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Division III is a division of the National Collegiate Athletic Association of the United States. The division is made up of colleges and universities that choose not to offer their students athletic scholarships.

This is a list of athletics conferences that belong to this division, divided into several groups by sports sponsorship:

All-sports conferences
  • Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference
  • American Rivers Conference
  • American Southwest Conference
  • Atlantic East Conference
  • Centennial Conference
  • City University of New York Athletic Conference
  • Coast-To-Coast Athletic Conference
  • College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
  • Colonial States Athletic Conference
  • Commonwealth Coast Conference
  • Empire 8
  • Great Northeast Athletic Conference
  • Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
  • Landmark Conference
  • Liberty League
  • Little East Conference
  • Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference
  • Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
  • Middle Atlantic Conference — An umbrella organization for the following three leagues:
    • MAC Commonwealth, sponsoring 14 sports including men's and women's basketball, but not football
    • MAC Freedom, sponsoring the same set of 14 sports
    • Middle Atlantic Conference, not to be confused with the umbrella organization; sponsoring competition in 13 sports, including football, for both Commonwealth and Freedom members
  • Midwest Conference
  • Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
  • New England Collegiate Conference
  • New England Small College Athletic Conference
  • New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference
  • New Jersey Athletic Conference
  • North Atlantic Conference
  • North Coast Athletic Conference
  • North Eastern Athletic Conference
  • Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference
  • Northwest Conference
  • Ohio Athletic Conference
  • Old Dominion Athletic Conference
  • Presidents' Athletic Conference
  • St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
  • Skyline Conference
  • Southern Athletic Association
  • Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
  • Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference
  • State University of New York Athletic Conference
  • University Athletic Association
  • Upper Midwest Athletic Conference
  • USA South Athletic Conference
  • Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Football-only conferences
  • Commonwealth Coast Football — operated by the Commonwealth Coast Conference, but a separate entity
  • Eastern Collegiate Football Conference
Ice hockey-only conferences
  • Colonial Hockey Conference (women only)
  • ECAC West (men and women)
  • New England Hockey Conference (men and women)
  • Northern Collegiate Hockey Association (men and women)
Lacrosse-only conferences
  • Midwest Lacrosse Conference (men only)
  • Midwest Women's Lacrosse Conference
  • Ohio River Lacrosse Conference (men and women)
Men's volleyball-only conferences
  • Continental Volleyball Conference
  • Midwest Collegiate Volleyball League
  • United Volleyball Conference

See also

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