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College Football
Programs in our Surrounding Area

Division 1 Football Programs – FBS Schools ​

  • Indiana: 4

    • University of Notre Dame – Independent / ACC

    • Purdue University – Big10

    • Indiana University  – Big10

    • Ball State University – MAC

  • Michigan: 5

    • Michigan University – Big10

    • Michigan State University – Big10

    • Western Michigan University – MAC

    • Eastern Michigan University – MAC

    • Central Michigan University – MAC

  • Ohio: 8

    • Ohio State University – Big10

    • University of Cincinnati – American

    • Miami University – MAC

    • University of Toledo – MAC

    • Bowling Green State University – MAC

    • Ohio University – MAC

    • University of Akron – MAC

    • Kent State University – MAC

  • Illinois: 3

    • University of Illinois – Big10

    • Northwestern University – Big10

    • Northern Illinois University – MAC

  • Kentucky: 3

    • University of Kentucky – SEC

    • University of Louisville – ACC

    • Western Kentucky University – USA

Division 1 – D1AA Football Programs – FCS Schools

  • Indiana: 1

    • Indiana State University

      • Pioneer and Ivy Football Leagues:

    • D1 – FCS – Non-Athletic Scholarship Football Conference

      • *Butler University

      • *Valparaiso University

      • *No Athletic Scholarships for Football Programs

  • Michigan: 0

  • Ohio: 1

    • Youngstown State University

      • *University of Dayton

      • *No Athletic Scholarships for Football Programs

  • Illinois: 4

    • Eastern Illinois University

    • Illinois State University

    • Southern Illinois University Carbondale

    • Western Illinois University

  • Kentucky: 2

    • Eastern Kentucky University 

    • Murray State University

      • *Morehead State University

      • *No Athletic Scholarships for Football Programs

Division 2 Football Programs

  • Indiana: 

    • University of Indianapolis

  • Michigan: 9

    • Hillsdale College

    • Wayne State University

    • Davenport University

    • Grand Valley State University

    • Saginaw Valley State University

    • Ferris State University

    • Northwood University – Michigan

    • *Northern Michigan University

    • *Michigan Technological University

    • *Located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan

  • Ohio: 8

    • Central State University

    • Ohio Dominican University

    • University of Findlay

    • Tiffin University

    • Ashland University

    • Walsh University

    • Notre Dame College

    • Lake Erie College

  • Illinois: 2

    • McKendree University

    • Quincy University

  • Kentucky: 2

    • Kentucky State University

    • Kentucky Wesleyan College


Division 3 Football Programs

  • Indiana: 8

    • Anderson University – Indiana

    • Franklin College

    • Wabash College

    • DePauw University

    • Rose-Hulman Institution of Technology

    • Hanover College

    • Manchester University

    • Trine University

  • Michigan: 7

    • Adrian College

    • Albion College

    • Kalamazoo College

    • Olivet College

    • Hope College

    • Alma College

    • *Finlandia University

    • *Located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan

  • Ohio: 21

    • Wittenberg University

    • Wilmington University

    • Mount St. Joseph University

    • Ohio Northern University

    • Bluffton University

    • Defiance College

    • Capital University

    • Otterbein University

    • Ohio Wesleyan University

    • Denison University

    • Kenyon College

    • Heidelberg University

    • Muskingum University

    • Marietta College

    • Ohio Continued:

    • College of Wooster

    • University of Mount Union

    • Oberlin College

    • Baldwin Wallace University

    • Hiram College

    • John Carroll University

    • Case Western Reserve University

  • Illinois: 18

    • Millikin University

    • Illinois Wesleyan University

    • Eureka College

    • Greenville University

    • Illinois College

    • University of Chicago

    • Concordia University – Chicago

    • Elmhurst University

    • Benedictine University

    • North Central College

    • Wheaton College – Illinois

    • Aurora University

    • North Park University

    • Lake Forest College

    • Rockford University

    • Knox College

    • Monmouth College

    • Augustana College – Illinois

  • Kentucky: 1

    • Centre College

 

NAIA Football Programs

  • Indiana: 5

    • Marian University – Indiana

    • Taylor University

    • Indiana Wesleyan University

    • University of St. Francis – Indiana

    • Calumet College of St. Joseph

  • Michigan: 4

    • Siena Heights University

    • Concordia University – Ann Arbor

    • Madonna University

    • Lawrence Technological University

  • Ohio: 0

  • Illinois: 6

    • Olivet Nazarene University

    • University of St. Francis – Illinois

    • Saint Xavier University

    • Roosevelt University

    • Judson University

    • Trinity International University

  • Kentucky: 9

    • Thomas More University

    • Midway University

    • Georgetown College

    • Campbellsville University

    • Lindsey Wilson College

    • University of the Cumberlands

    • Union College – Kentucky

    • Kentucky Christian University

    • University of Pikeville

 

JUCO Football Programs

  • Indiana: 0

  • Michigan: 0

  • Ohio: 1

    • Hocking College

  • Illinois: 1

    • College of DuPage

  • Kentucky: 0

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