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NAIA independent schools are 4-year institutional members of the NAIA that do not have formal conference affiliations.[1] NAIA schools that are not members of an athletic conference are members of the Association of Independent Institutions (AII), which provides member services to the institution and allows members to compete in postseason competition.

Institution Location Founded Enrollment Nickname
Crowley's Ridge College Paragould, Arkansas 1964 331 Pioneers
Fisher College Boston, Massachusetts 1903 2,560 Falcons
Fisk University Nashville, Tennessee 1866 800 Bulldogs
Florida National University Hialeah, Florida 1988 5,541 Conquistadors
Georgia Gwinnett College Lawrenceville, Georgia 2006 9,000 Grizzlies
Haskell Indian Nations University Lawrence, Kansas 1884 958 Fighting Indians
Lincoln Christian University Lincoln, Illinois 1944 1,050 Red Lions
Lincoln College 1865 1,100 Lynx
Morris College Sumter, South Carolina 1908 871 Hornets
Northern New Mexico College Española, New Mexico 1909 3,873 Eagles
College of the Ozarks Point Lookout, Missouri 1906 1,380 Bobcats
Penn State Schuylkill Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania 1934 940 Nittany Lions
Silver Lake College Manitowoc, Wisconsin 1935 1,000 Lakers
University of Victoria Victoria, British Columbia 1903 16,961 Vikes
University of the Virgin Islands Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands 1962 2,392 Buccaneers
Voorhees College Denmark, South Carolina 1897 600 Tigers
Washington Adventist University Takoma Park, Maryland 1904 1,493 Shock
Wilberforce University Wilberforce, Ohio 1856 900 Bulldogs


  1. ^ "NAIA Member Schools". NAIA. Retrieved August 24, 2012.

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