1. Education

Athletic Conferences - Division I

Learn what colleges and universities are members of different NCAA Division I athletic conferences. Each school is linked to admissions data.

America East Conference
Learn about the 9 colleges in the America East Conference.

Atlantic 10 Conference
Learn about the 14 colleges in the Atlantic 10 Conference.

Atlantic Coast Conference
A university in the Atlantic Coast Conference may be a good choice if you want your college experience to include packed stadiums, deafening arenas and massive tailgate parties. But don't underestimate the academics at these schools.

Atlantic Sun Conference
Learn about the 11 colleges in the Atlantic Sun Conference.

The American Athletic Conference
Learn about the diverse members of The American.

Big East Conference
The Big East Conference is made up of a diverse group of 17 colleges located in the Northeast, Florida and Midwest. Members range from a small Catholic college to large state schools to highly selective private universities.

Big Sky Conference
Learn about the 9 colleges in the Big Sky Conference.

Big South Conference
Learn about the 10 colleges in the Big South Conference.

Big Ten Conference
The Big Ten Conference universities can brag about a lot more than athletics. These eleven schools are all members of the Association of American Universities, a select group distinguished by their excellence in research and teaching.

Big West Conference
Learn about the 12 colleges in the Big West Conference.

Colonial Athletic Association
Learn about the 12 colleges in the Colonial Athletic Association.

Conference USA
Learn about the 12 members of C-USA with links to admissions profiles.

Big 12 Conference
For students who want the experience of a big research university with NCAA Division I athletics, the members of the Big 12 are worth a close look.

Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
Learn about the 10 colleges in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.

Horizon League
Learn about the 10 colleges in the Horizon League.

Mid-American Conference
The Mid-American Conference is the youngest of the NCAA FBS Division I athletic conferences.

Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
Learn about the 13 universities in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC).

Mountain West Conference
Begun in 1999, the Mountain West Conference is the youngest of the NCAA FBS Division I athletic conferences.

Missouri Valley Conference
Learn about the 10 colleges in the Missouri Valley Conference.

Northeast Conference
Learn about the 12 colleges in the Northeast Conference.

Ohio Valley Conference
Learn about the 9 colleges in the Ohio Valley Conference.

Patriot League
Learn about the 8 colleges in the Patriot League.

Southeastern Conference
One of the strongest athletic conference in the country.

Pac 12 Conference
Spread out along the entire West Coast, the members of the Pac 10 Conference represent a huge range of universities.

Southern Conference
Learn about the 12 colleges in the Southern Conference.

Sun Belt Conference
Member institutions are located in the southern half of the U.S. from Colorado to Florida.

West Coast Conference
Learn about the 12 colleges in the West Coast Conference.

The Summit League
Learn about the 10 colleges in The Summit League.

Western Athletic Conference
Learn about the 9 colleges that make up the Western Athletic Conference

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.