College Universities With the Best College Sports Programs  

Ranker Community
Originally by Ranker Community
72.6k votes 9.4k voters 268.7k views 78 items

List Rules Please only consider four-year universities. Click on any list item to learn more and find the school that's right for you!

We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, Ranker may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

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!

Notice your favorite school missing from the ranks& Add a contributing list to give a vote with some heft. You can also use the voting buttons to say whether you think a college should have been included or not.
list ordered by

1
1,920 2,327
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
1,797 2,471
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
1,694 2,233
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
1,118 1,714
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
984 1,564
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
1,041 1,451
Stanford University is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Stanford, California, United States of America

7
1,009 1,590
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
883 1,110
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
1,230 1,923
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
1,010 1,491
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
844 1,286
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
810 1,489
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
678 1,086
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
789 1,266
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
713 1,137
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
801 985
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
476 626
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
474 663
Pennsylvania State University is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
danidu80 added University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

19
624 994
Florida State University is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Tallahassee, Florida, United States of America

20
593 963
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
503 932
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
453 761
Auburn University is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Auburn, Alabama, United States of America

23
554 1,122
University of Kentucky is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

24
110 92
University of Wisconsin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Becca Dora added

25
429 1,027
University of Connecticut is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Mansfield, Connecticut, United States of America