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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1,900 2,270
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
1,762 2,434
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
1,666 2,189
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
1,091 1,676
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
1,028 1,417
Stanford University is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Stanford, California, United States of America

6
967 1,531
University of Notre Dame is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Notre Dame, Indiana, United States of America

7
996 1,560
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
866 1,080
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
1,217 1,893
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
998 1,461
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
836 1,257
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
799 1,463
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
666 1,059
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
783 1,236
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
692 1,118
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
797 954
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
465 600
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
616 971
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
460 644
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
582 942
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
496 914
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
545 1,102
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
442 748
Auburn University is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Auburn, Alabama, United States of America

24
103 75
University of Wisconsin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Becca Dora added

25
424 1,007
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
411 836
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
380 662
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
138 231
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
380 734
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
231 493
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
127 193
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
127 217
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
294 765
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
284 646
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
246 572
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
104 209
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
241 589
University of Washington is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Seattle, Washington, United States of America

38
249 572
University of South Carolina is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
porche4629 added Columbia, South Carolina, United States of America

39
91 173
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
88 161
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zxray added Annapolis, Maryland, United States of America

41
30 66
Northwestern University is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
Zach Eschenbrenner added Evanston, Illinois, United States of America

42
48 100
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
18 63
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
56 164
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
73 161
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
21 54
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
97 267
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
56 163
North Dakota State University is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
RobLein added Fargo, North Dakota, United States of America

49
48 139
University of Arkansas is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
GarrettWalker added Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States of America

50
89 107
University of Virginia is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Universities With the Best College Sports Programs
prisonmike added Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America - Public University