As of 2014, there are 347 Division 1 colleges in the United States. Division 1 schools are located in 49 states. Division 1 schools represent some of the most competitive sports programs in the country and recruit top players from high schools and other preparatory academies.
The size of Division 1 colleges varies from small private colleges to large universities. The list of Division 1 colleges includes Alabama State University, Auburn University, Boston College, University of California, University of Alabama, California State University, University of Central Florida, Cornell University, Duke University, University of Georgia, Georgia State University, University of Florida and Harvard University.Learn More
As of 2010, there were a total of 4,599 two-year and four-year colleges and universities in the United States, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. There were an additional 2,422 institutions with diploma, certificate and other non-degree programs.Full Answer >
Some of the colleges in the United States designated as Division I by the National Collegiate Athletic Association include Arizona State University, California State University, the University of Arkansas, Clemson University, George Washington University, the University of Houston, Harvard University, the University of Louisville, Southern Illinois University, the University of South Dakota and South Carolina State University. The University of Kentucky and Kent State University are also designated Division I.Full Answer >
The average GPA at four-year colleges and universities in the United States is 3.11. The average GPA at private colleges and universities is slightly higher than average at 3.30, while the GPA at public colleges and universities is 3.01.Full Answer >
A division essay is an essay that divides a complex topic into parts with each body paragraph being about a specific part. A division essay is closely related to a classification essay, which breaks a topic down into separate categories.Full Answer >