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Women’s Division 1 Lacrosse Colleges | D1 Lacrosse Schools List

NCAA Division 1 colleges are known for having large student populations and top tier athletic programs. Of the more than 170,000 student-athletes who play at the Division 1 level, 3,471 compete at one of the NCAA’s 115 Division 1 women’s lacrosse programs. The majority of these programs are located in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. These athletes are at the top of the talent pool and are held to high academic and athletic standards.

How many players on a women’s lacrosse team?

The NAIA and NJCAA report the smallest average roster size for women’s lacrosse with 17 players. At the NCAA level, the average team size varies from division to division.

Division 1: 30

Division 2: 23

Division 3: 21

NAIA: 17

NJCAA: 17

How many D1 women’s lacrosse colleges are there?

There are 117 schools that offer Division 1 women’s lacrosse in 16 conferences: AEC, AAC, ASC, Atlantic 10, ACC, Big East, Big South, Big Ten, CAA, Independents, Ivy League, MAAC, MPSF, Northeast Conference, Pac-12, Patriots League and Southern Conference. 

D1 women’s lacrosse rankings

Student-athletes are looking for colleges that offer them more than just great athletic opportunities. To help athletes identify the best college fit for them, NCSA Power Rankings analyze college cost, academics, size and more to determine the top D1 lacrosse colleges. The NCAA also produces a list of top Division 1 lacrosse colleges that student-athletes can reference.

  1. Stanford University
  2. Princeton University
  3. Harvard University
  4. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  5. Yale University
  6. University of Virginia
  7. Duke University
  8. University of Florida
  9. University of California
  10. University of Michigan

Full List of D1 Women’s Lacrosse Schools

School
City and State
Region
Conference
Division
Washington, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
North East
Patriot League  
NCAA I  
Tempe, ARIZONA
South West
Pacific-12 Conference  
NCAA I  
Chestnut Hill, MASSACHUSETTS
New England
Atlantic Coast Conference  
NCAA I  
Boston, MASSACHUSETTS
New England
Patriot League  
NCAA I  
Providence, RHODE ISLAND
New England
Ivy League  
NCAA I  
Smithfield, RHODE ISLAND
New England
Northeast Conference  
NCAA I  
Lewisburg, PENNSYLVANIA
North East
Patriot League  
NCAA I  
Indianapolis, INDIANA
Great Lakes
Big East Conference  
NCAA I  
Fresno, CALIFORNIA
West Coast
Mountain West Conference  
NCAA I  
Buies Creek, NORTH CAROLINA
Mid East
Big South Conference  
NCAA I  
Buffalo, NEW YORK
North East
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference  
NCAA I  
New Britain, CONNECTICUT
New England
Northeast Conference  
NCAA I  
Mount Pleasant, MICHIGAN
Great Lakes
Mid-American Conference  
NCAA I  
Conway, SOUTH CAROLINA
South East
Sun Belt Conference  
NCAA I  
Hamilton, NEW YORK
North East
Patriot League  
NCAA I  
Worcester, MASSACHUSETTS
New England
Patriot League  
NCAA I  
Williamsburg, VIRGINIA
Mid East
Colonial Athletic Association  
NCAA I  
New York, NEW YORK
North East
Ivy League  
NCAA I  
Ithaca, NEW YORK
North East
Ivy League  
NCAA I  
Hanover, NEW HAMPSHIRE
New England
Ivy League  
NCAA I  
Davidson, NORTH CAROLINA
Mid East
Atlantic 10 Conference  
NCAA I  
Dover, DELAWARE
North East
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference  
NCAA I  
Philadelphia, PENNSYLVANIA
North East
Colonial Athletic Association  
NCAA I  
Durham, NORTH CAROLINA
Mid East
Atlantic Coast Conference  
NCAA I  
Pittsburgh, PENNSYLVANIA
North East
Northeast Conference  
NCAA I  
Greenville, NORTH CAROLINA
Mid East
American Athletic Conference  
NCAA I  
Elon, NORTH CAROLINA
Mid East
Colonial Athletic Association  
NCAA I  
Fairfield, CONNECTICUT
New England
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference  
NCAA I  
Greenville, SOUTH CAROLINA
South East
Southern Conference  
NCAA I  
Boiling Springs, NORTH CAROLINA
Mid East
Big South Conference  
NCAA I  
Fairfax, VIRGINIA
Mid East
Atlantic 10 Conference  
NCAA I  
Washington, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
North East
Atlantic 10 Conference  
NCAA I  
Washington, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
North East
Patriot League  
NCAA I  
Cambridge, MASSACHUSETTS
New England
Ivy League  
NCAA I  
High Point, NORTH CAROLINA
Mid East
Big South Conference  
NCAA I  
Hempstead, NEW YORK
North East
Colonial Athletic Association  
NCAA I  
Washington, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
North East
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference  
NCAA I  
New Rochelle, NEW YORK
North East
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference  
NCAA I  
Jacksonville, FLORIDA
South East
ASUN Conference  
NCAA I  
Harrisonburg, VIRGINIA
Mid East
Colonial Athletic Association  
NCAA I  
Baltimore, MARYLAND
North East
Centennial Conference  
NCAA I  
Kennesaw, GEORGIA
South East
Atlantic Sun Conference  
NCAA I  
Kent, OHIO
Great Lakes
Mid-American Conference  
NCAA I  
Philadelphia, PENNSYLVANIA
North East
Atlantic 10 Conference  
NCAA I  
Easton, PENNSYLVANIA
North East
Patriot League  
NCAA I  
Bethlehem, PENNSYLVANIA
North East
Patriot League  
NCAA I  
Lynchburg, VIRGINIA
Mid East
Division I-AA Independents  
NCAA I  
Brooklyn, NEW YORK
North East
Northeast Conference  
NCAA I  
Farmville, VIRGINIA
Mid East
Big South Conference  
NCAA I  
Baltimore, MARYLAND
North East
Patriot League  
NCAA I  
Riverdale, NEW YORK
North East
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference  
NCAA I  
Poughkeepsie, NEW YORK
North East
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference  
NCAA I  
Milwaukee, WISCONSIN
Great Lakes
Big East Conference  
NCAA I  
Macon, GEORGIA
South East
Southern Conference  
NCAA I  
North Andover, MASSACHUSETTS
New England
Northeast-10 Conference  
NCAA I  
West Long Branch, NEW JERSEY
North East
Big South Conference  
NCAA I  
Emmitsburg, MARYLAND
North East
Northeast Conference  
NCAA I  
Niagara University, NEW YORK
North East
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference  
NCAA I  
Evanston, ILLINOIS
Great Lakes
Big Ten Conference  
NCAA I  
Columbus, OHIO
Great Lakes
Big Ten Conference  
NCAA I  
Norfolk, VIRGINIA
Mid East
Conference USA  
NCAA I  
University Park, PENNSYLVANIA
North East
Big Ten Conference  
NCAA I  
Clinton, SOUTH CAROLINA
South East
Big South Conference  
NCAA I  
Princeton, NEW JERSEY
North East
Ivy League  
NCAA I  
Hamden, CONNECTICUT
New England
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference  
NCAA I  
Radford, VIRGINIA
Mid East
Big South Conference  
NCAA I  
Moon Township, PENNSYLVANIA
North East
Northeast Conference  
NCAA I  
Piscataway, NEW JERSEY
North East
Big Ten Conference  
NCAA I  
Fairfield, CONNECTICUT
New England
Northeast Conference  
NCAA I  
Loretto, PENNSYLVANIA
North East
Northeast Conference  
NCAA I  
Philadelphia, PENNSYLVANIA
North East
Atlantic 10 Conference  
NCAA I  
San Diego, CALIFORNIA
West Coast
Mountain West Conference  
NCAA I  
Loudonville, NEW YORK
North East
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference  
NCAA I  
Saint Bonaventure, NEW YORK
North East
Atlantic 10 Conference  
NCAA I  
Stanford, CALIFORNIA
West Coast
Pacific-12 Conference  
NCAA I  
DeLand, FLORIDA
South East
Atlantic Sun Conference  
NCAA I  
Vestal, NEW YORK
North East
America East Conference  
NCAA I  
Stony Brook, NEW YORK
North East
Colonial Athletic Association  
NCAA I  
Albany, NEW YORK
North East
Colonial Athletic Association  
NCAA I  
Syracuse, NEW YORK
North East
Atlantic Coast Conference  
NCAA I  
Philadelphia, PENNSYLVANIA
North East
American Athletic Conference  
NCAA I  
Towson, MARYLAND
North East
Colonial Athletic Association  
NCAA I  
West Point, NEW YORK
North East
Division I-A Independents  
NCAA I  
Annapolis, MARYLAND
North East
American Athletic Conference  
NCAA I  
Akron, OHIO
Great Lakes
Mid-American Conference  
NCAA I  
Berkeley, CALIFORNIA
West Coast
Pacific-12 Conference  
NCAA I  
Davis, CALIFORNIA
West Coast
Big Sky Conference  
NCAA I  
Cincinnati, OHIO
Great Lakes
American Athletic Conference  
NCAA I  
Boulder, COLORADO
South West
Pacific-12 Conference  
NCAA I  
Storrs, CONNECTICUT
New England
Big East Conference  
NCAA I  
Newark, DELAWARE
North East
Colonial Athletic Association  
NCAA I  
Denver, COLORADO
South West
The Summit League  
NCAA I  
Detroit, MICHIGAN
Great Lakes
Horizon League  
NCAA I  
Gainesville, FLORIDA
South East
Southeastern Conference  
NCAA I  
West Hartford, CONNECTICUT
New England
America East Conference  
NCAA I  
Louisville, KENTUCKY
Mid East
Atlantic Coast Conference  
NCAA I  
College Park, MARYLAND
North East
Big Ten Conference  
NCAA I  
Baltimore, MARYLAND
North East
America East Conference  
NCAA I  
Amherst, MASSACHUSETTS
New England
Independent Northeast Region  
NCAA I  
Lowell, MASSACHUSETTS
New England
America East Conference  
NCAA I  
Ann Arbor, MICHIGAN
Great Lakes
Big Ten Conference  
NCAA I  
Durham, NEW HAMPSHIRE
New England
Colonial Athletic Association  
NCAA I  
Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Mid East
Atlantic Coast Conference  
NCAA I  
Notre Dame, INDIANA
Great Lakes
Division I-A Independents  
NCAA I  
Eugene, OREGON
West Coast
Pacific-12 Conference  
NCAA I  
Philadelphia, PENNSYLVANIA
North East
Ivy League  
NCAA I  
University of Richmond, VIRGINIA
Mid East
Colonial Athletic Association  
NCAA I  
Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA
West Coast
Pacific-12 Conference  
NCAA I  
Burlington, VERMONT
New England
America East Conference  
NCAA I  
Charlottesville, VIRGINIA
Mid East
Atlantic Coast Conference  
NCAA I  
Nashville, TENNESSEE
Mid East
Southeastern Conference  
NCAA I  
Villanova, PENNSYLVANIA
North East
Colonial Athletic Association  
NCAA I  
Richmond, VIRGINIA
Mid East
Atlantic 10 Conference  
NCAA I  
Blacksburg, VIRGINIA
Mid East
Atlantic Coast Conference  
NCAA I  
Staten Island, NEW YORK
North East
Northeast Conference  
NCAA I  
Rock Hill, SOUTH CAROLINA
South East
Big South Conference  
NCAA I  
Spartanburg, SOUTH CAROLINA
South East
Southern Conference  
NCAA I  
New Haven, CONNECTICUT
New England
Ivy League  
NCAA I  
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