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2019 NCSA Power Rankings Press Kit

About Next College Student Athlete (NCSA)

Headquartered in Chicago, NCSA is the world’s largest and most successful college athletic recruiting network. With a network of 35,000 college coaches and more than 700 employees, NCSA assists student-athletes in 34 sports find their best path to college.

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About the NCSA Power Rankings

NCSA Power Rankings recognize the “Best Schools for Student-Athletes.” Unlike traditional power rankings that evaluate schools solely on athletic performance, NCSA Power Rankings include the college desirability among current student-athletes, academic performance and affordability, to help families find the right college fit.

Since 2010, NCSA Power Rankings have recognized the Best Schools in the U.S. for Student-Athletes, evaluating colleges and universities on criteria that matters most to student-athletes and providing a valuable tool to families researching potential schools.

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About Our Methodology

The 2019 NCSA Power Rankings are based on proprietary analysis using 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges2017 IPEDS graduation rates2017 IPEDS institutional net cost – or average cost after aid – and “NCSA Favorites” which identifies the most desirable schools according to current high school student-athletes on the NCSA platform.

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Promote Your School’s NCSA Power Ranking

Congratulations on being named one of the Best Schools in the U.S. for Student-Athletes!

We encourage you to use the materials in our press kit to promote your school’s achievement.

This kit includes a template press release to tailor to your institution, social media graphics to share with your followers and the 2019 NCSA Power Rankings logo to download and use in your promotions.

Be sure to use the hashtag #NCSAPowerRankings when sharing on social media!


2019 NCSA Power Rankings Template Press Release for Colleges

Top 5 Men's Sports Power Rankings Graphics

Top 5 Women's Sports Power Rankings Graphics

D1 Men’s Basketball Power Rankings by Conference Graphics

D1 Football Power Rankings by Conference Graphics

2019 NCSA Power Rankings Badge



PR Tips for Schools

  • Issue a customized press release highlighting your school’s NCSA Power Ranking
  • Promote you NCSA Power Ranking on your social media channels
  • Share the news within your school’s network (via email, blog post, etc.)
  • Showcase the 2019 NCSA Power Rankings badge on your homepage
  • Add your NCSA Power Ranking to your institution’s Wikipedia page


Media Contact

Lauren Pulte

Public Relations Director

P: 312-624-7427

C: 248-885-2607


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