NCAA Men's Division I Final Four Appearances By School

This is a list of NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament Final Four appearances by school. Several teams have vacated Final Four appearances and are marked with an * with explanations listed below. The listed Final Four totals for those teams do not include the vacated appearances. Schools in italics no longer compete in NCAA Division I.

Total Final Four appearances

App. School
20 North Carolina
17 Kentucky, UCLA*
16 Duke
14 Kansas
10 Ohio State*
9 Louisville*,Michigan State
8 Indiana
6 Arkansas, Cincinnati, Oklahoma State, Syracuse
5 Connecticut, Florida, Georgetown, Houston, Illinois, Michigan**, Oklahoma
4 Arizona, Kansas State, LSU, UNLV, Utah, Villanova*, Wisconsin
3 California, Iowa, Marquette, N.C. State, San Francisco, Texas
2 Baylor, Bradley, Butler, CCNY, Colorado, Dartmouth, DePaul, Georgia Tech, Holy Cross, La Salle, Maryland, NYU, Oregon, Oregon State, Providence, Purdue, St. John's, Stanford, Temple, USC, Virginia, West Virginia, Wichita State
1 Charlotte, Dayton, Drake, Duquesne, Florida State, George Mason, Georgia, Gonzaga, Indiana State, Iowa State, Jacksonville, Loyola (IL), Memphis**, Mississippi State, New Mexico State, Notre Dame, Penn, Penn State, Pittsburgh, Princeton, Rutgers, Santa Clara, Seattle, Seton Hall, SMU, South Carolina, St. Bonaventure, UTEP, Virginia Commonwealth, Wake Forest, Washington, Washington State, Wyoming

Minnesota, Saint Joseph's, Massachusetts and Western Kentucky had their only appearances in the Final Four vacated.[1]

* - Indicates one vacated appearance not included in total.
** - Indicates two vacated appearances not included in total.

Most NCAA Tournament appearances without reaching a Final Four

App. School
29 BYU
27 Xavier
25 Missouri
22 Western Kentucky*
20 Alabama, Creighton, Saint Joseph's*, Tennessee, Utah State
18 Boston College
17 Miami (OH)
16 Tulsa, Weber State
15 Murray State, New Mexico, UAB, Vanderbilt
14 Texas Tech
13 Arizona State, Davidson, Minnesota*, Ohio, Pepperdine, Texas A&M
11 Chattanooga, George Washington, Idaho State, Iona, Navy, Old Dominion, Oklahoma City, San Diego State
10 Clemson, Colorado State, East Tennessee State, Montana, North Carolina A&T, Southern Illinois, Winthrop

* - Indicates one vacated Final Four appearance.


  1. ^ "2016 MEN'S FINAL FOUR RECORDS BOOK" (PDF). Retrieved 2016. 

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