NAIA independent football schools

NAIA independent football schools

NAIA independent schools are 4-year institutional members of the NAIA that play college football independent of any formal conference affiliation.[1] In sports other than football, these schools compete in a college athletic conference affiliated with the NAIA.

NAIA football independents

Current members

Institution Location Founded Enrollment Nickname Primary
Conference
Arizona Christian University Phoenix, Arizona 1960 429 Firestorm Golden State
Haskell Indian Nations University Lawrence, Kansas 1884 1,000 Fighting Indians Midlands
Lindenwood University – Belleville Belleville, Illinois 2003 1,900 Lynx American Midwest
Menlo College Atherton, California 1927 650 Oaks California Pacific
Missouri Baptist University St. Louis, Missouri 1828 2,800 Spartans American Midwest

Future members

Institution Location Founded Enrollment Nickname Primary
Conference
Joins
Davenport University Grand Rapids, Michigan 1866 12,471 Panthers Wolverine-Hoosier 2016

See also

References

  1. ^ "Football Qualification Plan 2007". NAIA. Retrieved 2008-02-05.