List of NCAA schools with the most NCAA Division I championships

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Listed below are the colleges or universities with the most NCAA Division I-sanctioned team championships, individual championships, and combined team and individual championships, as documented by information published on official NCAA websites.[1] Excluded from this list are all national championships earned outside the scope of NCAA competition, including Division I FBS football titles, women's AIAW championships, equestrian titles, and retroactive Helms title nominations.

NCAA Division I Team Championships[edit]

The teams below are listed in order of Total NCAA Team Titles.

Institution Location
Founded Type Undergraduate Enrollment Nickname Men's Team Titles Women's Team Titles Total NCAA Team Titles Titles per 1000 enroll. Primary Conference
UCLA Los Angeles, California 1919 Public 27,199[2] Bruins 72[3] 39‡[4] 111‡[1] 4.08 Pacific-12 Conference
Stanford University Stanford, California 1891 Private 6,940 [5] Cardinal 61[3] 44[4] 105[1] 15.13 Pacific-12 Conference
University of Southern California Los Angeles, California 1880 Private 16,608 [6] Trojans 84[3] 16[4] 100[1] 6.02 Pacific-12 Conference
The Pennsylvania State University University Park, Pennsylvania 1855 Public 38,630[7] Nittany Lions 36[3] 9[4] 45[1][8][9] 1.16 Big Ten Conference
University of Arkansas Fayetteville, Arkansas 1871 Public 21,406 Razorbacks 42‡[3] 0[4] 42‡[1] 1.96 Southeastern Conference
Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, Louisiana 1860 Public 24,641 Tigers 17[3] 25‡[4] 42‡[1] 1.70 Southeastern Conference
University of Texas Austin, Texas 1883 Public 49,696 Longhorns 19[3] 23[4] 42[1] 0.85 Big 12 Conference
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina 1789 Public 17,895 Tar Heels 11[3] 29[4] 40[1] 2.24 Atlantic Coast Conference
University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Michigan 1817 Public 26,083 Wolverines 34[3] 2[4] 36[1] 1.38 Big Ten Conference
University of Florida Gainesville, Florida 1853 Public 32,776 Gators 16[3] 17[4] 33[1][10] 0.98 Southeastern Conference
University of California, Berkeley Berkeley, California 1868 Public 25,540 [11] Golden Bears 26[3] 6[4] 32[1] 1.25 Pacific-12 Conference
University of Denver Denver, Colorado 1864 Private 5,087 Pioneers 29[3] 0[4] 29[1] 5.70 The Summit League
University of Wisconsin–Madison Madison, Wisconsin 1848 Public 42,595 [12] Badgers 22[3] 6[4] 28[1] 0.66 Big Ten Conference
Yale University New Haven, Connecticut 1701 Private 5,275[13] Bulldogs 26[3] 2[4] 28[1] 5.31 Ivy League
University of Georgia Athens, Georgia 1785 Public 34,885 Bulldogs 9[3] 19[4] 28[1] 0.80 Southeastern Conference
Indiana University Bloomington, Indiana 1820 Public 42,731 Hoosiers 24[3] 3[4] 27[1] 0.63 Big Ten Conference
University of Maryland, College Park College Park, Maryland 1856 Public 26,000 Terrapins 6[3] 20[4] 26[1] 0.96 Big Ten Conference[a 1]
Ohio State University Columbus, Ohio 1870 Public 44,201 Buckeyes 24[3] 1[4] 25[1] 0.57 Big Ten Conference
University of Iowa Iowa City, Iowa 1847 Public 30,893[14] Hawkeyes 24[3] 1[4] 25[1] 0.81 Big Ten Conference
  1. ^ Maryland will join the Big Ten on July 1, 2014.

‡ Arkansas' 2004 and 2005 men's outdoor track and field championships, LSU's 2012 women's outdoor track and field championship, and UCLA's 1995 softball championship were all vacated by the NCAA Committee on Infractions and are not included in the schools' totals.
† Twenty-two of Denver's titles are in skiing. Since 1983, skiing has been a coed sport, but the titles are counted by the NCAA as men's, since it was a men's sport from 1954 thru 1982. Eight of Denver's skiing championships have been won by coed teams.

NCAA Division I Individual Championships[edit]

The following table lists the top ten NCAA schools with the most NCAA Division I Individual Championships.[1]

Institution Location
Founded Type Undergraduate Enrollment Nickname Total Individual Titles Primary Conference
Stanford University Stanford, California 1891 Private 6,940 [5] Cardinal 455 Pacific-12 Conference
University of Southern California Los Angeles, California 1880 Private 16,608 [6] Trojans 378 Pacific-12 Conference
University of Texas Austin, Texas 1883 Public 49,696 Longhorns 320 Big 12 Conference
University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Michigan 1817 Public 26,083 Wolverines 301 Big Ten Conference
UCLA Los Angeles, California 1919 Public 27,199[2] Bruins 263 Pacific-12 Conference
Ohio State University Columbus, Ohio 1870 Public 44,201 Buckeyes 241 Big Ten Conference
University of Florida Gainesville, Florida 1853 Public 11,776 Gators 10 Southeastern Conference
University of California, Berkeley Berkeley, California 1868 Public 25,540 [11] Golden Bears 218 Pacific-12 Conference
Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, Louisiana 1860 Public 24,641 Tigers 192 Southeastern Conference
University of Georgia Athens, Georgia 1785 Public 34,885 Bulldogs 175 Southeastern Conference

Combined NCAA Division I Team and Individual Championships[edit]

The following table lists the top ten NCAA schools with the most combined NCAA Division I Team and Individual Championships, derived from the above two tables.[1]

Institution Location
Founded Type Undergraduate Enrollment Nickname Total Team Titles Total Individual Titles Total Combined Titles Primary Conference
Stanford University Stanford, California 1891 Private 6,940 [5] Cardinal 105 455 560 Pacific-12 Conference
University of Southern California Los Angeles, California 1880 Private 16,608 [6] Trojans 100 378 478 Pacific-12 Conference
UCLA Los Angeles, California 1919 Public 27,199[2] Bruins 111 263 374 Pacific-12 Conference
University of Texas Austin, Texas 1883 Public 49,696 Longhorns 42 320 362 Big 12 Conference
University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Michigan 1817 Public 26,083 Wolverines 36 301 337 Big Ten Conference
University of Florida Gainesville, Florida 1853 Public 32,776 Gators 33 267 300 Southeastern Conference
Ohio State University Columbus, Ohio 1870 Public 44,201 Buckeyes 25 241 266 Big Ten Conference
University of California, Berkeley Berkeley, California 1868 Public 25,540 [11] Golden Bears 32 218 250 Pacific-12 Conference
Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, Louisiana 1860 Public 24,641 Tigers 42 192 234 Southeastern Conference
Oklahoma State University Stillwater, Oklahoma
1890 Public 23,307 Cowboys 51 167 218 Big 12 Conference

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