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Best NCAA D2 Football Schools

Top D2 Football Schools

NCSA analyzed over 163 four-year colleges with college football programs at the NCAA Division 2 level to develop a list of the Best Division 2 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, 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 2
$39,762 Tuition
$26,750 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,091 Favorites
94 General Rank
90 Grad Rank
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2
NCAA Division 2
$15,314 Tuition
$12,462 Avg. Cost After Aid
806 Favorites
111 General Rank
156 Grad Rank
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3
NCAA Division 2
$18,296 Tuition
$17,646 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,623 Favorites
167 General Rank
251 Grad Rank
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4
NCAA Division 2
$51,830 Tuition
$38,986 Avg. Cost After Aid
800 Favorites
103 General Rank
50 Grad Rank
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5
NCAA Division 2
$33,960 Tuition
$24,072 Avg. Cost After Aid
898 Favorites
130 General Rank
205 Grad Rank
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6
NCAA Division 2
$19,241 Tuition
$7,406 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,861 Favorites
181 General Rank
508 Grad Rank
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7
NCAA Division 2
$22,245 Tuition
$22,495 Avg. Cost After Aid
888 Favorites
220 General Rank
144 Grad Rank
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8
NCAA Division 2
$21,980 Tuition
$20,111 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,643 Favorites
232 General Rank
295 Grad Rank
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9
NCAA Division 2
$18,880 Tuition
$17,067 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,264 Favorites
198 General Rank
330 Grad Rank
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10
NCAA Division 2
$23,954 Tuition
$15,397 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,234 Favorites
210 General Rank
379 Grad Rank
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11
NCAA Division 2
$41,800 Tuition
$32,781 Avg. Cost After Aid
891 Favorites
270 General Rank
130 Grad Rank
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12
NCAA Division 2
$25,416 Tuition
$18,147 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,602 Favorites
263 General Rank
402 Grad Rank
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13
NCAA Division 2
$16,188 Tuition
$12,286 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,216 Favorites
220 General Rank
455 Grad Rank
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14
NCAA Division 2
$31,045 Tuition
$16,075 Avg. Cost After Aid
699 Favorites
232 General Rank
281 Grad Rank
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15
NCAA Division 2
$42,316 Tuition
$28,466 Avg. Cost After Aid
689 Favorites
181 General Rank
216 Grad Rank
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16
NCAA Division 2
$44,420 Tuition
$34,658 Avg. Cost After Aid
571 Favorites
247 General Rank
99 Grad Rank
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17
NCAA Division 2
$38,000 Tuition
$18,924 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,143 Favorites
198 General Rank
442 Grad Rank
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18
NCAA Division 2
$14,615 Tuition
$19,926 Avg. Cost After Aid
909 Favorites
342 General Rank
245 Grad Rank
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19
NCAA Division 2
$15,766 Tuition
$17,656 Avg. Cost After Aid
752 Favorites
198 General Rank
368 Grad Rank
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20
NCAA Division 2
$7,506 Tuition
$10,092 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,726 Favorites
263 General Rank
559 Grad Rank
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21
NCAA Division 2
$27,900 Tuition
$19,815 Avg. Cost After Aid
839 Favorites
273 General Rank
312 Grad Rank
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22
NCAA Division 2
$9,541 Tuition
$12,761 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,821 Favorites
319 General Rank
514 Grad Rank
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23
NCAA Division 2
$13,854 Tuition
$16,017 Avg. Cost After Aid
692 Favorites
181 General Rank
397 Grad Rank
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24
NCAA Division 2
$40,170 Tuition
$23,886 Avg. Cost After Aid
624 Favorites
220 General Rank
239 Grad Rank
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25
NCAA Division 2
$36,856 Tuition
$23,620 Avg. Cost After Aid
607 Favorites
181 General Rank
277 Grad Rank
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26
NCAA Division 2
$35,196 Tuition
$16,463 Avg. Cost After Aid
769 Favorites
387 General Rank
220 Grad Rank
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27
NCAA Division 2
$11,551 Tuition
$10,045 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,787 Favorites
342 General Rank
515 Grad Rank
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28
NCAA Division 2
$14,715 Tuition
$13,677 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,354 Favorites
333 General Rank
458 Grad Rank
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29
NCAA Division 2
$22,614 Tuition
$34,575 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,108 Favorites
142 General Rank
449 Grad Rank
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30
NCAA Division 2
$13,236 Tuition
$10,772 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,716 Favorites
298 General Rank
570 Grad Rank
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31
NCAA Division 2
$27,400 Tuition
$19,539 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,219 Favorites
312 General Rank
429 Grad Rank
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32
NCAA Division 2
$30,044 Tuition
$21,446 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,034 Favorites
282 General Rank
400 Grad Rank
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33
NCAA Division 2
$31,640 Tuition
$19,844 Avg. Cost After Aid
665 Favorites
232 General Rank
354 Grad Rank
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34
NCAA Division 2
$16,730 Tuition
$16,221 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,362 Favorites
342 General Rank
474 Grad Rank
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35
NCAA Division 2
$21,908 Tuition
$17,282 Avg. Cost After Aid
895 Favorites
256 General Rank
454 Grad Rank
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36
NCAA Division 2
$19,338 Tuition
$16,098 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,872 Favorites
437 General Rank
486 Grad Rank
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37
NCAA Division 2
$7,490 Tuition
$10,228 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,158 Favorites
278 General Rank
550 Grad Rank
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38
NCAA Division 2
$21,120 Tuition
$22,058 Avg. Cost After Aid
938 Favorites
298 General Rank
370 Grad Rank
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39
NCAA Division 2
$30,520 Tuition
$18,185 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,157 Favorites
298 General Rank
465 Grad Rank
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40
NCAA Division 2
$20,735 Tuition
$19,375 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,455 Favorites
563 General Rank
238 Grad Rank
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41
NCAA Division 2
$14,020 Tuition
$12,354 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,706 Favorites
457 General Rank
450 Grad Rank
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42
NCAA Division 2
$31,732 Tuition
$24,141 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,281 Favorites
324 General Rank
405 Grad Rank
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43
NCAA Division 2
$18,682 Tuition
$14,436 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,263 Favorites
400 General Rank
445 Grad Rank
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44
NCAA Division 2
$7,671 Tuition
$13,132 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,557 Favorites
333 General Rank
565 Grad Rank
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45
NCAA Division 2
$27,678 Tuition
$19,315 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,230 Favorites
232 General Rank
551 Grad Rank
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46
NCAA Division 2
$40,440 Tuition
$33,400 Avg. Cost After Aid
702 Favorites
232 General Rank
329 Grad Rank
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47
NCAA Division 2
$30,450 Tuition
$17,497 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,193 Favorites
382 General Rank
438 Grad Rank
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48
NCAA Division 2
$16,751 Tuition
$15,453 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,214 Favorites
361 General Rank
488 Grad Rank
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49
NCAA Division 2
$27,484 Tuition
$14,262 Avg. Cost After Aid
876 Favorites
518 General Rank
269 Grad Rank
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50
NCAA Division 2
$17,765 Tuition
$13,819 Avg. Cost After Aid
2,193 Favorites
426 General Rank
561 Grad Rank
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