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State-by-State College Opportunities for High School Wrestlers

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Updated: July 2, 2014

There are over 270,000 high school wrestlers but only 341 colleges that offer wrestling. The following chart illustrates how many instate college opportunities per state are available for high school wrestlers.

State NCAA Division I
NCAA Division II NCAA Division III NAIA JUCO# Total College Programs # HS Wrestlers Per Instate College Programs Women HS Wrestlers Women College Programs
Alabama 0 0 1 0 0 1 2185 0
Alaska 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 178
Arizona 2 0 0 1 0 3 2050 118
Arkansas 0 1 1 3 1 6 49 0
California 3 2 0 2 20 27 1023 2099 1
Colorado 2 5 0 0 0 7 766 62
Connecticut 1 0 3 0 0 4 735 82
Delaware 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13
Florida 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 199
Georgia 0 1 0 3 1 5 1746 175 1
Hawaii 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 321
Idaho 1 0 0 0 1 2 1238 17
Illinois 4 1 6 1 7 19 862 0 1
Indiana 2 1 3 2 0 8 949 0
Iowa 3 1 9 7 5 25 268 66 1
Kansas 0 2 0 4 5 11 469 108 2
Kentucky 0 0 0 4 0 4 520 28 2
Maine 0 0 1 0 0 1 909 76
Maryland 2 0 2 0 0 4 1311 99
Massachusetts 1 1 5 0 1 8 566 70
Michigan 4 0 2 0 1 7 1482 350
Minnesota 1 4 4 0 3 12 668 0
Mississippi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Missouri 1 4 0 3 1 9 844 0 3
Montana 0 0 0 2 0 2 752 17
Nebraska 1 2 0 5 0 8 568 128 1
Nevada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Hampshire 0 0 2 0 0 2 391 16
New Jersey 3 0 3 0 4 10 989 57
New Mexico 0 1 0 0 0 1 1573 96
New York 6 1 12 0 4 23 594 25
North Carolina 7 2 0 1 0 10 944 0
North Dakota 1 2 0 2 0 5 171 9 1
Ohio 4 5 8 0 0 17 681 131
Oklahoma 2 1 0 2 1 6 614 112 1
Oregon 1 0 1 2 2 6 844 131 3
Pennsylvania 11 8 14 0 3 36 271 0
Rhode Island 1 0 3 0 0 4 243 20
South Carolina 1 4 0 0 1 6 858 0
South Dakota 1 2 0 1 0 4 328 26
Tennessee 1 1 0 1 0 3 1434 0 1
Texas 0 0 0 1 0 1 10639 2776 1
Utah 1 0 0 0 0 1 3380 0
Vermont 0 0 1 0 0 1 170 5
Virginia 5 0 3 0 0 8 841 83
Washington 0 0 0 0 3 3 2804 1016 1
West Virginia 1 4 0 1 0 6 269 0
Wisconsin 1 1 10 0 0 12 635 0
Wyoming 1 0 0 0 2 3 387 18
Total 76 57 94 48 66 341 792 8727 20

Source: National Wrestling Coaches Association

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