Most Athletic Colleges

There are lots of colleges, however, that have a big athletic scene on campus outside of the NCAA teams through club or intramural sports. And, a lot of colleges and universities have these types of teams for sports they probably didn’t even offer in high school, like Ultimate Frisbee! Bam!

So if you’re not playing an official college sport, but your heart’s always in the game, here is a list of the top 10 most athletic colleges. The rankings, from Newsweek Daily Beast, were collected based on the school’s financial commitment to athletics officially affiliated with the school.

1. University of Tulsa

2. University of Notre Dame

3. Texas Christian University

4. Boston College

5. Colgate University

6. Southern Methodist University

7. University of Richmond

8. Villanova University 

9. Providence College

10. Xavier University 

11. Baylor University

12. University of Virginia

13. University of Denver

14. Syracuse University

15. Seton Hall University

16. Rice University

17. University of Alabama 

18. Sacred Heart University

19. Duke University

20. University of Oklahoma

21. Saint Marys College of California

22. Fairfield University

23. Wake Forest University

24. University Nebraska – Lincoln

25. Gonzaga University