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. In sports other than football, these schools compete in a college athletic conference affiliated with the NAIA.
NAIA football independents
|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|
- Arizona Christian University — will join the Central States Football League in 2015.
- Lindenwood University – Belleville — will join the Mid-States Football Association in 2015.
- Missouri Baptist University — will join the Mid-States Football Association in 2015.
|Davenport University||Grand Rapids, Michigan||1866||12,471||Panthers||Wolverine-Hoosier||2016|
- "Football Qualification Plan 2007". NAIA. Retrieved 2008-02-05.