2012-2013 Division I School Affiliations
Division I schools are an interesting and diverse group of colleges that are scattered throughout the land. There are a total of 347 men's teams and 345 women's teams playing Division I basketball in 2012-2013 that count in the RPI, and of these, there are 233 public and 114 private institutions. This list uses 2012-2013 conference affiliations which denotes public and private schools. Private schools that have a religious affiliation are also noted along with that specific religious affiliation.
For the 2012-2013 academic year, there were 9 conferences that were comprised of either all public or all private schools. The 6 conferences consisting of all public institutions were the Big Sky, Mid-American, Mountain West, Southwestern, Summit, and Western Athletic; the 3 conferences consisting of all private institutions were the Ivy, Metro Atlantic, and West Coast.
Public and Private Division I School Affiliations by Conference
AMERICA EAST Albany Public Binghamton Public Boston University Private Hartford Private Maine Public New Hampshire Public Stony Brook Public UMBC Public Vermont Public ATLANTIC 10 Butler Private Charlotte Public Dayton Private Catholic - Marianists Duquesne Private Catholic - Spiritans Fordham Private Catholic - Jesuit George Washington Private La Salle Private Catholic - Christian Brothers Massachusetts Public Rhode Island Public Richmond Private Saint Joseph's Private Catholic - Jesuit Saint Louis Private Catholic - Jesuit St. Bonaventure Private Catholic - Fransiscans Temple Public Virginia Common. Public Xavier Private Catholic - Jesuit ATLANTIC COAST Boston College Private Catholic - Jesuit Clemson Public Duke Private Methodist Florida St. Public Georgia Tech Public Maryland Public Miami-FL Private North Carolina Public North Carolina St. Public Virginia Public Virginia Tech Public Wake Forest Private Baptist Heritage ATLANTIC SUN East Tennessee St. Public Fla. Gulf Coast Public Jacksonville Private Kennesaw St. Public Lipscomb Private Church of Christ Mercer Private Baptist North Florida Public Northern Kentucky Public Stetson Private USC Upstate Public BIG 12 Baylor Private Baptist Iowa St. Public Kansas Public Kansas St. Public Oklahoma Public Oklahoma St. Public TCU Private Christian Church Texas Public Texas Tech Public West Virginia Public BIG EAST Cincinnati Public Connecticut Public DePaul Private Catholic - Vincentian Fathers Georgetown Private Catholic - Jesuit Louisville Public Marquette Private Catholic - Jesuit Notre Dame Private Catholic - Holy Cross Pittsburgh Public Providence Private Catholic - Dominican Fathers Rutgers Public Seton Hall Private Catholic - Archdiocese of Newark South Florida Public St. John's Private Catholic - Vincentian Community Syracuse Private Villanova Private Catholic - Augustinians BIG SKY Eastern Washington Public Idaho St. Public Montana Public Montana St. Public North Dakota Public Northern Arizona Public Northern Colorado Public Portland St. Public Sacramento St. Public Southern Utah Public Weber St. Public BIG SOUTH Campbell Private Baptist Charleston South. Private Baptist Coastal Carolina Public Gardner-Webb Private Baptist High Point Private Methodist Liberty Private Nondenominational Christian Longwood Public Presbyterian Private Presbyterian Radford Public UNC Asheville Public Virginia Military Public Winthrop Public BIG TEN Illinois Public Indiana Public Iowa Public Michigan Public Michigan St. Public Minnesota Public Nebraska Public Northwestern Private Ohio St. Public Penn St. Public Purdue Public Wisconsin Public BIG WEST Cal Poly Public Cal St. Fullerton Public Cal St. Northridge Public Hawaii Public Long Beach St. Public Pacific Private Methodist UC Davis Public UC Irvine Public UC Riverside Public UC Santa Barbara Public COLONIAL ATHLETIC Delaware Public Drexel Private George Mason Public Georgia St. Public Hofstra Private James Madison Public Northeastern Private Old Dominion Public Towson Public UNC Willmington Public William & Mary Public CONFERENCE USA East Carolina Public Houston Public Marshall Public Memphis Public Rice Private SMU Private United Methodist Southern Miss. Public Tulane Private Tulsa Private Presbyterian UAB Public UCF Central Fla. Public UTEP Public GREAT WEST Chicago St. Public Houston Baptist Private Baptist New Jersey Tech Public Texas-Pan Am. Public Utah Valley Public HORIZON Cleveland St. Public Detroit Private Catholic - Jesuit & Sisters of Mercy Illinois Chicago Public Loyola-Chicago Private Catholic - Jesuit Valparaiso Private Lutheran Wisconsin-Gr. Bay Public Wisconsin-Milw. Public Wright St. Public Youngstown St. Public IVY LEAGUE Brown Private Columbia Private Cornell Private Dartmouth Private Harvard Private Pennsylvania Private Princeton Private Yale Private METRO ATLANTIC Canisius Private Catholic - Jesuit Fairfield Private Catholic - Jesuit Iona Private Catholic Loyola Maryland Private Catholic - Jesuit Manhattan Private Catholic Marist Private Catholic Niagara Private Catholic - Vincentian Fathers Rider Private Siena Private Catholic - Fransiscan Friars St. Peter's Private Catholic - Jesuit MID-AMERICAN Akron Public Ball St. Public Bowling Green Public Buffalo Public Central Michigan Public Eastern Michigan Public Kent St. Public Miami-OH Public Northern Illinois Public Ohio Public Toledo Public Western Michigan Public MID-EASTERN ATH. Bethune-Cookman Private Methodist Coppin St. Public Delaware St. Public Florida A&M Public Hampton Private Howard Private Maryland-E. Shore Public Morgan St. Public Norfolk St. Public North Carolina A&T Public N.C. Central Public Savannah St. Public South Carolina St. Public MISSOURI VALLEY Bradley Private Creighton Private Catholic - Jesuit Drake Private Evansville Private Methodist Illinois St. Public Indiana St. Public Northern Iowa Public Southern Illinois Public Southwest MO St. Public Wichita St. Public MOUNTAIN WEST Air Force Public Boise St. Public Colorado St. Public Fresno St. Public Nevada Public New Mexico Public San Diego St. Public UNLV Public Wyoming Public NORTHEAST Bryant Private Central Conn. St. Public Fairleigh Dickin. Private Long Island Private Monmouth Private Mount St. Mary's Private Catholic Quinnipiac Private Robert Morris Private Sacred Heart Private Catholic St. Francis NY Private Catholic St. Francis PA Private Catholic - Franciscans Wagner Private OHIO VALLEY Austin Peay Public Belmont Private Baptist Eastern Illinois Public Eastern Kentucky Public Jacksonville St. Public Morehead St. Public Murray St. Public SIU-Edwardsville Public Southeast Missouri Public Tennessee Martin Public Tennessee St. Public Tennessee Tech Public PACIFIC 12 Arizona Public Arizona St. Public California Public Colorado Public Oregon Public Oregon St. Public Southern Cal Private Stanford Private UCLA Public Utah Public Washington Public Washington St. Public PATRIOT LEAGUE American Private Methodist Army Public Bucknell Private Colgate Private Holy Cross Private Catholic - Jesuit Lafayette Private Presbyterian Lehigh Private Navy Public SOUTHEASTERN Alabama Public Arkansas Public Auburn Public Florida Public Georgia Public Kentucky Public Louisiana St. Public Mississippi Public Mississippi St. Public Missouri Public South Carolina Public Tennessee Public Texas A&M Public Vanderbilt Private SOUTHERN Appalachian St. Public Charleston Public Chattanooga Public Davidson Private Presbyterian (USA) Elon Private United Church of Christ Furman Private Baptist Heritage Georgia Southern Public Samford Private Baptist The Citadel Public UNC Greensboro Public Western Carolina Public Wofford Private Methodist SOUTHLAND Central Arkansas Public Lamar Public McNeese St. Public Nicholls St. Public Northwestern St. Public Oral Roberts Private Nondenominational Christian Sam Houston St. Public Southeastern LA Public Stephen F. Austin Public Texas A&M-CC Public SOUTHWESTERN Alabama A&M Public Alabama St. Public Alcorn St. Public Arkansas Pine Bl. Public Grambling St. Public Jackson St. Public Mississippi Valley Public Prairie View Public Southern Univ. Public Texas Southern Public SUMMIT IPFW Public IUPUI Public Nebraska-Omaha Public North Dakota St. Public Oakland Public South Dakota Public South Dakota St. Public UMKC Public Western Illinois Public SUN BELT UALR Public Arkansas St. Public Florida Atlantic Public Florida Internat. Public Louisiana-Lafayette Public Louisiana-Monroe Public Middle Tennessee Public North Texas Public South Alabama Public Troy Public Western Kentucky Public WEST COAST BYU Private Mormon Gonzaga Private Catholic - Jesuit Loyola Marymount Private Catholic - Jesuit and Marymount Pepperdine Private Church of Christ Portland Private Catholic - Holy Cross San Diego Private Catholic San Francisco Private Catholic - Jesuit Santa Clara Private Catholic - Jesuit St. Mary's Private Catholic - Christian Brothers WESTERN ATH. Denver Private Idaho Public Louisiana Tech Public New Mexico St. Public San Jose St. Public Seattle Private Catholic - Jesuit Texas Arlington Public Texas St. Public Texas San Antonio Public Utah St. Public INDEPENDENTS CS Bakersfield Public New Orleans Public