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Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Comparison

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Institutional Characteristics

The Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) is a collegiate athletic conference affiliated with the NCAA's Division I whose full-time members are located in East Coast states from Massachusetts to South Carolina. Most of its members are public universities, and the conference is headquartered in Richmond. The CAA was historically a Southern conference until the addition of five northeastern schools (all five from rival conference America East) after the turn of the 21st century, which added balance to the conference..
The following table compares the basic academic information between colleges in Colonial Athletic Association (CAA). By school type, there are 6 public and 4 private schools in colleges in Colonial Athletic Association (CAA). By school level, all 10 schools are 4 years or high institutes.
Academic Comparison - Colleges In Colonial Athletic Association (CAA)
NameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
University of DelawareNewark, DEPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate
Towson UniversityTowson, MDPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Northeastern UniversityBoston, MAPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Hofstra UniversityHempstead, NYPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Elon UniversityElon, NCPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate
University of North Carolina WilmingtonWilmington, NCPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Drexel UniversityPhiladelphia, PAPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
College of CharlestonCharleston, SCPublic, four-yearsMaster's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
William & MaryWilliamsburg, VAPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
James Madison UniversityHarrisonburg, VAPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of colleges in Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) is $26,188 for State residents and $39,760 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 67.40% and graduation rate is 77.70%. The following table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
Key Facts Comparison Between Colleges In Colonial Athletic Association (CAA)
NameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
University of Delaware $15,020 / $36,880 72% 82% 15:123,613
Towson University $10,464 / $25,516 88% 73% 16:121,917
Northeastern University $57,592 18% 90% 14:122,905
Hofstra University $49,410 68% 65% 13:110,444
Elon University $38,725 78% 83% 13:17,117
University of North Carolina Wilmington $7,238 / $21,303 68% 74% 17:117,915
Drexel University $57,136 83% 71% 11:123,589
College of Charleston $12,978 / $34,438 76% 66% 15:110,384
William & Mary $23,812 / $47,038 37% 91% 11:18,939
James Madison University $12,638 / $29,564 86% 82% 17:121,594
Average$26,188 / $39,76067.40%77.70%14.20:116,842