Athletic Conference Breakdown 2010: Northeast Conference


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.
  • †Baccalaureate Colleges (North)
  • ¹Universities Master's (North)