Athletic Conference Breakdown 2010: MAAC

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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 Greyhounds
2 Fairfield UniversityFairfield, CT 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.
  • ^Liberal Arts Colleges
  • ¹Universities Master's (North)