List of college athletic programs in New Jersey

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This is a list of college athletic programs in New Jersey, United States.


  • This list is in a tabular format, with columns arranged in the following order, from left to right:
    • Athletic team description (short school name and nickname), with a link to the school's athletic program article if it exists. When only one nickname is listed, it is used for teams of both sexes. (Note that in recent years, many schools have chosen to use the same nickname for men's and women's teams even when the nickname is distinctly masculine.) When two nicknames are given, the first is used for men's teams and the other is used for women's teams. Different nicknames for a specific sport within a school are noted separately below the table.
    • Full name of school.
    • Location of school.
    • Conference of the school (if conference column is left blank, the school is either independent or the conference is unknown).
  • Apart from the ongoing conversions, the following notes apply:
    • Following the normal standard of U.S. sports media, the terms "University" and "College" are ignored in alphabetization, unless necessary to distinguish schools (such as Boston College and Boston University) or are actually used by the media in normally describing the school (formerly the case for the College of Charleston, but national media now use "Charleston" to describe that school's athletic program).
    • Schools are also alphabetized by the names they are most commonly referred to by sports media, with non-intuitive examples included in parentheses next to the school name. This means, for example, that campuses bearing the name "University of North Carolina" may variously be found at "C" (Charlotte), "N" (North Carolina, referring to the Chapel Hill campus), and "U" (the Asheville, Greensboro, Pembroke, and Wilmington campuses, all normally referred to as UNC-{campus name}).
    • The prefix "St.", as in "Saint", is alphabetized as if it were spelled out.


Division I[edit]

Team School City Conference
Fairleigh Dickinson Knights Fairleigh Dickinson University Teaneck Northeast
Monmouth Hawks Monmouth University West Long Branch MAAC[a 1]
NJIT Highlanders New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark Atlantic Sun
Princeton Tigers Princeton University Princeton Ivy League
Rider Broncos Rider University Lawrenceville MAAC
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Rutgers University–New Brunswick New Brunswick Big Ten
Saint Peter's Peacocks & Peahens Saint Peter's University Jersey City MAAC
Seton Hall Pirates Seton Hall University South Orange Big East
  1. ^ Monmouth is a football-only member of the Big South Conference.

Division II[edit]

Team School City Conference
Bloomfield Bears Bloomfield College Bloomfield Central Atlantic
Caldwell Cougars Caldwell University Caldwell Central Atlantic
Felician Golden Falcons Felician University Lodi Central Atlantic
Georgian Court Lions Georgian Court University Lakewood Central Atlantic

Division III[edit]

Team School City Conference
Centenary Cyclones Centenary University Hackettstown Colonial States
Drew Rangers Drew University Madison Landmark
Fairleigh Dickinson Devils Fairleigh Dickinson University, Florham Madison Middle Atlantic
Kean Cougars Kean University Union New Jersey
Montclair State Red Hawks Montclair State University Upper Montclair New Jersey
New Jersey Lions The College of New Jersey Ewing New Jersey
New Jersey City Gothic Knights New Jersey City University Jersey City New Jersey
Ramapo Roadrunners Ramapo College Mahwah New Jersey
Rowan Profs Rowan University Glassboro New Jersey
Rutgers–Camden Scarlet Raptors Rutgers University–Camden Camden New Jersey
Rutgers–Newark Scarlet Raiders Rutgers University–Newark Newark New Jersey
St. Elizabeth Eagles College of Saint Elizabeth Morristown NEAC
Stevens Ducks Stevens Institute of Technology Hoboken Empire 8
Stockton Ospreys Stockton University Galloway New Jersey
William Paterson Pioneers William Paterson University Wayne New Jersey


Team School City Conference
Atlantic Cape Buccaneers Atlantic Cape Community College Mays Landing Garden State
Bergen County Bulldogs Bergen Community College Paramus Garden State
Brookdale Jersey Blues Brookdale Community College Lincroft Garden State
Burlington County Barons Rowan College at Burlington County Pemberton Garden State
Camden County Cougars Camden County College Blackwood Garden State
Cumberland County Dukes Cumberland County College Vineland Garden State
Essex County Wolverines Essex County College Newark Garden State
Gloucester County Roadrunners Rowan College at Gloucester County Sewell Garden State
Mercer County Vikings Mercer County Community College Trenton Garden State
Middlesex County Colts Middlesex County College Edison Garden State
Morris County Titans County College of Morris Randolph Garden State
Ocean County Vikings Ocean County College Toms River Garden State
Passaic County Panthers Passaic County Community College Paterson Garden State
Raritan Valley Golden Lions Raritan Valley Community College North Branch Garden State
Sussex County Skylanders Sussex County Community College Newton Garden State
Union County Owls Union County College Cranford Garden State
Warren Golden Eagles Warren County Community College Washington Garden State

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