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2013-2014 Division I School Affiliations

Division I schools are an interesting and  diverse group of colleges that are scattered throughout the country. There are a total of 351 men's teams and 349 women's teams playing Division I basketball in 2013-2014 that are either playing in or are in the process of reclassifying to Division I. Of these, 349 men's teams and 347 women's teams count in the RPI this season, and 345 men's teams and 343 women's teams are eligible for the 2013-14 NCAA tournament, provided that they meet adequate scholastic advancement (APR) requirements. There are 234 public and 117 private institutions that make up the 351 schools, and this list uses 2013-2014 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 2013-2014 academic year, there were 10 conferences that were comprised of either all public or all private schools. The 6 conferences consisting of all public institutions were the Big Sky, Big West, Mid-American, Mountain West, Southwestern, and Sun Belt, while the 4 conferences consisting of all private institutions were the Big East, 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