2018-2019 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 353 men's teams and 351 women's teams playing Division I basketball in 2018-2019 that are either playing in or are in the process of reclassifying to Division I. 353 men's teams and 351 women's teams count in the RPI this season, and 351 men's teams and 349 women's teams are eligible for the 2018-19 NCAA tournament, provided that they meet adequate scholastic advancement (APR) requirements and are not on another type of probation. There are 235 public and 118 private institutions that make up the 353 schools, and this list uses 2018-2019 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 2018-2019 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

Albany              Public
Binghamton          Public
Hartford            Private
Maine               Public
New Hampshire       Public
Stony Brook         Public
UMass Lowell        Public
UMBC                Public
Vermont             Public
Cincinnati          Public
Connecticut         Public
East Carolina       Public
Houston             Public
Memphis             Public
SMU                 Private   United Methodist
South Florida       Public
Temple              Public
Tulane              Private
Tulsa               Private   Presbyterian
UCF                 Public
Wichita State       Public
Davidson            Private   Presbyterian (USA)
Dayton              Private   Catholic - Marianists
Duquesne            Private   Catholic - Spiritans
Fordham             Private   Catholic - Society of Jesus
George Mason        Public
George Washington   Private
LaSalle             Private   Catholic - Christian Brothers
Massachusetts       Public
Rhode Island        Public
Richmond            Private
Saint Joseph's      Private   Catholic - Society of Jesus
Saint Louis         Private   Catholic - Society of Jesus
St. Bonaventure     Private   Catholic - Fransiscans
VCU                 Public
Boston College      Private   Catholic - Society of Jesus
Clemson             Public
Duke                Private   Methodist
Florida St.         Public
Georgia Tech        Public
Louisville          Public
Miami-FL            Private
North Carolina      Public
Notre Dame          Private   Catholic - Holy Cross
N.C. State          Public
Pittsburgh          Public
Syracuse            Private
Virginia            Public
Virginia Tech       Public
Wake Forest         Private   Baptist Heritage
Fla. Gulf Coast     Public
Jacksonville        Private
Kennesaw St.        Public
Liberty             Private   Nondenominational Christian
Lipscomb            Private   Church of Christ
New Jersey Tech     Public
North Alabama       Public
North Florida       Public
Stetson             Private
BIG 12
Baylor              Private   Baptist
Iowa St.            Public
Kansas              Public
Kansas St.          Public
Oklahoma            Public
Oklahoma St.        Public
TCU                 Private   Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Texas               Public
Texas Tech          Public
West Virginia       Public
Butler              Private
Creighton           Private   Catholic - Society of Jesus
DePaul              Private   Catholic - Vincentian Fathers
Georgetown          Private   Catholic - Society of Jesus
Marquette           Private   Catholic - Society of Jesus
Providence          Private   Catholic - Dominican Fathers
Seton Hall          Private   Catholic - Archdiocese of Newark
St. John's          Private   Catholic - Vincentian Community
Villanova           Private   Catholic - Augustinians
Xavier              Private   Catholic - Society of Jesus
Eastern Wash.       Public
Idaho               Public
Idaho St.           Public
Montana             Public
Montana St.         Public
Northern Arizona    Public
Northern Colo.      Public
Portland St.        Public
Sacramento St.      Public
Southern Utah       Public
Weber St.           Public
Campbell            Private   Baptist
Charleston So.      Private   Baptist
Gardner-Webb        Private   Baptist
Hampton             Private
High Point          Private   Methodist
Longwood            Public
Presbyterian        Private   Presbyterian
Radford             Public
UNC Asheville       Public
USC Upstate         Public
Winthrop            Public
Illinois            Public
Indiana             Public
Iowa                Public
Maryland            Public
Michigan            Public
Michigan St.        Public
Minnesota           Public
Nebraska            Public
Northwestern        Private
Ohio St.            Public
Penn St.            Public
Purdue              Public
Rutgers             Public
Wisconsin           Public
Cal Poly            Public
CS  Fullerton       Public
CS Northridge       Public
Hawaii              Public
Long Beach St.      Public
UC Davis            Public
UC Irvine           Public
UC Riverside        Public
UC Santa Barbara    Public
Col. Charleston     Public
Delaware            Public
Drexel              Private
Elon                Private   United Church of Christ
Hofstra             Private
James Madison       Public
Northeastern        Private
Towson              Public
UNC Willmington     Public
William & Mary      Public
Charlotte           Public
Florida Atlantic    Public
Florida Int.        Public
Louisiana Tech      Public
Marshall            Public
Middle Tennessee    Public
North Texas         Public
Old Dominion        Public
Rice                Private
Southern Miss       Public
Texas San Antonio   Public
Texas El Paso       Public
UAB                 Public
Western Kentucky    Public
Cleveland St.       Public
Detroit             Private   Catholic - Soc. Jesus & Sisters of Mercy
Illinois Chicago    Public
IUPUI               Public
No. Kentucky        Public
Oakland             Public
Green Bay           Public
Milwaukee           Public
Wright St.          Public
Youngstown St.      Public
Brown               Private
Columbia            Private
Cornell             Private
Dartmouth           Private
Harvard             Private
Pennsylvania        Private
Princeton           Private
Yale                Private
Canisius            Private   Catholic - Society of Jesus
Fairfield           Private   Catholic - Society of Jesus
Iona                Private   Catholic
Manhattan           Private   Catholic
Marist              Private   Catholic
Monmouth            Private
Niagara             Private   Catholic - Vincentian Fathers
Quinnipiac          Private
Rider               Private
Siena               Private   Catholic - Fransiscan Friars
St. Peter's         Private   Catholic - Society of Jesus
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
Bethune-Cookman     Private   Methodist
Coppin St.          Public
Delaware St.        Public
Florida A&M         Public
Howard              Private
Maryland-E. Shore   Public
Morgan St.          Public
Norfolk St.         Public
N.C. A&T            Public
N.C. Central        Public
Savannah St.        Public
S.C. St.            Public
Bradley             Private
Drake               Private
Evansville          Private   Methodist
Illinois St.        Public
Indiana St.         Public
Loyola-Chicago      Private   Catholic - Society of Jesus
Missouri St.        Public
Northern Iowa       Public
Southern Illinois   Public
Valparaiso          Private   Lutheran
Air Force           Public
Boise St.           Public
Colorado St.        Public
Fresno St.          Public
Nevada              Public
New Mexico          Public
San Diego St.       Public
San Jose St.        Public
UNLV                Public
Utah St.            Public
Wyoming             Public
Bryant              Private
Central Conn. St.   Public
Fairleigh Dickin.   Private
Long Island Univ.   Private
Mount St. Mary's    Private   Catholic
Robert Morris       Private
Sacred Heart        Private   Catholic
St. Francis NY      Private   Catholic
St. Francis PA      Private   Catholic - Franciscans
Wagner              Private
Austin Peay         Public
Belmont             Private   Baptist
Eastern Illinois    Public
Eastern Kentucky    Public
Jacksonville St.    Public
Morehead St.        Public
Murray St.          Public
SE Missouri St.     Public
SIU-Edwardsville    Public
Tennessee St.       Public
Tennessee Tech.     Public
Tennessee-Martin    Public
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
American            Private   Methodist
Army                Public
Boston University   Private
Bucknell            Private
Colgate             Private
Holy Cross          Private   Catholic - Society of Jesus
Lafayette           Private   Presbyterian
Lehigh              Private
Loyola-Maryland     Private   Catholic
Navy                Public
Alabama             Public
Arkansas            Public
Auburn              Public
Florida             Public
Georgia             Public
Kentucky            Public
LSU                 Public
Mississippi         Public
Mississippi St.     Public
Missouri            Public
South Carolina      Public
Tennessee           Public
Texas A&M           Public
Vanderbilt          Private
Chattanooga         Public
East Tenn. St.      Public
Furman              Private
Mercer              Private   Baptist
Samford             Private   Baptist
The Citadel         Public
UNC Greensboro      Public
VMI                 Public
Western Carolina    Public
Wofford             Private   Methodist
Abilene Christian   Private
Central Arkansas    Public
Houston Baptist     Private   Baptist
Incarnate Word      Private
Lamar               Public
McNeese St.         Public
New Orleans         Public
Nicholls St.        Public
Northwestern St.    Public
Sam Houston St.     Public
Southeastern LA     Public
Stephen F. Austin   Public
Texas A&M-CC        Public
Alabama A&M         Public
Alabama St.         Public
Alcorn St.          Public
Arkansas-Pine Bl.   Public
Grambling St.       Public
Jackson St.         Public
Mississippi Val.    Public
Prairie View A&M    Public
Southern Univ.      Public
Texas Southern      Public
Denver              Private
IPFW                Public
Omaha               Public
North Dakota        Public
North Dakota St.    Public
Oral Roberts        Private   Nondenominational Christian
South Dakota        Public
South Dakota St.    Public
Western Illinois    Public
Appalachian St.     Public
Arkansas St.        Public
Coastal Carolina    Public
UALR                Public
Georgia Southern    Public
Georgia St.         Public
La.- Lafayette      Public
Louisiana Monroe    Public
South Alabama       Public
Texas St.           Public
Texas Arlington     Public
Troy                Public
BYU                 Private   Mormon
Gonzaga             Private   Catholic - Society of Jesus
Loyola-Marymount    Private   Catholic - Society of Jesus
Pacific             Private   Methodist
Pepperdine          Private   Church of Christ
Portland            Private   Catholic - Holy Cross
San Diego           Private   Catholic
San Francisco       Private   Catholic - Society of Jesus
Santa Clara         Private   Catholic - Society of Jesus
St. Mary's          Private   Catholic - Christian Brothers
California Baptist  Private - Baptist
Chicago St.         Public
CS Bakersfield      Public
Grand Canyon        Private   Nondenominational Christian
New Mexico St.      Public
Seattle             Private   Catholic - Society of Jesus
UTRGV               Public
UMKC                Public
Utah Valley         Public