List of NAIA conferences
The following is a list of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics's conferences as of the 2015–16 school year.
|Central States Football League||CSFL||2000||7 [FB 1]||1||Waco, Texas|
|Frontier Conference||Frontier||1952||8 [FB 2]||16||Billings, Montana|
|Great Plains Athletic Conference||GPAC||1969||12 [FB 3]||19||Sioux City, Iowa|
|Heart of America Athletic Conference||HAAC||1971||12 [FB 4]||20||Overland Park, Kansas|
|Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference||KCAC||1928||11 [FB 5]||21||Wichita, Kansas|
|Mid-South Conference||MSC||1995||9 [FB 6]||22||Louisville, Kentucky|
|Mid-States Football Association||MSFA||1993||13||1||Findlay, Ohio|
|North Star Athletic Association||NSAA||2013||9 [FB 7]||18||Jamestown, North Dakota|
|The Sun Conference||The Sun||1990||11 [FB 8]||16||Daytona Beach, Florida|
8 members with alliance member Oklahoma Panhandle State University.
- 7 members in 2016 with loss of Oklahoma Panhandle State University
- 8 members; 8 football members with football affiliates Eastern Oregon University, College of Idaho, and Southern Oregon University.
- 12 members; 10 football members.
- 14 members; 12 football members in 2016 with addition of Clarke University and Mount Mercy University.
11 members; 10 football members.
- 12 members; 10 football members in 2016 with addition of York College.
- 9 members; 12 football members with football affiliates Bethel University, Bluefield College, Faulkner University, Kentucky Christian University, Reinhardt University, and Union College.
- 9 members; 7 football members
- 11 members; 6 football members with football affiliates Edward Waters College and Point University.
|American Midwest Conference||AMC||1998||13||17||St. Louis, Missouri|
|Appalachian Athletic Conference||AAC||1985||12||16||Asheville, North Carolina|
|California Pacific Conference||CalPac||1996||12||10||Oakland, California|
|Cascade Collegiate Conference||CCC||1988||11||13||Clackamas, Oregon|
|Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference||CCAC||1949||15||16||Milwaukee, Wisconsin|
|Crossroads League||CL||1959||10||15||Hartford City, Indiana|
|Golden State Athletic Conference||GSAC||1986||9||13||Azusa, California|
|Gulf Coast Athletic Conference||GCAC||1981||7||16||Liberty, Missouri|
|NAIA Independents||28 [NF 1]||21|
|Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference||KIAC||1916||13||15||Berea, Kentucky|
|Red River Athletic Conference||RRAC||1998||12||15||Dallas, Texas|
|Sooner Athletic Conference||SAC||1978||10||15||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma|
|Southern States Athletic Conference||SSAC||1999||13 [NF 2]||15||Atlanta, Georgia|
|Wolverine–Hoosier Athletic Conference||WHAC||1992||12||21||Livonia, Michigan|
- American Mideast Conference (1949–2012)
- Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference (1928–1995)
- Dakota Athletic Conference (2000–2012)
- Eastern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (closed in 2003)
- Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference (1994–2015)
- Midwest Collegiate Conference (1988–2015)
- North Dakota College Athletic Conference (closed in 2000), merged with South Dakota Intercollegiate Conference to form Dakota Athletic Conference
- South Dakota Intercollegiate Conference (closed in 2000), merged with North Dakota College Athletic Conference to form Dakota Athletic Conference
- South East Atlantic Conference (2004–2008), football only, members became NAIA football independents
- Sunrise Athletic Conference (2002–2011)
- TranSouth Athletic Conference (1996–2013)
- Volunteer State Athletic Conference (1940s–early 1980s)
- NAIA Member Schools