Maryland colleges’ soccer programs field 1,194 students
Montgomery College ranked No. 5 for student soccer participation in the state, according to a Montgomery News analysis of college sports participation.
Montgomery College's soccer program consisted of 53 players in 2016, according to federal athletics data.
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.
In all, there are 1,194 students playing on 28 college and university soccer teams in the state.
College soccer participation rankings
|Rank||Institution Name||Soccer Men's Team Participation||Soccer Women's Team Participation||Soccer Total Participation|
|1||The Community College of Baltimore County||48||34||82|
|4||Johns Hopkins University||23||33||56|
|7||Frostburg State University||26||26||52|
|8||University of Maryland-Baltimore County||27||24||51|
|9||University of Maryland-College Park||27||24||51|
|11||Loyola University Maryland||24||26||50|
|14||St Mary's College of Maryland||25||21||46|
|15||Frederick Community College||26||19||45|
|16||Harford Community College||25||18||43|
|17||Howard Community College||24||19||43|
|18||Anne Arundel Community College||22||17||39|
|19||College of Southern Maryland||22||17||39|
|22||Washington Adventist University||14||16||30|
|23||Prince George's Community College||25||25|
|24||Hagerstown Community College||22||22|
|25||Mount St Mary's University||22||22|
|27||Allegany College of Maryland||17||17|
|28||Notre Dame of Maryland University||15||15|