Complete List of Division 3 Field Hockey Colleges

The NCAA D3 level has more college athletes than either the D1 or D2 level. There are 165 colleges competing in field hockey at this level. The motto of D3 athletes is “going pro in something other than sports.” This motto reinforces the idea that schools competing at this level are about a balance of academics and athletics, with slightly more priority given to academics. Of the 165 field hockey colleges, many of them are among the top academic institutions in the country.

Financial Aid at Division III Schools

While field hockey players at this level can’t receive athletic scholarships, there are many other forms of financial aid. DIII coaches use a mix of academic scholarships, needs based financial aid and grants to put together competitive financial aid packages for their athletes. The best thing you can do if you are considering competing at a DIII school is to maintain the best possible grades.

How to Choose a Division 3 Field Hockey College

In general, these D3 colleges are smaller schools with many of them having fewer than 5,000 under-graduate students. In some cases, 30%-50% of the student body is made up of student athletes, which provides a small community feel many athletes are looking for. When considering a DIII school it is important you establish contact with the coach as soon as possible.

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Albright College Reading PA
Alvernia University Reading PA
Amherst College Amherst MA
Anna Maria College Paxton MA
Arcadia University Glenside PA
Babson College Wellesley MA
Bates College Lewiston ME
Bay Path University Longmeadow MA
Becker College Worcester MA
Bowdoin College Brunswick ME
Bridgewater College Bridgewater VA
Bridgewater State University Bridgewater MA
Bryn Mawr College Bryn Mawr PA
Cabrini University Radnor PA
Castleton University Castleton VT
Catholic University of America Washington DC
Cedar Crest College Allentown PA
Centre College Danville KY
Christopher Newport University Newport News VA
Clark University Worcester MA
Colby College Waterville ME
College of Wooster Wooster OH
Connecticut College New London CT
Daniel Webster College Nashua NH
Delaware Valley University Doylestown PA
Denison University Granville OH
DePauw University Greencastle IN
DeSales University Center Valley PA
Dickinson College Carlisle PA
Drew University Madison NJ
Earlham College Richmond IN
Eastern Connecticut State University Willimantic CT
Eastern Mennonite University Harrisonburg VA
Eastern University Saint Davids PA
Elizabethtown College Elizabethtown PA
Elmira College Elmira NY
Elms College Chicopee MA
Endicott College Beverly MA
Fairleigh Dickinson University Teaneck NJ
Fairleigh Dickinson University - College at Florham Madison NJ
Fitchburg State University Fitchburg MA
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Franklin & Marshall College Lancaster PA
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Gettysburg College Gettysburg PA
Gordon College Wenham MA
Goucher College Baltimore MD
Gwynedd Mercy University Gwynedd Valley PA
Hamilton College Clinton NY
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Hendrix College Conway AR
Hobart & William Smith Colleges Geneva NY
Hood College Frederick MD
Husson University Bangor ME
Immaculata University Immaculata PA
Ithaca College Ithaca NY
Johns Hopkins University Baltimore MD
Juniata College Huntingdon PA
Kean University Union NJ
Keene State College Keene NH
Kenyon College Gambier OH
Keystone College La Plume PA
King's College - Pennsylvania Wilkes-Barre PA
Lasell College Newton MA
Lebanon Valley College Annville PA
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Manhattanville College Purchase NY
Marywood University Scranton PA
Massachusetts Institute of Technology - MIT Cambridge MA
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Middlebury College Middlebury VT
Misericordia University Dallas PA
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Moravian College Bethlehem PA
Morrisville State College Morrisville NY
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Muhlenberg College Allentown PA
Nazareth College Rochester NY
Neumann University Aston PA
New England College Henniker NH
Nichols College Dudley MA
Notre Dame of Maryland University Baltimore MD
Oberlin College Oberlin OH
Ohio Wesleyan University Delaware OH
Plymouth State University Plymouth NH
Ramapo College of New Jersey Mahwah NJ
Randolph-Macon College Ashland VA
Regis College Weston MA
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy NY
Rhodes College Memphis TN
Rivier University Nashua NH
Roanoke College Salem VA
Rowan University Glassboro NJ
Saint Joseph's College of Maine Standish ME
Saint Vincent College - Pennsylvania Latrobe PA
Salem State University Salem MA
Salisbury University Salisbury MD
Salve Regina University Newport RI
Sewanee - The University of the South Sewanee TN
Shenandoah University Winchester VA
Simmons College Boston MA
Skidmore College Saratoga Springs NY
Smith College Northampton MA
Springfield College Springfield MA
St. Lawrence University Canton NY
St. Mary's College of Maryland St. Mary's City MD
Stevens Institute of Technology Hoboken NJ
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Stockton University Galloway NJ
SUNY College at Brockport Brockport NY
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SUNY Cortland Cortland NY
SUNY Geneseo Geneseo NY
SUNY New Paltz New Paltz NY
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Susquehanna University Selinsgrove PA
Swarthmore College Swarthmore PA
Sweet Briar College Sweet Briar VA
The College of New Jersey Ewing NJ
Thomas College Waterville ME
Transylvania University Lexington KY
Trinity College - Connecticut Hartford CT
Tufts University Medford MA
Union College - New York Schenectady NY
University of Maine at Farmington Farmington ME
University of Mary Washington Fredericksburg VA
University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth North Dartmouth MA
University of New England Biddeford ME
University of Rochester Rochester NY
University of Scranton Scranton PA
University of Southern Maine Portland ME
Ursinus College Collegeville PA
Utica College Utica NY
Vassar College Poughkeepsie NY
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Washington & Jefferson College Washington PA
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Wellesley College Wellesley MA
Wells College Aurora NY
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Western Connecticut State University Danbury CT
Western New England University Springfield MA
Westfield State University Westfield MA
Wheaton College - Massachusetts Norton MA
Wheelock College Boston MA
Widener University Chester PA
Wilkes University Wilkes-Barre PA
William Paterson University of New Jersey Wayne NJ
Williams College Williamstown MA
Wilson College Chambersburg PA
Wittenberg University Springfield OH
Worcester Polytechnic Institute Worcester MA
Worcester State University Worcester MA
York College of Pennsylvania York PA