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Best Women's NCAA Division 1 Basketball Colleges

Top Division 1 Women’s Basketball Schools

NCSA analyzed over 290 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, 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

1049

General Rank

4

Grad Rank

15


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2

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$28,659

Avg. Cost After Aid

$8,057

NCSA Favorites

948

General Rank

30

Grad Rank

55


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3

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$50,340

Avg. Cost After Aid

$9,749

NCSA Favorites

397

General Rank

1

Grad Rank

3


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4

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$42,218

Avg. Cost After Aid

$14,171

NCSA Favorites

1575

General Rank

19

Grad Rank

43


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5

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$50,420

Avg. Cost After Aid

$15,561

NCSA Favorites

510

General Rank

1

Grad Rank

1


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6

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$35,170

Avg. Cost After Aid

$13,918

NCSA Favorites

919

General Rank

28

Grad Rank

49


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7

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$43,176

Avg. Cost After Aid

$14,846

NCSA Favorites

757

General Rank

22

Grad Rank

39


Favorite

8

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$49,350

Avg. Cost After Aid

$16,010

NCSA Favorites

682

General Rank

24

Grad Rank

35


Favorite

9

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$53,430

Avg. Cost After Aid

$18,770

NCSA Favorites

496

General Rank

4

Grad Rank

2


Favorite

10

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$33,020

Avg. Cost After Aid

$14,927

NCSA Favorites

644

General Rank

34

Grad Rank

75


Favorite

11

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$30,404

Avg. Cost After Aid

$13,971

NCSA Favorites

789

General Rank

54

Grad Rank

83


Favorite

12

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$18,786

Avg. Cost After Aid

$10,744

NCSA Favorites

1267

General Rank

75

Grad Rank

133


Favorite

13

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$49,816

Avg. Cost After Aid

$20,253

NCSA Favorites

765

General Rank

13

Grad Rank

30


Favorite

14

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$55,695

Avg. Cost After Aid

$23,442

NCSA Favorites

1796

General Rank

12

Grad Rank

8


Favorite

15

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$36,588

Avg. Cost After Aid

$12,001

NCSA Favorites

517

General Rank

75

Grad Rank

97


Favorite

16

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$37,580

Avg. Cost After Aid

$16,505

NCSA Favorites

1151

General Rank

42

Grad Rank

114


Favorite

17

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$49,032

Avg. Cost After Aid

$20,281

NCSA Favorites

498

General Rank

24

Grad Rank

13


Favorite

18

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$59,430

Avg. Cost After Aid

$22,637

NCSA Favorites

555

General Rank

1

Grad Rank

7


Favorite

19

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$43,394

Avg. Cost After Aid

$14,729

NCSA Favorites

385

General Rank

39

Grad Rank

78


Favorite

20

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$30,742

Avg. Cost After Aid

$17,704

NCSA Favorites

938

General Rank

64

Grad Rank

111


Favorite

21

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$42,692

Avg. Cost After Aid

$14,604

NCSA Favorites

357

General Rank

34

Grad Rank

99


Favorite

22

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$45,272

Avg. Cost After Aid

$16,383

NCSA Favorites

302

General Rank

39

Grad Rank

36


Favorite

23

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$28,794

Avg. Cost After Aid

$12,527

NCSA Favorites

502

General Rank

64

Grad Rank

162


Favorite

24

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$47,350

Avg. Cost After Aid

$20,879

NCSA Favorites

377

General Rank

16

Grad Rank

26


Favorite

25

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$35,216

Avg. Cost After Aid

$18,457

NCSA Favorites

556

General Rank

75

Grad Rank

79


Favorite

26

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$36,805

Avg. Cost After Aid

$18,219

NCSA Favorites

385

General Rank

42

Grad Rank

69


Favorite

27

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$53,391

Avg. Cost After Aid

$32,096

NCSA Favorites

928

General Rank

19

Grad Rank

4


Favorite

28

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$5,620

Avg. Cost After Aid

$13,181

NCSA Favorites

384

General Rank

114

Grad Rank

93


Favorite

29

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$54,568

Avg. Cost After Aid

$24,840

NCSA Favorites

418

General Rank

8

Grad Rank

18


Favorite

30

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$37,495

Avg. Cost After Aid

$18,944

NCSA Favorites

1167

General Rank

88

Grad Rank

126


Favorite

31

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$43,383

Avg. Cost After Aid

$16,236

NCSA Favorites

353

General Rank

30

Grad Rank

132


Favorite

32

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$31,664

Avg. Cost After Aid

$17,302

NCSA Favorites

351

General Rank

54

Grad Rank

91


Favorite

33

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$55,584

Avg. Cost After Aid

$25,033

NCSA Favorites

357

General Rank

8

Grad Rank

5


Favorite

34

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$37,128

Avg. Cost After Aid

$18,252

NCSA Favorites

750

General Rank

102

Grad Rank

119


Favorite

35

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$56,225

Avg. Cost After Aid

$30,453

NCSA Favorites

761

General Rank

24

Grad Rank

32


Favorite

36

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$28,444

Avg. Cost After Aid

$16,404

NCSA Favorites

865

General Rank

114

Grad Rank

158


Favorite

37

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$38,098

Avg. Cost After Aid

$21,588

NCSA Favorites

1164

General Rank

84

Grad Rank

104


Favorite

38

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$35,456

Avg. Cost After Aid

$13,428

NCSA Favorites

465

General Rank

107

Grad Rank

181


Favorite

39

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$55,466

Avg. Cost After Aid

$31,685

NCSA Favorites

417

General Rank

13

Grad Rank

9


Favorite

40

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$51,447

Avg. Cost After Aid

$22,109

NCSA Favorites

395

General Rank

69

Grad Rank

47


Favorite

41

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$55,188

Avg. Cost After Aid

$30,494

NCSA Favorites

437

General Rank

16

Grad Rank

20


Favorite

42

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$54,104

Avg. Cost After Aid

$30,169

NCSA Favorites

373

General Rank

22

Grad Rank

14


Favorite

43

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$39,766

Avg. Cost After Aid

$18,984

NCSA Favorites

784

General Rank

114

Grad Rank

156


Favorite

44

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$31,908

Avg. Cost After Aid

$20,964

NCSA Favorites

510

General Rank

102

Grad Rank

101


Favorite

45

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$55,464

Avg. Cost After Aid

$33,562

NCSA Favorites

447

General Rank

34

Grad Rank

33


Favorite

46

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$30,438

Avg. Cost After Aid

$17,479

NCSA Favorites

359

General Rank

88

Grad Rank

150


Favorite

47

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$53,322

Avg. Cost After Aid

$32,129

NCSA Favorites

445

General Rank

28

Grad Rank

59


Favorite

48

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$50,226

Avg. Cost After Aid

$30,841

NCSA Favorites

870

General Rank

54

Grad Rank

113


Favorite

49

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$53,308

Avg. Cost After Aid

$40,134

NCSA Favorites

533

General Rank

64

Grad Rank

45


Favorite

50

NCAA Division 1

Tuition

$55,453

Avg. Cost After Aid

$31,449

NCSA Favorites

281

General Rank

13

Grad Rank

6


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