 Favorites
62 General Rank
62 Grad Rank
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29
NCAA Division 1
$38,602 Tuition
$19,057 Avg. Cost After Aid
13,786 Favorites
73 General Rank
107 Grad Rank
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30
NCAA Division 1
$29,220 Tuition
$16,458 Avg. Cost After Aid
7,528 Favorites
87 General Rank
106 Grad Rank
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31
NCAA Division 1
$61,788 Tuition
$23,306 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,995 Favorites
1 General Rank
7 Grad Rank
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32
NCAA Division 1
$57,910 Tuition
$35,899 Avg. Cost After Aid
5,862 Favorites
31 General Rank
22 Grad Rank
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33
NCAA Division 1
$36,512 Tuition
$13,253 Avg. Cost After Aid
4,156 Favorites
73 General Rank
126 Grad Rank
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34
NCAA Division 1
$32,835 Tuition
$21,198 Avg. Cost After Aid
7,028 Favorites
81 General Rank
69 Grad Rank
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35
NCAA Division 1
$57,770 Tuition
$25,802 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,043 Favorites
8 General Rank
4 Grad Rank
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36
NCAA Division 1
$33,325 Tuition
$17,740 Avg. Cost After Aid
4,044 Favorites
73 General Rank
90 Grad Rank
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37
NCAA Division 1
$39,766 Tuition
$19,173 Avg. Cost After Aid
9,394 Favorites
94 General Rank
116 Grad Rank
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38
NCAA Division 1
$55,440 Tuition
$29,990 Avg. Cost After Aid
5,139 Favorites
26 General Rank
56 Grad Rank
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39
NCAA Division 1
$56,058 Tuition
$28,909 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,174 Favorites
20 General Rank
13 Grad Rank
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40
NCAA Division 1
$57,638 Tuition
$33,574 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,180 Favorites
12 General Rank
10 Grad Rank
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41
NCAA Division 1
$46,854 Tuition
$19,800 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,674 Favorites
31 General Rank
44 Grad Rank
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42
NCAA Division 1
$51,930 Tuition
$46,949 Avg. Cost After Aid
13,709 Favorites
53 General Rank
88 Grad Rank
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43
NCAA Division 1
$53,166 Tuition
$19,115 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,636 Favorites
56 General Rank
36 Grad Rank
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44
NCAA Division 1
$5,790 Tuition
$13,322 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,640 Favorites
87 General Rank
134 Grad Rank
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45
NCAA Division 1
$22,216 Tuition
$13,920 Avg. Cost After Aid
5,721 Favorites
111 General Rank
183 Grad Rank
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46
NCAA Division 1
$17,324 Tuition
$8,355 Avg. Cost After Aid
5,846 Favorites
159 General Rank
162 Grad Rank
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47
NCAA Division 1
$57,222 Tuition
$40,126 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,066 Favorites
16 General Rank
18 Grad Rank
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48
NCAA Division 1
$36,615 Tuition
$16,461 Avg. Cost After Aid
12,066 Favorites
138 General Rank
167 Grad Rank
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49
NCAA Division 1
$33,746 Tuition
$27,938 Avg. Cost After Aid
5,536 Favorites
62 General Rank
93 Grad Rank
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50
NCAA Division 1
$32,189 Tuition
$21,654 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,716 Favorites
67 General Rank
86 Grad Rank
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