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Find NAIA Wrestling Schools

There are over 50 colleges that have men’s wrestling programs at the NAIA level. Fully funded programs can offer up to 8 scholarships per team. The average roster size is around 30 athletes with scholarships frequently being divided up among athletes as partial scholarships. While an NAIA college might not have been the school you grew up dreaming about, with a little research, you might find it is just what you are looking for.

How many NAIA wrestling schools are there?

There are currently 68 NAIA wrestling schools, with a maximum of 8 scholarships available per team, which are divvyed up depending on the team’s needs for certain weight classes and how the coach chooses to allocate money throughout the team.

NAIA wrestling rankings. Best NAIA wrestling colleges.

To help families evaluate their college options, NCSA publishes an annual list of Power Rankings that aims to account for things that matter most to families beyond the team’s conference ranking. We look at public data sources like the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges, as well “NCSA’s Favorites” (the most popular schools within the NCSA platform activity) to provide with insights that can help them find the right fit for their student-athlete, academically, athletically, socially and financially. Here are the best NAIA wrestling colleges.

  1. Benedictine College
  2. Concordia University - Nebraska
  3. Baker University
  4. Oklahoma City University
  5. Hastings College
  6. Northwestern College - Iowa
  7. Briar Cliff University
  8. Ottawa University
  9. Morningside College
  10. Vanguard University of Southern California

 

Full List of NAIA Wrestling Schools

School
City and State
Region
Conference
Division
Columbia, SOUTH CAROLINA
South East
Appalachian Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
Phoenix, ARIZONA
South West
Central States Football League  
NAIA  
Baldwin City, KANSAS
Mid West
Heart of America Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
Atchison, KANSAS
Mid West
Heart of America Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
Lindsborg, KANSAS
Mid West
Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
Bluefield, VIRGINIA
Mid East
Mid-South Conference  
NAIA  
Mount Vernon, GEORGIA
South East
Southern States Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
Sioux City, IOWA
Mid West
Great Plains Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
Whiting, INDIANA
Great Lakes
Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
Campbellsville, KENTUCKY
Mid East
Mid-South Conference  
NAIA  
Conway, ARKANSAS
Mid South
American Midwest Conference  
NAIA  
McPherson, KANSAS
Mid West
Sooner Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
Fayette, MISSOURI
Mid West
Heart of America Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
Seward, NEBRASKA
Mid West
Great Plains Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
Salem, OREGON
West Coast
Cascade Collegiate Conference  
NAIA  
Lebanon, TENNESSEE
Mid East
Mid-South Conference  
NAIA  
Mitchell, SOUTH DAKOTA
North West
Great Plains Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
Dickinson, NORTH DAKOTA
North West
North Star Athletic Association  
NAIA  
Crete, NEBRASKA
Mid West
Great Plains Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
La Grande, OREGON
West Coast
Frontier Conference  
NAIA  
Prescott, ARIZONA
South West
California Pacific Conference  
NAIA  
Lamoni, IOWA
Mid West
Heart of America Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
Des Moines, IOWA
Mid West
Heart of America Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
Hannibal, MISSOURI
Mid West
American Midwest Conference  
NAIA  
Hastings, NEBRASKA
Mid West
Great Plains Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
Austin, TEXAS
Mid South
Red River Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
Fort Wayne, INDIANA
Great Lakes
Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
Hawkins, TEXAS
Mid South
Red River Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
Elgin, ILLINOIS
Great Lakes
Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
West Palm Beach, FLORIDA
South East
Florida Sun Conference  
NAIA  
Marietta, GEORGIA
South East
Mid-South Conference  
NAIA  
Lincoln, ILLINOIS
Great Lakes
Association of Independent Institutions  
NAIA  
Belleville, ILLINOIS
Great Lakes
American Midwest Conference (NAIA)  
NAIA  
Columbia, KENTUCKY
Mid East
Mid-South Conference  
NAIA  
Sylvania, OHIO
Great Lakes
Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
Batesville, ARKANSAS
Mid South
Central States Football League  
NAIA  
Atherton, CALIFORNIA
West Coast
Golden State Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
Fremont, NEBRASKA
Mid West
Great Plains Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
Saint Louis, MISSOURI
Mid West
American Midwest Conference  
NAIA  
Marshall, MISSOURI
Mid West
Heart of America Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
Havre, MONTANA
North West
Frontier Conference  
NAIA  
Sioux City, IOWA
Mid West
Great Plains Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
Orange City, IOWA
Mid West
Great Plains Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
Oklahoma City, OKLAHOMA
Mid South
Sooner Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
Bartlesville, OKLAHOMA
Mid South
Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
Ottawa, KANSAS
Mid West
Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
Schuylkill Haven, PENNSYLVANIA
North East
NJCAA; NCWA Wrestling  
NAIA  
Waleska, GEORGIA
South East
Mid-South Conference  
NAIA  
Rochester Hills, MICHIGAN
Great Lakes
Independent Great Lakes Region  
NAIA  
Redding, CALIFORNIA
West Coast
California Pacific Conference  
NAIA  
Lakeland, FLORIDA
South East
Sun Conference  
NAIA  
Ashland, OREGON
West Coast
Frontier Conference  
NAIA  
Laurinburg, NORTH CAROLINA
Mid East
Mid-South Conference  
NAIA  
Fort Worth, TEXAS
Mid South
Sooner Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
Crestview Hills, KENTUCKY
Mid East
Presidents' Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
Cleveland, GEORGIA
South East
Appalachian Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
Jamestown, NORTH DAKOTA
North West
North Star Athletic Association  
NAIA  
Great Falls, MONTANA
North West
Frontier Conference  
NAIA  
Leavenworth, KANSAS
Mid West
Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
Williamsburg, KENTUCKY
Mid East
Mid-South Conference  
NAIA  
Costa Mesa, CALIFORNIA
West Coast
Golden State Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
Forest City, IOWA
Mid West
Midwest Collegiate Conference (NAIA)  
NAIA  
Portland, OREGON
West Coast
Cascade Collegiate Conference  
NAIA  
Plainview, TEXAS
Mid South
Sooner Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
Beckley, WEST VIRGINIA
Mid East
Independent Mid-South Region  
NAIA  
Oskaloosa, IOWA
Mid West
Heart of America Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
Walnut Ridge, ARKANSAS
Mid South
American Midwest Conference  
NAIA  
York, NEBRASKA
Mid West
Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference  
NAIA  
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