Complete List of Division 1 Football Colleges

There are 254 football programs at the NCAA D1 level. Use this page or our free search page to identify schools in your area or from across the country that you might be interested in. Once you have identified a school or schools, you can add that list to your favorites by creating a free recruiting profile. Many Division I football coaches use BeRecruited to find potential athletes and make their initial evaluations.

NCAA DI Football Scholarships

All scholarships awarded at this level are head-count scholarships which means athletes either receive a full-scholarship or nothing. To be considered for a scholarship you need to be among the best on the team and likely be competitive at the conference and national level. College coaches are paid on the success of their programs and they use their scholarship money for their highest-producing athletes.

Find the Right DI Football College

In general DI schools are larger than other division levels, with many schools having 10,000+ undergraduate students, but, depending on what type of college you are looking for you can likely find among the 254 number of football colleges, small and medium size schools. Ultimately, it needs to be a school you will be happy at athletically, academically and socially.

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College City State
Alabama A&M University Normal AL
Alabama State University Montgomery AL
Alcorn State University Alcorn State MS
Appalachian State University Boone NC
Arizona State University Tempe AZ
Arkansas State University Jonesboro AR
Auburn University Auburn AL
Austin Peay State University Clarksville TN
Ball State University Muncie IN
Baylor University Waco TX
Bethune-Cookman University Daytona Beach FL
Boise State University Boise ID
Boston College Chestnut Hill MA
Bowling Green State University Bowling Green OH
Brigham Young University Provo UT
Brown University Providence RI
Bryant University Smithfield RI
Bucknell University Lewisburg PA
Butler University Indianapolis IN
California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo CA
California State University - Fresno Fresno CA
California State University - Sacramento Sacramento CA
Campbell University Buies Creek NC
Central Connecticut State University New Britain CT
Central Michigan University Mount Pleasant MI
Charleston Southern University Charleston SC
Citadel Military College of South Carolina Charleston SC
Clemson University Clemson SC
Coastal Carolina University Conway SC
Colgate University Hamilton NY
College of the Holy Cross Worcester MA
College of William & Mary Williamsburg VA
Colorado State University Fort Collins CO
Columbia University New York NY
Cornell University Ithaca NY
Dartmouth College Hanover NH
Davidson College Davidson NC
Delaware State University Dover DE
Drake University Des Moines IA
Duke University Durham NC
Duquesne University Pittsburgh PA
East Carolina University Greenville NC
Eastern Illinois University Charleston IL
Eastern Kentucky University Richmond KY
Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti MI
Eastern Washington University Cheney WA
Elon University Elon NC
Florida A&M University Tallahassee FL
Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton FL
Florida International University Miami FL
Florida State University Tallahassee FL
Fordham University Bronx NY
Furman University Greenville SC
Gardner-Webb University Boiling Springs NC
Georgetown University Washington DC
Georgia Southern University Statesboro GA
Georgia State University Atlanta GA
Georgia Tech Atlanta GA
Grambling State University Grambling LA
Hampton University Hampton VA
Harvard University Cambridge MA
Howard University Washington DC
Idaho State University Pocatello ID
Illinois State University Normal IL
Indiana State University Terre Haute IN
Indiana University Bloomington IN
Iowa State University Ames IA
Jackson State University Jackson MS
Jacksonville State University Jacksonville AL
Jacksonville University Jacksonville FL
James Madison University Harrisonburg VA
Kansas State University Manhattan KS
Kent State University Kent OH
Lafayette College Easton PA
Lehigh University Bethlehem PA
Liberty University Lynchburg VA
Louisiana State University (LSU) Baton Rouge LA
Louisiana Tech University Ruston LA
Marist College Poughkeepsie NY
Marshall University Huntington WV
McNeese State University Lake Charles LA
Merrimack College North Andover MA
Miami University Oxford OH
Michigan State University East Lansing MI
Middle Tennessee State University Murfreesboro TN
Mississippi State University Mississippi State MS
Mississippi Valley State University Itta Bena MS
Missouri State University Springfield MO
Monmouth University West Long Branch NJ
Montana State University Bozeman MT
Morehead State University Morehead KY
Morgan State University Baltimore MD
Murray State University Murray KY
New Mexico State University Las Cruces NM
Nicholls State University Thibodaux LA
Norfolk State University Norfolk VA
North Carolina A&T State University Greensboro NC
North Carolina Central University Durham NC
North Carolina State University Raleigh NC
North Dakota State University Fargo ND
Northern Arizona University Flagstaff AZ
Northern Illinois University Dekalb IL
Northwestern State University of Louisiana Natchitoches LA
Northwestern University Evanston IL
Ohio State University Columbus OH
Ohio University Athens OH
Oklahoma State University Stillwater OK
Old Dominion University Norfolk VA
Oregon State University Corvallis OR
Penn State University Park PA
Portland State University Portland OR
Prairie View A & M University Prairie View TX
Presbyterian College Clinton SC
Princeton University Princeton NJ
Purdue University West Lafayette IN
Rice University Houston TX
Robert Morris University - Pennsylvania Moon Township PA
Rutgers University New Brunswick NJ
Sacred Heart University Fairfield CT
Saint Francis University Loretto PA
Sam Houston State University Huntsville TX
Samford University Birmingham AL
San Diego State University San Diego CA
San Jose State University San Jose CA
Savannah State University Savannah GA
South Carolina State University Orangeburg SC
South Dakota State University Brookings SD
Southeast Missouri State University Cape Girardeau MO
Southeastern Louisiana University Hammond LA
Southern Illinois University Carbondale Carbondale IL
Southern Methodist University Dallas TX
Southern University & A&M College Baton Rouge LA
Southern Utah University Cedar City UT
Stanford University Stanford CA
Stephen F Austin State University Nacogdoches TX
SUNY Stony Brook University Stony Brook NY
SUNY University at Albany Albany NY
SUNY University at Buffalo Buffalo NY
Syracuse University Syracuse NY
Temple University Philadelphia PA
Tennessee State University Nashville TN
Tennessee Technological University Cookeville TN
Texas A&M University College Station TX
Texas Christian University Fort Worth TX
Texas Southern University Houston TX
Texas State University San Marcos TX
Texas Tech University Lubbock TX
Towson University Towson MD
Troy University Troy AL
Tulane University New Orleans LA
United States Air Force Academy USAFA CO
United States Military Academy West Point NY
United States Naval Academy Annapolis MD
University of Akron Akron OH
University of Alabama Tuscaloosa AL
University of Alabama - Birmingham Birmingham AL
University of Arizona Tucson AZ
University of Arkansas Fayetteville AR
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Pine Bluff AR
University of California Berkeley CA
University of California - Davis Davis CA
University of California - Los Angeles - UCLA Los Angeles CA
University of Central Arkansas Conway AR
University of Central Florida Orlando FL
University of Cincinnati Cincinnati OH
University of Colorado - Boulder Boulder CO
University of Connecticut Storrs CT
University of Dayton Dayton OH
University of Delaware Newark DE
University of Florida Gainesville FL
University of Georgia Athens GA
University of Hawaii at Manoa Honolulu HI
University of Houston Houston TX
University of Houston - Downtown Houston TX
University of Idaho Moscow ID
University of Illinois Champaign IL
University of Iowa Iowa City IA
University of Kansas Lawrence KS
University of Kentucky Lexington KY
University of Louisiana - Lafayette Lafayette LA
University of Louisiana - Monroe Monroe LA
University of Louisville Louisville KY
University of Maine Orono ME
University of Maryland College Park MD
University of Massachusetts - Amherst Amherst MA
University of Memphis Memphis TN
University of Miami Coral Gables FL
University of Michigan Ann Arbor MI
University of Minnesota Minneapolis MN
University of Mississippi University MS
University of Missouri Columbia MO
University of Montana Missoula MT
University of Nebraska Lincoln NE
University of Nevada - Las Vegas Las Vegas NV
University of Nevada - Reno Reno NV
University of New Hampshire Durham NH
University of New Mexico Albuquerque NM
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill NC
University of North Dakota Grand Forks ND
University of North Texas Denton TX
University of Northern Colorado Greeley CO
University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls IA
University of Notre Dame South Bend IN
University of Oklahoma Norman OK
University of Oregon Eugene OR
University of Pennsylvania - Penn Philadelphia PA
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh PA
University of Rhode Island Kingston RI
University of Richmond University of Richmond VA
University of San Diego San Diego CA
University of South Alabama Mobile AL
University of South Carolina Columbia SC
University of South Florida Tampa FL
University of Southern California Los Angeles CA
University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg MS
University of Tennessee Knoxville TN
University of Tennessee - Chattanooga Chattanooga TN
University of Tennessee - Martin Martin TN
University of Texas - Austin Austin TX
University of Texas - El Paso El Paso TX
University of Toledo Toledo OH
University of Tulsa Tulsa OK
University of Utah Salt Lake City UT
University of Virginia Charlottesville VA
University of Washington Seattle WA
University of Wisconsin Madison WI
University of Wyoming Laramie WY
Utah State University Logan UT
Valparaiso University Valparaiso IN
Vanderbilt University Nashville TN
Villanova University Villanova PA
Virginia Military Institute - VMI Lexington VA
Virginia Tech Blacksburg VA
Wagner College Staten Island NY
Wake Forest University Winston Salem NC
Washington State University Pullman WA
Weber State University Ogden UT
West Virginia University Morgantown WV
Western Carolina University Cullowhee NC
Western Illinois University Macomb IL
Western Kentucky University Bowling Green KY
Western Michigan University Kalamazoo MI
Winston-Salem State University Winston-Salem NC
Wofford College Spartanburg SC
Yale University New Haven CT
Youngstown State University Youngstown OH