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Best Women's NCAA Division 1 Basketball Colleges

Top Division 1 Women’s Basketball Schools

NCSA analyzed over 300 four-year colleges with women’s college basketball programs at the NCAA Division 1 level to develop a list of the Best Division Women’s Basketball 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
915
General Rank
30
Grad Rank
43
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2
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$47,940
Avg. Cost After Aid
$16,562
NCSA Favorites
792
General Rank
7
Grad Rank
12
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3
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$39,602
Avg. Cost After Aid
$14,760
NCSA Favorites
1142
General Rank
18
Grad Rank
38
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4
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$45,320
Avg. Cost After Aid
$16,302
NCSA Favorites
359
General Rank
1
Grad Rank
2
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5
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$47,074
Avg. Cost After Aid
$17,030
NCSA Favorites
388
General Rank
1
Grad Rank
1
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6
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$49,480
Avg. Cost After Aid
$18,053
NCSA Favorites
401
General Rank
1
Grad Rank
2
Favorite
7
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$28,659
Avg. Cost After Aid
$15,283
NCSA Favorites
646
General Rank
33
Grad Rank
65
Favorite
8
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$45,410
Avg. Cost After Aid
$16,408
NCSA Favorites
527
General Rank
27
Grad Rank
43
Favorite
9
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$40,191
Avg. Cost After Aid
$18,178
NCSA Favorites
610
General Rank
22
Grad Rank
28
Favorite
10
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$45,756
Avg. Cost After Aid
$16,594
NCSA Favorites
410
General Rank
25
Grad Rank
21
Favorite
11
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$51,265
Avg. Cost After Aid
$22,011
NCSA Favorites
1465
General Rank
8
Grad Rank
8
Favorite
12
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$32,404
Avg. Cost After Aid
$15,873
NCSA Favorites
483
General Rank
33
Grad Rank
83
Favorite
13
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$55,056
Avg. Cost After Aid
$22,824
NCSA Favorites
521
General Rank
1
Grad Rank
5
Favorite
14
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$40,042
Avg. Cost After Aid
$13,944
NCSA Favorites
310
General Rank
33
Grad Rank
55
Favorite
15
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$34,791
Avg. Cost After Aid
$9,443
NCSA Favorites
397
General Rank
83
Grad Rank
97
Favorite
16
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$29,844
Avg. Cost After Aid
$15,934
NCSA Favorites
569
General Rank
61
Grad Rank
97
Favorite
17
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$35,682
Avg. Cost After Aid
$14,356
NCSA Favorites
818
General Rank
68
Grad Rank
140
Favorite
18
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$45,610
Avg. Cost After Aid
$23,295
NCSA Favorites
598
General Rank
14
Grad Rank
28
Favorite
19
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$49,685
Avg. Cost After Aid
$27,453
NCSA Favorites
750
General Rank
18
Grad Rank
2
Favorite
20
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$28,229
Avg. Cost After Aid
$18,042
NCSA Favorites
700
General Rank
77
Grad Rank
103
Favorite
21
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$32,738
Avg. Cost After Aid
$15,910
NCSA Favorites
359
General Rank
68
Grad Rank
83
Favorite
22
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$32,045
Avg. Cost After Aid
$17,241
NCSA Favorites
446
General Rank
91
Grad Rank
75
Favorite
23
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$35,858
Avg. Cost After Aid
$18,699
NCSA Favorites
1000
General Rank
91
Grad Rank
103
Favorite
24
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$51,366
Avg. Cost After Aid
$25,651
NCSA Favorites
400
General Rank
14
Grad Rank
5
Favorite
25
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$21,673
Avg. Cost After Aid
$16,450
NCSA Favorites
953
General Rank
104
Grad Rank
151
Favorite
26
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$51,464
Avg. Cost After Aid
$24,539
NCSA Favorites
316
General Rank
8
Grad Rank
8
Favorite
27
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$40,728
Avg. Cost After Aid
$16,446
NCSA Favorites
292
General Rank
46
Grad Rank
83
Favorite
28
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$42,274
Avg. Cost After Aid
$17,415
NCSA Favorites
271
General Rank
46
Grad Rank
43
Favorite
29
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$40,755
Avg. Cost After Aid
$16,154
NCSA Favorites
307
General Rank
30
Grad Rank
128
Favorite
30
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$50,855
Avg. Cost After Aid
$26,099
NCSA Favorites
355
General Rank
8
Grad Rank
21
Favorite
31
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$49,308
Avg. Cost After Aid
$23,986
NCSA Favorites
392
General Rank
27
Grad Rank
55
Favorite
32
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$30,680
Avg. Cost After Aid
$16,638
NCSA Favorites
294
General Rank
61
Grad Rank
83
Favorite
33
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$52,283
Avg. Cost After Aid
$32,892
NCSA Favorites
556
General Rank
22
Grad Rank
28
Favorite
34
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$28,804
Avg. Cost After Aid
$12,117
NCSA Favorites
372
General Rank
77
Grad Rank
197
Favorite
35
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$34,590
Avg. Cost After Aid
$18,757
NCSA Favorites
521
General Rank
97
Grad Rank
128
Favorite
36
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$31,214
Avg. Cost After Aid
$19,554
NCSA Favorites
958
General Rank
97
Grad Rank
151
Favorite
37
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$50,953
Avg. Cost After Aid
$31,449
NCSA Favorites
389
General Rank
16
Grad Rank
21
Favorite
38
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$51,438
Avg. Cost After Aid
$22,303
NCSA Favorites
246
General Rank
12
Grad Rank
12
Favorite
39
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$43,918
Avg. Cost After Aid
$24,131
NCSA Favorites
289
General Rank
16
Grad Rank
38
Favorite
40
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$26,399
Avg. Cost After Aid
$13,442
NCSA Favorites
703
General Rank
180
Grad Rank
186
Favorite
41
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$48,376
Avg. Cost After Aid
$28,339
NCSA Favorites
348
General Rank
50
Grad Rank
21
Favorite
42
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$21,652
Avg. Cost After Aid
$10,473
NCSA Favorites
511
General Rank
141
Grad Rank
253
Favorite
43
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$32,382
Avg. Cost After Aid
$25,346
NCSA Favorites
443
General Rank
83
Grad Rank
75
Favorite
44
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$5,300
Avg. Cost After Aid
$12,979
NCSA Favorites
268
General Rank
97
Grad Rank
140
Favorite
45
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$50,547
Avg. Cost After Aid
$27,420
NCSA Favorites
272
General Rank
22
Grad Rank
12
Favorite
46
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$51,296
Avg. Cost After Aid
$27,299
NCSA Favorites
292
General Rank
46
Grad Rank
28
Favorite
47
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$49,280
Avg. Cost After Aid
$35,491
NCSA Favorites
440
General Rank
68
Grad Rank
43
Favorite
48
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$29,975
Avg. Cost After Aid
$18,700
NCSA Favorites
368
General Rank
163
Grad Rank
103
Favorite
49
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$26,164
Avg. Cost After Aid
$16,154
NCSA Favorites
275
General Rank
134
Grad Rank
103
Favorite
50
NCAA Division 1
Tuition
$37,890
Avg. Cost After Aid
$16,684
NCSA Favorites
641
General Rank
216
Grad Rank
174
Favorite
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