MAC Freedom Conference

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MAC Freedom Conference
MAC Freedom Conference logo
Established 1999
Association NCAA
Division Division III
Members 8
Sports fielded 23 (men's: 11; women's: 12)
Region Mid-Atlantic
Headquarters Annville, Pennsylvania

The Freedom Conference is an intercollegiate athletic conference affiliated with the NCAA's Division III. It is one of the three conferences that operate under the umbrella of the Middle Atlantic Conferences; the others are the Commonwealth Conference. Member institutions are located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, in the states of New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

Member schools[edit]

Current members[edit]

The league currently has eight full members:

Institution Location Nickname Founded Type Enrollment Joined
Delaware Valley College Doylestown, Pennsylvania Aggies 1917 Private/Non-sectarian 2,241[1] 1999
DeSales University Center Valley, Pennsylvania Bulldogs 1965 Private/Catholic 3,199[2] 1999
Eastern University St. Davids, Pennsylvania Eagles 1952 Private/Baptist 4,235[3] 2008
Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Madison, New Jersey Devils 1942 Private/Non-sectarian 3,288[4] 1999
King's College Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Monarchs 1946 Private/Catholic 2,725[5] 1999
Manhattanville College Purchase, New York Valiants 1841 Private/Non-sectarian 2,695[6] 2007
Misericordia University Dallas, Pennsylvania Cougars 1924 Private/Catholic 2,830[7] 2008
Wilkes University Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Colonels 1933 Private/Non-sectarian 5,136[8] 1999

Former members[edit]

Institution Location Nickname Founded Type Enrollment Joined Left Current Conference
Alvernia University Reading, Pennsylvania Crusaders 1958 Private/Catholic 2,906[9] 2008 2009 MAC Commonwealth
Arcadia University Glenside, Pennsylvania Knights 1853 Private/Presbyterian 4,078[10] 2007 2008 MAC Commonwealth
Drew University Madison, New Jersey Rangers 1867 Private/Methodist 2,647 1999 2007 Landmark
Lycoming College Williamsport, Pennsylvania Warriors 1812 Private/Methodist 1,321[11] 1999 2007 MAC Commonwealth
University of Scranton Scranton, Pennsylvania Royals 1888 Private/Catholic 5,160 1999 2007 Landmark

Membership timeline[edit]

Misericordia University Eastern University (United States) Alvernia University Manhattanville College Arcadia University Wilkes University University of Scranton Lycoming College King's College (Pennsylvania) Fairleigh Dickinson University Drew University DeSales University Delaware Valley College


The MAC Freedom Conference sponsors intercollegiate athletic competition in men's baseball, men's and women's basketball, women's field hockey, men's golf, men's and women’s soccer, women's softball, men's and women's tennis, and women's volleyball. In addition, members also compete in the Middle Atlantic Conference in men's and women's cross country, men's football, men's and women's lacrosse, men's and women's swimming, and men's and women's indoor and outdoor track and field.


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