Some of the colleges in the United States designated as Division I by the National Collegiate Athletic Association include Arizona State University, California State University, the University of Arkansas, Clemson University, George Washington University, the University of Houston, Harvard University, the University of Louisville, Southern Illinois University, the University of South Dakota and South Carolina State University. The University of Kentucky and Kent State University are also designated Division I.Continue Reading
Additional Division I colleges include Princeton University, the University of Illinois, the University of Richmond, Iowa State University, Portland State University, Alabama A&M University, Purdue University, Loyola Marymount University, the University of Maine, Butler University, Southeast Missouri State University, Tennessee State University and Texas A&M University. The NCAA has also designated Mississippi Valley State University, Cleveland State University, Central Michigan University, Columbia University, the University of Missouri, Mercer University, the University of Central Florida, Temple University, Texas State University, the University of New Mexico, the University of New Hampshire, Morgan State University, the University of Connecticut, Texas Tech University and the University of Nevada as Division I schools.
According to the NCAA, Division I schools typically have larger student bodies and enrollment, and they manage larger athletic budgets to support the athletes. More than 350 colleges and universities are designated as Division I.Learn more about Colleges & Universities