List of NAIA conferences

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The following is a list of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics's conferences as of the 2016–17 school year.

Football conferences[edit]

Conference Nickname Founded Members Sports Headquarters Map
Central States Football League CSFL 2000 9 1 Waco, Texas CSFL-USA-states.PNG
Frontier Conference Frontier 1952 7 full member 8 football 16 Billings, Montana Frontier Conference-USA-states.PNG
Great Plains Athletic Conference GPAC 1969 11 [FB 1] 19 Sioux City, Iowa GPAC-USA-states.PNG
Heart of America Athletic Conference HAAC 1971 14 [FB 2] 20 Overland Park, Kansas HAAC-USA-states.PNG
NAIA Independents 0 [FB 3] 1
Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference KCAC 1928 12 [FB 4] 21 Wichita, Kansas KCAC-USA-states.PNG
Mid-South Conference MSC 1995 *8 members; 20 football members 22 Louisville, Kentucky MSC-USA-states.PNG
Mid-States Football Association MSFA 1993 13 [FB 5] 1 Findlay, Ohio MSFA-USA-states.PNG
North Star Athletic Association NSAA 2013 9 [FB 6] 18 Jamestown, North Dakota NSAA Conference map.svg
Sun Conference The Sun 1990 12 members; 0 football members with football affiliates Edward Waters College and Point University. 16 Daytona Beach, Florida FSC-USA-states.PNG
Notes
  1. ^ 11 members; 9 football members.
  2. ^ 14 members; 12 football members.
  3. ^ 1 member in 2018 with addition of Keiser University (no conference affiliation announced)
  4. ^ 12 members; 10 football members.
  5. ^ 14 members in 2018 with addition of Indiana Wesleyan University
  6. ^ 9 members; 7 football members *8 members; 6 football members in 2018 with loss of University of Jamestown

Non-football conferences[edit]

Conference Nickname Founded Members Sports Headquarters Map
American Midwest Conference AMC 1998 13 17 St. Louis, Missouri AMWC conference map.png
Appalachian Athletic Conference AAC 1985 13 19 Asheville, North Carolina AppAC conference map.png
California Pacific Conference CalPac 1996 12 10 Oakland, California CalPac conference map.png
Cascade Collegiate Conference CCC 1988 11 13 Clackamas, Oregon Cascade conference map.png
Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference CCAC 1949 14 16 Milwaukee, Wisconsin CACC conference map.png
Crossroads League CL 1959 10 15 Hartford City, Indiana MCCC conference map.png
Golden State Athletic Conference GSAC 1986 8 13 Irvine, California GSAC conference map.png
Gulf Coast Athletic Conference GCAC 1981 7 16 Liberty, Missouri GCAC conference map.png
NAIA Independents 28 21 NAIA Independent conference map.png
Red River Athletic Conference RRAC 1998 13 15 Dallas, Texas RRAC conference map.png
River States Conference RSC 1916 13 15 Florence, Kentucky River States Conference map.svg
Sooner Athletic Conference SAC 1978 12 15 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma SAC conference map.png
Southern States Athletic Conference SSAC 1999 11 15 Atlanta, Georgia SSAC-map.png
Wolverine–Hoosier Athletic Conference WHAC 1992 12 21 Livonia, Michigan WHAC conference map.png
Notes

Defunct conferences[edit]

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