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 Northeast Conference match up based on their America's Best Colleges rankings?
|College Name and Location||U.S. News Rank||Team Nickname|
|1||Quinnipiac UniversityHamden, CT||10¹||Bobcats|
|2||St. Francis CollegeBrooklyn Heights, NY||22†||Terriers|
|3||Wagner CollegeStaten Island, NY||24¹||Seahawks|
|4||Mount St. Mary's UniversityEmmitsburg, MD||26¹||Mountaineers|
|5||Sacred Heart UniversityFairfield, CT||30¹||Pioneers|
|6||Monmouth UniversityWest Long Branch, NJ||41¹||Hawks|
|7||St. Francis UniversityLoretto, PA||51¹||Red Flash|
|8||Fairleigh Dickinson UniversityTeaneck, NJ||62¹||Knights|
|9||Long Island University–BrooklynBrooklyn, NY||unranked||Blackbirds|
|10||Central Connecticut State UniversityNew Britain, CT||Tier 3¹||Blue Devils|
|11||Robert Morris UniversityMoon Township, PA||Tier 3¹||Colonials|
|All school rankings listed are within the National Universities ranking category utilized in America's Best Colleges unless otherwise noted.