College Universities With the Best College Sports Programs  

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College sports programs are a large source of pride among American universities. What are the colleges with the best sports programs& It's time for the fans to decide!

Whether it's basketball, football, or even baseball season, universities and alumni want to be the best athletic program, period. What university has the best sports program& Here are the colleges with the greatest all around sports programs in the country. If you don't vote for your top athletic college, you are letting down your favorite athletes and your classmates. Don't be a cause of shame for your alma mater!

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1
1,906 2,283
University of Florida is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

2
1,770 2,443
University of Michigan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

3
1,676 2,197
Ohio State University is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

4
1,100 1,685
University of Alabama is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States of America

5
970 1,537
University of Notre Dame is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Notre Dame, Indiana, United States of America

6
1,031 1,425
Stanford University is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Stanford, California, United States of America

7
1,000 1,564
University of California, Los ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Los Angeles, California, United States of America

8
870 1,085
Michigan State University is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
LizzardKing added East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

9
1,221 1,897
University of Texas at Austin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Austin, Texas, United States of America

10
1,001 1,466
University of North Carolina a... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

11
837 1,261
University of Oregon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Eugene, Oregon, United States of America

12
802 1,465
University of Southern Califor... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Los Angeles, California, United States of America

13
668 1,064
University of Oklahoma is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Norman, Oklahoma, United States of America

14
786 1,239
Duke University is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

15
696 1,122
Louisiana State University is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

16
801 958
University of Louisville is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
MaxwellBird added Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America - 2013:  Football : Dominate in BCS Allstate Sugar Bowl to beat Florida           Mens Basketball : National Championship            Women's Basketball : National Championship            #L1C4

17
471 605
University of Wisconsin-Madiso... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
wiabux added Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

18
621 973
Florida State University is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Tallahassee, Florida, United States of America

19
464 645
Pennsylvania State University is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
danidu80 added University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

20
585 944
University of Tennessee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States of America

21
499 916
University of Georgia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Athens, Georgia, United States of America

22
548 1,105
University of Kentucky is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

23
446 748
Auburn University is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Auburn, Alabama, United States of America

24
107 77
University of Wisconsin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Becca Dora added

25
425 1,010
University of Connecticut is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Mansfield, Connecticut, United States of America

26
416 836
University of Miami is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Coral Gables, Florida, United States of America

27
385 662
Texas A&M University is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
crowe added College Station, Texas, United States of America

28
142 232
Clemson University is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
wiabux added Clemson, South Carolina, United States of America

29
383 738
Syracuse University is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Syracuse, New York, United States of America

30
233 496
University of Arizona is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
wiabux added Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

31
128 196
West Virginia University is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
wiabux added Morgantown, West Virginia, United States of America

32
131 219
University of Mississippi is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Bocco Minton added Oxford, Mississippi, United States of America

33
295 769
University of Kansas is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Lawrence, Kansas, United States of America

34
286 650
Oklahoma State University–Stil... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States of America

35
248 576
University of Minnesota is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
halta003 added Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

36
105 212
University of Nebraska–Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
AwesomeEmpire9 added Lincoln, Nebraska, United States of America

37
252 575
University of South Carolina is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
porche4629 added Columbia, South Carolina, United States of America

38
242 592
University of Washington is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Seattle, Washington, United States of America

39
93 175
University of Maryland, Colleg... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
AidanBitterman added College Park, Maryland, United States of America

40
32 68
Northwestern University is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Zach Eschenbrenner added Evanston, Illinois, United States of America

41
89 164
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zxray added Annapolis, Maryland, United States of America

42
50 102
Texas Christian University is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America

43
19 66
Rutgers University is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Zach Eschenbrenner added New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America

44
57 167
Gonzaga University is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
martmich added Spokane, Washington, United States of America

45
76 163
Indiana University is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
srappaport added Midwestern United States, Monroe County, United States of America

46
23 57
Vanderbilt University is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Zach Eschenbrenner added Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

47
99 270
Texas Tech University is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
JamesMartin added Lubbock, Texas, United States of America

48
53 170
Boston College is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
echristex added Newton, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

49
92 109
University of Virginia is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
prisonmike added Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America - Public University

50
25 90
Georgetown University is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Zaych added Washington, D.C., United States of America