List of college athletic programs in Florida

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Notes:

  • This list is in a tabular format, with columns arranged in the following order, from left to right:
    • Athletic team description (short school name and nickname), with a link to the school's athletic program article if it exists. When only one nickname is listed, it is used for teams of both sexes. (Note that in recent years, many schools have chosen to use the same nickname for men's and women's teams even when the nickname is distinctly masculine.) When two nicknames are given, the first is used for men's teams and the other is used for women's teams. Different nicknames for a specific sport within a school are noted separately below the table.
    • Full name of school.
    • Location of school.
    • Conference of the school (if conference column is left blank, the school is either independent or the conference is unknown).
  • Apart from the ongoing conversions, the following notes apply:
    • Following the normal standard of U.S. sports media, the terms "University" and "College" are ignored in alphabetization, unless necessary to distinguish schools (such as Boston College and Boston University) or are actually used by the media in normally describing the school (formerly the case for the College of Charleston, but that school's sports program is now called simply "Charleston").
    • Schools are also alphabetized by the names they are most commonly referred to by sports media, with non-intuitive examples included in parentheses next to the school name. This means, for example, that campuses bearing the name "University of North Carolina" may variously be found at "C" (Charlotte), "N" (North Carolina, referring to the Chapel Hill campus), and "U" (the Asheville, Greensboro, Pembroke, and Wilmington campuses, all normally referred to as UNC-{campus name}).
    • The prefix "St.", as in "Saint", is alphabetized as if it were spelled out.

NCAA[edit]

Division I[edit]

Team School City Conference
Bethune-Cookman Wildcats Bethune-Cookman University Daytona Beach MEAC
FIU Panthers Florida International University Miami C-USA
Florida Gators University of Florida Gainesville SEC
Florida A&M Rattlers and Lady Rattlers Florida A&M University Tallahassee MEAC
Florida Atlantic Owls Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton C-USA
Florida Gulf Coast Eagles Florida Gulf Coast University Fort Myers Atlantic Sun
Florida State Seminoles Florida State University Tallahassee ACC
Jacksonville Dolphins Jacksonville University Jacksonville Atlantic Sun
Miami Hurricanes University of Miami Coral Gables ACC
North Florida Ospreys University of North Florida Jacksonville Atlantic Sun
South Florida Bulls University of South Florida Tampa The American
Stetson Hatters Stetson University DeLand Atlantic Sun
UCF Knights University of Central Florida Orlando The American

Division II[edit]

Team School City Conference
Barry Buccaneers Barry University Miami Shores Sunshine State
Eckerd Tritons Eckerd College St. Petersburg Sunshine State
Flagler Saints Flagler College Saint Augustine Peach Belt
Florida Southern Moccasins Florida Southern College Lakeland Sunshine State
Florida Tech Panthers Florida Institute of Technology Melbourne Sunshine State
Lynn Fighting Knights Lynn University Boca Raton Sunshine State
Nova Southeastern Sharks Nova Southeastern University Fort Lauderdale Sunshine State
Palm Beach Atlantic Sailfish Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach Sunshine State
Rollins Tars Rollins College Winter Park Sunshine State
Saint Leo Lions Saint Leo University Saint Leo Sunshine State
Tampa Spartans University of Tampa Tampa Sunshine State
West Florida Argonauts University of West Florida Pensacola Gulf South

NAIA[edit]

Team School City Conference
Ave Maria Gyrenes Ave Maria University Ave Maria The Sun Conference
Edward Waters Tigers Edward Waters College Jacksonville Gulf Coast Athletic
Embry-Riddle Eagles Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach The Sun Conference
Florida Memorial Lions Florida Memorial University Miami Gardens The Sun Conference
Johnson & Wales Wildcats Johnson & Wales University-North Miami North Miami The Sun Conference
Northwood Seahawks Northwood University West Palm Beach The Sun Conference
St. Thomas Bobcats St. Thomas University Miami Gardens The Sun Conference
Southeastern Fire Southeastern University Lakeland The Sun Conference
Warner Royals Warner University Lake Wales The Sun Conference
Webber International Warriors Webber International University Babson Park The Sun Conference

NJCAA[edit]

Team School City Conference
ASA College Miami Silver Storm ASA College Miami Miami
Broward Seahawks Broward College Davie Suncoast
Central Florida Patriots College of Central Florida Ocala Suncoast
Chipola Indians Chipola College Marianna Suncoast
Daytona State Falcons Daytona State College Daytona Beach Suncoast
Eastern Florida State Titans Eastern Florida State College Melbourne Suncoast
Florida SouthWestern Buccanneers Florida SouthWestern State College Fort Myers
Florida State College Blue Wave Florida State College at Jacksonville Jacksonville Suncoast
Gulf Coast Commodores Gulf Coast State College Panama City Suncoast
Hillsborough Hawks Hillsborough Community College Tampa Suncoast
Indian River State Pioneers Indian River State College Fort Pierce Suncoast
Lake Sumter Lakers Lake-Sumter State College Leesburg Suncoast
Miami-Dade Sharks Miami-Dade College Miami Suncoast
Northwest Florida State Raiders Northwest Florida State Niceville Suncoast
Palm Beach Panthers Palm Beach State College Lake Worth Suncoast
Pasco–Hernando Conquistadors Pasco–Hernando State College New Port Richey Division II
Pensacola Pirates Pensacola State College Pensacola Suncoast
Polk Eagles Polk State College Winter Haven Suncoast
St. Johns River Vikings St. Johns River State College Palatka Suncoast
St. Petersburg Titans St. Petersburg College St. Petersburg Suncoast
Santa Fe Saints Santa Fe College Gainesville Suncoast
Seminole Raiders Seminole State College of Florida Sanford Suncoast
South Florida Panthers South Florida State College Avon Park Suncoast
State College of Florida Manatees State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota Brendenton Suncoast
Tallahassee Eagles Tallahassee Community College Tallahassee Suncoast

NCCAA[edit]

Team School City Conference
Clearwater Christian Cougars Clearwater Christian College Clearwater DII South
Johnson Suns Johnson University Florida Kissimmee DII South
Palm Beach Atlantic Sailfish Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach DI South
Pensacola Christian Eagles Pensacola Christian College Pensacola DII Independent
Southeastern Fire Southeastern University Lakeland DI South
Trinity Tigers Trinity College Trinity DII South
Trinity Baptist Eagles Trinity Baptist College Jacksonville DII South
Warner Royals Warner University Lake Wales DI South

USCAA[edit]

Team School City Conference
Ave Maria Gyrenes Ave Maria University Ave Maria Independent
Florida College Falcons Florida College Temple Terrace Independent
Florida National University Conquistadors Florida National University Hialeah Independent

See also[edit]