In honor of the NCAA basketball tournament, U.S. News has taken a look at the Division I conferences. How do the schools in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference match up based on their America's Best Colleges rankings?
|College Name and Location||U.S. News Rank||Team Nickname|
|1||Loyola University MarylandBaltimore, MD||3¹||Greyhounds|
|2||Fairfield UniversityFairfield, CT||4¹||Stags|
|3||Marist CollegePoughkeepsie, NY||15¹||Red Foxes|
|4||Manhattan CollegeRiverdale, NY||17¹||Jaspers|
|5||Canisius CollegeBuffalo, NY||21¹||Golden Griffins|
|6||Iona CollegeNew Rochelle, NY||30¹||Gaels|
|7||Rider UniversityLawrenceville, NJ||30¹||Broncs|
|8||Niagara UniversityNiagara University, NY||54¹||Purple Eagles|
|9||Siena CollegeLoudonville, NY||121^||Saints|
|10||St. Peter's CollegeJersey City, NJ||Tier 3¹||Peacocks|
|All school rankings listed are within the National Universities ranking category utilized in America's Best Colleges unless otherwise noted.