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NCAA Division I Football Colleges

School Subdivision Location Nickname Conference Colors Average Home Game Attendance
UCLA FBS* Los Angeles Bruins Pac-12 Blue-Gold 43,849
USC FBS* Los Angeles Trojans Pac-12 Cardinal-Gold 59,358

* Division I Football Bowl Subdivision
† NCAA 2019 Football Attendence
‡ Announced move to Big 10 Conference in 2024

NCAA Division III Football Colleges

School Location Nickname Conference Colors Average Home Game Attendance
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Claremont Stags SCIAC** Maroon-Gold 747
La Verne La Verne Leopards SCIAC** Green-Orange 1,034
Occidental Los Angeles Tigers SCIAC** Orange-Black 595
Pomona-Pitzer Claremont Sagehens SCIAC** Blue-White-Orange 713
Whittier Whittier Poets SCIAC** Purple-Gold 743

† NCAA 2019 Football Attendence
** Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

The CSU Northridge Matadors football team played in the former NCAA Division I-AA (now Football Championship Subdivision), from 1993 through the 2001 season. The team was disbanded in 2001 for budgetary reasons.