College Colors & Nicknames: Four-Year Schools – D

Last updated: June 19, 2017 at 1:33 PM (CDT)

 


DAEMEN COLLEGE
LOCATION: Amherst, New York
FOUNDED: 1947
ENROLLMENT: 2,156
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: USCAA, NCAA (Division II)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: East Coast Conference (2014)
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2012 through present – Daemen Blue, Black
SUPPLEMENTAL INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2012 through present – Soft Blue, Green, Maize Yellow, Dark Blue, Light Green, Copper
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2014 through present – Royal Blue, White
2012 through 2013 – Royal Blue, White
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1947 through 2011 – Royal Blue, White
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
2008 through present – Wildcats
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1947 through 2007 – Warriors
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1947 through 2007 – Lady Warriors
INSTITUTIONAL URL: daemen.edu
ATHLETICS URL: wildcats.daemen.edu

DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Madison, South Dakota
FOUNDED: 1881
ENROLLMENT: 2,836
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, State-Supported, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NAIA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Association of Independent Institutions
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2000 through present – Blue, Gold
SUPPLEMENTAL INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2014 through present – Dark Blue, Cyan, Yellow, Light Green, Purple, Blue-Gray, Orange, Beige
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2000 through present – Royal Blue, Laker Gold
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1881 through 1999 – Royal Blue, Laker Gold
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1881 through present – Trojans
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1881 through present – Lady T’s
INSTITUTIONAL URL: dsu.edu
ATHLETICS URL: dsuathletics.com

DAKOTA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Mitchell, South Dakota
FOUNDED: 1885
ENROLLMENT: 744
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: United Methodist
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NAIA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Great Plains Athletic Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
1997 through present – Royal Blue, White
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2015 through present – Royal Blue, White
1997 through 2014 – Royal Blue, White
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1885 through 1996 – Royal Blue, White
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1885 through present – Tigers
INSTITUTIONAL URL: dwu.edu
ATHLETICS URL: dwuathletics.com

DALLAS BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Dallas, Texas
FOUNDED: 1965
ENROLLMENT: 3,485
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Southern Baptist
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division II), NCCAA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Heartland Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2013 through present – Blue, Gray
2012 – Blue, Gray
INSTITUTIONAL SEAL COLORS:
2013 through present – Blue, Red, Gray, White
2012 – Blue, Red, Gray, White
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2013 through present – Navy, Red
2012 – Navy, Red
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1965 through 2011 – Navy, Red
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1965 through present – Patriots
INSTITUTIONAL URL: dbu.edu
ATHLETICS URL: dbupatriots.com

DALLAS CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
LOCATION: Dallas, Texas
FOUNDED: 1950
ENROLLMENT: 322
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Christian Churches and Churches of Christ
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCCAA
OFFICIAL COLORS:
2006 through present – Maroon, Black
1997 through 2005 – Burgundy, Black
1950 through 1996 – Red, Black
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1950 through present – Crusaders
INSTITUTIONAL URL: dallas.edu
ATHLETICS URL: dallas.edu/athletics

UNIVERSITY OF DALLAS
LOCATION: Irving, Texas
FOUNDED: 1956
ENROLLMENT: 1,356
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Roman Catholic
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2011 through present – Navy, White
SUPPLEMENTAL INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2011 through present – Silver, Mint, Orange, Strawberry, Ice, Olive, Warm Gray
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2011 through present – Navy, White
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1956 through 2010 – Navy, White
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1956 through present – Crusaders
INSTITUTIONAL URL: udallas.edu
ATHLETICS URL: udallasathletics.com

DALTON STATE COLLEGE
LOCATION: Dalton, Georgia
FOUNDED: 1963
ENROLLMENT: 5,047
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, State-Supported, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NAIA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Southern States Athletic Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2012 through present – Navy, Gray
2009 through 2011 – Navy, Silver
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2012 through present – Navy, Slate Gray
2009 through 2011 – Navy, Silver
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1963 through 2008 – Blue, Silver
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1963 through present – Roadrunners
INSTITUTIONAL URL: daltonstate.edu
ATHLETICS URL: dsroadrunners.com

+ DANA COLLEGE
LOCATION: Blair, Nebraska
FOUNDED: 1884
TRANSITION YEAR: 2010 (Closed)
ENROLLMENT: n/a
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NAIA
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1884 through 2010 – Scarlet, White
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1884 through 2010 – Vikings
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1884 through 2010 – Lady Vikings
INSTITUTIONAL URL: dana.edu
ATHLETICS URL: dana.edu/athletics

DANIEL WEBSTER COLLEGE
LOCATION: Nashua, New Hampshire
FOUNDED: 1965
ENROLLMENT: 648
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: New England Collegiate Conference
OFFICIAL COLORS:
2000 through present – Navy, Red
1965 through 1999 – Royal Blue, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1965 through present – Eagles
INSTITUTIONAL URL: dwc.edu
ATHLETICS URL: athletics.dwc.edu

DARTMOUTH COLLEGE
LOCATION: Hanover, New Hampshire
FOUNDED: 1769
ENROLLMENT: 4,194
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Ivy League
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2005 through present – Green, White
SUPPLEMENTAL INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2014 through present – Dark Green, Light Blue, Dark Gray, Light Gray, Black, Teal, Orange
MISCELLANEOUS INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2005 through present – Green, Black, Gray
(Dartmouth Medical School)
2010 through present – Green, Dark Slate
(Thayer School of Engineering)
2005 through 2009 – Blue, Dark Green, Medium Green, Light Green
(Thayer School of Engineering)
2005 through present – Green, Warm Gray
(Amos Tuck School of Business)
2012 through present – Light Green, Dark Gray
(Year of the Arts at Dartmouth)
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2005 through present – Dartmouth Green, White
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1974 through 2004 – Dartmouth Green, White
1769 through 1973 – Oak Green, White
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1920 through 1973 – Indians
1974 through present – Big Green
INSTITUTIONAL URL: dartmouth.edu
ATHLETICS URL: dartmouthsports.com

DAVENPORT UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Grand Rapids, Michigan
FOUNDED: 1866
ENROLLMENT: 6,331
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Private, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NAIA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Wolverine–Hoosier Athletic Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2007 through present – Red, Black, Cool Gray
SUPPLEMENTAL INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2007 through present – Blue, Gold, Green, Light Gray
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2007 through present – Red, Black
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1985 through 2006 – Blue, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
2007 through present – Panthers
1985 through 2006 – Falcons
INSTITUTIONAL URL: davenport.edu
ATHLETICS URL: dupanthers.com

DAVIDSON COLLEGE
LOCATION: Davidson, North Carolina
FOUNDED: 1837
ENROLLMENT: 1,790
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Presbyterian
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Southern Conference, Pioneer Football League
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2010 through present – Red, Black
1985 through 2009 – Red, Black
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2010 through present – Red, Black
1985 through 2009 – Red, Black
YOUTH MARK COLORS:
2010 through present – Red, Black, Gray, White
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1837 through 1984 – Red, Black
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1837 through present – Wildcats
INSTITUTIONAL URL: davidson.edu
ATHLETICS URL: davidsonwildcats.com

DAVIS & ELKINS COLLEGE
LOCATION: Elkins, West Virginia
FOUNDED: 1904
ENROLLMENT: 640
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Presbyterian
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division II), NAIA, NCCAA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1904 through present – Scarlet, Black
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1904 through present – Senators
INSTITUTIONAL URL: dewv.edu
ATHLETICS URL: senatornation.com

DAVIS COLLEGE
LOCATION: Johnson City, New York
FOUNDED: 1900
ENROLLMENT: 323
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: nondenominational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCCAA
OFFICIAL COLORS:
2013 through present – Purple, Black
2004 through 2012 – Purple, White
1900 through 2003 – Maroon, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
2004 through present – Falcons
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1900 through 2003 – Swordsmen
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1900 through 2003 – Lady Swordsmen
INSTITUTIONAL URL: davisny.edu
ATHLETICS URL: davisny.edu/athletics

UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON
LOCATION: Dayton, Ohio
FOUNDED: 1850
ENROLLMENT: 7,843
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Roman Catholic
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Atlantic 10 Conference, Pioneer Football League
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2015 through present – Red Scare, Flyers Blue, Black, Pillar, Stonemill, Snow Day
(Overarching (Institutional) Color Palette)
1994 through 2014 – Red, Blue
SUPPLEMENTAL INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2015 through present – Reunion Red, Chapel Dome, Serenity Pines, Stuart Sunset, Front Proch
(Universitywide (Brand) Color Palette)
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2014 through present – Red, Blue
1994 through 2013 – Red, Blue
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1989 through 1993 – Red, Columbia Blue
1850 through 1988 – Red, Blue
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1850 through present – Flyers
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1850 through present – Lady Flyers
INSTITUTIONAL URL: udayton.edu
ATHLETICS URL: daytonflyers.com

DEFIANCE COLLEGE
LOCATION: Defiance, Ohio
FOUNDED: 1850
ENROLLMENT: 998
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: United Church of Christ
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1850 through present – Purple, Gold
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1850 through present – Yellow Jackets
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1850 through present – Lady Jackets
INSTITUTIONAL URL: defiance.edu
ATHLETICS URL: defianceathletics.com

DELAWARE STATE UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Dover, Delaware
FOUNDED: 1891
ENROLLMENT: 3,744
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, State-Supported, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2013 through present – Red, Dark Blue, Light Blue
2001 through 2012 – Columbia Blue, Cherry
1998 through 2000 – Columbia Blue, Cherry
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2001 through present – Columbia Blue, Cherry
1998 through 2000 – Columbia Blue, Cherry
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1891 through 1997 – Columbia Blue, Cherry
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1891 through present – Hornets
INSTITUTIONAL URL: desu.edu
ATHLETICS URL: dsuhornets.com

DELAWARE VALLEY COLLEGE
LOCATION: Doylestown, Pennsylvania
FOUNDED: 1896
ENROLLMENT: 1,983
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: MAC Freedom Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2016 through present – Green, Gold
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2016 through present – Dark Green, Gold
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1896 through 2015 – Forest Green, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1896 through present – Aggies
INSTITUTIONAL URL: delval.edu
ATHLETICS URL: athletics.delval.edu

UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE
LOCATION: Newark, Delaware
FOUNDED: 1743
ENROLLMENT: 17,427
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, State-Related, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Colonial Athletic Association
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2011 through present – Blue, Yellow-Gold
1993 through 2010 – Royal Blue, Gold
SUPPLEMENTAL INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2011 through present – Miscellaneous Colors
(Complementary Palettes)
MISCELLANEOUS INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2011 through present – Miscellaneous Colors
(Official College Colors)
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2011 through present – Blue, Yellow-Gold
2004 through 2010 – Royal Blue, Gold
1999 through 2003 – Royal Blue, Gold
1993 through 1998 – Royal Blue, Gold
COLLEGE VAULT GRAPHICS COLORS:
2011 through present – Blue 1, Blue 2, Black, Red 1, Red 2, Yellow 1, Yellow 2, Yellow 3, White
MASCOT COLORS:
2004 through 2010 – Light Blue, Blue, Yellow, Black, Gray, Red, White
(‘YoUDee’ / ‘Baby Blue’)
1999 through 2003 – Neon Blue, Dark Royal, Yellow, Black, Medium Gray, Red, White
(‘YoUDee’ / ‘Baby Blue’)
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1743 through 1992 – Royal Blue, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1743 through present – Fightin’ Blue Hens
INSTITUTIONAL URL: udel.edu
ATHLETICS URL: bluehens.com

DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Cleveland, Mississippi
FOUNDED: 1924
ENROLLMENT: 2,880
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, State-Supported, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division II)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Gulf South Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
1990 through present – Green, Black
MISCELLANEOUS INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2009 through present – Blue, Orange, Chartreuse, Brown
ATHLETICS COLORS:
1990 through present – Green, White
MASCOT COLORS:
1990 through present – Green, Black, Brown, Red, Beige, White
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1924 through 1989 – Green, White
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1924 through present – Statesmen
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1924 through present – Lady Statesmen
INSTITUTIONAL URL: deltastate.edu
ATHLETICS URL: gostatesmen.com

DENISON UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Granville, Ohio
FOUNDED: 1831
ENROLLMENT: 2,275
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: North Coast Athletic Conference
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1831 through present – Red, White
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1831 through present – Big Red
INSTITUTIONAL URL: denison.edu
ATHLETICS URL: denisonbigred.com

UNIVERSITY OF DENVER
LOCATION: Denver, Colorado
FOUNDED: 1864
ENROLLMENT: 5,394
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Western Athletic Conference, Eastern College Athletic Conference, Western Collegiate Hockey Association
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2014 through present – Crimson, Gold
2008 through 2013 – Red, Dark Red, Black
2000 through 2007 – Red, Dark Red, Dark Gray, Black
SUPPLEMENTAL INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2014 through present – Analogous, Background and Accent Colors
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2000 through present – Crimson, Gold
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1947 through 1999 – Crimson, Gold
1864 through 1946 – Scarlet, Maize
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1864 through present – Pioneers
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1864 through present – Pioneer Women
INSTITUTIONAL URL: du.edu
ATHLETICS URL: denverpioneers.com

DEPAUL UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Chicago, Illinois
FOUNDED: 1898
ENROLLMENT: 16,498
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Roman Catholic
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Big East Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2000 through present – Blue, Red
INSTITUTIONAL SEAL COLORS:
2000 through present – Royal Blue, Dark Blue, Burgundy, Gold, Light Blue, White
(Seal/Coat of Arms)
MISCELLANEOUS INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2009 through present – Blue, Yellow, Teal, Light Green, Orange
(Undergraduate and Transfer Colors)
2000 through 2008 – Blue, Plum, Gold, Yellow, Teal, Periwinkle, Sage, Light Blue/Green
(Undergraduate Colors)
2009 through present – Blue, Light Blue, Medium Blue, Gold, Gray-Green, Gray-Blue, Green, Yellow
(Adult/Graduate Colors)
2000 through 2008 – Purple, Blue, Plum, Royal
(Graduate Colors)
2012 through present – Blue, White
(Dreihaus College of Business)
2012 through present – Blue, White
(Kellstadt Graduate School of Business)
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2006 through present – Royal Blue, Scarlet
2000 through 2005 – Royal Blue, Scarlet
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1898 through 1999 – Royal Blue, Scarlet
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1898 through present – Blue Demons
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1898 through present – Lady Blue Demons
INSTITUTIONAL URL: depaul.edu
ATHLETICS URL: depaulbluedemons.com

DEPAUW UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Greencastle, Indiana
FOUNDED: 1837
ENROLLMENT: 2,396
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: United Methodist
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: North Coast Athletic Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2011 through present – Gold, Black
1998 through 2010 – Old Gold, Black
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2011 through present – Gold, Black
1998 through 2010 – Old Gold, Black
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1837 through 1997 – Old Gold, Black
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1837 through present – Tigers
INSTITUTIONAL URL: depauw.edu
ATHLETICS URL: depauwtigers.com

DESALES UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Center Valley, Pennsylvania
FOUNDED: 1964
ENROLLMENT: 2,375
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Roman Catholic
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: MAC Freedom Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2000 through present – Scarlet, Navy
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2000 through present – Scarlet, Navy
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1964 through 1999 – Red, Blue
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
2000 through present – Bulldogs
1964 through 1999 – Centaurs
INSTITUTIONAL URL: desales.edu
ATHLETICS URL: athletics.desales.edu

UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT MERCY
LOCATION: Detroit, Michigan
FOUNDED: 1991
ENROLLMENT: 3,272
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Roman Catholic (Jesuit)
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Horizon League
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2015 through present – Red, Blue
2009 through 2014 – Red, Blue
1991 through 2008 – Red, Blue
INSTITUTIONAL SEAL COLORS:
2015 through present – Red, Blue, Black, White
2009 through 2014 – Red, Blue, Black, White
MISCELLANEOUS INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2015 through present – Magenta, Blue
(The Institute of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas)
2015 through present – Red, Gray
(The Society of Jesus)
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2015 through present – Cardinal, Blue
2009 through 2014 – Cardinal, Blue
1991 through 2008 – Cardinal, Blue
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1991 through present – Titans
INSTITUTIONAL URL: udmercy.edu
ATHLETICS URL: detroittitans.com

# UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT
LOCATION: Detroit, Michigan
FOUNDED: 1877
TRANSITION YEAR: 1990 (Merged)
ENROLLMENT: n/a
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Roman Catholic (Jesuit)
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1981 through 1990 – Cardinal, Blue
1877 through 1980 – Red, White
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1877 through 1990 – Titans

DICKINSON COLLEGE
LOCATION: Carlisle, Pennsylvania
FOUNDED: 1773
ENROLLMENT: 2,397
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Centennial Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2012 through present – Red, White
INSTITUTIONAL SEAL COLORS:
2012 through present – Red, Cream, White
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2012 through present – Red, White
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1773 through 2011 – Red, White
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1773 through present – Red Devils
INSTITUTIONAL URL: dickinson.edu
ATHLETICS URL: dickinsonathletics.com

DICKINSON STATE UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Dickinson, North Dakota
FOUNDED: 1918
ENROLLMENT: 2,668
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, State-Supported, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NAIA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Frontier Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2013 through present – Blue, Gray
2007 through 2012 – Blue, Gray
MISCELLANEOUS INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2007 through present – Blue, Brown
(Dickinson State University Foundation)
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2013 through present – Blue, Gray
2007 through 2012 – Blue, Gray
MASCOT COLORS:
2013 through present – Blue, Black, Gray, Yellow, White
(‘Buster’)
2007 through 2012 – Blue, Black, Gray, Yellow, White
(‘Buster’)
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1918 through 2006 – Blue, Gray
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
2004 through present – Blue Hawks
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1918 through 2003 – Blue Hawks
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1918 through 2003 – Blue Chicks
INSTITUTIONAL URL: dickinsonstate.edu
ATHLETICS URL: dsubluehawks.com

DILLARD UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: New Orleans, Louisiana
FOUNDED: 1869
ENROLLMENT: 1,307
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: interdenominational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NAIA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Gulf Coast Athletic Conference
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1869 through present – Royal Blue, White
MEN’S NICKNAME:
2009 through present – Bleu Devils
1869 through 2008 – Blue Devils
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
2009 through present – Lady Bleu Devils
1869 through 2008 – Lady Blue Devils
ALTERNATE NICKNAME:
1869 through 2008 – Devilettes
INSTITUTIONAL URL: dillard.edu
ATHLETICS URL: dillardbleudevils.com

UNIVERSITY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
LOCATION: Washington, District of Columbia
FOUNDED: 1977
ENROLLMENT: 4,857
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, District-Supported, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division II)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: East Coast Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2011 through present – Burgundy, White
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2011 through present – Burgundy, Gold
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1977 through 2010 – Red, Gold
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1977 through present – Firebirds
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1977 through present – Lady Firebirds
ALTERNATE NICKNAME:
1977 through present – Greenwave
INSTITUTIONAL URL: udc.edu
ATHLETICS URL: udcfirebirds.com

DIXIE STATE UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: St. George, Utah
FOUNDED: 1911
ENROLLMENT: 8,570
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, State-Supported, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division II)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Pacific West Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2013 through present – Red, Dark Red
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2013 through present – Red, Navy
OFFICIAL COLORS:
2000 through 2012 – Red, Blue
1911 through 1999 – Red, Gray
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
2000 through present – Red Storm
1911 through 1999 – Rebels
INSTITUTIONAL URL: dixie.edu
ATHLETICS URL: dixieathletics.com

DOANE COLLEGE
LOCATION: Crete, Nebraska
FOUNDED: 1872
ENROLLMENT: 1,066
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: United Church of Christ
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NAIA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Great Plains Athletic Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
1999 through present – Orange, Black
ATHLETICS COLORS:
1999 through present – Orange, Black
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1872 through 1998 – Orange, Black
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1872 through present – Tigers
INSTITUTIONAL URL: doane.edu
ATHLETICS URL: doanetigers.com

DOMINICAN COLLEGE
LOCATION: Orangeburg, New York
FOUNDED: 1952
ENROLLMENT: 1,595
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division II), NAIA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1952 through present – Black, Red
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1952 through present – Chargers
INSTITUTIONAL URL: dc.edu
ATHLETICS URL: chargerathletics.com

DOMINICAN UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
LOCATION: San Rafael, California
FOUNDED: 1890
ENROLLMENT: 1,662
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Proprietary, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division II)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Pacific West Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2015 through present – Blue, Gold
1998 through 2014 – Black, Gold
SUPPLEMENTAL INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2015 through present – Orange, Red, Purple, Blue, Teal, Green
2015 through present – Light Green, Light Blue, Orange, Purple, Light Purple, Gray
(Undergraduate Palette)
ATHLETICS COLORS:
1998 through present – Black, Gold
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1890 through 1997 – Black, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1890 through present – Penguins
ALTERNATE NICKNAME:
1890 through present – ‘Hounds
INSTITUTIONAL URL: dominican.edu
ATHLETICS URL: dominicanathletics.com

DOMINICAN UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: River Forest, Illinois
FOUNDED: 1901
ENROLLMENT: 1,953
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Roman Catholic
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Northern Athletics Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2012 through present – Blue, Gold
2006 through 2011 – Blue, White
MISCELLANEOUS INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2012 through present – Teal, Red, Green, Light Blue, Purple, Yellow, Orange
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2006 through present – Royal Blue, White, Black
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1997 through 2005 – Royal Blue, Gold
1901 through 1996 – Royal Blue, Black
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
2006 through present – Stars
1901 through 2005 – Rebels
INSTITUTIONAL URL: dom.edu
ATHLETICS URL: dustars.com

DORDT COLLEGE
LOCATION: Sioux Center, Iowa
FOUNDED: 1955
ENROLLMENT: 1,394
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Christian Reformed
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NAIA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Great Plains Athletic Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2004 through present – Black, White, Dordt Gold
1997 through 2003 – Black, White, Dordt Gold
1955 through 1996 – Black, White
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2004 through present – Black, White, Dordt Gold
1997 through 2003 – Black, White, Dordt Gold
1955 through 1996 – Black, White
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1955 through present – Defenders
INSTITUTIONAL URL: dordt.edu
ATHLETICS URL: dordt.edu/athletics

DOWLING COLLEGE
LOCATION: Oakdale, New York
FOUNDED: 1955
ENROLLMENT: 2,883
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division II)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: East Coast Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2003 through present – Blue, Gold
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2003 through present – Navy, Gold
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1955 through 2002 – Blue, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1955 through present – Golden Lions
INSTITUTIONAL URL: dowling.edu
ATHLETICS URL: dowlingathletics.com

DRAKE UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Des Moines, Iowa
FOUNDED: 1881
ENROLLMENT: 3,438
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Missouri Valley Conference, Pioneer Football League
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2011 through present – Blue, White
2005 through 2010 – Blue, White
2001 through 2004 – Blue, White
1996 through 2000 – Blue, White
SUPPLEMENTAL INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2016 through present – Miscellaneous Colors
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2011 through present – Blue, White
2005 through 2010 – Blue, White
2001 through 2004 – Blue, White
1996 through 2000 – Blue, White
MISCELLANEOUS ATHLETICS COLORS:
2013 through present – Blue, Light Blue, White
(Drake Relays Presented by HyVee)
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1881 through 1995 – Columbia Blue, White
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1881 through present – Bulldogs
INSTITUTIONAL URL: drake.edu
ATHLETICS URL: godrakebulldogs.com

DREW UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Madison, New Jersey
FOUNDED: 1867
ENROLLMENT: 1,636
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: United Methodist
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Landmark Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2015 through present – Blue, Gray
2001 through 2014 – Lincoln Green, Oxford Blue
INSTITUTIONAL SEAL COLORS:
2014 through present – Blue, Black, Dark Gray, Light Gray, Green, Red, Yellow, White
MISCELLANEOUS INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2015 through present – Orange, Blue, Light Green, Gray, Black
(College of Liberal Arts)
INSTITUTIONAL COMMEMORATIVE MARK:
2003 – Green, Blue, White
(75th Anniversary)
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2014 through present – Blue, Green
2001 through 2013 – Blue, Green
YOUTH MARK COLORS:
2014 through present – Brown, Blue, Green, Gray, White
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1867 through 2000 – Lincoln Green, Oxford Blue
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1867 through present – Rangers
INSTITUTIONAL URL: drew.edu
ATHLETICS URL: drewrangers.com

DREXEL UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
FOUNDED: 1891
ENROLLMENT: 15,047
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Colonial Athletic Association
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2012 through present – Blue, Gold
1998 through 2011 – Blue, Gold
SUPPLEMENTAL INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2012 through present – Dark, Light and Neutral Colors
(Complementary Colors)
MISCELLANEOUS INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2012 through present – Blue, Green, Light Gray
(Academy of Natural Sciences)
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2012 through present – Blue, Gold
2002 through 2011 – Blue, Gold
1998 through 2001 – Blue, Gold
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1891 through 1997 – Blue, Gold
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1891 through present – Dragons
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1891 through present – Lady Dragons
INSTITUTIONAL URL: drexel.edu
ATHLETICS URL: drexeldragons.com

DRURY UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Springfield, Missouri
FOUNDED: 1873
ENROLLMENT: 1,618
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division II)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Great Lakes Valley Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2007 through present – Scarlet, Gray
1997 through 2006 – Scarlet, Gray
SUPPLEMENTAL INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2007 through present – Red, Purple, Blue, Dark Blue, Green, Dark Red, Dark Gray, Beige, Light Gray
(Recommended Accent Colors)
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2007 through present – Scarlet, Gray
1997 through 2006 – Scarlet, Gray
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1873 through 1996 – Scarlet, Gray
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1873 through present – Panthers
INSTITUTIONAL URL: drury.edu
ATHLETICS URL: drurypanthers.com

UNIVERSITY OF DUBUQUE
LOCATION: Dubuque, Iowa
FOUNDED: 1852
ENROLLMENT: 1,674
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Presbyterian
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2014 through present – Blue, White
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2014 through present – Royal Blue, White
MASCOT COLORS:
2014 through present – Blue, Black, Gray, Tan, White
(‘Sparty’)
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1852 through 2013 – Royal Blue, White
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1852 through present – Spartans
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1852 through present – Lady Spartans
INSTITUTIONAL URL: dbq.edu
ATHLETICS URL: dbq.edu/athletics

DUKE UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Durham, North Carolina
FOUNDED: 1838
ENROLLMENT: 6,578
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: United Methodist
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Atlantic Coast Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2016 through present – Duke Blue, White
1978 through 2015 – Duke Blue, White
SUPPLEMENTAL INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2016 through present – Miscellaneous Colors
MISCELLANEOUS INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2014 through present – Blue, Blue 2, Gray
(Duke University School of Medicine)
ATHLETICS COLORS:
1978 through present – Royal Blue, White
COLLEGE VAULT GRAPHICS COLORS:
2011 through present – Royal Blue, White
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1838 through 1977 – Royal Blue, White
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1838 through present – Blue Devils
INSTITUTIONAL URL: duke.edu
ATHLETICS URL: goduke.com

DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
FOUNDED: 1878
ENROLLMENT: 5,832
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Roman Catholic
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Atlantic 10 Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2007 through present – Red, Blue
INSTITUTIONAL SEAL COLORS:
2007 through present – Blue, Black, Red, Yellow, White
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2007 through present – Red, Blue
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1878 through 2006 – Red, Blue
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1878 through present – Dukes
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1878 through present – Lady Dukes
INSTITUTIONAL URL: duq.edu
ATHLETICS URL: goduquesne.com

D’YOUVILLE COLLEGE
LOCATION: Buffalo, New York
FOUNDED: 1908
ENROLLMENT: 1,866
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1908 through present – Red, White, Black
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1908 through present – Spartans
INSTITUTIONAL URL: dyc.edu
ATHLETICS URL: athletics.dyc.edu


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