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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
Pioneer Football League
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
Pioneer Football League
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
Ypsilanti, MICHIGAN
Great Lakes
Mid-American 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
Pioneer Football League
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
Pioneer Football League
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
Pioneer Football League
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
Moscow, IDAHO
North West
Sun Belt 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
Pittsburgh, PENNSYLVANIA
North East
Atlantic Coast Conference
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
Youngstown, OHIO
Great Lakes
Missouri Valley Conference
NCAA I

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