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][2] 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, men's rowing, equestrian titles, and retroactive Helms title nominations.

NCAA Division I Team Championships

Totals for the 40 schools below are per NCAA annual list published every July[1] and NCAA published gymnastics history,[2] with subsequent results as of June 6, 2024, obtained via NCAA.org, which provides updates throughout the year. For details on championships, click on a school's nickname and then open up its Championships section.

Institution Undergraduate
enrollment
Total Men's Women's Co-ed† Nickname Primary conference Rank
Stanford University 7,083[3] 136 71[a] 65 0 Cardinal Atlantic Coast Conference 1
University of California, Los Angeles 31,002[4] 123[b] 78 45 0 Bruins Big Ten Conference 2
University of Southern California 21,000[5] 113 85 28 0 Trojans Big Ten Conference 3
University of Texas at Austin 40,916 57 27 30 0 Longhorns Southeastern Conference 4
Pennsylvania State University 48,535[6] 54 30 11 13 Nittany Lions Big Ten Conference 5
Oklahoma State University 20,024 53 53 0 0 Cowboys Big 12 Conference 6
University of Arkansas 22,283 51[b] 43 8 0 Razorbacks Southeastern Conference 7
University of North Carolina 18,415 50 13 37 0 Tar Heels Atlantic Coast Conference 8
Louisiana State University 26,159 47[b] 20 27 0 Tigers Southeastern Conference 9
University of California, Berkeley 27,496 43 34 9 0 Golden Bears Atlantic Coast Conference 10
University of Florida 34,881 42 22 20 0 Gators Southeastern Conference 11
University of Michigan 28,395 39 36[a][2][7][8] 3 0 Wolverines Big Ten Conference 12
University of Oklahoma 22,249 37 23 14 0 Sooners Southeastern Conference 13
University of Denver 5,758 35 11 0 24 Pioneers The Summit League 14
University of Oregon 20,552 34 20 14 0 Ducks Big Ten Conference 15
University of Virginia 15,669 34 23 11 0 Cavaliers Atlantic Coast Conference 15
University of Maryland 27,443 32 9 23 0 Terrapins Big Ten Conference 17
University of Wisconsin 29,302 32 22 10 0 Badgers Big Ten Conference 17
University of Georgia 26,882 31 10 21 0 Bulldogs Southeastern Conference 19
Ohio State University 44,741 31 24 4 3 Buckeyes Big Ten Conference 19
Yale University 5,453 29 27[a] 2 0 Bulldogs Ivy League 21
University of Colorado 26,426 28 16 3 9 Buffaloes Big 12 Conference 22
Arizona State University 50,246 25 12 13 0 Sun Devils Big 12 Conference 23
University of Iowa 22,354 25 24 1 0 Hawkeyes Big Ten Conference 23
University of Utah 23,909 25 2 9 14 Utes Big 12 Conference 23
Indiana University 32,752 24 24 0 0 Hoosiers Big Ten Conference 26
Princeton University 5,391 24 19[a] 4 1 Tigers Ivy League 26
University of Connecticut 18,395 24 8 16 0 Huskies Big East Conference 26
University of Notre Dame 8,448 22 7 6 9 Fighting Irish Atlantic Coast Conference 29
Villanova University 6,394 21 12 9 0 Wildcats Big East Conference 30
University of Nebraska 20,182 21 8 13 0 Cornhuskers Big Ten Conference 30
University of Texas at El Paso 25,151[9] 21 21 0 0 Miners Conference USA 30
Michigan State University 39,143 20 19 1 0 Spartans Big Ten Conference 33
West Virginia University 22,563 20 1 0 19 Mountaineers Big 12 Conference 33
University of Arizona 31,670 19 7 12 0 Wildcats Big 12 Conference 35
University of Minnesota 30,511 19 13 6 0 Golden Gophers Big Ten Conference 35
University of Illinois 32,878 18 18 0 0 Fighting Illini Big Ten Conference 37
University of Houston 34,830 17 17 0 0 Cougars Big 12 Conference 38
Duke University 6,485 17 9 8 0 Blue Devils Atlantic Coast Conference 38
University of Tennessee 21,451 17 7 10 0 Volunteers Southeastern Conference 40
Auburn University 26,874 15 9 6 0 Tigers Southeastern Conference 41

† 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 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.
  2. ^ 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.

Combined NCAA Division I Team and Individual Championships

The following table lists the top twelve NCAA schools with the most combined NCAA Division I Team and Individual Championships.[1]

Institution Location Est. Type Undergraduate
enrollment
Nickname Total
team
titles
Total
individual
titles
Total
combined
titles
Primary conference
Stanford University Stanford, CA 1891 Private 7,083[3] Cardinal 136[a] 552 688 Pac-12 Conference
University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA 1880 Private 21,000[5] Trojans 113 420 533 Pac-12 Conference
University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX 1883 Public 49,696 Longhorns 55 403 458 Big 12 Conference
University of California, Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA 1919 Public 31,002[4] Bruins 123 279 402 Pac-12 Conference
University of Florida Gainesville, FL 1853 Public 34,881 Gators 47 348 395 Southeastern Conference
University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI 1817 Public 26,083 Wolverines 39[a] 326 365 Big Ten Conference
University of California, Berkeley Berkeley, CA 1868 Public 33,078[10] Golden Bears 43 274 317 Pac-12 Conference
Ohio State University Columbus, OH 1870 Public 44,201 Buckeyes 31 275 306 Big Ten Conference
Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, LA 1860 Public 32,666[11] Tigers 50 234 284 Southeastern Conference
University of Georgia Athens, GA 1785 Public 30,166[12] Bulldogs 31 229 260 Southeastern Conference
Pennsylvania State University State College, PA 1855 Public 73,250 Nittany Lions 54 183 237 Big Ten Conference
Oklahoma State University Stillwater, OK 1890 Public 23,307 Cowboys 52 182 234 Big 12 Conference
  1. ^ a b See Note (a) in the table "NCAA Division I Team Championships", above.

See also

References

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  2. ^ a b c "National Collegiate Men's Gymnastics Championships" (PDF). NCAA. p. 3. Retrieved May 26, 2021.
  3. ^ a b "Stanford University Facts 2019". Retrieved September 19, 2019.
  4. ^ a b "Quick Facts - UCLA Undergraduate Admission". www.admissions.ucla.edu. Retrieved September 19, 2019.
  5. ^ a b "Facts and Stats". USC. Archived from the original on January 12, 2024. Retrieved January 27, 2024.
  6. ^ "Student Enrollment". Data Digest - PennState.
  7. ^ "Michigan National Championships". University of Michigan Athletics. Archived from the original on April 20, 2021. Retrieved April 20, 2021.
  8. ^ Keith McCanless. "Iowa's First National Championship" (PDF). Iowa Men's Gymnastics. Archived from the original (PDF) on February 5, 2009. Retrieved September 14, 2010. The Wolverines [in 1969] possessed the very best trampolinists in the world, two of which had previously each won individual world trampoline titles in consecutive years. ... The Wolverine's trampoline team [was] the strongest in the world[.]
  9. ^ "UTEP Fall Enrollment Increases for 20th Consecutive Year". University of Texas at El Paso. September 13, 2018. Retrieved September 18, 2018.
  10. ^ "UC Berkeley Quick Facts". Office of Planning and Analysis. UC Berkeley. Archived from the original on November 27, 2023.
  11. ^ "Louisiana State University Fall 2023 Enrollment Highlights" (PDF). Louisiana State University. Archived (PDF) from the original on January 28, 2024.
  12. ^ "Admission Statistics". UGA Undergraduate Admissions. Archived from the original on July 14, 2023.