NCAA Division II independent schools

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Map of NCAA Division II Independents
Map of NCAA Division II Lacrosse Independents

NCAA Division II independent schools are four-year institutions that field intercollegiate teams in football, lacrosse, soccer, and other sports which are not formally affiliated with any athletic conference.

All-sport independents[edit]

Current members[edit]

Institution Location Founded Enrollment Nickname Colors
Bluefield State College Bluefield, West Virginia 1895 1,800 Big Blues
&
Lady Blues
         
Oakland City University Oakland City, Indiana 1885 2,350 Mighty Oaks          

Men's sponsored sports by school[edit]

School Baseball Basketball Cross
Country
Golf Soccer Tennis Total
IND
Sports
Bluefield State Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 5
Oakland City Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 6

Women's sponsored sports by school[edit]

School Basketball Cross
Country
Golf Soccer Softball Tennis Volleyball Total
IND
Sports
Bluefield State Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 5
Oakland City Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 7

Football independents[edit]

Current members[edit]

Institution Location Founded Enrollment Nickname Colors Primary
Conference
Alderson Broaddus University Philippi, West Virginia 1871 800 Battlers           Great Midwest
Kentucky Wesleyan College Owensboro, Kentucky 1858 655 Panthers           Great Midwest
Limestone College Gaffney, South Carolina 1845 3,300 Saints           Carolinas
University of North Carolina at Pembroke Pembroke, North Carolina 1887 6,433 Braves           Peach Belt
North Greenville University Tigerville, South Carolina 1891 2,260 Crusaders           Carolinas
Oklahoma Panhandle State University Goodwell, Oklahoma 1909 1,550 Aggies           Heartland

Future members[edit]

Institution Location Founded Enrollment Nickname Colors Primary
Conference
Joins
Cumberland University Lebanon, Tennessee 1842 1,500 Bulldogs           Great Midwest unknown
Georgetown College Georgetown, Kentucky 1787 2,288 Tigers           Great Midwest unknown
  • Cumberland, Georgetown College — NCAA D-II application was denied in 2014.

Lacrosse independents[edit]

Men[edit]

Institution Location Founded Enrollment Nickname Colors Primary
Conference
Notre Dame de Namur University Belmont, California 1851 1,967 Argonauts           Pacific West
Post University Waterbury, Connecticut 1890 1,198 Eagles           Central Atlantic
Shorter University Rome, Georgia 1873 3,500 Hawks           Gulf South
Young Harris College Young Harris, Georgia 1886 1,120 Mountain Lions           Peach Belt

Women[edit]

Institution Location Founded Enrollment Nickname Colors Primary
Conference
Chowan University Murfreesboro, North Carolina 1848 1,260 Hawks           Central Intercollegiate
McKendree University Lebanon, Illinois 1828 3,500 Bearcats           Great Lakes Valley
Shorter University Rome, Georgia 1873 3,500 Hawks           Gulf South
Young Harris College Young Harris, Georgia 1886 1,120 Mountain Lions           Peach Belt

Future members[edit]

Institution Location Founded Enrollment Nickname Colors Primary
Conference
Joins (M) (W)
University of Alabama in Huntsville Huntsville, Alabama 1969 7,100 Chargers           Gulf South 2015 Green tickY Green tickY
Davis & Elkins College Elkins, West Virginia 1904 751 Senators           Great Midwest 2015 Green tickY Green tickY
Georgetown College Georgetown, Kentucky 1787 2,288 Tigers           Great Midwest unknown Green tickY
Georgian Court University Lakewood, New Jersey 1908 2,313 Lions           Central Atlantic 2015 Green tickY
University of Montevallo Montevallo, Alabama 1896 3,000 Falcons           Peach Belt 2015 Green tickY
Oklahoma Baptist University Shawnee, Oklahoma 1910 2,097 Bison           Great American 2015 Green tickY
Quincy University Quincy, Illinois 1860 1,269 Hawks           Great Lakes Valley 2018 Green tickY
2017 Green tickY
  • Provisional member in red.[2]
  • Georgetown College — NCAA D-II application was denied in 2014.

Soccer independents[edit]

Men[edit]

Institution Location Founded Enrollment Nickname Colors Primary
Conference
Chowan University Murfreesboro, North Carolina 1848 1,260 Hawks           Central Intercollegiate
Eastern New Mexico University Portales, New Mexico 1934 5,574 Greyhounds           Lone Star
Midwestern State University Wichita Falls, Texas 1922 6,093 Mustangs           Lone Star
Ouachita Baptist University Arkadelphia, Arkansas 1886 1,501 Tigers           Great American
West Texas A&M University Canyon, Texas 1910 8,389 Buffaloes           Lone Star

Women[edit]

Institution Location Founded Enrollment Nickname Colors Primary
Conference
Chowan University Murfreesboro, North Carolina 1848 1,260 Hawks           Central Intercollegiate
Lincoln University Oxford, Pennsylvania 1854 2,650 Lions           Central Intercollegiate

Future members[edit]

Institution Location Founded Enrollment Nickname Colors Primary
Conference
Joins (M) (W)
Oklahoma Baptist University Shawnee, Oklahoma 1910 2,097 Bison           Great American 2015 Green tickY
  • Provisional member in red.

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