List of NCAA Division I baseball programs
The following is a list of schools that participate in NCAA Division I baseball. In the 2019 season, 297 Division I schools competed. These teams compete to go the 64-team Division I baseball tournament and then to Omaha, Nebraska, and TD Ameritrade Park, for the eight-team College World Series.
Conference affiliations are current for the upcoming 2021 NCAA baseball season. Numbers of appearances in the NCAA Tournament and CWS, plus CWS titles, are current through the 2019 college baseball season.
Division I programs
Schools in transitionThese schools are in transition from Division II to Division I. For scheduling purposes, they are considered to be Division I institutions, but they will not be eligible for the NCAA tournament until completing the transition.
|School||Nickname||Home field||Conference||National titles||Full membership|
|California Baptist University||Lancers||James W. Totman Stadium||Western Athletic||July 2022|
|Lions||Mike D. Lane Field||ASUN||July 2022|
|Merrimack College||Warriors||Warrior Baseball Diamond||NEC||July 2023|
|School||Nickname||Home field||Future conference||National titles||Full membership|
|Tommies||Koch Diamond||Summit League||July 2025|
New programsannounced in April 2017 that it was eliminating its Pac-12 wrestling program immediately. Although no time frame was initially given, wrestling will be replaced by baseball, which the Broncos have not played since 1980. Boise State would later set the return of varsity baseball for the 2020 season, which was canceled owing to the coronavirus pandemic. The team will compete in the Mountain West Conference alongside the rest of the athletic program.
In September 2017, Akron, a member of the Mid-American Conference, announced that it was planning to reinstate its baseball program, which had been dropped after the 2015 season. At the time of announcement, the return of baseball was tentatively set for the unplayed 2020 season.