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 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference match up based on their America's Best Colleges rankings?
|College Name and Location||U.S. News Rank||Team Nickname|
|1||Hampton UniversityHampton, VA||29³||Pirates|
|2||Howard UniversityWashington, DC||96||Bison|
|3||Bethune-Cookman UniversityDaytona Beach, FL||Tier 3‡||Wildcats|
|4||South Carolina State UniversityOrangeburg, SC||Tier 3||Bulldogs|
|5||Coppin State UniversityBaltimore, MD||Tier 4¹||Eagles|
|6||Delaware State UniversityDover, DE||Tier 4¹||Hornets|
|7||Florida A&M UniversityTallahassee, FL||Tier 4||Rattlers|
|8||Morgan State UniversityBaltimore, MD||Tier 4||Bears|
|9||Norfolk State UniversityNorfolk, VA||Tier 4³||Spartans|
|10||North Carolina A&T State UniversityGreensboro, NC||Tier 4||Aggies|
|11||University of Maryland–Eastern ShorePrincess Anne, MD||Tier 4¹||Hawks|
|All school rankings listed are within the National Universities ranking category utilized in America's Best Colleges unless otherwise noted.