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Best NCAA Division 3 Football Colleges

Best D3 Football Schools

NCSA analyzed over 244 four-year colleges with college football programs at the NCAA Division 3 level to develop a list of the Best Division 3 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 3
$60,552 Tuition
$27,315 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,249 Favorites
5 General Rank
14 Grad Rank
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2
NCAA Division 3
$55,350 Tuition
$29,342 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,209 Favorites
8 General Rank
28 Grad Rank
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3
NCAA Division 3
$53,790 Tuition
$16,636 Avg. Cost After Aid
676 Favorites
1 General Rank
9 Grad Rank
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4
NCAA Division 3
$58,640 Tuition
$18,524 Avg. Cost After Aid
775 Favorites
39 General Rank
7 Grad Rank
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5
NCAA Division 3
$54,830 Tuition
$22,615 Avg. Cost After Aid
762 Favorites
52 General Rank
19 Grad Rank
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6
NCAA Division 3
$54,762 Tuition
$17,458 Avg. Cost After Aid
557 Favorites
42 General Rank
24 Grad Rank
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7
NCAA Division 3
$55,292 Tuition
$26,869 Avg. Cost After Aid
591 Favorites
12 General Rank
16 Grad Rank
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8
NCAA Division 3
$57,119 Tuition
$34,508 Avg. Cost After Aid
718 Favorites
23 General Rank
43 Grad Rank
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9
NCAA Division 3
$50,924 Tuition
$35,428 Avg. Cost After Aid
855 Favorites
36 General Rank
78 Grad Rank
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10
NCAA Division 3
$58,578 Tuition
$30,744 Avg. Cost After Aid
619 Favorites
26 General Rank
21 Grad Rank
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11
NCAA Division 3
$44,680 Tuition
$24,669 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,166 Favorites
103 General Rank
146 Grad Rank
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12
NCAA Division 3
$54,354 Tuition
$22,486 Avg. Cost After Aid
624 Favorites
56 General Rank
55 Grad Rank
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13
NCAA Division 3
$57,111 Tuition
$31,133 Avg. Cost After Aid
662 Favorites
49 General Rank
32 Grad Rank
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14
NCAA Division 3
$57,280 Tuition
$19,480 Avg. Cost After Aid
421 Favorites
39 General Rank
11 Grad Rank
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15
NCAA Division 3
$37,700 Tuition
$25,358 Avg. Cost After Aid
746 Favorites
128 General Rank
53 Grad Rank
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16
NCAA Division 3
$56,475 Tuition
$22,161 Avg. Cost After Aid
468 Favorites
49 General Rank
37 Grad Rank
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17
NCAA Division 3
$56,350 Tuition
$21,910 Avg. Cost After Aid
420 Favorites
42 General Rank
12 Grad Rank
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18
NCAA Division 3
$56,822 Tuition
$34,077 Avg. Cost After Aid
735 Favorites
84 General Rank
64 Grad Rank
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19
NCAA Division 3
$43,560 Tuition
$25,470 Avg. Cost After Aid
3,577 Favorites
247 General Rank
224 Grad Rank
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20
NCAA Division 3
$56,216 Tuition
$25,656 Avg. Cost After Aid
476 Favorites
49 General Rank
29 Grad Rank
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21
NCAA Division 3
$56,530 Tuition
$25,440 Avg. Cost After Aid
469 Favorites
56 General Rank
25 Grad Rank
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22
NCAA Division 3
$57,334 Tuition
$26,527 Avg. Cost After Aid
494 Favorites
59 General Rank
33 Grad Rank
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23
NCAA Division 3
$56,030 Tuition
$29,522 Avg. Cost After Aid
516 Favorites
30 General Rank
60 Grad Rank
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24
NCAA Division 3
$55,683 Tuition
$29,321 Avg. Cost After Aid
546 Favorites
71 General Rank
38 Grad Rank
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25
NCAA Division 3
$46,472 Tuition
$30,474 Avg. Cost After Aid
772 Favorites
100 General Rank
125 Grad Rank
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26
NCAA Division 3
$57,280 Tuition
$17,777 Avg. Cost After Aid
315 Favorites
59 General Rank
52 Grad Rank
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27
NCAA Division 3
$53,610 Tuition
$28,390 Avg. Cost After Aid
995 Favorites
195 General Rank
110 Grad Rank
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28
NCAA Division 3
$37,246 Tuition
$23,014 Avg. Cost After Aid
951 Favorites
111 General Rank
224 Grad Rank
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29
NCAA Division 3
$51,740 Tuition
$35,149 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,230 Favorites
195 General Rank
151 Grad Rank
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30
NCAA Division 3
$59,050 Tuition
$34,460 Avg. Cost After Aid
654 Favorites
91 General Rank
94 Grad Rank
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31
NCAA Division 3
$52,000 Tuition
$24,692 Avg. Cost After Aid
836 Favorites
164 General Rank
136 Grad Rank
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32
NCAA Division 3
$50,980 Tuition
$27,958 Avg. Cost After Aid
779 Favorites
111 General Rank
153 Grad Rank
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33
NCAA Division 3
$52,320 Tuition
$39,756 Avg. Cost After Aid
498 Favorites
67 General Rank
51 Grad Rank
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34
NCAA Division 3
$51,146 Tuition
$23,078 Avg. Cost After Aid
454 Favorites
91 General Rank
81 Grad Rank
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35
NCAA Division 3
$43,000 Tuition
$22,251 Avg. Cost After Aid
506 Favorites
128 General Rank
85 Grad Rank
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36
NCAA Division 3
$49,198 Tuition
$27,540 Avg. Cost After Aid
632 Favorites
109 General Rank
122 Grad Rank
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37
NCAA Division 3
$44,382 Tuition
$26,489 Avg. Cost After Aid
999 Favorites
125 General Rank
240 Grad Rank
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38
NCAA Division 3
$27,790 Tuition
$25,596 Avg. Cost After Aid
620 Favorites
111 General Rank
132 Grad Rank
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39
NCAA Division 3
$42,774 Tuition
$20,866 Avg. Cost After Aid
764 Favorites
130 General Rank
217 Grad Rank
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40
NCAA Division 3
$43,674 Tuition
$23,058 Avg. Cost After Aid
878 Favorites
135 General Rank
229 Grad Rank
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41
NCAA Division 3
$45,274 Tuition
$33,465 Avg. Cost After Aid
818 Favorites
130 General Rank
166 Grad Rank
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42
NCAA Division 3
$55,378 Tuition
$35,464 Avg. Cost After Aid
447 Favorites
53 General Rank
76 Grad Rank
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43
NCAA Division 3
$51,532 Tuition
$11,433 Avg. Cost After Aid
471 Favorites
173 General Rank
164 Grad Rank
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44
NCAA Division 3
$56,390 Tuition
$26,513 Avg. Cost After Aid
553 Favorites
109 General Rank
120 Grad Rank
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45
NCAA Division 3
$49,514 Tuition
$24,570 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,673 Favorites
331 General Rank
186 Grad Rank
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46
NCAA Division 3
$43,610 Tuition
$23,874 Avg. Cost After Aid
1,088 Favorites
228 General Rank
209 Grad Rank
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47
NCAA Division 3
$54,924 Tuition
$41,350 Avg. Cost After Aid
854 Favorites
216 General Rank
118 Grad Rank
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48
NCAA Division 3
$42,910 Tuition
$25,759 Avg. Cost After Aid
528 Favorites
103 General Rank
150 Grad Rank
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49
NCAA Division 3
$48,168 Tuition
$22,292 Avg. Cost After Aid
678 Favorites
179 General Rank
172 Grad Rank
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50
NCAA Division 3
$56,292 Tuition
$28,426 Avg. Cost After Aid
247 Favorites
71 General Rank
39 Grad Rank
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