What Are the Top 10 Universities in America for Athletics?


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The top 10 universities in America for athletics as of 2015 are Stanford, University of Texas, University of Florida, UCLA, University of Georgia, University of Oregon, USC, University of Wisconsin, University of Arkansas and University of Michigan, according to The Huffington Post. The criteria include sports available and national titles.

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What Are the Top 10 Universities in America for Athletics?
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The best university for athletics is Stanford, says The Huffington Post. Over the last 25 years, this college won 75 athletic titles in 16 sports. The University of Texas comes in second for its 33 national titles, nine sports and $100 million in revenue. Number three, the University of Florida, also boasts nine sports and is one of the most googled schools in the country. UCLA is ranked fourth and offers students 14 different sports. It has won 53 titles, better than any college except Stanford. The University of Georgia at ranking five has 26 national tiles and is especially prominent in women's gymnastics.

The University of Oregon is the most googled team in the country and has seven national titles, states The Huffington Post. Number seven on the list is USC with 25 titles. Furthermore, this school has a long history of sending the majority of its football players to the NFL. The University of Wisconsin is popular, pulling in millions of dollars in revenue. The University of Arkansas has 40 titles in cross-country and track alone. The last school in the top 10 is the University of Michigan with its popular blue-and-yellow uniforms.

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