Brigham Young University-Provo ranked No. 1 for student volleyball participation in the state, according to a Watchdog analysis of college sports participation.
The U.S. Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education collects athletics data annually from all institutions with intercollegiate athletics programs that receive funding through federal financial aid programs. Data for 2016 – the latest year available – includes more than 2,000 schools nationwide.
Brigham Young University-Provo‘s volleyball team consisted of 46) members, the highest student popularity number in Utah.
In all, there are 205 students playing on 10 college and university volleyball teams in the state.
College volleyball participation rankings
|Rank||School||Division||Total Undergraduates||Volleyball Total Participation|
|1||Brigham Young University-
|NCAA Division I-FBS||28,012||46|
|2||Utah State University||NCAA Division I-FBS||16,888||31|
|3||Dixie State University||NCAA Division II with football||5,529||20|
|4||University of Utah||NCAA Division I-FBS||17,081||19|
|5||Utah Valley University||NCAA Division I without football||16,975||18|
|6||Westminster College||NCAA Division II without football||2,003||16|
|7||Snow College||NJCAA Division I||3,110||15|
|8||Weber State University||NCAA Division I-FCS||10,265||15|
|9||Salt Lake Community College||NJCAA Division I||7,231||14|
|10||Southern Utah University||NCAA Division I-FCS||5,601||11|