NCAA D1 Softball Colleges List

softball field representing d1 softball collegesHigh school softball players looking to compete at the highest level in college will be targeting NCAA Division 1 schools. These colleges offer the most scholarships and the most competitive level of play. The table below is a listing of all D1 softball colleges.

New York (21), California (20), and Texas (19) have the most colleges with D1 Softball Colleges. On average, D1 colleges spend $188,640 on operating expenses per team. The University of Florida, Texas A&M, LSU, and Florida State all spend more than $600,000 per team. The SEC has the highest average among the conferences, followed by the Big 12 and the Pac-12.

The information is based on data from the NCAA, the Office of Postsecondary Education, and the Integrated Post-Secondary Education Data System. Given conference realignments and schools changing divisions, it’s very likely to contain some inaccuracies or outdated information. Use at your own risk. The four-year graduation rate is used for private schools and the five-year rate for public schools. All of this data can be found in the DIY College Rankings Softball Spreadsheet.

NCAA D1 Softball Colleges


New York (21), California (20), and Texas (19) have the most colleges with D1 Softball Colleges. On average, D1 colleges spend $188,640 on operating expenses per team.
  1. Note to WebMaster: South Carolina Columbia is in the SEC, South Carolina Update is in the Atlantic Sun Conference. Your list of D1 softball teams have these two backwards.

    • Michelle Kretzschmar says:

      Thanks for taking the time to let me know. The data sources for conferences aren’t the most reliable.

      Michelle

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