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]

Through December 19, 2016, per NCAA annual list[1] for sports years through that date; updated results for subsequent sports year(s).

Institution Undergraduate
Enrollment
Total Men's Women's Co-ed† Nickname Primary Conference Rank
University of California, Los Angeles 29,585 113 74 39 0 Bruins[a] Pac-12 Conference 1
Stanford University 6,980 111 63[b] 48 0 Cardinal Pac-12 Conference 2
University of Southern California 18,740 103 84 19 0 Trojans Pac-12 Conference 3
Oklahoma State University 23,459 51 51 0 0 Cowboys Big 12 Conference 4
Pennsylvania State University 46,848 48 24 11 13 Nittany Lions Big Ten Conference 5
University of Texas 39,523 44 21 23 0 Longhorns Big 12 Conference 6
University of Arkansas 22,283 44 42 2 0 Razorbacks[a] Southeastern Conference 6
Louisiana State University 26,159 43 18 25 0 Tigers[a] Southeastern Conference 8
University of North Carolina 18,415 42 12 30 0 Tar Heels Atlantic Coast Conference 9
University of Michigan 28,395 36 34[b] 2 0 Wolverines Big Ten Conference 10
University of California, Berkeley 27,496 36 28 8 0 Golden Bears Pac-12 Conference 10
University of Denver 5,758 31 22 0 9 Pioneers The Summit League 12
University of Florida 32,781 31 14 17 0 Gators Southeastern Conference 12
University of Oregon 20,552 31 19 12 0 Ducks Pac-12 Conference 12
University of Georgia 26,882 29 9 20 0 Bulldogs Southeastern Conference 15
Ohio State University 44,741 29 23 3 3 Buckeyes Big Ten Conference 15
University of Wisconsin 29,302 28 22 6 0 Badgers Big Ten Conference 17
Yale University 5,453 28 26[b] 2 0 Bulldogs Ivy League 17
University of Maryland 27,443 27 6 21 0 Terrapins Big Ten Conference 19
University of Colorado 26,426 26 16 2 8 Buffaloes Pac-12 Conference 20
University of Iowa 22,354 25 24 1 0 Hawkeyes Big Ten Conference 21
University of Oklahoma 22,152 25 20 5 0 Sooners Big 12 Conference 21
Indiana University 32,752 24 24 0 0 Hoosiers Big Ten Conference 23
Princeton University 5,391 24 19[b] 4 1 Tigers Ivy League 23
University of Virginia 15,669 24 17 7 0 Cavaliers Atlantic Coast Conference 23
Arizona State University 50,246 23 11 12 0 Sun Devils Pac-12 Conference 26
University of Texas at El Paso 19,217 21 21 0 0 Miners Conference USA 27
University of Connecticut 18,395 21 6 15 0 Huskies American Athletic Conference 27
University of Utah 23,909 20 2 9 9 Utes Pac-12 Conference 29
Michigan State University 39,143 20 19 1 0 Spartans Big Ten Conference 29
Villanova University 6,394 20 11 9 0 Wildcats Big East Conference 29
University of Nebraska 20,182 19 8 11 0 Cornhuskers Big Ten Conference 32
West Virginia University 22,563 19 1 0 18 Mountaineers Big 12 Conference 32
University of Minnesota 30,511 19 13 6 0 Golden Gophers Big Ten Conference 32
University of Illinois 32,878 18 18 0 0 Fighting Illini Big Ten Conference 35
University of Arizona 31,670 18 7 11 0 Wildcats Pac-12 Conference 35
University of Houston 34,830 17 17 0 0 Houston Cougars American Athletic Conference 37
University of Tennessee 21,451 16 6 10 0 Volunteers Southeastern Conference 38
University of Notre Dame 8,448 16 7 5 4 Fighting Irish Atlantic Coast Conference 38
Duke University 6,485 16 9 7 0 Blue Devils Atlantic Coast Conference 38

† Co-ed sports include fencing (since 1990), rifle, and skiing (since 1983). Fencing championships before 1990 and skiing championships before 1983 were awarded as men's or women's championships and are counted here as such.

  1. ^ a b c 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.
  2. ^ a b c d The NCAA started sponsoring the intercollegiate golf championship in 1939, but it retained the titles from the 41 championships previously conferred by the National Intercollegiate Golf Association in its records. Of these pre-NCAA titles, Yale, Princeton, Michigan and Stanford won 20, 11, 2 and 1, respectively.

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.[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 [2] Cardinal 111[a] 476 587 Pac-12 Conference
University of Southern California Los Angeles, California 1880 Private 16,608 [3] Trojans 103 389 492 Pac-12 Conference
University of Texas Austin, Texas 1883 Public 49,696 Longhorns 43 338 381 Big 12 Conference
University of California, Los Angeles Los Angeles, California 1919 Public 27,199[4] Bruins 113[5] 266 379 Pac-12 Conference
University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Michigan 1817 Public 26,083 Wolverines 36[a] 309 345 Big Ten Conference
University of Florida Gainesville, Florida 1853 Public 32,776 Gators 31 255 286 Southeastern Conference
Ohio State University Columbus, Ohio 1870 Public 44,201 Buckeyes 29 246 275 Big Ten Conference
University of California, Berkeley Berkeley, California 1868 Public 25,540 [6] Golden Bears 36 234 270 Pac-12 Conference
Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, Louisiana 1860 Public 24,641 Tigers 43 197 240 Southeastern Conference
Oklahoma State University Stillwater, Oklahoma
1890 Public 23,307 Cowboys 51 171 222 Big 12 Conference
  1. ^ a b See Note (b) in the table "NCAA Division I Team Championships", above.

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