Academic Ranking of Conferences (Division 3):

CollegeSoccer.us has created an algorithm determining the academic rank without human subjectivity. We also included US News & World Report and their individual rankings of best universities and colleges as part of our equation.

The lower the points the higher the rank:

1. New England Small College Athletic Conference (17 Points)

2. University Athletic Association (24.6 Points)

3. Centennial Conference (44.4 Points)

4. Liberty League (69.4 Points)

5. North Coast Athletic Conference (77.2 Points)

6. NEWMAC (86.1 Points)

7. Midwest Conference (92.8 Points)

8. Southern California Inter. Athletics Conference (113 Points)

9. Minnesota Inter. Athletic Conference (115.1 Points)

10. Landmark Conference (123.6 Points)

11. Northwest Conference (128.5 Points)

12. Great South Atlantic Conference (131.8 Points)

13. Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (135.2 Points)

14. Old Dominion Athletic Conference (140.3 Points)

15. Michigan Inter. Athletics Association (148.1 Points)

16. College Conference of Illinois Wisconsin (148.9 Points)

17. Presidents' Athletic Conference (161.4 Points)

18. Iowa Inter. Athletic Conference (161.7 Points)

19. Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (171.4 Points)

20. Empire 8 (178.2)

21. Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (194.3 Points)

22. American Southwest Conference (196.5 Points)

23. Ohio Athletic Conference (199.7 Points)

24. St. Louis Inter. Athletic Conference (200.7 Points)

25. Skyline Conference (203 Points)

26. Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth (203.3 Points)

27. USA South Athletic Conference (208 Points)

28. New Jersey Athletic Conference (214.7 Points)

28. North Eastern Athletic Conference (214.7 Points)

30. Capital Athletic Conference (217.1 Points)

31. Commonwealth Coast Conference (221.6 Points)

32. Great Northeast Athletic Conference (234.2 Points)

33. Wisconsin Inter. Athletic Conference (235.3 Points)

34. Middle Atlantic Conference Freedom (238.1 Points)

35. SUNYAC (240.1 Points)

36. Colonial States Athletic Conference (242.6 Points)

37. Northern Athletics Conference (262.7 Points)

38. CUNY Athletic Conference (276.2 Points)

39. Little East Conference (286.7 Points)

To be part of the rankings a conference has to have a minimum of 50% of the colleges listed in the US News & World Report and their individual rankings of best universities and colleges.

Four conferences do not have enough colleges ranked: 1. MASCAC, 2.Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference, 3. New England Collegiate Conference and 4. North Atlantic Conference.

To review the academic ranking of conferences for Division I, please click here.

To Review the academic ranking of conferences for Division II, please click here.